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Tesla sold 52,859 China-made vehicles in November -CPCA

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Tesla China-made Model 3 vehicles are seen during a delivery event at its factory in Shanghai, China January 7, 2020. REUTERS/Aly Song

BEIJING, Dec 8 (Reuters) - U.S. electric vehicle maker Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) sold 52,859 China-made vehicles in November, including 21,127 for export, the China Passenger Car Association (CPCA) said on Wednesday.

Tesla, which is making Model 3 sedans and Model Y sport-utility vehicles in Shanghai, sold 54,391 China-made vehicles in October, including 40,666 that were exported.

Chinese EV makers Nio Inc (NIO.N) 10,878 cars last month, a monthly record high, and Xpeng Inc (9868.HK) delivered 15,613 vehicles. Volkswagen AG (VOWG_p.DE) said it sold over 14,000 ID. series EVs in China in November.

CPCA said passenger car sales in November in China totalled 1.85 million, down 12.5% from a year earlier.

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Reporting by Sophie Yu, Brenda Goh; editing by Jason Neely

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