Tata Motors delivers first batch of Tigor Electric Vehicles to EESL

14 December 2017: 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. Guenter Butschek, CEO & MD, Tata Motors handed over the keys of the Tigor EVs to Saurabh Kumar, Managing Director, EESL, accompanied by the senior management teams from both the companies.

This initiative of the Government of India to procure 10,000 electric vehicles is a bold step in terms of promoting green & sustainable transport solutions; and with Tigor EV, Tata Motors has begun the journey in boosting e-mobility with a range of upcoming electric vehicles.

The Tigor EV is a full electric, zero emission vehicle that will be available in three trim variants – Base, Premium and High. It comes in a ‘Pearlescent White’ colour with blue decals, with FATC (Fully Automatic AC) across variants and a single speed automatic transmission. The electric drive systems for the Tigor EV is developed and supplied by Electra EV.

Tata Motors had qualified 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 required to deliver 250 Tigor EVs, for which it has received a LoA.

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