Tesla sets sights on APAC and African markets from India, considers South and Gujarat for Gigafactory. Tesla officials are preparing for another round of discussions with the Indian government to chalk out further plans of localization. Tesla Model 3 likely to be introduced first.
Having successfully cleared the homologation stage for all four vehicle variants. It sought approval for in 2021, Tesla is likely to begin operations in India with either the Model 3 or Model Y.
The electric vehicle giant has its sights set on creating a major export hub in India. It plans to target the Asian Pacific and African markets. While the exact location is yet to be finalised, sources indicate that Tesla is looking at potential sites in Southern India and Gujarat.