Tesla is building its first factory outside the US in Shanghai, taking advantage of Beijing’s abolition of foreign ownership restriction in the auto industry. Photo: AFP

‘Made in China 2025’: world’s biggest auto market wants to be the most powerful maker of electric cars

  • This is the seventh instalment of a series on China’s industrial strategy to advance manufacturing
  • Electric vehicles are as much as about helping China upgrade its manufacturing value chain as they are for reducing pollution
Topic |   Made in China 2025

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Tesla is building its first factory outside the US in Shanghai, taking advantage of Beijing’s abolition of foreign ownership restriction in the auto industry. Photo: AFP
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