India’s leading automobile company, Tata Motors along with Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) has bagged a contract of delivering 50 Nexon EVs to M/s ANERT (Agency for New and Renewable Energy Research and Technology) – a nodal agency for the adaptation of sustainable E-mobility across Kerala under the Department of Power, Government of Kerala (GOK). These 50 EVs will be deployed across the various department of the Kerala state government.
Marking this feat, a flag-off ceremony for delivering 19 Nexon EVs was organized today at Kowadiar Junction, Trivandrum, by Shri Rajesh Kumar Sinha IAS – Principal Secretary, Power Department, GOK. Shri Narendra Nath Veluri, IFS – CEO ANERT along with other Senior Government Officials and officials from Tata Motors, also graced this event. Furthermore, having delivered 33 Nexon EVs out of the total contract (including the 19 being flagged off today), this order is in line with the state’s vision of ‘Go Green/Carbon Neutral’ by 2030.
With a commanding market share of 87% (FY’22) and over 25,000 Tata EVs on road to date, Tata Motors is playing a leading role in proactively driving the adoption of electric mobility in the country. In an effort to make EVs even more accessible to all, Tata Motors is closely working with other Tata Group companies including Tata Power, Tata Chemicals, Tata Auto Components, Tata Motors Finance and Croma, to contribute to the faster adoption of EVs in India through its EV ecosystem called the “Tata uniEVerse”.
The Nexon EV, an aspirational SUV, delivers an anxiety-free long-range (ARAI certified range of 312km) on a single charge with zero emissions. It is equipped with a powerful and high-efficiency 129 PS permanent-magnet AC motor, powered by a high capacity 30.2 kWh lithium-ion battery. The EV comes with the best-in-industry dust and waterproof battery pack, which meets IP67 standards. Furthermore, it offers 35 Mobile Apps based connected features, ranging from remote commands, and vehicle tracking to driving behavior analytics, navigation, and remote diagnostics.