Tesla Chengdu Service Center to Open This Year

Authors: Go Chengdu

2014-09-05

Recently, an official of the US-based electric car manufacturer Tesla Motors Inc. revealed that Tesla Chengdu service center, the first one of the company in western China, is under construction and is anticipated to open by the end of this year.
China will exempt electric-car buyers from purchase taxes as part of expanded State measures to boost sales of the vehicles. From September 1 to the end of 2017, the government will waive the auto-purchase tax for new-energy vehicles, which in China refer to all electric cars, plug-in hybrids and fuel-cell vehicles, an executive meeting of the State Council said on July 9.
Upon the announcement of the policy, many foreign electric car makers expressed to catch the chance to expand their presence in China.
Recently, an official of the US-based electric car manufacturer Tesla Motors Inc. revealed that Tesla Chengdu service center, the first one of the company in western China, is under construction and is anticipated to open by the end of this year.
“Chengdu’s economic growth and huge market potential are beyond our expectation. That’s why we chose the city to open the service center. We’re highly optimistic about the Chengdu market.”
The center has started servicing appointments and taken pre-orders in Chengdu.

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