February 22, 2024

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Tesla reportedly adding parts recycling to Shanghai plant | Automotive Industry News

Tesla will add services at its Shanghai factory to repair and recondition components such as electric motors and battery cells, a doc submitted by the automaker to area authorities and witnessed by the Reuters information company showed.

The report mentioned one.3m electric and plug-in hybrid motor vehicles had been bought in China in 2020 though regulators had been starting to mandate recycling of vital EV parts to help save elements.

The doc also stated Tesla would add manufacturing capacities for automobile constructions and electric motor controllers, Reuters stated.

Tesla, now producing electric Design 3 and Design Y motor vehicles in China, is expanding EV ingredient capacity to localise the offer chain. It also included a factory to make EV chargers in Shanghai previous year, the report mentioned.

Tesla did not right away respond to a Reuters ask for for comment.

Tesla bought extra than 35,000 locally-manufactured motor vehicles previous month in China and is exporting China-manufactured cars to Europe.