Tata Motors wins an order to supply 300 electric vehicles to CESL

Staff Writer

Tata Motors has just received a new order for its electric passenger vehicles from Convergence Energy Services Ltd (CESL), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Energy Efficiency Services Ltd (EESL), which is a tender of Rs 4 crore .

  • The electric vehicle has a cruising range of at least 250 kilometers and a warranty period of 3 years
  • Will be deployed to government entities across the country
  • Tata Motors currently sells Nexon EV and Tigor EV in India
  • Altroz ​​EV is under development

CESL orders 300 electric vehicles

CESL has signed an award letter with the company to purchase “300 electric vehicles with a 3-year warranty.” This will include 300 four-wheel electric vehicles (less than 4 meters in length) with a driving distance equal to or greater than 250 kilometers. “

The contract is part of the “Expansion of the Demand Side Energy Efficiency Sector Project”, which is funded by a credit line provided to CESL by the Asian Development Bank. CESL said it will work with Tata Motors to deploy these vehicles to government agencies that want to switch to electric vehicles.

Tata currently has two electric cars on sale in India. Emperor Tiger Electric Car The production was off-line in 2017, and the updated products are more powerful Nexon EV It was launched early last year. Both cars meet the standard under 4 meters, although the range of the Tigor EV probably means that it will not meet the tender conditions. Tigor EV is powered by a 72V three-phase AC induction motor with an output power of 30kW (41hp) and 105Nm, with a 21.5kWh battery, and a claimed cruising range of 213km. Nexon EV has both 129hp and 245Nm output power from its permanent magnet synchronous motor, and its 30.2kW battery pack has a cruising range of 312km.

CESL CEO and General Manager Mahua Acharya commented on the partnership with Tata Motors: “Electric vehicles are the future. I’m happy that India is getting more and more Many government agencies are turning to electric transportation. Our cooperation with Tata Motors is a good development for the future of travel in India. Convergence is committed to developing a thriving electric vehicle ecosystem in the country.

Shailesh Chandra, President of the Passenger Vehicle Business Unit of Tata Motors, said: “Tata Motors is committed to supporting the government’s vision of actively embracing electric vehicles. We are very pleased to work with CESL again. Purposeful cooperation between stakeholders is essential for accelerating growth. The large-scale adoption of environmentally friendly solutions is crucial. As a leader in the rapidly growing field of electric mobility, we will continue to work to increase the popularity and use of electric vehicles in India.”

The total bid value also includes the purchase and transportation of cars

The total value of the tender will be implemented in two schedules. According to the initial schedule, 300 vehicles with a three-year warranty will be purchased at a base price of 14.33 billion rupees per vehicle (excluding GST). The second timetable will involve inland transportation, including loading and unloading, transfer to designated locations, transit insurance, and other costs associated with vehicle delivery. The cost of this work is 21,000 rupees per unit.

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