By Yilei Sun and Brenda Goh
Tesla, now sells its Model 3 electric cars in China and has been building new car manufacturing capacity in Shanghai to make its Model Y SUVs. It applied for the Shanghai-made Model Y SUV sales permission earlier this month.
It started delivering vehicles made in its Shanghai factory last December and sold more than 13,000 vehicles in China in October.
(Reporting by Yilei Sun in Beijing and Brenda Goh in Shanghai; Editing by Shri Navaratnam and Stephen Coates)