Tesla starts deliveries of the Chinese-made Model Y crossover in world’s biggest car market

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WhatsApp The electric carmaker announced the news on Twitter on Monday, releasing photos of the SUV being purchased from a company showroom. The Model Y is the second vehicle Tesla ( TSLA ) has made and sold in China, after deliveries of the Model 3 kicked off last year. Both lines are being produced at the company’s sprawling Gigafactory in Shanghai, where manufacturing started in 2019. The Model Y starts at 339,900 yuan ($52,400) for the “longrange” version, and 369,900 yuan ($57,000) for the “performance” version. Deliveries began Monday in cities including Shanghai, Hangzhou and Wuhan, the company said in...