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Tesla Flaunts First China-Built Cars as Start of Sales Nears

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Tesla's Elon Musk Gets Chinese Gigafactory Running in Record Time

Tesla Inc. unveiled its first vehicles built in China, a milestone for Elon Musk’s company as it prepares to start sales of domestically made electric sedans in the world’s largest auto market.

Assembled in Tesla’s new Shanghai Gigafactory, which broke ground in January, the first Model 3 sedans came in blue and were emblazoned with the brand name in Chinese characters. Select local media were invited late last week to test drive the vehicles, which start at about $50,000.