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Tata Motors To Deliver 500 Tigor EVs To E-Cab Aggregator


The first batch of 160 Tigor EVs are expected to start service by January 2020

Tata Motors has joined hands with Prakriti E-Mobility Private Limited to supply Tigor EVs in New Delhi. Prakriti E-Mobility Private Limited is an eco-friendly cab aggregator co-founded by Nimish Trivedi, Vikas Bansal and Rajeev Tiwari. Tata Motors will supply 500 Tigor EVs to Prakriti E-Mobility, with the first 160 cars expected to start service by January 20. The e-cab aggregator dispatches EV cabs across the Delhi/NCR region through its app called Evera.

The updated Tigor EV comes with an impressive range of 213km, while putting out 41PS of power and 105Nm of torque using a 21.5kWh battery pack. Tata’s latest electric car, the Nexon EV, promises an even better range of over 300km in one full charge.

“The induction of Tigor EVs will not only help the company achieve their business goals but also accomplish their objective of offering eco-friendly mobility solutions,” said Shailesh Chandra, President, Electric Mobility Business & Corporate Strategy, Tata Motors Ltd. 

This move from Tata is a welcome change as commercial vehicles going electric is the first step towards green mobility. This will also reduce range anxiety in private users, encouraging them to make the switch to EVs. 

Here’s what the release says: 

New Delhi, December 27, 2019: Accelerating the transition to sustainable transportation for the masses, Tata Motors today announced a partnership with Prakriti E-Mobility Private Limited, to deploy 500 Tigor EVs in New Delhi. Prakriti E-Mobility Private Limited, an EV based taxi service co-founded by Nimish Trivedi, Vikas Bansal and Rajeev Tiwari, will deploy the Tigor EVs on its app-based platform EVERA, which will serve in Delhi/NCR, reinforcing its commitment to service clients while enhancing sustainability. The first batch of over 160 Tigor EVs is expected to hit the road by Jan’20.

Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Shailesh Chandra, President – Electric Mobility Business & Corporate Strategy, Tata Motors Ltd. said, “Prakriti E-Mobility Solutions is a valuable partner on our path of social responsibility and environmental sustainability. We are confident that Tigor EVs will be a stellar addition to their company’s offerings as it aptly addresses the requirements of longer range applications and also provides higher revenue earning potential for our commercial customers. The induction of Tigor EVs will not only help the company achieve their business goals but also accomplish their objective of offering ecofriendly mobility solutions.” 

Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Nimish Trivedi, Co-Founder & CEO, Prakriti E-Mobility Private Limited said, “Keeping in line with our commitment to offer ecofriendly mobility solutions, we are excited to begin offering Tigor EVs to Delhities and are very proud to partner with Tata Motors in this journey. We strongly believe in the inherent benefits of zero emission and lower operating costs of EVs will be the ultimate gamechanger for commuting in the city. We plan to deploy 500 Tigor EVs in New Delhi and bring EV solutions closer to our customers. 

Tata Motors is playing a leading role in proactively driving electric mobility in the country. The company’s latest addition of Tigor EV comes with a range of 213 kms, certified by ARAI, offers an enhanced driving range, low cost of ownership, connectivity, comfort of a sedan and zero emissions.

 

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