Tata Motors To Bring 10 New Battery Electric Vehicles by 2025

Highlights :

  • Tata Motors to bring 10 new BEVs by 2025. It will also invest in Charging Infrastructure.
  • Jaguar will become fully electric and six new all-electric Land Rover models by 2025.

Tata Motors, India’s multinational automotive manufacturing company has announced multiple plans for shifting its business model towards sustainable mobility. Its annual report for 2020-21, talks about various steps taken and to be taken, towards a sustainable future.

The company has announced 10 new BEV (battery electric vehicles) by 2025. Tata’s subsidiary company, Jaguar Land Rover is targeting 100 percent zero tailpipe emissions for the portfolio it sells by 2036. Also, Jaguar claims to be targeting to become fully electric by 2025 with 60 percent of Jaguar Land Rover’s volumes to be pure BEVs by 2030.

Speaking of their sustainable goals, Chairman and Non-executive Director at Tata Motors, Mr. N Chandrasekaran said in a message to their shareholders, “In India, EV penetration in our portfolio has now doubled to 2 percent this year and we expect penetration to increase exponentially in the coming years. Tata Motors will lead this change in the Indian market.”

“By 2025, Tata Motors will have 10 new BEV vehicles and as a Group, we will invest proactively to set up charging infrastructure across the country. In addition, the Tata Group is actively exploring partnerships in cell and battery manufacturing in India and Europe to secure our supplies of batteries,” he added.

Tata Motor’s domestic business grew volumes by 2 percent, revenues by 7 percent, and improved its EBIT margins by 370bps with a strong cash flow of Rs. 2,730 crores. The company had an all-over Auto Free Cash Flows of Rs. 5,317 crores despite its overall global volumes declining by 10.3%  and revenues declining by 4% to Rs. 2,49,795 crore.

Currently, it has 350+ Buses deployed on Indian roads under the FAME-I and II schemes. Also, Tata has embarked on a journey to create an EV ecosystem through Tata Group synergies. Tata Group is also participating in FCEV bus tenders by leveraging in-house capabilities and leveraging support from ecosystem partners. the company has already received orders for another 500 Buses under the GCC model (FAME- II).

Under its plans of sustainable mobility, Land Rover will use the forthcoming Flexible Modular Longitudinal Architecture (MLAFlex). This will deliver electrified Internal Combustion Engines (plug-in hybrids and mild-hybrids) initially, but also allows for full battery-electric capability, as future product line-up evolve. Joining MLA will be the new Electric Modular Architecture (EMA).

Jaguar Land Rover‘s Reimagine strategy has three key themes modern luxury by design, true sustainability, and a new benchmark in quality. It endeavors to achieve net-zero carbon emissions across all its supply chains, products, and operations by 2039.  t has a portfolio of 8 PHEVs, 11 MHEVs, and an all-electric Jaguar I-PACE.

“Both our brands will be transformed by electrification, with six new all-electric Land Rover models in the next five years,” announced Mr. Thierry Bolloré, CEO of Jaguar Land Rover.

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Bhoomika Singh

Bhoomika is a science graduate, with a strong interest in seeing how technology can impact the environment. She loves covering the intersection of technology, environment, and the positive impact it can have on the world accordingly.

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