Erdogan invitations Elon Musk to construct his subsequent Tesla manufacturing unit in Turkey
Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla and proprietor of X, arrives for the Inaugural AI Perception Discussion board in Russell Constructing on Capitol Hill, on Wednesday, September 13, 2023.
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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan invited Elon Musk to construct his subsequent Tesla manufacturing unit in Turkey, the nation’s state media reported Monday.
Erdogan on Sunday met with the Tesla and SpaceX CEO in New York whereas visiting the U.S. for the United Nations Normal Meeting. The 2 met on the Turkish Home in Manhattan.
“Recalling that with the Turkish electrical automotive Togg hitting the roads in Türkiye, Tesla entered the Turkish market, Erdogan referred to as on Tesla to ascertain its seventh manufacturing unit in Türkiye,” Turkish state information company Anadolu reported, citing the nation’s communications directorate.
Erdogan additionally supplied collaboration alternatives with Musk’s aerospace firm SpaceX and Turkey’s area program, and invited the billionaire inventor to Teknofest, Turkey’s largest aviation, aerospace, and expertise pageant happening between late September and the top of October this yr.
Musk replied that a variety of Turkish suppliers are already working with Tesla and that Turkey “is among the many most necessary candidates” for his subsequent and seventh manufacturing unit, Anadolu wrote. CNBC has contacted the Turkish communications directorate for the complete assertion.