First Commercial Electric Cars deploy in Odisha

Tata Steel BSL has introduced 6 Electric Cars in its fleet of vehicles at its plant in Odisha’s Dhenkanal district, as a part of its drive clean energy. Tata Tigor EV cars by Tata Motors are the first electric cars to be registered for commercial use in the state.

Tata Tigor comes with the starting of Rs. 9.44 lakh. Tigor Now uses 21.5 kWh powertrain that drives a 72 V 3- phase AC induction motor. The motor can make 41PS of max power and 105 Nm of peak torque. It also comes with automatic climate control. The boot space is 255L. Tata Tigor comes of the three variant XE+, XM+, and XT+.

Dr. Anup Mallick, Regional Officer, Angul Division, Odisha State Pollution Control Board, and Subodh Pandey, Chief Operating Officer, Tata Steel BSL formally flagged off two of the 6 cars to be deployed in the plant. ‘ Initiative like these will go a long way ensuring cleaner air and greener energy in the state. I’m very happy that Tata Steel BSL rolled out first commercial electric cars in Odisha,’ said Dr. Mallick.

Flagged off just 3 days before the month of June which the company observes a sustainability month, this step is a big push towards its green drive.

These Tata Tigor EV cars have the fast charging time in two hours and a certified full-charge range of 213 km as per the information from the manufacturer.


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