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Electric cars in China

Tesla charms middle-class fans with 'Made in China' Model 3

Musk wins big bet as consumers flock to buy tariff-free, subsidy-qualified cars

Tesla has dazzled Chinese consumers with its design and technology superiority over competitors. (Photo by Shunsuke Tabeta)

BEIJING -- Tesla began delivering its more affordable Model 3 sedan built in Shanghai to Chinese customers Tuesday, as the manufacturer of pricey electric vehicles broadens its appeal beyond high-income earners to reach out to mainstream drivers.

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