The announcement comes at a time when global demand for EVs has surged amid high fuel prices and growing global clamour to cut down on carbon footprints
As ‘dark-age’ fears strike China over power crisis, global majors Tesla, Apple halt manufacturing operations
China is in the grip of a power crunch as a shortage of coal supplies, toughening emissions standards and strong demand from manufacturers have pushed coal prices to record highs
The company plans to foray into the Indian market with the launch of its four new models that have received approval for homologation as seen on the government’s Vahan Sewa portal
According to the tech tycoon and CTO of SpaceX, Elon Musk, Starlink projects are set to cover “most of Earth by end of the year, all by next year, then ‘it's about densifying coverage’
Hardware start-up Tenstorrent has announced computing chip architect Jim Keller as its President, CTO and board member.
Tesla is going to commence its operations in India early next year, a media report has said. Tesla will begin operations with sales in early 2021 and perhaps also assemble and manufacture vehicles in the country some time later, a TechCrunch report quoted Nitin Gadkari, Union Minister, Road Transport and Highways, as saying while he was speaking with the Indian Express. Later, Elon Musk, CEO, Tesla, tweeted, “How early? Definitely not next month.” For years, Tesla has been showing a keen interest in the Indian market. However, in 2018, Musk, through a tweet had said that some Indian government regulations had emerged as a roadblock. ET Auto reported that Tesla has geared up to resume bookings next month after 4 years when it last began bookings in the country in 2016. The deliveries are expected to take place by June-July 2021. Four years back, the company had collected a $1000 token amount from potential customers in India to book the Tesla Model 3, but Musk blamed the FDI norms for the delay in deliveries. Tesla Model 3 will be the first car to be rolled out in India expected to be priced between Rs 60-70 lakh (ex-showroom). The company is unlikely to partner with any...
Tesla has roped in Oracle founder Larry Ellison and former Kellogg HR head Kathleen Wilson-Thompson as an independent director on its board.