SHANGHAI (Reuters) – U.S. electric vehicle maker Tesla Inc sold around 78,000 China-made vehicles in June, according to preliminary estimates published by the China Passenger Car Association (CPCA) showed on Wednesday.

This was up by 142% from May, when Tesla sold 32,165 China-made vehicles. CPCA also said its preliminary estimates indicated that 1.926 million passenger cars were sold across China in June, up 22% year-on-year.

(Reporting by Brenda Goh, Editing by Louise Heavens)