Tesla is hiring a manager on its legal and external affairs team in China, according to job listings on its Wechat account. Electric vehicle manufacturers face public oversight in the country for safety and customer service complaints. Based in the United States [Tesla](//gadgets.ndtv.com/tags/tesla) Making electricity [Model 3](//gadgets.ndtv.com/tags/model-3) With a sedan [Model Y](//gadgets.ndtv.com/tags/model-y) Shanghai Sport Utility Vehicle employs foreign relations managers in several Chinese cities, including Beijing, Shanghai and Shenzhen. The classified ad provided details of external relations, but another post showed that the manager also handles government relations. Reuters reported in May that Tesla was strengthening its involvement with mainland regulators and strengthening its government-affiliated team, citing those familiar with the matter. The company employs lawyers specializing in construction, antitrust and data privacy protection, as well as recruiting public relations managers. In April, Tesla was targeted by state media and regulators after a customer was angry at handling a complaint about a brake failure and climbed onto Tesla’s car in protest at the Auto Shanghai. The video of the incident is now viral. Last month, automakers sold 32,968 Chinese-made cars in July, of which 24,347 were for export, according to industry data. © Thomson Reuters 2021 https://gadgets.ndtv.com/transportation/news/tesla-hiring-job-listing-manager-legal-external-relations-china-government-scrutiny-probe-2512327#rss-gadgets-all Tesla Recruitment Manager for Chinese Legal, Foreign Relations Workforce in Public Oversight