Thai PM Srettha Thavisin checks out Tesla Cybertruck in Fremont, discusses future collaborations on EVs

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Thai PM Srettha Thavisin checks out Tesla Cybertruck in Fremont, discusses future collaborations on EVs

Tesla’s Fremont manufacturing facility has welcomed a couple of VIPs these days, with the newest being Thailand prime minster Srettha Thavisin, who’s on an official go to to the US. Srettha beforehand visited New York in September for the United Nations basic meeting, and spent a while on the facet to have talks with Tesla CEO Elon Musk on the electrical automobile (EV) business.

Throughout his Fremont go to, Srettha toured the manufacturing facility and even explored the Cybertruck with Lars Moravy, Tesla’s vp of car engineering. The primary items of the absolutely electrical pick-up truck shall be delivered to clients throughout a particular occasion set to happen on the finish of this month.

In a submit on his official X (previously Twitter) web page, Srettha stated “nice discussions” have been held on future collaborations on EVs and clear power. “It’s my hope that this collaboration will cement Thailand because the hub for EV and renewable power within the years to return. Stay up for seeing extra Tesla presence in our house nation, Elon Musk,” he wrote.

It’s no shock that Thailand is concentrated on rising its EV business, providing incentives to corporations and offering tax cuts to native EV patrons. When it comes to Teslas, each the Mannequin 3 and Mannequin Y are open for reserving within the nation with costs starting from 1.559 million to 2.299 million baht (RM207k to RM306k).

India is one other nation the place Tesla will spend money on, and earlier than Srettha, Piyush Goyal, India’s nation’s minister of commerce and business, paid a go to to the Fremont manufacturing facility. Indonesia additionally stated in August that Tesla will spend money on battery supplies productions within the nation, whereas investments in Malaysia have seen the establishing of a Supercharger community, Expertise Centres, a head workplace in Cyberjaya in addition to the launch of the Mannequin 3 and Mannequin Y.

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