Aaditya Thackeray, the tourism minister of Maharashtra, took to Twitter to convey his participation in the virtual meet with the Tesla team and the industries minister of the state, Subhash Desai.
This evening I had the opportunity to participate in a video call by Industries Minister @Subhash_Desai ji with… https://t.co/UbhcHqpg69
— Aaditya Thackeray (@AUThackeray) 1603381482000
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According to the industry reports, this meeting was planned after Tesla showed interest in investing in Karnataka and setting up a R&D facility in Bengaluru.
“We are firmly committed to policy building and changes for sustainable development and I personally believe that electric mobility, supported by renewable energy is the way ahead. Let’s hope we can help this thought become mainstream soon,” said Aaditya Thackeray via Twitter.
Tesla’s expansion to India probably comes after Musk announced his strategy to sell 20 million EVs by 2030. And that goal would only seem a little more achievable of it gets backed by India, the 3rd largest auto market in the APAC region and the 4th largest in the world.
The Tesla Model 3 would be the one that would probably gain traction in India as it is the most affordable in the line-up yet.
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