New Delhi, March 24, 2018:  Tata Motors on Thursday 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.

According to reports published in Commenting on the occasion, Guenter Butschek, CEO & MD, Tata Motors, said that the initiative of the Government of India to procure 10,000 electric vehicles is a bold step in terms of promoting green and sustainable transport solutions”We, at Tata Motors are extremely proud to be part of this project and are supportive of the Government’s transformational vision of auto electrification in India. 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 an effectively paved way for connecting our aspirations in the e-mobility space with the vision of the Government,” he added.

The Tigor EV is a full electric, zero emission ‘StyleBack,’ as of now, is specific to the EESL order and will be delivered in three trim variants – Base, Premium and High. 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. 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.

 Tata Motors had qualified as an L1 bidder in the midst of stiff competition and won the tender floated by EESL in September 2017. For phase 1, Tata Motors is required to deliver 250 Tigor EVs, for which it has received a LoA.

Tata Motors is committed to the Government’s vision for electric vehicles by 2030 and will work in a collaborative manner to facilitate faster adoption of electric vehicles and to build a sustainable future for India.


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