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Tesla in Talks with Thailand for Production Facility, Says Government Official

March 04, 2024, 08.07 PM | Source: Reuters
Tesla in Talks with Thailand for Production Facility, Says Government Official

ILUSTRASI. A Tesla car is driven past a store of the electric vehicle (EV) maker in Beijing, China January 4, 2024. REUTERS/Florence Lo


MOBIL TESLA - BANGKOK. Electric vehicle (EV) maker Tesla is in talks with Thailand's government for a potential production facility in the country having conducted a site survey late last year, an official from the prime minister's office said on Monday.

The Thai government has offered Tesla 100% green energy to run the facility that could produce EVs or batteries, Supakorn Congsomjit told reporters.

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Thailand is Southeast Asia's largest car producer and exporter, and has ambitions to become the main EV production hub in the region.

The country has already drawn over $1.44 billion in investment commitments from Chinese EV producers.

 

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