Tata Motors has bagged an order of 65 EVs (60 Tigor EVs and 5 Nexon EVs) from Kerala State Electricity Board (KSEB). This order is part of a competitive pan India tender floated by KSEB in line with the state’s vision ‘Go Green/Carbon Neutral’ by 2030. A handover ceremony was organized at Kanakakkkunu Palace, Trivandrum, in the presence of Sri. K. Krishnankutty – Hon’ble Minister of Electricity, Adv. Antony Raju – Hon’ble Minister of Transport, Dr. B. Ashok IAS - Chairman, KSEB and other senior government officials.
Tata Motors commands a market share of 85 percent (YTD FY22) in the electric vehicle segment with more than 15,000 EVs being sold till date. It is working closely with the other Tata Group companies including Tata Power, Tata Chemicals, Tata Auto Components, Tata Motors Finance and Croma for the faster adoption of EVs in India through its EV ecosystem called the “Tata uniEVerse”. Speaking of Tata Tigor EV, it is equipped with 26-kWh high energy density Lithium-ion battery pack which delivers top power of 74 bhp and peak torque of 170 Nm while returning a driving range of 306 kilometres. The all-electric sedan has been awarded a 4-star safety rating by the Global NCAP. It comes with an 8-year and 160,000 KM battery and motor warranty.