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Tesla car to be affordable in India, will cost Rs 35 lakh, says Gadkari

No formal announcement yet but the automobile company is anticipated to bring in its competitive Tesla Model 3

Tesla in India | Nitin Gadkari  | Tesla Model 3

Shally Seth Mohile  |  Mumbai 

Tesla has been lobbying with the Indian government to reduce the duty on imported cars.
Tesla has been lobbying with the Indian government to reduce the duty on imported cars.

Tesla’s car will be “affordable” when it is launched in India, and it will cost Rs 35 lakh here, said Union Minister for Road Transport & Highways on Friday. His remarks were further indication of the Indian government and the Elon Musk-run firm’s mutual interest in having cruise into the world's fifth-largest market, which has a reputation of being price sensitive.



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First Published: Fri, October 08 2021. 22:02 IST