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Tata Motors rolls out first Tigor EV

IANS  |  Mumbai 

Automobile major on Wednesday rolled out the first batch of the compact sedan Tigor's electric variant from its Sanand facility in Gujarat.

According to the company, Tigor EVs (electric vehicles) are being manufactured for the Union government's order of electric vehicles from the Energy Efficiency Services Ltd (EESL), an entity under the Ministry of Power.

Flagging off the batch of EVs, N. Chandrasekaran, Chairman, Tata group was quoted in a statement as saying: "As we work together to build the future of e-mobility in India, I am confident that our customers will respond very favourably to this electric model."

had qualified as "L1" bidder to win a tender of 10,000 electric cars floated by EESL in September 2017.

In Phase 1, is required to deliver 250 Tigor EVs, for which it has received a LoA (Letter of Award).

The company said that 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," the statement said.

"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."

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First Published: Wed, December 06 2017. 22:32 IST
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