Economist says cheap Chinese EVs should be kept out of U.S. due to security risk

An economist is suggesting that cheap Chinese electric vehicles be kept out of the United States automotive market due to a “security risk,” which is an eerily similar situation that Tesla was put in a few years back in China. “I think we should try and keep them out,” Heritage Foundation economist Diana Furchtgott-Roth said, […]

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Tesla, Porsche sought out for guidance on data flow rules in China

As China prepares to implement new regulations on data security and the cross-border flow of information, Tesla and Porsche are some of the first foreign companies being sought out to share input on the proposals. Officials in Shanghai are looking to enact strict regulations on cross-border data flow by March, and they’re asking for help […]

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Tesla has begun its Cybertruck tour around China

Tesla has officially begun its Cybertruck tour around China, after it was revealed just weeks ago that the electric vehicle (EV) would be put on display in the country. Recent reports noted that the Cybertruck tour would simultaneously commence in Shanghai, Beijing, Shenzhen, Chengdu, Nanjing, Hangzhou, Xi’an, and Chongqing. In a post on X on […]

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Tesla Cybertruck display prototypes have arrived in China

After a recent statement from CEO Elon Musk about putting some Cybertrucks on display in China, it appears that Tesla’s first electric pickups have arrived in the country. Musk posted last week on X saying that Tesla could probably send some Cybertruck prototypes to be displayed in mainland China, though it would be very difficult […]

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Elon Musk teases complicated plan for Tesla Cybertruck in China

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has hinted at the possibility for the newly released Cybertruck to make it over to China as a display, though it could be more difficult to get the electric pickup on the country’s roads. In response to X user Ray4Tesla highlighting recent rumors that the Cybertruck may be arriving in China […]

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EU’s anti-subsidy EV probe prompts retaliation from China

The European Commission’s anti-subsidy probe into electric vehicle (EV) imports from China prompted a retaliation from the Chinese government.  The Chinese government launched a trade probe into luxury liquor producers from Europe. Fortune states that Beijing’s probe targets liquor producers directly competing with China’s most valuable state-owned company. Through the investigation, President Xi Jinping aims […]

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Tesla to appear at China International Supply Chain Expo in Beijing

Tesla will appear at the first China International Supply Chain Expo later this month, set to be held in Beijing. The expo will feature a total of 515 exhibitors, including Tesla, Apple and several other companies, according to a report from Nikkei Asia on Tuesday. The event was organized by the China Council for the […]

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BYD unveils Sea Lion 07 to compete with Tesla Model Y

Berkshire Hathaway-backed Chinese automaker BYD has unveiled its latest electric vehicle (EV), the Sea Lion 07, expected to take on the Tesla Model Y in the world’s largest auto market. BYD showed off the mid-size Sea Lion 07 SUV at the Guangzhou Auto Show on Friday, set to be priced between RMB 200,000 and RMB […]

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Tesla offers limited-time transfers on free unlimited Supercharging in China

After Tesla launched the ability for customers to transfer its free unlimited Supercharging in North America last month, the automaker’s business in China has followed suit. Tesla China is now offering transfers for customers with the free unlimited Supercharging benefit, so long as they take delivery by the end of the year, according to a […]

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Tesla owner’s manuals outside North America hint at FSD beta rollout

Tesla has begun including Full Self-Driving (FSD) beta information in some of its newer owner’s manuals across Europe, China and Australia, further suggesting that the automaker may be inching toward a release of the system beyond North America. The FSD beta was spotted being tested in Australia and Europe by just a few vehicles earlier […]

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