Triton EV to Deliver 2,000 Electric Semi Trucks To India

Triton EV to Deliver 2,000 Electric Semi Trucks To India

Triton Electric Vehicle, LLC, the US based electric vehicle subsidiary of a leading solar panel and battery engineering firm, Triton Solar, today announced the signing of a purchase order by Talwar Auto Garages PVT. LTD, for 2,000 Triton EV Semi Trucks. Talwar Auto Garages is the largest automotive distributor in Southern India. These 2000 electric semi trucks are worth USD 300 million.

These Semi Trucks shall be supplied to commercial Industrial clients across the South Zone of India. The first round of delivery is expected to commence from 2022.

The state-of-the-art Semi Truck with a 300KWh battery & Hydrogen Cell stack is the company’s first production ready electric vehicle.

The CEO of Triton EV, Mr. Himanshu Patel broke the announcement through LinkedIn. He stated, “We would like to thank Talwar Group for their support and confidence in choosing to partner with Triton Electric Vehicle, LLC and look forward to continuing growth in India.”

Earlier this February the EV maker had announced its expansion plans in India with its manufacturing facility set up for electric vehicles and energy storage systems. Triton EV signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL). The two organizations to be work on Energy Storage Systems & Electric Vehicles development.

Recounting Triton EV’s Indian manufacturing plans, Himanshu stated, “We are in discussions with few authorities and state governments. Uttar Pradesh Government and Gujarat State Government representatives are proactively discussing the possibilities of Triton EV’s entry to any of these places.”

While back in October 2020, Triton EV had produced a 100 percent electric-powered, full-service 18-wheeler semi-truck. The truck was a hybrid of hydrogen fuels that generate electricity stored in onboard batteries, has a 220,000-pound towing capacity–the same as any comparable diesel truck on the road.

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