China grants Tesla car manufacturing certificate, says industry ministry

October 17, 2019

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In this April 14, 2017 photo, a security guard moves past Tesla electric vehicle charging station in Beijing. — AP
In this April 14, 2017 photo, a security guard moves past Tesla electric vehicle charging station in Beijing. — AP

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.