FILE PHOTO: People visit a Tesla booth during the media day for the Shanghai auto show in Shanghai, China April 16, 2019. REUTERS/Aly Song/File Photo
SHANGHAI (Reuters) – China’s industry ministry on Thursday said it has added Tesla Inc to a government list of approved automotive manufacturers, granting the manufacturing certificate that the electric vehicle maker needs to start production in the country.
The list was published by China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology.
Reporting by Brenda Goh and Yilei Sun; Editing by Christian Schmollinger