Each few months — or in all probability extra — there’s somebody or the opposite questioning Musk about Tesla’s India plans or requesting him to convey Tesla to India. A Twitter person put in a ‘request’ once more to Musk not too long ago saying, “Pricey Elon Musk, please launch Tesla automobiles in India,” adopted by a lovestruck emoji.
To the request Musk mentioned that the import duties in India are the very best on the planet by far for any giant nation. “Furthermore, clear power autos are handled the identical as diesel or petrol, which doesn’t appear fully in step with the local weather targets of India,” Musk tweeted.
@madan3 We need to achieve this, however import duties are the very best on the planet by far of any giant nation! Furthermore,… https://t.co/UmfdzeEFLD
— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) 1627065565000
Musk additionally mentioned that Tesla was “hopeful that there will probably be no less than a short lived tariff reduction for electrical autos. That might bemuch appreciated.” Clearly, he’s placing the ball within the authorities of India’s court docket.
The Tesla CEO appears to have a ‘greater’ plan for — if and when Tesla does come — the Indian market. One other Twitter person requested him whether or not regionally assembled autos may be the way in which to go within the Indian market. To the query, Musk replied, “If Tesla is ready to succeed with imported autos, then a manufacturing facility in India is kind of seemingly.”
This may very well be music to the ears for the Indian authorities nevertheless it nonetheless looks as if a protracted street forward for Tesla within the nation.