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Tesla plans to set up research centre in Bengaluru

India could be the second country outside US to have a research centre

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Tesla is in talks with the Karnataka government officials for a possible investment in Bengaluru.A follow-up meeting is expected to be held later this month.As per the reports,the talks are at a preliminary stage and further developments will be known in the days to come.Interestingly,if talks progress further,India could be the second country outside US to have a research centre.

Karnataka is the first state to come up with electric vehicle policy,with plans to generate investments of 31,000 crore in EV research and development,and manufacturing.Bengaluru currently has many local and global companies such as Daimler,Bosh and Mahindra Electric.It is also home to a few startups like Ather,Ola Electric and Sun Mobility.

Back in January, the company opened a "Gigafactory",car and battery factory,in Shanghai.Tesla has emerged as a top seller of electric vehicles in China with 50,000 vehicles sold in the first half of the year.More details about Teslaโ€™s plans will be known in the days to come.

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Comments (25)

  • All 25% ๐Ÿ˜‚ I donโ€™t know why I find this funny

      8 months ago
    • I don't care if they come too cuz I know they'll be ridiculously expensive

        8 months ago
    • Yep ๐Ÿ˜‚ and the fat arse seagull is disgusting ๐Ÿ˜‚ I just put no

        8 months ago
  • Lemme guess, Electronic City?

      8 months ago
  • I am interested but sadly they will be taxed heavily,I really want a model 3.

      8 months ago
  • But India doesn't have EV infrastructure yet

      8 months ago