Tesla sold 59,845 China-made vehicles in January -CPCA

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The Tesla logo is seen on a car in Los Angeles, California, U.S., July 9, 2020. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

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BEIJING, Feb 14 (Reuters) - U.S. electric vehicle maker Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) sold 59,845 China-made vehicles in January, the China Passenger Car Association (CPCA) said on Monday.

Tesla, which is making Model 3 sedans and Model Y sport-utility vehicles in Shanghai, sold 70,847 China-made vehicles in December.

Chinese EV makers Nio Inc (NIO.N) delivered 9,652 cars in January, increasing by 33.6% year on year, and Xpeng Inc (9868.HK) delivered 12,922 vehicles.

CPCA said passenger car sales in January in China totalled 2.11 million, down 4.5% from a year earlier.

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Reporting by Sophie Yu and Brenda Goh; Editing by Susan Fenton

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