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Tata Motors To Deliver 1,000 XPRES-T EVs To EC Wheels; Signs MoU With Kolkata-Based Cab Operator

Tata Motors is all set to deliver 1,000 units of the XPRES-T EV to EC Wheels. Tata Motors and EC Wheels India Pvt Ltd signed a memorandum of understanding to deliver 1,000 of its XPRES-T electric commercial passenger vehicle to the app-based urban transportation company.

Tata XPRES-T EV Taxi: 1,000 Units To Be Delivered To EC Wheels, A Kolkata-Based Cab Operator

Tata Motors launched the XPRES-T brand of cars in July 2021. It was based on the Tata Tigor EV, but the XPRES-T was solely targeted at the intra-city taxi segment. Several cab aggregators and urban mobility companies have already purchased the Tata XPRES-T and Tata Motors has already accumulated thousands of bookings for the electric car.

Tata XPRES-T EV Taxi: 1,000 Units To Be Delivered To EC Wheels, A Kolkata-Based Cab Operator

It is available in two versions. The base variant is powered by a 16.5kWh battery pack that can be charged from 0 to 80 percent in 90 minutes. This variant has a claimed range of 165 kilometres. The top-spec variant has a bigger 21.5kWh battery pack that takes 110 minutes to charge from 0-80 percent. This variant has a claimed range of 213 kilometres.

Tata XPRES-T EV Taxi: 1,000 Units To Be Delivered To EC Wheels, A Kolkata-Based Cab Operator

In terms of features, the Tata XPRES-T comes with a Harman infotainment system and speakers, automatic climate control, electrically-adjustable ORVMs, alloy wheels, etc. The safety aspect is taken care of by dual airbags and reverse parking sensors complete the package.

Tata XPRES-T EV Taxi: 1,000 Units To Be Delivered To EC Wheels, A Kolkata-Based Cab Operator

The range and features offered by the Tata XPRES-T makes it almost perfect for intra-city cab services and hence companies like the EC Wheels are opting for the notchback sedan. EC Wheels India Pvt Ltd is a Kolkata-based urban mobility brand. Customers can use the app to book a cab ride. Now, the company has opted to go green with the Tata XPRES-T.

Tata XPRES-T EV Taxi: 1,000 Units To Be Delivered To EC Wheels, A Kolkata-Based Cab Operator

Ramesh Dorairajan, Senior General Manager for network management and EV Sales, Tata Motors Passenger Vehicles Ltd, was quoted as saying, "With a market share of 90 percent in the EV fleet segment in India and the Eastern region, X-Pres-T EV has created a new benchmark as it offers enhanced safety, fast charging solution, a premium interior theme along with a dynamic performance at an affordable price. With this association, we have taken a giant leap towards the future of mobility, helping the country to #EvolveToElectric."

Tata XPRES-T EV Taxi: 1,000 Units To Be Delivered To EC Wheels, A Kolkata-Based Cab Operator

Thoughts On Tata Motors Delivering 1,000 EVs To EC Wheels

Tata Motors is a brand that has contributed immensely to the growth of electric mobility in the Indian passenger vehicle segment. A majority of Tata EVs are sold through the commercial route to fleet operators and this simply means, a lot of pollution is being cut down on. A further 1,000 XPRES-T EVs being delivered over the next few months will further reduce pollution in the country.

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Article Published On: Tuesday, July 26, 2022, 13:09 [IST]
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