Uber to Bring 25,000 EV Sedans in India which to Be Supplied by Tata Motors | Details Inside
Tata Motors said it will supply 25,000 XPRES–T electric vehicle units to Uber in one of the largest deals in the green mobility space till date. As per a memorandum of understanding ink between both, Uber will utilise the electric sedans in its premium category service, as per companies said in a joint statement.
This electric fleet would be operational across Delhi NCR, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai, Hyderabad, Bengaluru and Ahmedabad, as per companies said in a joint statement.
Tata Motors will begin the deliveries of the cars to Uber fleet partners in a phase manner, starting this month.
Both companies did not provide the financial details of the deal.
The price of a single unit of Tata XPRES–T starts from Rs 13.04 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi).
A single unit of Tata XPRES–T (ex-showroom), with a range of 315 km price set at Rs 14.98 lakh and entails a FAME subsidy of Rs 2.6 lakh.
Shailesh Chandra, Tata Motors Passenger Vehicles and Tata Passenger Electric Mobility MD said in a statement :
Offering customers environmentally friendly EV ride experiences via Uber’s premium category service, will accelerate the adoption of green and clean personal ride-sharing, Shailesh Chandra said.
Shailesh Chandra Said :
Uber India and South Asia President Prabhjeet Singh said Uber is committed to bringing sustainable, shared mobility to India, and this partnership with Tata Motors is a major milestone in that journey.
Prabhjeet Singh Said :
Tata Motors has so far over 50,000 EV units from its plant in the personal and fleet segment.
In July 2021, Tata Motors launch the ‘XPRES’ brand exclusively for fleet customers, and the XPRES-T EV is the first vehicle under this brand.
The new Tata XPRES-T electric sedan comes with two range options, 315km and 277 km (ARAI certified range under test conditions).
Tata XPRES-T electric sedan comes with a high energy density battery of 26 kWh and 25.5 kWh which can be charge from 0%-80% in 59 mins and 110 mins respectively, using fast charging or can also be normally charged from any 15 A plug point.
Tata XPRES-T electric sedan comes with zero tail-pipe emission, single-speed automatic transmission, dual airbags, and ABS with EBD as standard across variants.