Tesla began to deliver Model Ys produced at its 'gigafactory' in Shanghai, China. On January 7, 2020, the company launched the project to produce Model Y vehicles at its first offshore factory, Shanghai Gigafactory, outside the United States. Tesla, which produced Model 1 vehicles and introduced them to the Chinese market on January 2020, 3, made its first European shipment in October 2020.
The price of Model Ys delivered to their owners starting January 1 starts at $ 52. Tesla has built and opened more than 5 superchargers with more than 700 superchargers so far in China. Shanghai, where the company is headquartered, is home to 720 stations and more than 86 superchargers.
Satisfied with its performance in China, Tesla is also preparing for a new investment this year. The company is also preparing for an investment of 42 million yuan to produce superchargers in Shanghai. The target is to reach 10 thousand production per year in the first place. Tesla also announced that it will invest more energy in China to encourage the construction of a charging network and renew its service models to provide consumers with a better electric vehicle travel experience.