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Can Tesla beat Mercedes to Launch EVs in India?

Tesla had plans to begin selling imported cars in India last year and has been lobbying the government to slash import taxes on electric vehicles (EVs) before it enters the market.

Its demands for tax cuts last year prompted objections from local players, who said it would deter investment in manufacturing. But Mercedes is set to assemble EVs in India later this year.

Read more: Tesla’s Musk ‘Working Through Challenges’ to India Launch

Ankur Tanwar

After graduating as a Computer Science student and having worked as Data Analyst for two years, Ankur made the switch to the film and entertainment industry. With an affinity for understanding and managing software, Ankur found a talent for video editing and has worked for Asia Financial since launch, as a Video Editor and Producer. Ankur is in charge of the AF TV production unit based in Delhi.


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