Tesla has plans to enter the Indian market by 2021. This was confirmed via a recent tweet by Elon Musk.
Tesla is one of the most popular electric carmakers around the world. The demand for Tesla cars is pretty high in foreign markets. In India, the electric vehicle business is gaining some pace as many carmakers have already introduced their EVs in the market. A lot of enthusiasts are eagerly waiting for Tesla to enter India. Earlier, the CEO of Tesla, Elon Musk hinted that they may enter our market soon. A recent report suggests that the carmaker has plans to enter India by next year. Early this month, Elon Musk said that Tesla will hit the Indian shores by 2021.
“Next year for sure,” Musk said on Twitter in reply to a post with a photograph of a T-shirt with the message: “India wants Tesla”. Moreover, reports also say that the company’s official booking order configurator for our country will go live on their website early next year. This was also a tweet by Tesla’s CEO to a Twitter handle named Tesla Club India. We are eagerly waiting for the bookings configurator to go live because it’ll give us an insight that what models the automaker has plans to launch in India initially. Tesla has been receiving a lot of queries from its fans in India about their plans to launch cars in India. Reverting to such queries, the CEO of Tesla, Elon Musk said that they will soon release details about where to book a Tesla car in India by January next year. He wrote, “Will release order configurator probably in Jan.”
The carmaker is in talks with the Indian government to set up an R&D facility in Karnataka. As you may know that Bengaluru is the hub of many R&D facilities like aviation, biotechnology and information technology. Moreover, Karnataka is also one of the first states in India to come up with an EV policy, which can generate investments up to Rs 31,000 cores in EV R&D and manufacturing. Everyone is excited to see how Tesla will change the EV game in India.