Tesla China-Made EV Wholesale Gross sales Doubled In July 2023

In keeping with the China Passenger Automotive Affiliation (CPCA)’s preliminary information, the general wholesale automobile shipments (native retail gross sales and export) of Tesla Made-in-China (MIC) automobiles final month amounted to 64,285 items.

That is roughly a 128 p.c enhance year-over-year, though the excessive fee of development is expounded to the low base of July 2022 (28,217), somewhat than a really excessive manufacturing fee on the Shanghai plant. Actually, July was the slowest month for MIC Tesla automobiles to this point this yr (proper after an excellent June, when 93,680 items had been offered).

* CPCA stories wholesale shipments, not registrations/buyer deliveries.

Nonetheless, the current end result needs to be thought of as strong, as it is the strongest July ever. The typical month-to-month quantity to this point this yr is over 77,000 items.

In addition to that, there’s a likelihood that Tesla slowed down a bit in July as a result of preparations for the upcoming refreshed Tesla Mannequin 3 (codename Highland). One more reason might be holidays for a few of the staff.


Throughout the first seven months of 2023, Tesla’s wholesale automobile shipments of the Made-in-China (MIC) Mannequin 3 and Mannequin Y amounted to 540,824 (up 68 p.c year-over-year).

It is value noting additionally that the 12-month rolling quantity elevated as soon as once more and reached over 928,000 items, proving that the Tesla Giga Shanghai plant is the world’s largest electrical automobile manufacturing plant, with a possible peak output believed to be noticeable above 1 million items yearly.

As of at this time, the preliminary CPCA doesn’t embody numbers for retail gross sales and export or particular person outcomes for the 2 fashions, so the one factor we’ve got is the numbers by way of June 2023.

Up to now, the primary month of 1 / 4 was normally centered on export. Tesla exports each of its fashions to varied international markets (though to not the US).

The Tesla Mannequin Y quantity represents about two-thirds of the overall wholesale quantity (outpacing the Mannequin 3 at a ratio of over 2:1).