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'Thanks, but no thanks,' says Ola Electric's Bhavish Aggarwal to Elon Musk

Tesla, which has been seeking reduction in import duties to sell its vehicles in India, won't manufacture its products locally unless it is allowed to first sell its cars in the country, its CEO said

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"Thanks, but no thanks," is the terse message via Twitter from Ola Electric founder and CEO Bhavish Aggarwal for Tesla boss Elon Musk hours after the latter said the EV giant will not manufacture its products locally unless it is allowed to first sell and service its cars in the country.

American electric carmaker Tesla, which has been seeking reduction in import duties to sell its vehicles in India, will not manufacture its products locally unless it is allowed to first sell and service its cars in the country, company founder and chief executive Elon Musk has said on Friday.

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First Published: May 28 2022 | 3:24 PM IST

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