Tata Motors to deploy EVs for Kolkata, Delhi’s DTC
Date: 25 Jul 2022
Motors announced its partnership with EC Wheels India Pvt. Ltd.(an Associate of
Steelman Group), an app based urban transportation service in Kolkata to deploy
1,000 Xprest electric sedans for cab transportation.
a commanding EV market share of 90% in the east, the signing of this MoU makes
for the biggest ever EV fleet order in the region. As part of this partnership,
the company will commence deliveries in phases.
a few days back the company announced that it has bagged a prestigious order of
1500 electric buses from Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) under the larger
tender by Convergence Energy Services Limited.
MOU WITH EC WHEELS
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 – 213 km and 165 km (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.
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 will supply, operate and maintain air-conditioned, low-floor, 12-metre
fully built electric buses for 12 years, as per the contract. Tata Starbus
electric buses offer state-of-the-art technology for sustainable, eco-friendly
and economical public transportation and are equipped with modern features to
enable safe, smooth and comfortable travel for passengers.
date, Tata Motors has supplied more than 650 electric buses across multiple
cities in India, which have cumulatively clocked more than 39 million