Tesla is under scrutiny in Hong Kong for possibly taking advantage of tax exemption on ~500 cars ahead of phaseout
As we reported earlier this month, Tesla saw important increases in deliveries in the Chinese and Hong Kong markets, which seem to have made the difference for Tesla during the quarter – its biggest ever for deliveries.
In Hong Kong, it was partly because buyers rushed to buy EVs before the aggressive phaseout of its tax exemption for electric vehicles starting in April.
A new report now suggests that buyers were not the only people registering Tesla vehicles before the end of the tax exemption, which can almost double the price of a Model S or Model X, but that Tesla could also have registered hundreds of vehicles. Expand