Wednesday, June 19, 2024

Elon Musk says Tesla to be in India ‘as soon as humanly possible’ after meeting Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi met Tesla CEO and Twitter owner Elon Musk today as he began his landmark three-day state visit to the US. “I’m a fan of Modi,” Musk told reporters after the meeting.

“It was a fantastic meeting with the Narendra Modi and I like him quite a lot. He visited our factory a few years ago. So, we have known each other for a while,” Elon Musk said. “I am incredibly excited about the future of India. I think India has more promise than any large country in the world” he added.

On being asked about a timeline on Tesla coming to India, Elan reacts, “I am confident Tesla will be in India and will do so as soon as humanly possible.”

“PM India really cares about country because he is pushing us to make significant investment in India, which is something that we tend to do. We just have to figure out the right timing,” the Telsa CEo added. “He really wants to do the right thing for India. He wants to be open, he wants to be supportive to the companies. And obviously, at the same time, make sure that it accrues to India’s advantage.”

On his meeting with Musk, Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted, “Great meeting you today @elonmusk! We had multifaceted conversations on issues ranging from energy to spirituality.” To this, Musk replied,”It was an honour to meet again.

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