Minister Marcos Pontes Reportedly Negotiating Terms for Tesla Plant in Brazil

Should Tesla decide to build its South American base in Brazil, there should be great competition among states and municipalities for the automaker's preference.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - According to reports in the NSC Total column, the Minister of Science, Technology, Innovation and Communications, Marcos Pontes, is negotiating with federal Deputy Daniel Freitas the installation of a Tesla plant in Brazil.

The Minister and the Deputy did not wish to name the electric vehicle assembly plant, but they are said to have clarified that it is one of the most valuable in today's global market. In any case, the goal would be to bring an electric car plant to the country while Chamber Bill PL4825 is under consideration in the Chamber to benefit . . .

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