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28/05/2022 05:05pm

Tesla to not manufacture in India if not allowed to sell, service cars, tweets Musk

image Tesla to not manufacture in India if not allowed to sell, service cars, tweets Musk

New Delhi, May 28 (KNN) Elon Musk, Founder and Chief Executive of Tesla has said they will not manufacture in India unless it is allowed to first sell and service its cars in the country. 

The chief of the American electric carmaker said this in a tweet responding to a user asking about Tesla setting up a manufacturing plant in India. 

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To which he replied, "Tesla will not put a manufacturing plant in any location where we are not allowed first to sell & service cars." 

Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari had said last month that if Tesla was ready to manufacture its electric vehicles in India then there was 'no problem' but the company must not import cars from China.

Last year in August, Musk had said if Tesla first succeeds with imported vehicles in the India, it may set up a manufacturing unit in the country.

He had said Tesla wanted to launch its vehicles in India "but import duties are the highest in the world by far of any large country!"  (KNN Bureau)

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