Tata Nexon EV Production Milestone: SUV Occupies Leadership Position In Electric Car Segment

Tata Motors has announced a new production milestone in the Indian market. The company recently announced the roll-out of the 1000th unit of their Nexon EV SUV in the country. The Tata Nexon EV has been received extremely well in the Indian market, achieving the milestone in just 6 months of its commercial launch.

Tata Nexon EV Production Milestone Of 1000 Units: Occupies 62% Market Share In India’s Electric Car Segment

The Tata Nexon EV priced between Rs 14 lakh to Rs 16 lakh, ex-showroom in the Indian market, was launched around March 2020. Since its launch, the positive response for the SUV has led it to become the leader in India's electric car segment. The Tata Nexon EV currently holds a majority of 62% market share in the segment.

Tata Nexon EV Production Milestone Of 1000 Units: Occupies 62% Market Share In India’s Electric Car Segment

Shailesh Chandra, President - Passenger Vehicle Business, Tata Motors Ltd. said,

"Acceptance of EVs is accelerating fast, and we are seeing growing interest in it from all parts of the country. The rollout of the 1000th Nexon EV in a short time span, despite the challenges of Covid-19, reflects the rising interest of personal segment buyers in EVs."

Tata Nexon EV Production Milestone Of 1000 Units: Occupies 62% Market Share In India’s Electric Car Segment

He further added, "Tata Motors will continue to innovate and develop comprehensive sustainable mobility solutions meeting global standards. EVs are the future and as the industry leader, we are committed to making them desirable and a mainstream choice for the customers."

Tata Nexon EV Production Milestone Of 1000 Units: Occupies 62% Market Share In India’s Electric Car Segment

Talking about the Nexon EV itself, the SUV comes powered by a 95kW electric motor paired with a 30.2kWh lithium battery pack. The powertrain produces 128bhp and 245Nm of peak torque, allowing the electric SUV to sprint to a top speed of 122km/h with a 0 - 100km/h time of 9.9 seconds.

Tata Nexon EV Production Milestone Of 1000 Units: Occupies 62% Market Share In India’s Electric Car Segment

Tata Motors claims that the Nexon EV offers an ARAI-certified range of 312km on a single charge. However, during our first drive experience, we got a real-world range of around 270km — read our Tata Nexon EV first-drive review here.

Tata Nexon EV Production Milestone Of 1000 Units: Occupies 62% Market Share In India’s Electric Car Segment

Thoughts About The Tata Nexon EV Production Milestone

The Tata Nexon EV has managed to receive an extremely positive response in the Indian market. The production milestone is proof of its success, with Tata Motors hoping to further improve these numbers in the coming months.

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Article Published On: Tuesday, August 18, 2020, 20:17 [IST]
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