A Tesla Model S charges at a Tesla Supercharger station in Cabazon, California (Photo: Reuters)
Tesla Motors is planning to set up a factory in India to cater to the local demand for electric cars, at a time when the Modi government has launched an ambitious plan of moving to 100 per cent electric mobility by 2030.
The US carmaker is looking to enter India as a retailer and is in talks with the government for waiver of restrictions on imports of its high-end electric cars until its factory is built here.
“In discussions with the government of India requesting temporary relief on import penalties/restrictions until a local factory is built,” Elon Musk, chief executive
First Published: Jun 16 2017 | 4:50 AM IST