ReutersJul 10, 2018 20:08:03 IST
Tesla Inc on Tuesday signed a memorandum of understanding with the Shanghai government that includes plans to build a plant in the Chinese city with an annual capacity of 500,000 cars, the Shanghai government said.
The Shanghai government made the announcement on its official WeChat account which showed a picture of Tesla Chief Executive Elon Musk shaking hands with Shanghai Mayor Ying Yong.
In more recent news concerning Tesla, the US carmaker has hiked prices on its Model X and S cars by about 20 percent in China becoming the first automaker to do so in the world’s top automotive market in response to mounting trade tensions between the countries.
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