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Elon Musk unleashes dance moves at Tesla Model Y launch in China

The first 10 customers from the public have received their China-made Model 3 sedans

Elon Musk showed off his dance moves at the launch of Tesla's Model Y electric sports utility vehicle programme at its new Shanghai factory on Tuesday, where the company delivered its first cars built outside the United States to the public. The $2 billion Tesla Inc factory started delivering cars in just 357 days, a record for global automakers in China. Billionaire CEO Musk danced enthusiastically on stage at the event, then stripped off his jacket and flung it aside to reveal a T-s

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Tesla delivers first Chinese-built Model 3s in just under a year

15 Tesla employees received cars, and one took the opportunity to propose to his girlfriend

Tesla has started delivering Model 3 electric cars built at its Shanghai factory in just under a year since it began work on the $2 billion plant, a record for global automakers in China, and said it would ramp up deliveries from next month. The U.S. electric vehicle maker marked the start with an event on Monday where 15 Tesla employees received cars they had purchased, one of whom took the opportunity to propose marriage to his girlfriend after getting his new set of wheels. The Shanghai pla

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Tesla will take $1.4 billion loan from Chinese banks for Shanghai factory

Tesla aims to build at least 1,000 Model 3 cars a week at the plant by the end of this year

BEIJING/SHANGHAI (Reuters) - U.S. electric vehicle maker Tesla Inc and a group of China banks have agreed a new 10 billion yuan ($1.4 billion), five-year loan facility for the automaker's Shanghai car plant, three sources familiar with the matter said, part of which will be used to roll over an existing loan. China Construction Bank (CCB), Agricultural Bank of China (AgBank), Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) and Shanghai Pudong Development Bank (SPDB) are among the banks which hav

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Tesla plans to start production in Shanghai this month

But it's not clear when the factory will reach its per-week production goals

Tesla Inc's China factory aims to start production this month but it is unclear when it will meet year-end production targets due to uncertainties around orders, labour and suppliers, sources with knowledge of the matter said. The plant's mass production schedule is crucial for Tesla's hopes of reaching its total production rate at an annualised 500,000 vehicles by the end of this year. The $2 billion factory - Tesla's first car manufacturing site overseas - gained key government appr

Tesla CEO Elon Musk breaks ground on Shanghai Gigafactory

The first car plant in China to be wholly owned by a foreign company

The first car plant in China to be wholly owned by a foreign company.

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Tesla taking Model 3 orders in China, deliveries may start in March

Tesla signed a deal in July to build a factory in Shanghai

Tesla signed a deal in July to build a factory in Shanghai.

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Tesla secures Shanghai site for $2 billion China Gigafactory

It inked a deal for an 9.2 million square foot plot of land

It inked a deal for an 9.2 million square foot plot of land.

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Tesla starts hiring for new $2 billion Shanghai plant

Most of the positions are senior in level

Most of the positions are senior in level.

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Porsche unveils updated 2019 Macan

Styling, chassis and tech upgrades are all present

Styling, chassis and tech upgrades are all present.

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Tesla goes big in China, strikes deal for plant with 500,000-car capacity

Elon Musk is in Shanghai for the announcement

Elon Musk is there for the announcement.

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Ferrari's Vettel sets lap record and take pole position for Chinese Grand Prix

"Ferrari were just way too quick," said Red Bull’s Max Verstappen

Ferrari made Formula One rivals sit up and take notice after an ominous show of speed in qualifying for Sunday's Chinese Grand Prix. World championship leader Sebastian Vettel took pole position with a lap more than half a second faster than that of Valtteri Bottas, the fastest of the two Mercedes drivers in third place. The German's best time of one minute, 31.095 seconds -- a Shanghai circuit record -- turned up the heat on a chilly afternoon with Finnish team mate Kimi Raikkonen joining him o

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Shanghai says Tesla talks on track despite Elon Musk's complaints to Trump

Twitter tirade about China trade policy didn't seem to hurt negotiations

Twitter tirade about China trade policy didn't seem to hurt matters.

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China's LVCHI Auto unveils Venere electric limo

It reportedly goes 0-62 mph in 2.5 seconds with a top speed of 177 mph

It reportedly goes 0-62 mph in 2.5 seconds with a top speed of 177 mph

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50 new vehicles by 2025: Ford making big push in China

15 of them will be EVs as automaker tries to revive slowing sales.

15 of the 50 will be electrified.

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Tesla won't confirm or deny reports of a Chinese factory deal

Tesla says it will "more clearly define [its] plans for production in China by the end of the year."

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Polestar 1 coming together before reveal at Shanghai Auto Show

Polestar plans to reveal the Polestar 1 at the 2017 Shanghai Auto Show.

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Lewis Hamilton beats Sebastian Vettel in Chinese Grand Prix

It was Hamilton's 54th career win and a record fifth in Shanghai.

The Briton eased his Mercedes across the line 6.2 seconds ahead of Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel.

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'The best Lewis' Hamilton faces resurgent Ferrari in F1

Formula One moves on from Australia to Shanghai.

Sebastian Vettel's win in Australia ended a victory drought for Ferrari.

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Tesla looking to build a factory in China

Tesla looks to spur Asia sales in China and South Korea.

Shanghai factory, South Korea entry, and China financing program are all part of Tesla's Asian expansion plans.

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