Tata Motors as we speak introduced a partnership with Lithium Urban Technologies, an EV based mostly city transportation service supplier, which is able to deploy 5000 XPRES T Electric Sedans, throughout the nation, for worker transportation. Tata Motors will start deliveries in phases and can full the deployment by subsequent yr.
Speaking on the event, Shailesh Chandra, Managing Director, Tata Motors Passenger Vehicles Ltd., and Tata Passenger Electric Mobility Ltd. mentioned, “With the ‘XPRES-T’ EV Sedan we have created a new benchmark in the fleet market. Targeted at mobility services, corporate and government fleet customers, the XPRES-T EV offers an optimal battery size, captive fast charging solution, which will ensure outstandingly low cost of ownership in addition to safety and passenger comfort, making it a comprehensive and attractive proposition for fleet owners and operators.”
He added, “This MOU is a big leap towards faster adoption of EVs in the shared mobility space and we are delighted to take forward our long-term partnership with Lithium Urban Technologies, who are on the path to provide mobility solutions with a focus on sustainability and supporting India’s e-mobility mission.”
Speaking on the event, Sanjay Krishnan, Founder & CEO of Lithium Urban Technologies mentioned, “Our relationship with Tata Motors dates back to 2019 when we placed the first order for 500 vehicles. We are delighted that Tata Motors has brought to market a portfolio of vehicles that cater to the entire application spectrum of Corporate and Business travel needs.”
He added, “The order of 5000 vehicles is indeed a momentous occasion for Lithium, Tata Motors and the entire EV ecosystem. It is a testament not only to the demand for Lithium’s services but also the quality of the products from Tata Motors. We look forward to strengthening our relationship with Tata Motors in the months and years to come to truly unleash the power of Electric mobility not only in India but across the world.”
In July 2021, Tata Motors launched the ‘XPRES’ model, solely for fleet clients and XPRES-T’ EV is the primary automobile beneath this model. The new XPRES-T electrical sedan comes with 2 vary choices – 213 km and 165km (ARAI licensed vary beneath take a look at situations). It packs a excessive power density battery of 21.5 kWh and 16.5 kWh and could be charged from 0- 80% in 90 minutes and 110 minutes, respectively, utilizing quick charging or can be usually charged from any 15 A plug level, which is well obtainable and handy.
It comes with zero tail-pipe emission, single pace computerized transmission, twin airbags, ABS with EBD as customary throughout variants. The premium black theme inside with customary computerized local weather management and Electric Blue accents throughout its inside and exterior will give it a differentiated presence from different Tata automobiles.
Tata Motors is main the e-mobility wave in India with a market share of 87% in FY’22 and over 24000 Tata EVs on street until date within the private and fleet section.
Furthermore, in an effort to make EVs much more accessible to all, Tata Motors is intently working with different Tata Group firms together with Tata Power, Tata Chemicals, Tata Auto Components, Tata Motors Finance and Croma, to contribute to the sooner adoption of EVs in India by means of its EV ecosystem referred to as the ‘Tata uniEVerse’.