With an aim to accelerate the e-mobility drive in the national capital region, Tata Motors has entered into partnership with Prakriti E-Mobility, a city-based startup, to deploy 500 Tigor electric vehicles (EVs) in New Delhi.
As per the deal, Prakriti E-Mobility will deploy these Tigor EVs on its app-based electric vehicle cab services called ‘EVERA’, and will serve in Delhi/NCR.
Moreover, the first batch of more than 160 Tigor EVs is likely to hit the road by January 2020.
Commenting on the partnership, Shailesh Chandra, President – Electric Mobility Business & Corporate Strategy, Tata Motors, said “Prakriti E-Mobility Solutions is a valuable partner on our path of social responsibility and environmental sustainability. We are confident that Tigor EVs will be a stellar addition to their company’s offerings as it aptly addresses the requirements of longer range applications and also provides higher revenue earning potential for our commercial customers. The induction of Tigor EVs will not only help the company achieve their business goals but also accomplish their objective of offering eco-friendly mobility solutions.”
“Keeping in line with our commitment to offer ecofriendly mobility solutions, we are excited to begin offering Tigor EVs to Delhities and are very proud to partner with Tata Motors in this journey. We strongly believe in the inherent benefits of zero emission and lower operating costs of EVs will be the ultimate game-changer for commuting in the city. We plan to deploy 500 Tigor EVs in New Delhi and bring EV solutions closer to our customers,” said Nimish Trivedi, Co-Founder & CEO, Prakriti E-Mobility.
Prakriti E-Mobility is an EV based taxi service co-founded by Nimish Trivedi, Vikas Bansal and Rajeev Tiwari.