Friday, 30 September, 2022
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Topic: Tesla

Chinese officials will have a secret meeting with Xi. The big problem? Tesla cars on street

BRICS summit was an opportunity for China to present its accommodating side, but Xi Jinping pushed his rhetoric on countering the ‘Western-led international order’.

Elon Musk sells $4 billion worth Tesla shares, pledges no more sales

As Wall Street analysts & Tesla investors had suspected, Musk offloaded 4.4 million shares on 26 April & 27 April to cover the $21 billion equity portion that he’s personally guaranteed.

‘Don’t manufacture in China and sell here. Make in India,’ Gadkari’s advice to Elon Musk

Tesla wants to import and sell its vehicles in India but has complained of high tariffs.

Why Elon Musk’s Twitter takeover offer is not about free expression

Musk’s greater involvement in Twitter is worrisome due to his track record as a self-proclaimed 'free-speech absolutist' who hasn’t always acted as a free speech advocate.

How will Elon Musk change Twitter? Time will tell if involvement is for better — or for worse

Perhaps Tesla CEO's most valuable contribution would be to change Twitter’s metabolism and culture — forcing it to move faster and take bolder risks.

How companies should respond to US-China tensions—reduce supply chain dependence

Tesla could be in trouble. It has no choice but to keep operating in both US and China while navigating political and market risks.

Modi govt wants Tesla to buy Rs 3,300 cr of local auto parts for import tax cut consideration

The govt has said it is keen for Tesla to make cars in the country, but appears to be using their interest to try and gain benefits for the nascent local electric car industry.

India needs an atmanirbhar electric vehicle supply chain before invites to Tesla

From Li-ion batteries to electric motors, import dependency has been the only option for domestic electric vehicle manufacturers.

4 Indian states invite Tesla to set up shop after Elon Musk mentions ‘challenges’ with Modi govt

Telangana, Maharashtra, Bengal ministers & Punjab Congress chief Navjot Sidhu responded to Musk's tweet, which said Tesla 'still working through a lot of challenges with govt'.

Elon Musk says Tesla isn’t in India yet due to ‘challenges with the govt’

Tesla CEO and Modi’s administration have been in talks for years, but disagreements over a local factory and the country’s import duties of as much as 100% have led to an impasse.

On Camera

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(L-R) Niharika NM, Danish Sait, Kusha Kapila and Tanmay Bhat on Koffee with Karan | YouTube screenshot

Koffee With Karan finale saves a boring season. Power has moved from Bollywood to influencers

The Koffee with Karan finale was finally entertainment, entertainment, entertainment, after the most boring season in a boycott-Bollywood world.
A file image of an Indian rupee note | Illustration: Thomas White/Reuters

Modi govt cuts planned borrowing to Rs 14.21 lakh crore for second half of FY23

Centre plans to borrow Rs 5.92 lakh crore in October-March period, compared with Rs 8.29 lakh crore of borrowing in the first half of the fiscal year that will end on September.

Defence

Pinaka is a multiple rocket launcher produced in India and developed by the DRDO for the Army | Twitter/@DRDO_India

As tensions rise with Azerbaijan, Armenia buys Pinaka rockets & ammunition from India

The government-to-government contract, valued at about Rs 2,000 cr, is learnt to have been signed earlier this month. Supplies to be fast-tracked according to Armenia's requirement.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

AAP’s filling a big vacuum in Indian politics. Question is how long it can sustain without ideology

If you find admiration for AAP qualified, if not muted among many of the Modi-BJP’s critics, it is because they question it for its lack of ideological clarity. Especially on secularism.
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