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Tesla in China: the end of the honeymoon

The American electric car pioneer Tesla is also becoming increasingly familiar with the complicated relationship between foreign industry and the Chinese state. In recent months, the US company has had a tough time in the People’s Republic: recalls, customer complaints, subpoenas from authorities, media attacks – the entire program that so many other companies have already gone through. Tesla’s special treatment in China seems to be over. It’s the end of the honeymoon.

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