yet another step towards accelerating the transition to sustainable
transportation, Tata Motors, on the occasion of the World Environment Day,
signed an agreement with Blu Smart Electric Mobility for delivering 10,000
Xpres T EVs to the company.
deployment of 10,000units makes this the biggest ever EV fleet order in India.
With deliveries starting soon, these vehicles are an addition to the 3,500
Xpres T EV order, which was signed by both the companies in October last year,
and will be used across the country for commuters, in turn helping minimise the
Chandra, Managing Director, Tata Motors Passenger Vehicles Ltd., and Tata
Passenger Electric Mobility Ltd. said, “Tata Motors is taking active steps
towards the rapid electrification of mobility, and it is heartening to see
renowned fleet aggregators joining the green mobility wave with us. We are
delighted to continue our association with Blu Smart Electric Mobility as we
deploy 10,000 Xpres-T EVs across the country. Our Xpres-T EV fleet offers an
optimal battery size along with a captive fast charging solution and has
already set benchmarks in its category. Tata Motors is constantly working
towards educating and enhancing the adoption of electric mobility in India and
we hope that more people join us in this journey as we mobilize the nation to
Singh Jaggi, CoFounder, Blu Smart Electric Mobility, “With our $50M in Series A
fundraise, we are supercharged to rapidly expand across Delhi NCR and the metro
cities. We are thankful to Tata Motors for charging up our journey to scale up
at a fast pace. Blu Smart Electric Mobility has covered 50 million clean kms
and delivered over 1.6 million zero-emission rides with an elevated customer
experience on its platform. We are building a large-scale integrated EV
mobility ecosystem in India - from the country's largest fully-electric ride
hailing service to the largest network of EV charging super hubs. With the
increasing fleet size we are leading India on the path to reliable, sustainable
and zero-emissions mobility and also creating more inclusive and economic
opportunities for driver partners.”
July 2021, Tata Motors launched the Xpres brand, exclusively for fleet
customers and Xpres-T EV is the first vehicle under this brand. The XPRES-T
electric sedan comes with 2 range options – 213km and 165km (ARAI certified
range under test conditions). It packs a high energy density battery of 21.5
kWh and 16.5 kWh and can be charged from 0- 80% in 90 mins and 110 mins,
respectively, using fast charging or can also be normally charged from any 15 A
plug point, which is easily available and convenient.
It comes with zero tail-pipe emission, single
speed automatic transmission, dual airbags, ABS with EBD as standard across
variants. The premium black theme interior with standard automatic climate
control and Electric Blue accents across its interior and exterior will give it
a differentiated presence from other Tata cars.
Motors has been revolutionising Indian automotive market with its pioneering
efforts and is leading the e-mobility wave in India with a commanding market
share of 87% in FY’22 and with over 25000 Tata EVs on road till date in
personal and fleet segment. Furthermore, in an effort to make EVs even more
accessible to all, Tata Motors is closely working with other Tata Group
companies including Tata Power, Tata Chemicals, Tata Auto Components, Tata
Motors Finance and Croma, to contribute to the faster adoption of EVs in India
through its EV ecosystem called the ‘Tata uniEVerse’.
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