Tata motors delivers first batch of Tigor Electric vehicle to EESL
Tata Motors delivered the first set of Tigor Electric Vehicles (EVs) to state-run Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) as part of their initiative to procure 10,000 electric vehicles. Tata Motors handed over the keys of the Tigor EVs to Saurabh Kumar, MD, and EESL, convoyed by the senior management teams from both the businesses. Tata Motors had capable as L1 bidder in the midst of stiff competition and won the tender floated by EESL in September 2017. For phase 1, Tata Motors is mandatory to bring 250 Tigor EVs.
Guenter Butschek, CEO & MD, Tata Motors said, “With Tigor EV, we have begun our journey in boosting e-mobility and will offer a full range of electric vehicles to the Indian customers. This tender has effectively paved way for connecting our aspirations in the e-mobility space with the vision of the Government.”
The Tigor EV is a full electric, zero emission style back and will be built on the existing passenger vehicles portfolio of Tata Motors. Specific to the EESL order, the Tigor EV will be delivered in three trim variants – Base, Premium and High and will be available in ‘Pearlescent White’ color with blue decals. Over the basic requirements of the tender, the Tigor EV, across the variants, would have FATC (Fully Automatic AC) to provide maximum comfort to its occupants.
Equipped with a single speed, automatic transmission, the electric drive systems for the Tigor EV is advanced and supplied by Electra EV, which cultivates and supplies electric drive systems for the automotive sector. Over the basic requirements of the tender, the Tigor EV, across the variants, would have FATC (Fully Automatic AC) to provide maximum comfort to its occupants. Equipped with a single speed, automatic transmission, the Tigor EV will also allow the customers to enjoy the driving experience, maximized efficiency and seamless acceleration. The electric drive systems for the Tigor EV is developed and supplied by Electra EV – a company established to develop and supply electric drive systems for the automotive sector.