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Tata Motors takes Tigor EVs outside Mumbai

Representatives from Tata Group, Cognizant and Volercars

Car manufacturer Tata Motors will supply Tigor EVs to IT services company Cognizant

A batch of 10 vehicles was handed over by Tata Motors team to Cognizant officials, at an event held in Cognizant’s Hyderabad campus in India.

Tata Motors has partnered with Volercars, a mobility solutions company that will be delivering the One Tata integrated solution with the value added service to Cognizant including on ground operations and fleet management. Tata Motors will collaborate with other Tata Group companies to provide a consolidated solution with respect to vehicles, charging infrastructure, maintenance services and financial assistance for procurement and functioning of the Tigor EVs.

As part of the order, Tata Power will also supply and install two fast charging stations at the Hyderabad campus while Tata Motors Finance will provide the financial assistance need to procure the vehicles.

Commenting on the deployment of Tigor EVs, Tata Motors president of electric mobility business and corporate strategy Shailesh Chandra said: “We at Tata Motors, are extremely committed to the government’s vision of e-mobility in India. We are excited to be associating with Cognizant to provide them with a comprehensive solution towards the goal of a sustainable future, with our ‘One Tata’ approach, involving our other group companies. We will continue to strengthen our portfolio of EV offerings across our passenger and commercial vehicles, to meet future requirements.”

Cognizant executive director for India Ramkumar Ramamoorthy said: “At Cognizant, reducing our carbon footprint through efficient use of energy and protecting vital, irreplaceable resources are at the heart of our environmental stewardship initiatives. We are proud to lead by example and be one of the first companies in India to embrace the potential of electric vehicles as an innovative meeting ground of energy and mobility.”

Tata Power is the first company to set-up public EV charging stations in Mumbai. With the Cognizant deal, Tata Power will be setting-up its first EV charging station outside Mumbai.

CEO and managing director of Tata Power Praveer Sinha said: “With the deployment of the fast charging EV stations in Hyderabad we are happy to make the city more conducive towards a pollution free environment. This is in line with our endeavour to accelerate the adoption of electric vehicles across the country by providing the much-needed mobility infrastructure to support EV growth.”

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