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Tesla CEO marvels: Model 3 is 65% cheaper in China than in the U.S.

via:CnBeta     time:2019/10/25 0:00:59     readed:399

In addition, according to Tesla's official information, the Shanghai Super plant has been completed in 10 months and is ready for production. However, its construction cost is about 65% lower than that of the model 3 production line in the United States (based on capital expenditure per unit capacity). Continuous sales growth and cost control are an important combination to achieve sustainable and industry-leading profitability. This also means that the price of domestic model 3, the first model of Shanghai factory, is expected to be significantly reduced compared with the imported version.

The price of domestic model 3 is expected to be greatly reduced

Tesla's Shanghai factory is listed in the latest issue of the Road Motor vehicle Manufacturing Enterprises and products announcement released by the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, which means Tesla's domestic models (including domestic Model 3) will receive state subsidies. Tesla official information shows that the import of Model 3 parts of the model enjoy the purchase tax relief policy, saving up to about 52000 yuan.

Judging from the price of 363900 of the imported version, the price of the imported version can be lowered to 311900. In this context, the domestic version may be able to lower the price to less than 300000 in the future. The domestic version of the model officially opened reservation on May 31 this year, the starting price is estimated to be 328000 yuan, the expected delivery time is 6 to 10 months, the continuation mileage of this version of NEDC is 460 km, and the acceleration time of 100 km is 5.6%.

Shanghai Super Factory is about to go into production

In January this year, Tesla Shanghai factory officially started construction in Shanghai Port Industrial District, will produce Model 3 and the future new model (Model Y), is expected to reach 500000 pure electric vehicles after full operation, the R & D center has the capacity of continuous research and development of pure electric vehicles.

At present, Shanghai Super factory has trial produced the whole process of body, painting, final assembly and so on, greatly improving the execution speed and capital efficiency of the new production line. The completion time of the factory is 10 months. At present, it is ready to put into production, but it still needs to obtain the production license. "The new plant will start production in 2020 and its products will be sold not only in the Chinese market, but also in other countries in the region," Elon Musk said. In addition to the production of model 3 at the Shanghai plant, model y is expected to start production at the plant in the summer of 2020.

This year's delivery volume will exceed 360000

Tesla currently sells three models, Model S, Model X and Model 3, of which the Model S and Model X sold 17400 vehicles in the third quarter, while the Model 3 sold 79600 vehicles, becoming the absolute main force of Tesla's "walking volume." It should be pointed out that Tesla delivered 255200 units this year, more than 2018 annual sales. As delivery increased year by year and there were some predictable seasonal fluctuations, Tesla said he was confident that this year's delivery would exceed 360000 vehicles.

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