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As of now, Tata Motors is leading the race of EV players across the country along with one of the biggest EV charging networks across the country.

Tata Motors' electric vehicle division, Tata Passenger Electric Mobility, has partnered with up to four Indian EV charge point operators to strengthen the nation's EV charging network. In the next two years, Tata Motors intends to install about 10,000 brand-new electric vehicle charging stations across the nation with the assistance of operators such as ChargeZone, Glida, Statiq, and Zeon. On December 11th, yesterday, the automaker and these charge point operators signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). 

Tata Motors as of now is ranking first as the leading manufacturer in the EV passenger vehicle segment. The automaker is already in the league by selling around 1.15 lakh EVs across the country. Tata currently offers 3 electric cars in its EV lineup that extends their list to Tigor EV, Tiago EV, and Nexon EV. The automaker is anticipated to debut a bare minimum 3 more EVs within the span of one year. And after burgeoning as the leading EV automaker, the company also has one of the biggest EV charging networks across the country with complete support of Tata Powers. 

The Memorandum of Understanding signed between Tata Motors and the 4 charge point operators will employ telematics insight from the automakers and decode the strategic positions to place the brand-new EV charging stations. And this means that the carmaker will be able to take support from these operators to install EV chargers at locations where its EV sells in most numbers or is most visited by the Tata’s EV owners of that particular area. 

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Statiq, Glida, Zeon, and chargeZone, also heretofore called as Fortum Charge Drive India, are among some of the top-notch EV charger operators in the country. All these have a combined EV charging network of approximately 2000 stations dispersed across various cities in India. The Memorandum of Understanding with Tata Motors will stretch the county to 12,000 within the span of 12-15 months, said the automaker. Balaje Rajan, Chief Strategy Officer, Tata Motors Passenger Vehicles and Tata Passenger Electric Mobility, said, “This collaboration will benefit from Tata Passenger Electric Mobility’s unparalleled EV usage insights, coupled with the CPOS’ innovative charging solutions and entrepreneurial spirit, and create 10,000+ additional charging points in the country by FY25.”

These 4 charge point operators along with Tata Motors will also comply with a smart payment gateway for its customers to ease out the process of recharging and pay. They’re in s sturdy motion to roll out RFID cards which will easily be accessible at any of the charging points operated by any of these companies. Consumers will be able to benefit from loyalty programs along with access to dedicated customer care numbers. 

Till now, the carmaker has almost 5,000 public electric vehicle charging stations across India in collaboration with Tata Power. Tata Power and Tata Motors have also launched EZ Charge Cars which is a touch-based RFID card. The company has also joined partnership with BP or Bharat Petroleum to establish 7,000 chargers over the next year. 


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