Tata Motors has successfully rolled out its very first batch of Tigor electric vehicles or EVs. The Chairman, Tata Sons and Tata Motors, N Chandrasekaran, rolled out the first batch from the Sanand based plant at Gujarat. The Chairman Emeritus, Tata Group, Ratan Tata attended the event along with the CEO & Managing Director of Tata Motors, Guenter Butschek. The Tigor electric vehicles are being produced to meet the highly prestigious order placed by the Indian Government via the EESL (Energy Efficiency Services Limited) which is an entity under the aegis of the Ministry of Power.
According to N Chandrasekaran, this roll out is a major milestone and landmark for the company. It is also a very proud occasion for the whole Tata Motors’ team. He talked of how the company is striving to build future e-mobility solutions for the country and talked of customers should respond positively to this new electric version of the Tata Tigor. Butschek stated that teamwork and aptitude were major USPs behind this landmark rollout.
He also talked of how a valuable contribution was made by Electra EV. The company will be striving to come up with more electric vehicles for Indian customers.
Tata Motors had successfully obtained L1 bidder qualification and won the tender to supply a whopping 10,000 electric cars which was floated in September, 2017, by EESL. In the first phase, the company will provide 250 Tigor electric vehicles and another 100 vehicles should be commissioned in the near future. Electra EV is an organization which has provided the electric drive technologies and systems for this highly prestigious project.