Tesla exported 40,666 China-made vehicles in October, according to the data released by the China Passenger Car Association on Monday. The US automaker also sold 13,725 Model 3 and Model Y vehicles in China. Tesla has turned its Shanghai plant into a vital export hub to meet demand from the global markets. The company’s first European factory in Germany was again forced to delay the start of production, initially scheduled for Jul. 1. [China Passenger Car Association, in Chinese]