Customers thronged a Tesla showroom on Shibo Avenue in Shanghai's Pudong district to check out the locally assembled Model Y on January 3. Photo: Daniel Ren Customers thronged a Tesla showroom on Shibo Avenue in Shanghai's Pudong district to check out the locally assembled Model Y on January 3. Photo: Daniel Ren
Customers thronged a Tesla showroom on Shibo Avenue in Shanghai's Pudong district to check out the locally assembled Model Y on January 3. Photo: Daniel Ren
Autos

China’s second-half car sales defy global slump with 8 per cent gain, as buyers return to showrooms in world’s largest vehicle market

  • Premium marques, or vehicles that sell for at least 400,000 yuan (US$61,700), were the biggest winners of 2020 in China
  • Electric vehicles also made huge leaps in sales, increasing by 12 per cent in 2020 to 1.17 million units

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Customers thronged a Tesla showroom on Shibo Avenue in Shanghai's Pudong district to check out the locally assembled Model Y on January 3. Photo: Daniel Ren Customers thronged a Tesla showroom on Shibo Avenue in Shanghai's Pudong district to check out the locally assembled Model Y on January 3. Photo: Daniel Ren
Customers thronged a Tesla showroom on Shibo Avenue in Shanghai's Pudong district to check out the locally assembled Model Y on January 3. Photo: Daniel Ren
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