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Tesla hikes Chinese retail price for Model S and Model X vehicles

Staff Writer |
Tesla has raised the recommended retail price on its vehicles in China in response to Beijing's retaliatory tariffs on U.S. automobiles.

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Beijing imposed duties on U.S. imports shortly after the White House's own tariff package got underway on Friday.

Tesla's website now shows the price of its Model S sedan and its Model X SUV roughly 20% higher than it had before, with the lowest-priced configuration of the Model S being hiked to about 840,000 yuan from its previous 710,000 yuan RRP.

China made up about 15% of Tesla's global electric car sales in 2017, a total of 103,000 vehicle

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