Shoppers walk past a Tesla showroom in Shanghai on March 8, 2021. Photo: Bloomberg Shoppers walk past a Tesla showroom in Shanghai on March 8, 2021. Photo: Bloomberg
Shoppers walk past a Tesla showroom in Shanghai on March 8, 2021. Photo: Bloomberg
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China EV war: Tesla demand fuels ‘home run’ quarter as NIO, Xpeng step up rivalry with five-fold surge in deliveries

  • Tesla delivered 184,800 cars worldwide in the first quarter, beating market estimate; firm does not break down sales by country or geography
  • Challengers NIO and Xpeng both recorded a five-fold surge in deliveries as Chinese consumers embraced EVs amid state-driven incentives

Topic |   Electric cars
Shoppers walk past a Tesla showroom in Shanghai on March 8, 2021. Photo: Bloomberg Shoppers walk past a Tesla showroom in Shanghai on March 8, 2021. Photo: Bloomberg
Shoppers walk past a Tesla showroom in Shanghai on March 8, 2021. Photo: Bloomberg
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