Tata Motors Launches its First Electric Hatch

Tata Motors Launches its First Electric Hatch
Tata Motors has announced the launch of the newest member of its EV family - The Tiago.ev. Deliveries are scheduled to commence from January 2023.
Introducing the Tiago.ev, the newest member of its growing EV range, Mr. Shailesh Chandra, Managing Director, Tata Motors Passenger Vehicles Ltd, and Tata Passenger Electric Mobility Ltd said, "Having pioneered the EV market in India, we have successfully led its growth and penetration over the last couple of years. We believe 'now' is the right time to fast forward the ongoing revolution towards the future of mobility by introducing vehicles that will encourage rapid adoption of EVs. With the launch of the Tiago.ev, India's first electric hatchback, the nation can take a giant leap forward in the quest for safe, clean and green mobility. It is an ideal fun hatch which offers premium, safety and technology features, eco-friendly footprint, spirited performance, all made even more desirable with the added advantage of a low cost of ownership. It will be the first in its segment to offer best-in-class connected features as standard across all trims that are usually offered in more premium cars. It comes with two options of battery packs and four different charging solutions, enabling customers to choose the combination that best serves their mobility needs. With its thrilling, yet easy to drive experience amidst a luxurious ambience, the Tiago.ev is likely to become the favourite car of every family member. Furthermore, with an aim to make our EVs more accessible, with this launch, we are entering 80 new cities, expanding our network to more than 165 cities. We are confident that this move will help more and more customers embrace EVs as their preferred mode for personal mobility. We remain focused to play our role in fulfilling India's commitment towards reducing carbon footprint from auto emissions and will offer more choice to customers with a portfolio of 10 EVs by 2026."
Tiago.ev is based on the Ziptron technology - Tata Motors' in-house developed high voltage architecture designed for unique Indian driving and weather conditions. For further information see the IDTechEx report on Electric Cars 2023-2043
The Tiago.ev is offered in multiple combinations of IP67 rated battery packs (water and dust resistant) and charging options including a 24kWh battery pack, delivering a Modified Indian Driving Cycle (MIDC) range of 315km for longer daily driving needs and a 19.2kWh battery pack for short and frequent trips, delivering an estimated MIDC range of 250km.
Tiago.ev comes with 4 different charging solutions: A 15A plug point for hassle free - anywhere anytime- chargingA standard 3.3kW AC chargerA 7.2kW AC home fast charger which can add 35kms range with just 30min of charging. It also aids full charging of the vehicle (from 10% - 100%) in 3 hr 36 minsDC fast charging which can add 110kms of range with 30mins of charging and can charge 10%- 80% in 57 mins.
The Company is leading the e-mobility wave in India with a market share of 89% in (YTD FY'23) and with over 45,000 Tata EVs on road to date in the personal and fleet segment. Tata Motors is also closely working with other Tata Group companies including Tata Power, Tata Chemicals, Tata Auto Components, Tata Motors Finance and Croma, to contribute to the faster adoption of EVs in India through its EV ecosystem called the 'Tata uniEVerse'.
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