If Tesla managed to sell a little more than 10,000 electric vehicles in China in March 2020, or about 30% of the market share, the figures must be tempered in view of the sharp decline recorded by the automotive sector. country.
In a year and a half, the American manufacturer Tesla has made its Gigafactory 3, located in Shanghai, a reality. After the completion of work and the start of deliveries of Model 3 in December 2019, the factory stood ready to flood the Chinese and Asian market with its electric vehicles straight out of its production lines.
Record March for Tesla
And to believe the figures published by Cui Dongshu, Secretary General of the CPCA (Chinese Federation of Manufacturers of Individual Cars), relayed by CNBC, the 10,160 Tesla electrified cars sold in March 2020 within the Middle Kingdom do not represent not less than 30% of the electric market share.
In any case, it is much better than the 2,620 and 3,900 copies of January and February, respectively. March thus corresponds to the highest monthly total ever recorded by the firm of Elon Musk, although these data must be put in context in view of the health crisis caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
Tesla must confirm
Still according to CNBC, overall sales of passenger cars fell 40.8% in March compared with the previous year. Tesla was able to take advantage of the launch of its Gigafactory to surf the success of the first months of opening, when the market, he suffered the wrath of the Covid-19. To see if the group's teams will smile as much over the coming months.