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| | Tata Motors bags order for 500 EVs from Lithium Urban Technologies
Tata Motors will deliver the 400 Tigor EVs by FY20, while the rest of the 100 electric cars will include Nexon EV. These steps are claimed to be pivotal for Lithium Urban Technologies to significantly expand its current fleet of 1000 EVs.
Under this partnership, these two companies will explore bespoke models to address requirements of customers who are increasingly looking for tailor-made mobility solution.
New Delhi: Tata Motors has bagged an order for 400 electric vehicles from Lithium Urban Technologies, informed the homegrown automaker in a release. These include 400 Tata Tigor EV sedan. |
As the automaker further says, this long-term partnership is set to leapfrog the electrification of the transport service market. Lithium Urban Technologies is the world’s largest commercial EV fleet providers, outside of China, claims Tata Motors.
Commenting on this, Shailesh Chandra, President – Electric Mobility Business & Corporate Strategy, Tata Motors Ltd. said, “This is not just the most significant milestone for Tata Motors’ E-Mobility Business, but also a big turning point in the EV market, which is now likely to see fleets electrify faster than ever before. We are delighted to enter this partnership with Lithium, who are on their pragmatic journey of expanding their zero-emission transport service rapidly."
He also said, "We are committed to nurturing this valued partnership as we address the evolving mobility needs of our customers through various disruptive business models. ”
Sanjay Krishnan, Founder, Lithium Urban Technologies, said, “We are excited to partner with Tata Motors for the supply and co-development of EVs. The induction of new extended range Tigor EVs and future EVs into our portfolio will add further differentiation to our service offerings for the passenger services."
He further added, "This partnership with Tata Motors will ensure availability of new form factors and enable the viability of new market segments across passenger, mass transit and freight. Lithium would move quickly to integrate the company's paradigm-shifting LUTEC (LithiumUrbanTec) EV mobility utilisation software with the new vehicles.”
Source: ET Auto