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Elon Musk wants to bring Tesla to India this year

Elon Musk wants to bring Tesla to India this year

Saturday March 16, 2019,

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After the launch of the much awaited Tesla Model Y, Elon Musk took to Twitter to reply to fans as usual and in an interaction with one of them - he tweeted saying "Would love to be there this year. If not, definitely next! 💛 India 💛"

Elon Musk

This tweet comes close to 4 months after, the CEO of Tesla, Musk tweeted about the company’s long-term vision for expanding beyond its current biggest markets.

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Earlier this month, The Union Cabinet, under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, come forward with a planned electric vehicle (EV) strategy to get India EV-ready by 2024, and localise EV production to become a world leader in the sustainable mobility space. This also includes setting up a National Mission on Transformative Mobility and Battery Storage to bring clean and connected technologies that can usher in an era of shared and sustainable EV infrastructure in the country.

It would be interesting to see if the government would ease regulations to help Tesla set up shop in India.

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