BMW counters Tesla offensive in China with new EV plant - Nikkei Asia

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BMW counters Tesla offensive in China with new EV plant - Nikkei Asia

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BMW, Mercedes-Benz, Audi and Lexus together control over 70% of China's luxury auto market.

Plant Lydia could potentially expand its annual production capacity to 400,000 vehicles, according to government documents.

"Greater ownership will allow automakers to make faster decisions regarding new products and facilities," said Zhang Hongzhuo, chair of the Automotive Working Group at the European Union Chamber of Commerce in China.

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Author / Journalist: Staff Writer

Category: InvestingFinanceAsia

Topics: Vehicles Lydia China Market Year Plant Sales According Tesla Chinese Luxury

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Published On: 2022-06-23, 17:12:00

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