Taking a step toward the adoption of EVs in the mobility space and achieving the goal of sustainable transportation, Tata Motors joined hands with EC Wheels India Pvt. Ltd., an app-based urban transportation service in Kolkata to deploy 1,000 Tata Xpres-T electric sedans for cab transportation, making it the biggest ever EV fleet order in the region. The deliveries of the Tata Xpres-T electric sedans will commence in phases.
Ramesh Dorairajan, Senior GM– Network Management & EV Sales, TMPV Ltd said, “We are delighted to partner with EC Wheels India Pvt Ltd for the largest deployment of electric sedans in the fleet segment for the eastern region. With a market share of 90% in the EV fleet segment in India and the Eastern region, Xpres-T EV has created a new benchmark as it offers Enhanced safety, Fast charging solution, a Premium interior theme along with Dynamic performance at an Affordable Price.”
Tata Xpres-T Electric Sedan
Mayank Bindal, Promoter Director, EC Wheels India Pvt. Ltd., said, “Through this association, we aim to contribute to creating a large EV mobility ecosystem in Eastern India, thereby reducing carbon emissions into the environment. With the best-in-class electric vehicles offered by Tata Motors, we intend to provide the customers with incomparable cab services in West Bengal. We hope to continue this association on a long-term basis providing an elevated customer experience on our platform.”
In July 2021, Tata Motors launched the XPRES brand, exclusively for fleet customers and the Xpres-T EV is the first vehicle under this brand. The Xpres-T electric sedan comes with 2 range options- 213 km and 165 km (ARAI certified range under test conditions). It packs a high energy density battery of 21.5-kWh and 16.5-kWh and can be charged from 0- 80 per cent in 90 mins and 110 mins, respectively, using fast charging or can also be generally charged from any 15 A plug point, which is readily available and convenient.