The minister visited Tesla factory near San Francisco in USA yesterday.
Union Minister for Road Transport & Highways and Shipping Nitin Gadkari visits the Tesla electric car manufacturing unit, in San Francisco on Friday. PTI
The minister said India is interested to promote joint ventures between the global leaders in electric car manufacturing and the Indian automobile companies.
Tesla senior executive admitted that their manufacturing hub has to be outside the US for markets in rest of the world and appreciated the Indian offer of cooperation which they said will certainly be considered at the appropriate time in future.