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Tesla’s China-made car sales surged 29% in May after an April drop

June 8, 2021

Tesla sold 33,463 China-made electric cars in May, including exports, a 29% jump from April, according to data from the China Passenger Car Association (CPCA) on Tuesday.

China’s overall passenger vehicle sales jumped 1.1% to 1.66 million cars in May from a year earlier, CPCA said.

Tesla’s China sales – accounting for nearly a third of its total sales – is closely watched as a sign of the US company’s health in its second biggest market, where the company has invested heavily and often changed its own marketing playbook to attract customers.

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