During his visit to the Tesla manufacturing facility in Fremont, California, India’s Commerce and Industry Minister, Piyush Goyal, lauded the impressive contributions of Indian engineers and finance professionals at senior positions within Tesla.
Goyal expressed immense delight at witnessing their pivotal roles in Tesla’s ongoing endeavors to revolutionize the landscape of mobility.
In a statement following his visit, Minister Goyal emphasized, “I am extremely delighted to see talented Indian engineers and finance professionals making significant contributions at senior positions within Tesla. Their expertise and dedication are pivotal in propelling Tesla’s remarkable journey towards transforming the global mobility sector.”
Piyush Goyal underscored his pride in witnessing the burgeoning significance of Indian auto component suppliers within Tesla’s EV supply chain. Notably, he highlighted the promising trajectory, indicating a projected doubling of component imports from India, signifying the country’s increasing role in Tesla’s global operations.
Piyush Goyal at Tesla Plant; India to double its components imports from India
The minister’s visit not only served to acknowledge the invaluable contributions of Indian professionals but also paved the way for strengthened collaboration between India and Tesla in the electric vehicle (EV) domain.
Piyush Goyal expressed optimism about fostering deeper ties between India’s burgeoning EV sector and Tesla, envisioning a mutually beneficial partnership that capitalizes on India’s robust manufacturing capabilities and Tesla’s innovative technological advancements.
As India accelerates its push towards electric mobility under various initiatives like the Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of Hybrid and Electric Vehicles (FAME) scheme, Goyal’s visit to Tesla’s facility stands as a testament to India’s commitment to fostering a conducive ecosystem for sustainable and technologically advanced transportation solutions.
The minister’s interactions and observations at the Tesla plant are anticipated to catalyze enhanced cooperation, facilitating knowledge exchange, technology transfer, and potential collaborations between India’s vibrant automotive sector and Tesla’s pioneering advancements in electric vehicle technology. This strategic alliance holds the promise of reshaping the future of mobility, driving sustainable growth, and fostering innovation on a global scale.