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Column: The first Tesla model S sold in China

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Tesla, the California-based electric luxury sports car company founded by Elon Musk, has often said that China will be critical to the company's growth, though Musk has been vague on plans for entering the Chinese market.

As such, progress has been slow: A flagship showroom in Beijing, which would have been the first on China's mainland (there is a showroom in Hong Kong) had to be put on hold earlier this year due to a trademark issue; the company began taking reservations in China for the Model S in August and still has not started shipping vehicles.

However, it looks like the company just sold its first car in the country. 

Full story at Minyanville.

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