New Beijing News (Cai Yanlin) on March 5, Xinjing News reporters learned that Shanghai Customs found 4 batches of 1600 Tesla Model 3 logo irregularities in the inspection and supervision of imported automobiles. Customs of Chinas automobile import ports have been suspended.
It is understood that the 1600 car brake fluid tanks have English warning signs, but none of them are marked in Chinese. In addition, some vehicles do not have a vehicle information nameplate, or the vehicle type and motor power identification do not match the actual. China Customs said that the Customs has suspended the release of Tesla Model 3 at Chinas automobile import ports. For vehicles that have been released, the Customs will notify the enterprises that they are not allowed to sell or use them.
On March 4, it was reported that Tesla Model 3 was suspected of being suspended. A document suspected to have flowed out from the Customs showed that: Customs at the import ports of automobiles suspended the release of imported Tesla Model 3 pure electric vehicles and issued the correspondingOn-board Inspection Form, notifying the importing enterprises that the relevant vehicles had been released before issuance, the Customs shall notify the importing enterprises not to sell and use them, and withdraw theOn-board Inspection Formissued. At the same time, the Customs at the import ports of automobiles should strengthen the inspection of other imported models manufactured by Tesla Company of the United States.
On March 1st, Tesla just adjusted the price of the models on sale in China, including ModelS, Model and Model3, with a reduction of 113,000-3411,000 yuan.