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Why is Tesla Hesitant to Enter India?

Those high import duties are the main reason. 100%! Can you imagine?

100% for cars above $40k, 60% for less than $40k. Its ridiculous.

As elon replied below

Then as we, Tesla Club India, replied asking for a assembly plant he replied this

He explains that for a factory in other country, they want to use profit generated in that country from selling the imported cars to make a factory which current rules prevent.

Import Duties in India Will Make Tesla Cars 'Unaffordable', Says Elon Musk

However he earlier said this