Tata Motor has officially rolled out the first batch of the Tata Tigor Electric Vehicle (EV), manufactured for the Energy Efficiency Services (EESL), an entity under the Ministry of Power. Tata Motors’ Sanand plant in Gujarat. The Tigor-based EVs will soon be inducted into the Indian government’s official fleet.
As part of the deal, the company will deliver 10,000 EVs over the next 12 months. In the first phase, Tata Motors will deliver 250 Tigor EVs. EESL is expected to send a letter of approval (LoA) for an additional 100 cars soon.
M/s Electra EV supplies the AC 3-Phase electric motors that power the Tigor EV. As per an ARAI document, the electric motor produces 40 BHP at 55 km/h. The gross weight of the vehicle is 1,516 kg. Having said that, the specification of the battery and the maximum range that can achieved on a single charge is still unknown.