‘Tesla Would Be Shut Down If Its Cars Were Used To Spy’ Says Elon Musk Amid Security Concerns In ChinaElon Musk launching a Beta version of Tesla’s V7.0 for the Model S in China in 2015 (VCG/VCG via Getty Images)

Allaying the concerns on its security and privacy, Tesla Inc chief executive Elon Musk said that his company would be shut down if its cars were used to spy.

Elon Musk made this comment a day after the media reported that the Chinese military has banned Tesla cars from entering its complexes citing security concerns over cameras installed on the vehicles, reports Moneycontrol.

"There's a very strong incentive for us to be very confidential with any information," Musk told a prominent Chinese forum during a virtual discussion.

Last year, Tesla sold around 1.5 lakh vehicles in China which is estimated to be the world’s biggest car market. Thus the presence in China is highly significant for Tesla.

The Elon Musk-led Tesla is set to enter the Indian market later this year with plans of importing and selling its Model 3 electric sedan in the country.

Tesla is reportedly planning to build an electric car-making manufacturing unit in Karnataka. The company incorporated Tesla Motors India and Energy Private Ltd with its registered office in Bengaluru back in January.

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