Why it matters: Tesla's decision to discontinue 75 kWh battery options on the Model S and Model X does put more distance between the most expensive Model 3 and the cheapest Model S and Model X which may be the company's ultimate goal. Li also promised that his country would become increasingly open to more foreign companies and investment. "I love China very much and I am willing to come here more", Musk told him. When completed later this year, the factory, the first Tesla plant outside the USA, is expected to produce some 250,000 Tesla-brand electric cars per year, with that figure eventually rising to 500,000. Li replied: "If this is what you truly have in mind, we can give you a "Chinese green card"".
Tesla will strive to build the Shanghai factory into one of the most advanced factories in the world, and will localize the products according to the needs of the Chinese market to better achieve mutual benefit and win-win results, according to Musk.
Tesla did not respond to a request for comment. The men were at Zhongnanhai - the former imperial garden in Beijing that is home to the headquarters of the Communist Party and the government - two days after Tesla broke ground at its Gigafactory 3 project in Shanghai, its first production base outside the United States. In contrast, more than 1 million people were granted permanent residency in the USA during 2017.
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Cortez means well, but there's nearly an outstanding rule: Don't attack your own people", said Rep. Emanuel Cleaver, D-Mo. "We just don't need sniping in our Democratic Caucus".
The premier also congratulated Musk on moving forward with the new multibillion dollar factory, which will be the first plant in China to be entirely owned by a foreign company.
Once completed later this year, Tesla's Gigafactory 3, situated in the Chinese port city of Shanghai, will be able to sell its cars directly into China.
Earlier on Wednesday, a Chinese government spokesman said three days of talks with USA envoys aimed at ending a costly tariff battle had ended, but no details were immediately released.