Tesla will publish some details for its Chinese model 3 on Friday, and it is considering pricing its flagship electric vehicle between US $ 43,400 (300,000 Chinese yuan) and US $ 50,700 (350,000 yuan) before grants, known to people with plans, Bloomberg told Tuesday.
The American electric car manufacturer (EV) has not yet finalized the final final price of Model 3, which will be manufactured in China, according to one of Bloomberg's sources.
Tesla said in a Chinese social media writes that a message about his Chinese model 3 will be made this Friday, May 31, and called on people to guess the price of the locally made Model 3.
Tesla Seller already Model 3 in the Chinese market, at prices starting with US $ 54,600 (377,000 yuan), showing its website. Currently, all Tesla cars sold in China are manufactured in the United States and then shipped to China, which adds logistics costs, import duties and the risk of additional tariffs if the trade war escalates further. The imported Tesla vehicles are also not eligible for subsidies.
Tesla has begun the construction of a production facility on the world's leading EV market in order to compete on a level playing field with an increasing number of local EV producers. As a US vehicle, Tesla's cars in China have been subject to steep rates, and sales have suffered during the US-China trade war.
In January of this year, Elon Musk joined the mayor of Shanghai for the groundbreaking ceremony of Tesla's first factory outside the United States and on the world's largest electric car (EV), China.
Tesla aims to complete the original construction of Shanghai Gigafactory this summer, begin production of Model 3 before the end of this year, and reach high production next year, Musk wrote on Twitter on the day of the event .
By Tsvetana Paraskova for Oilprice.com
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