Hyundai Motor Partners Tata Power to Expand EV Charging Infrastructure

Highlights :

  • Charging stations of 60 kW DC will be installed at 34 EV dealerships of Hyundai in 29 cities of India.
  • All kinds of EVs could be served through Hyundai and Tata Power EZ Charge Mobile App that helps to navigate, locate, make payments, access live status and pre-book slots for the charging stations.

Hyundai Motor said that it has signed a strategic partnership with Tata to develop electric vehicle charging stations’ network and amplify EV adoption in India. The official statement says that 60 kW DC charging stations will be installed at 34 EV dealerships of Hyundai in 29 cities. The objective is to serve all kinds of electric vehicles through Hyundai and Tata Power EZ Charge Mobile App which ought to enable EV drivers to navigate, locate, make payments, access live status and pre-book slots for the charging stations. This implies hassle-free vehicle charging experience.

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Hyundai Motor has held that it currently has an expansive network of 34 electric vehicle dealers in 29 cities. They are equipped with AC 7.2 kW chargers. It said that the EV charging time of the DC 60 kW charger is much lesser than AC 7.2 kW charger.

Under the new scheme of things, the owners of Hyundai electric vehicles will be given special tariff and end-to-end home charging solutions. The offered solutions will range from supply to installation. As per the agreement, Hyundai Motor will help through its dealerships, space and administrative approvals and Tata Power will look after the operation and maintenance of the charging stations.

Unsoo Kim, MD & CEO, Hyundai Motor India Limited, said of the new collaboration, “Such strategic partnerships are fundamental in accelerating the adoption of Electric Vehicles by customers to achieve the national goal of carbon neutrality.”

Kim also stated, “This partnership will power up the nations’ electric mobility mission by offering end-to-end EV charging infrastructure at Hyundai Motor India Ltd (HMIL) dealerships along with supply, installation and commissioning of home charging for HMIL EV customers, thereby, enhancing customer convenience and ease of adoption of electric vehicles.”

Dr. Praveer Sinha, CEO & MD, Tata Power, said “Tata Power’s expertise in EV charging space coupled with comprehensive charging solutions and countrywide ownership of Hyundai vehicles, will help in the development of sustainable mobility infrastructure, boosting faster EV adoption.”

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