Tesla is coming to India: Here's the proof

The incorporation was done on January 8, 2021 as “Tesla India Motors and Energy Private Limited.”

| Updated on: Jan 13 2021, 16:47 IST
Tesla. (Unsplash)
Tesla. (Unsplash)

It has been awhile since we have been hearing that electric carmaker, Tesla will be entering India. This rumour was resonated by the country's transport minister Nitin Gadkari last month, when he said that Tesla will finally be entering the Indian shores in the year 2021. However, now we have our first proof that Elon Musk's company is indeed on track to enter the country this year as its office has been incorporated in Karnataka. 

As per the image, showing the registration, the incorporation was done on January 8, 2021 as “Tesla India Motors and Energy Private Limited.” The image has been tweeted by Tesla Club India. It has also been mentioned that the company has listed three directors for the company. 

One of the directors is David Jon Feinstein, who is also the global senior director at Tesla. The second director is Vaibhav Taneja, who is also the chief accounting officer at Tesla. And the third director is Venkatrangam Sreeram, who is also associated with Xenon Automotive India Private Limited, as and Clearquote Technologies India Private Limited, as the director. 

The India headquarters in Karnataka is said to be in the heart of Bengaluru city. According to the account, the building can be 10 minutes away from MG Road in Bengaluru and 500 meters from UB City. In the report from December, it was mentioned that the electric carmaker will possibly start with sales and then look at assembly and manufacturing based on the response.

The first model to be launched will be Model 3, the cheapest among Tesla vehicles, with prices starting at over $74,739 (5.5 million Indian rupees), according to a report in the Economic Times.

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First Published Date: 12 Jan, 20:54 IST