Commerce and Business Minister Piyush Goyal visited the manufacturing facility of US-based electrical car main Tesla at Fremont, California, on Tuesday and highlighted India’s function in contributing to Tesla’s exceptional journey. Throughout his go to, he engaged with Indian engineers and monetary professionals, however missed Elon Musk’s ”magnetic presence”.
Notably, the Twitter boss was unable to satisfy the minister in individual as he was unwell. Responding to Mr. Goyal’s publish on his go to to the Tesla manufacturing unit, the billionaire expressed his honour in having the minister go to and stated that he regarded ahead to a future assembly.
“Visited @Tesla’s state-of-the-art manufacturing facility at Fremont, California. Extraordinarily delighted to see proficient Indian engineers and finance professionals working in Senior positions and contributing to Tesla’s exceptional journey to rework mobility,” Mr Goyal wrote, sharing footage from his go to to Tesla’s state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Fremont.
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Visited @Tesla‘s state-of-the-art manufacturing facility at Fremont, California.
Extraordinarily delighted to see proficient Indian engineers & finance professionals working at Senior positions and contributing to Tesla’s exceptional journey to rework mobility.
Additionally proud to see… pic.twitter.com/FQx1dKiDlf
— Piyush Goyal (@PiyushGoyal) November 14, 2023
“Additionally proud to see the rising significance of auto element suppliers from India within the Tesla EV provide chain. It’s on its solution to double its parts imports from India. Missed Mr @ElonMusk’s magnetic presence and I want him a speedy restoration,” Mr Goyal stated on social networking platform X.
Replying to him, Mr Musk tweeted, ”It was an honor to have you ever go to Tesla! My apologies for not with the ability to journey to California at this time, however I stay up for assembly at a future date.”
It was an honor to have you ever go to Tesla!
My apologies for not with the ability to journey to California at this time, however I stay up for assembly at a future date.
— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) November 14, 2023
In accordance with sources cited by Reuters, Tesla is actively pursuing the institution of an Indian manufacturing unit, aiming to fabricate a $24,000 automotive inside the nation.
The go to assumes significance as there are stories that India is giving customs responsibility concessions to Tesla for establishing a plant within the nation. In September, Mr Goyal stated the corporate is seeking to supply parts value round USD 1.9 billion from India this 12 months in opposition to USD 1 billion in 2022.
In August 2021, Elon Musk stated Tesla may arrange a producing unit in India if it first succeeded with imported automobiles within the nation. He had stated Tesla wished to launch its automobiles in India “however import duties are the best on the planet by far of any massive nation!”.