Tesla is preparing to enter the Thailand market with its electric vehicles, batteries and solar energy
Tesla has advanced to enter Thailand as the latest market expansion. Interestingly, it plans to sell not only its electric cars but also its batteries and solar products.
It’s been a while since Tesla expanded into a whole new market. The company has been trying hard to enter the Indian market for years, but that effort was put on hold earlier this month.
Tesla appears to have now turned its attention to Thailand. Tesla has applied to register its product for sale in Thailand, according to a new file circulating on social media:
Although Tesla has not officially entered the country yet, there are already quite a few Tesla cars in Thailand. They’ve been privately imported by the owners – a factor that Tesla takes into account when considering entering a new market. If many people are willing to take on the issue of importing a vehicle, there is a good chance that there is a market for its vehicles in the country. We’ve even reported that Thai police will purchase a fleet of Tesla Model 3 police patrol vehicles in 2020, pictured above.
The Thai auto market is more important than most people think; More than 750,000 cars were sold on the market last year, and the number is expected to increase to 800,000-900,000 this year. However, most of these vehicles are not in the same price range as Tesla cars.
Thailand will be the first country in Southeast Asia where Tesla will officially sell its cars. Tesla’s map still doesn’t show any planned service centers or Superchargers, which is generally the first sign of the company’s entry into a new market.
Interestingly, Tesla also registered in Thailand to sell its solar and battery products, which were mostly restricted to the United States.
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