In New Delhi, petrol is being sold 17 paise higher at Rs 70.72/litre, and diesel at Rs 65.16/litre after a 19 paise hike.
This is Tesla's second job cut in seven months and comes just days after it cut US prices for all vehicles and fell short on quarterly deliveries of its mass-market Model 3 sedan.
This is the second successive week of loss for the Indian currency.
US stocks gained Thursday on the report, recovering from a wobble triggered by news that the US was carrying out a criminal probe into Chinese tech giant Huawei.
The BSE Sensex settled 12.53 points, or 0.03 per cent, higher at 36,386.61.
The rupee gained further ground and touched a high of 71.13 amid easing crude prices, displaying gains of 11 paise over its previous close against the greenback.
After rising 147 points, the 30-share index was trading 72.16 points, or 0.20 per cent, higher at 36,393.45 in early trade.
After a tumultuous December, global equities have enjoyed a broadly strong start to the year, largely thanks optimism China and the US will resolve their trade row.
In Mumbai, petrol retailed at Rs 76.11 per litre after a hike of 0.14 paise. Diesel price was also revised to Rs 67.82 per litre, an increase of 0.20 paise from yesterday.
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The rupee opened on a weak note at 71.10 at the interbank forex market then lost further ground and touched a low of 71.12.
While petrol prices were reduced by 0.8 paise in Delhi and Mumbai, diesel saw an increase of around 12 paise.
Last time, imports had plunged into negative territory in September 2016. It was dipped by 2.54 per cent then.