Tata Motors bags an order for delivering the biggest EV fleet in India

To accelerate the transition to sustainable transportation, Tata Motors signed an agreement with BluSmart Electric Mobility on the occasion of World Environment Day to supply 10,000 XPRES TEVs to the company.

To accelerate the transition to sustainable transportation, Tata Motors signed an agreement with BluSmart Electric Mobility on the occasion of World Environment Day to supply 10,000 XPRES TEVs to the company. This commitment of 10,000 units makes this the largest order for an EV fleet ever in India. With deliveries commencing soon, these vehicles are in addition to the 3,500 XPRES T EV order, which was signed by both companies in October last year, and will be used for commuters across the country, in turn helping to reduce the to minimize the ecological footprint.

On the occasion, Mr. Shailesh Chandra, Managing Director of Tata Motors Passenger Vehicles Ltd. and Tata Passenger Electric Mobility Ltd. said: “Tata Motors is taking active steps towards the rapid electrification of mobility, and it is encouraging to see reputable fleet aggregators join us in the green mobility wave. We are excited to continue our partnership with BluSmart Electric Mobility while deploying 10,000 XPRES-T EVs nationwide.Our XPRES-T EV fleet offers optimal battery size along with a captive fast charging solution and has already set benchmarks in its category.Tata Motors is constantly working to educate and improve adoption of electric mobility in India and we hope more people will join us on this journey as we mobilize the nation for #EvolveToElectric.”

According to Mr. Anmol Singh Jaggi, Co-Founder, BluSmart Electric Mobility“With our $50 million in Series A fundraising, we are supercharged to expand rapidly in Delhi NCR and the metro cities. We are grateful to Tata Motors for accelerating our journey to scale at a rapid pace.BluSmart Electric Mobility has covered 50 million clean kms and delivered more than 1.6 million zero-emission journeys with an enhanced customer experience on its platform.We are building a large-scale integrated ecosystem for EV mobility in India – from the country’s largest all-electric taxi service to the largest network of superhubs for charging electric vehicles.With the increasing fleet size, we are leading India on the path to reliable, sustainable and zero-emission mobility while also creating more inclusive and economic opportunities for driver partners.”

In July 2021, Tata Motors launched the XPRES brand, exclusively for fleet customers, and XPRES-T EV is the first vehicle under this brand. The XPRES-T electric sedan comes with 2 ranges: 213 km and 165 km (ARAI-certified range under test conditions). It contains a high energy density battery of 21.5 kWh and 16.5 kWh and can be charged from 0-80% in 90 minutes and 110 minutes respectively using fast charging or can also be charged normally from any 15 A- plug point, which is readily available and convenient. It comes with zero exhaust emissions, single speed automatic transmission, dual airbags, ABS with EBD as standard on all variants. The premium black themed interior with automatic climate control as standard and Electric Blue accents in the interior and exterior give it a differentiated presence from other Tata cars.

Tata Motors has revolutionized the Indian automotive market with its pioneering efforts, leading the e-mobility wave in India with an impressive 87% market share in FY’22 and with more than 25,000 Tata EVs on the road in the passenger car to date. and fleet segment. Additionally, in an effort to make EVs even more accessible to everyone, Tata Motors is working closely with other Tata Group companies, including Tata Power, Tata Chemicals, Tata Auto Components, Tata Motors Finance and Croma, to contribute to the faster adoption of EVs in India through its EV ecosystem called the ‘Tata uniEVerse’.

SOURCE: Tata Motors

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