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Tata, M&M get head start in e-cars

The government has been pushing the industry to shift to production of e-vehicles

Electric car, Electric vehicle

Tata Motors and Mahindra & Mahindra (M&M), both home-grown automobile companies, have got a clear head start over bigger global peers in the electric car segment. So much so that Tata Motors, not among the country’s top three car players, could even emerge as the largest in the e-car segment within a year. On Friday, it got an order worth about Rs 1,000 crore to sell 10,000 e-cars, in a single government tender, the biggest of its type globally. The only other serious contender in this was M&M, making e-cars for some years.  Global companies here such as Suzuki (through ...