Videos posted on social media showed crowds at Tesla stores and delivery centers after the U.S.

Carmaker’s decision to slash prices for the second time in three months on Friday.

Hundreds of Tesla owners gathered at the automaker's showrooms and distribution centers in China over the weekend,

Demanding rebates and credit after sudden price cuts they said meant they had overpaid for electric cars they bought earlier.

On Saturday, about 200 recent buyers of the Tesla Model Y and

Model 3 gathered at a Tesla delivery center in Shanghai to

Protest against the U.S. carmaker's decision to slash prices for the second time in three months on Friday.

Many said they had believed that prices Tesla charged for its cars late last year would not be cut as abruptly

Or as deeply as the automaker just announced in a move to spur sales and support production at its Shanghai plant.

The scheduled expiration of a government subsidy at the end of 2022 also drove many to finalize their purchases.