Tesla sold 56,006 China-made vehicles in September, the most since it began production in Shanghai roughly two years ago, according to data released by the China Passenger Car Association (CPCA) on Tuesday.

According to the report, 3,853 of the September sales were exported.Model S | Tesla United Kingdom

Tesla sold 44,264 China-made Model 3 sedans and Model Y sport-utility cars in August, including 31,379 that were exported.

Nio and Xpeng both delivered over 10,000 electric vehicles in China last month. In September, Volkswagen reported selling 10,126 ID. series electric vehicles in China.

According to the CPCA, passenger automobile sales in China totaled 1.6 million in September, down 17% from a year ago.