Indian Minister Piyush Goyal Visited Tesla’s factory in America. During this time, Tesla CEO Elon Musk was not in California, due to which Goyal and Musk could not meet. Musk apologized to Goyal and said that he would come to India soon. In Musk’s tweet, he appreciated Goyal’s visit to the Tesla factory. He said that he would soon come to India and meet Goyal.
Piyush Goyal spoke to Tesla employees
Piyush Goyal visits Tesla’s factory in Fremont, California on November 15, 2023. During this, he inspected the electric cars and batteries being made in the factory. He also talked to Tesla employees.
Elon Musk tweeted
Musk was not in California during this time. Musk responded to Goyal’s tweet, saying, “It’s an honor for me to have you visit Tesla. I’m sorry for not being able to visit California today, but I look forward to meeting you in the future.”
Musk met PM Modi in June
Musk had earlier met Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New York in June 2023. During this time he had said that he is planning to come to India in 2024.
Government is considering giving import duty concession to Tesla
The Indian government is encouraging Tesla to set up a factory in India. Due to high import duty in India, Tesla cannot sell its vehicles directly in India. The government is considering giving import duty concession to Tesla.
Tesla’s factory is located in Fremont, California
Goyal’s visit to the Tesla factory is being considered an important step for cooperation between India and Tesla. Tesla’s factory is located in Fremont, California. This is the world’s largest electric car factory. The factory produces more than 500,000 vehicles per year.
Piyush Goyal inspects Tesla Model 3 and Model Y cars
Goyal inspected the Tesla Model 3 and Model Y cars being manufactured in the factory. He also saw Tesla’s battery production process. Goyal also spoke to Tesla employees. He asked the employees about the possibility of setting up a Tesla factory in India.
The Indian government is giving several incentives to Tesla to set up a factory in India.
The Indian government is giving several incentives to Tesla to set up a factory in India. Apart from giving import duty concession to Tesla, the government is also giving them subsidy in land and electricity. Goyal’s visit to the Tesla factory was an important step in the cooperation between India and Tesla. This visit can help in strengthening trade and investment relations between the two countries.