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Tesla CEO Elon Musk visits China amid rumors of FSD expansion

Tesla CEO Elon Musk is visiting China today and is expected to meet local officials among other events.

As Tesla’s presence has become more globalized over the past decade, so has the presence of Elon Musk, who has done an incredible job of organizing the organization in multiple countries. According to a report today BloombergMusk is heading to China, and some believe he is holding meetings about the rumored expansion of Full Self Driving (FSD) in the country.

as reported from Bloomberg, Elon Musk is traveling with current Tesla VP of Automotive, Tom Zhu. He will meet local officials in Shanghai and likely stop at Giga-Shanghai. Neither Elon Musk nor his companions have made any public announcement about the trip. Bloomberg was unable to confirm whether Elon Musk was meeting with Chinese Premier Xi Jinping, as previously rumored,

This report follows a report by Chinese news outlet Caixin earlier this week, saying that Musk could push FSD’s expansion into China.

Caixin It was reported earlier this week that Tesla was exploring expanding FSD capabilities to China in the coming months, though it should be noted that no outlet has been able to confirm whether this is the case. Tesla China was not immediately available for comment. Teslarati Regarding possible FSD expansion.

While an FSD expansion would be a huge task, especially in China, where autonomous driving licenses have been notoriously political, it wouldn’t be completely out of the question for the American automaker. Apart from the United States, China is Tesla’s biggest market by revenue, easily beating Europe, the rest of Asia and the developing world. It could easily make an ideal second stop for Chinese customers Superb Autonomous Driving Software,

In addition to local politics, Tesla may have to navigate increasingly strained relations between its home country and China as it expands its software offering in the world’s second-largest market. After a series of Chinese balloons fired into the United States by US military forces, tensions have potentially never been higher, and with a possible ban of Chinese social media app TikTok on the way, businesses have also been caught in the crossfire.

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Tesla CEO Elon Musk visits China amid rumors of FSD expansion

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