Tata Motors flags off first batch of Tigor electric cars from Sanand plant

Published On: 06, Dec 2017 | Source: business-standard.com

on Wednesday rolled out the first batch of the electric vehicle (EV) from its Sanand facility in Gujarat.

The vehicles are part of the tender floated by the Energy Efficiency Services Ltd (EESL) for 10,000 EVs.

"This occasion is a significant milestone for and a proud moment for the entire team," Tata Group Chairman N Chandrasekaran said in a statement.

He further added: "As we work together to build the future of e-mobility in India, I am confident that our customers will respond very favourably to this electric model.

CEO & MD Guenter Butschek said with EV, the company has begun its journey in boosting e-mobility and offering a full range of electric vehicles to the Indian customers.

"This tender (EESL) has effectively paved way for connecting our aspirations in the e-mobility space with the vision of the government," he added.

In September, had emerged as the lowest bidder for 10,000 electric cars tender issued by EESL.

For phase one, is required to deliver 250 EVs to EESL.