Earlier in one of his tweets, Tesla CEO Elon Musk said that his company would enter the Indian market in early 2021. And now India’s Union Minister Nitin Gadkari confirmed this news on Monday that Tesla will start its operations in India next year.
Tesla’s electric cars will be seen running on Indian roads in the year 2021. Nitin Gadkari has said that Tesla will be operational in India next year. Booking of these cars can start in a few weeks. The company will also explore the possibility of setting up manufacturing units in India based on demand.
Noting that Nitin Gadkari is constantly emphasizing promoting the use of green fuel and electric vehicles to reduce India’s crude oil import budget of about Rs 8 lakh crore. The government is preparing to install an electric charging kiosk at every petrol pump. Tesla may enter the Indian market in June 2021. The company can launch the Model 3 in India and bookings for it is expected to start in a few weeks.
Tesla CEO Elon Musk said in his tweet in October that his company would enter the Indian market in 2021. Musk said in response to a tweet that his company will definitely knock in India next year.
According to the news agency, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said, “America’s automobile giant Tesla will open a distribution center for its cars in India from next year. Based on the demand, the company will also consider setting up its manufacturing factory here. India has the potential to become the world’s largest electric vehicle producer in the next five years.
How Much Can Be the Price?
According to media reports, Tesla will only launch the ‘Model 3‘ of its car in the Indian market. ‘Model 3’ will have a 60Kwh Lithium-ion battery packed inside it. The top speed of the vehicle is 162mph. This car can accelerate from 0-60km in 3.1 seconds. Its price can be around 55 lakh rupees.
Tesla’s long-awaited India entry is now not too far away, with Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways @nitin_gadkari confirming the company is set to commence its India operations in 2021: https://t.co/VTUgJI9u0h
— Autocar India (@autocarindiamag) December 29, 2020
Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Monday confirmed the entry of electric carmaker Tesla into India in 2021 following months of speculation around the world’s most valuable automotive company’s India plans.
— Economic Times (@EconomicTimes) December 28, 2020