Tesla CEO Elon Musk’s private plane landed in Shanghai Hongqiao Airport at 21:26 Beijing time on May 31, 3 hours later at 0:28 a.m. on June 1, Tesla Global Vice President Tao Lin microblogging released two pictures of Elon Musk and his employees, with the text “Thanks for all your support! It’s been a rewarding day! “The location shows the Tesla Shanghai Superfactory.
After visiting the Shanghai Super Factory in early 2020, Elon Musk visited China again after 3 years. Many industry insiders speculate that Elon Musk’s visit to Shanghai may be the unveiling of the new Model 3.
According to Bloomberg, people familiar with the matter said Elon Musk’s first visit to the company’s Shanghai plant in several years comes as the company plans to show off its Model 3 facelift ahead of schedule. The first cars to roll off the line Thursday are prototypes, people familiar with the matter said. As reported earlier this month, the Model 3 facelift is Tesla’s first mass-market sedan, slightly longer, sportier and with a sleeker interior design than the previous version. It is noted that Tesla has only made minor changes to the Model 3 since it went into production in 2017.