The first batch of electric cars manufactured by Tata Motors has been delivered to state-run Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL). Tata Motors qualified as L1 bidder in the midst of stiff competition and won the tender floated by EESL in September 2017. For phase 1, Tata Motors is required to deliver 250 Tigor EVs.
Guenter Butschek, CEO & MD, Tata Motors said, “With Tigor EV, we have begun our journey in boosting e-mobility and will offer a full range of electric vehicles to the Indian customers. This tender has effectively paved way for connecting our aspirations in the e-mobility space with the vision of the Government.”
The Tigor EV is a full electric, zero emission styleback and will be built on the existing passenger vehicles portfolio of Tata Motors. Specific to the EESL order, the Tigor EV will be delivered in three trim variants – Base, Premium and High and will be available in ‘Pearlescent White’ colour with blue decals. Over the basic requirements of the tender, the Tigor EV, across the variants, would have FATC (Fully Automatic AC) to provide maximum comfort to its occupants.
Equipped with a single speed, automatic transmission, the electric drive systems for the Tigor EV is developed and supplied by Electra EV, which develops and supplies electric drive systems for the automotive sector.
The electric drive systems for the Tigor EV is developed and supplied by Electra EV – a company established to develop and supply electric drive systems for the automotive sector.
Tata Motors had qualified as L1 bidder in the midst of stiff competition and won the tender floated by EESL in September 2017. For phase 1, Tata Motors is required to deliver 250 Tigor EVs, for which it has received a Letter of Intent.
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