Shailesh Chandra, managing director of Tata Motors Passenger Vehicles, said as electric mobility catches up in the country, improving charging infrastructure offers a nuanced solution to ease buyers’ range anxiety. . He added that being able to charge the car quickly, mainly on highways, also serves this purpose.
He added that about 3,000 chargers have been installed across the country in the past year, compared with four to five years ago. And not only Tata Power is the only one installing these public chargers, many regional players and start-ups are also entering the field. Therefore, according to Chandra, the situation will change significantly in the next two to three years.
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At Auto Expo preview day, the company’s executive director, Girish Wagh, announced that the company is rethinking its product portfolio and entire business to achieve net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2045. Chandra said the transition from conventional fuels to his EV ecosystem is “inevitable.” , and the world of car companies after reaching the net-zero goal will become “all electric”.
Tata Motors will showcase 14 different vehicles at Auto Expo 2023. This includes 4 natural gas powered models, 2 fuel agonist, new generation architecture, 5 BEVs (Battery Electric Vehicles), 2 hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicles and 1 hydrogen internal combustion engine. engine vehicle.
Highlighting the company’s launch, Chandra said the products cover all price points, allowing people with multiple affordability levels to buy cars. I think we have some distance in terms of bringing a possible product,” he added, referring to the Tata Tiago EV.
First issue date: January 15, 2023 12:07 PM IST