Tesla may soon open representative offices in Russia, said the CEO of the automotive company Elon Musk during a large three-day educational marathon Novoye Znanie. The company's offices may also appear in Kazakhstan and other CIS countries, the businessman added.
The company is also considering the possibility of locating production facilities in the Russian Federation, Musk said.
“We have a factory in Shanghai, we are also building in Berlin, Texas, California, and we want to have factories in other parts of the world. We are potentially considering Russia, ”Musk said.
In early April, Tesla reported record deliveries in the first quarter of 2021. The company delivered 184,800 vehicles to customers worldwide, up from 88,400 vehicles in the same period a year earlier. Most of the deliveries fell on Model 3 and Model Y.
This week, Elon Musk told his social media followers that the American carmaker resumes deliveries premium electric vehicles from June.