Tata Tigor EV Rolled Out Of Sanand Plant as part of the contract that the government gave to some companies which Tata secured
Tata Motors today rolled out the first batch of the Tigor Electric Vehicle (EV) at the hands of N Chandrasekaran, Chairman, Tata Sons and Tata Motors, from its Sanand facility in Gujarat. Present on this momentous occasion were Ratan N Tata, Chairman Emeritus, Tata Group, Guenter Butschek, CEO & MD, Tata Motors and members of the Tata Motors Executive Committee. The Tigor EVs are being manufactured for the Indian Government’s prestigious order of electric vehicles from the Energy Efficiency Services Ltd (EESL), an entity under the Ministry of Power.
Tata said that this occasion is a significant milestone for Tata Motors and a proud moment for them. As they work together to build the future of e-mobility in India, Tata is confident that customers will respond very favourably to this electric model.
The contribution made by Electra EV as part of this team for Tigor EV has been fruitful, Tata’s journey in boosting e-mobility and offering a full range of electric vehicles to the Indian customers has begun. The tender has effectively paved way for connecting aspirations in the e-mobility space with the vision of the Government.
Tata Motors had qualified as L1 bidder in the midst of stiff competition and won the tender of 10,000 electric cars floated by EESL in September 2017. For phase 1, Tata Motors is required to deliver 250 Tigor EVs, for which it has received a LoA. For an additional 100 cars, the LoA is expected to be issued shortly by EESL. The electric drive systems for this prestigious order have been developed and supplied by Electra EV – a company established to develop and supply electric drive systems for the automotive sector.
Tata Motors is committed to the Government’s vision for electric vehicles by 2030 and will work in a collaborative manner to facilitate faster adoption of electric vehicles and to build a sustainable future for India.