Gadkari tells Mercedes-Benz, ‘I can’t afford your car’. Here's Why | Watch
Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways of India Nitin Gadkari had a message for premium German car maker Mercedes-Benz. Speaking at the rollout of Mercedes-Benz India's first locally assembled EQS 580 4MATIC EV from its Chakan manufacturing facility in Pune, Gadkari said, "You increase the production, only then it is possible to reduce cost. We are middle-class people, even I can't afford your car." He added that there is a huge market for electric vehicles in India. The latest EV from the German car maker comes with a price tag of ₹1.55 crore. Watch this video for more details.