Tesla India

Indian carmakers set to propose import duty rollback, but Tesla will miss out

Indian automakers are finally set on proposing the idea of budging on import duties that would allow foreign automakers to…

Tesla loses India executive after plan to enter market stagnates

Tesla has lost one of the key executives it hired to handle business in India after the company's plan to…

Tesla India teams reassigned to other Asia-Pacific markets

The Tesla India team was reassigned to Asia-Pacific (APAC) and other markets.  The team in India includes Sami Jain, who…

Tesla will get benefits if it produces cars in India, says transport minister

On Monday, May 2, India's Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari said Tesla would get benefits if it…

Tesla won’t be shipping cars from Shanghai to India: Transport Minister

Tesla will not be shipping its electric vehicles made at Gigafactory Shanghai in China to India, the country's Transport Minister,…

Tesla qualifies for hefty auto sector benefits in India, but has not applied to any: Gov’t Official

Tesla's long and relatively uneventful quest to build and sell the company's all-electric vehicles in India continues to show a…

Tesla, India talks stagnate as neither party is willing to budge on terms

Tesla and Indian government officials have essentially reached a standstill as neither party is willing to budge from terms they…

Tesla’s ‘challenges’ with India gov’t halt potential rescue of $27B manufacturing initiative

In 2014 when Narendra Modi officially became Prime Minister of India, his first message to people around the world was…

Tesla India gets approval for three more vehicles

Tesla India received approval for three more vehicles in the country, according to information from the Ministry of Road Transport…

Tesla Supercharger V2 arrives in India, when they will be used remains in question

Tesla's V2 Superchargers are live in India, but there is no timetable for when consumers will use them as India…

Tesla, LG, Samsung invited to India battery manufacturing recruitment summit

Tesla, LG Energy, and Samsung are among a group of large battery manufacturers that have been invited to a recruitment…

Tesla’s Elon Musk to meet with India’s Prime Minister to discuss duty reductions

Tesla CEO Elon Musk is set to meet with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to discuss import duty reductions. According…

Tesla may not sell Giga Shanghai-produced cars in India: Road Transport Minister

Indian Road Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari nailed the point that Tesla will not be able to export Giga Shanghai Model…

Tesla targets 2022 to finalize India manufacturing plans: analyst

Tesla's manufacturing efforts in India could launch as soon as 2022, according to Soumen Mandal, an analyst at Counterpoint Research.…

Tesla Model 3 ground clearance issues slow launch in India

Tesla's Model 3 sedan has a ground clearance that is too low for Indian roads, according to a new report.…

Tesla is sourcing auto components from suppliers in India: report

Recent reports from India have revealed that Tesla has initiated talks with the government to set up and operate a…

Tesla gets support in India for import duty reductions

Tesla is receiving support from Indian Union Road Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari, who stated that the automaker should have a…

Volkswagen teams with Tesla to slash India import duties

Volkswagen has teamed up with Tesla in support of slashing import duties in India, the major barrier between automakers selling…

Tesla India: Gov’t officials ponder sizable import duty reductions for EVs

Tesla's request for import tax reductions in India has government officials thinking about the possibility of rolling back the costly…

Why Tesla’s road in India may end before it even starts

This is a preview from our weekly newsletter. Each week I go ‘Beyond the News’ and handcraft a special edition…