TESLA TO SET UP RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT (R&D) PLANT IN GREECE - CALIPHATE MEDIA

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Wednesday, 7 March 2018

TESLA TO SET UP RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT (R&D) PLANT IN GREECE


 



Athens (caliphatemedia)  --In a bid to conquer the world of electric vehicle, Elon Musk, the Billionaire entrepreneur that owns the world biggest electric car company has concluded plans to set up engineering facility in Athens to be called Tesla Greece.

“Tesla’s plans for the country have such “game-changing potential” that the head of the Hellenic Entrepreneurs’ Association, Vasilis Apostolopoulos, has pledged to hand over his own industrial plant for free as a testing ground for new products.”
While Addressing delegates at the annual Delphi economic forum, Vsilis Apostolopoulos said: “I have personally emailed Musk to welcome Tesla Greece … and to say that for the next 10 years I will give, at zero cost to his company, my group’s own industrial plant outside Corinth so that Greece can be on the frontline of global innovation.”
Mr. Vasilis  Apostolopoulos, is  the chief executive officer of Athens Medical Group, a leading private healthcare provider.

“It is the least we can do to thank and welcome Mr Musk’s vote of confidence in Hellenic business, research and technology and I am also prepared to offer full medical coverage for a year to all of Tesla Greece’s staff members and international staff visiting the country on company business,” he told journalists.

Presently, Tesla European presence can only be seen the UK, Netherlands and Germany. The R&D center when operational is expected to act as a base for Tesla southeast Europe.
 “Greece has a strong electric motor engineering talent, and technical universities offering tailored programmes and specialised skills for electric motor technology,” a spokesperson told Electrek, a US news website.

“Tesla’s three Greek designers – principal motor designer Konstantinos Laskaris; motor design engineer Konstantinos Bourchas; and staff motor design engineer Vasilis Papanikolaou – are preparing to move back to Athens under the company’s plans,” an excited Demokritos said in a statement.

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