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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.

Green
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.

Official
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.

Report
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.

Official
Porsche unveils updated 2019 Macan

Styling, chassis and tech upgrades are all present

Styling, chassis and tech upgrades are all present.

Breaking
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.

Motorsports
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

Followup
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.

Geneva
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

Official
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.

Report
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."

Teased
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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Motorsports
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.

Motorsports
'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.

Report
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.

Motorsports
Porsche clinches 2015 FIA World Endurance Championship

Porsche took another one-two victory in the 6 Hours of Shanghai to lock down the manufacturers' title in the 2015 FIA World Endurance Championship one round early, putting it in prime position to take the drivers' championship as well.

Official
LeTV's SEE Project will introduce new EV in Shanghai

Aston Martin Is A Partner

China-based LeTV will tout its new SEE (Super Electric Eco-system) EV at the Shanghai Motor Show next year.

Report
Martin Leach's secret EV startup revealed: NextEV

Company Wants To Build Supercar/EV That's Quicker Than The Model S

Martin Leach's Shanghai-based electric-vehicle startup is called NextEV and it looks to debut its first model next year.

Report
Tesla making moves in China with destination charging

Dozens Of Places To Plug In Around Beijing, Shanghai

Tesla picks up momentum in China with more destination charging stations.

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