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Tesla opens first overseas vehicle R&D center in Shanghai


Tesla has opened its R&D innovation center, the first of its kind among the electric car companys overseas facilities, and a Gigafactory data center in Shanghai, Tesla China said on Monday.

Tom Zhu, president of Tesla China, said Tesla has been practicing its commitment to deeply cultivating the Chinese market, adding that the R&D center will further promote Tesla's localization process in China.

According to the plan, the R&D innovation center will carry out original development work for vehicles, charging equipment and energy products.

The data center will be used to store Chinese operations data such as factory production information.

Published : October 26, 2021

By : Xinhua