SINGAPORE: Tesla Inc has marketed for servicing staff in Singapore, a rustic beforehand criticised by Chief Executive Elon Musk as unsupportive of electrical automobiles.
Listings for 5 jobs in Singapore on networking web site LinkedIn are primarily in servicing and restore, akin to a service technician and components adviser.
It was not clear the place in Singapore the brand new hires can be primarily based, or whether or not the U.S. automaker presently has any workers in the nation.
Tesla didn’t reply to a request for touch upon its Singapore plans.
Singapore is likely one of the world’s most costly locations to purchase a automotive and has few electrical automobiles. It goals to part out petrol and diesel automobiles by 2040, and make an even bigger guess on electrification to chop greenhouse gases and gradual local weather change.
Two years in the past, Musk responded to a Tesla admirer in Singapore who requested the chief to make the automaker’s automobiles accessible in the city-state. “We tried, but Singapore govt is not supportive of electric vehicles,” Musk tweeted.
Unlike conventional automakers, Tesla prefers to promote its automobiles instantly via its own showrooms.
Local dealership Hong Seh Motors on its web site said it’s Singapore’s solely retailer of Tesla automobiles. It didn’t reply to an emailed request for remark.
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