Tata Steel partners Tata Motors to deploy Tigor EVs for employee transport in Jamshedpur

by Autocar Pro News Desk , 08 Nov 2019


Senior management of Tata Steel along with Shailesh Chandra, president – Electric Mobility Business and Corporate Strategy, Tata Motors, flag-off the Tata Tigor EVs at Jamshedpur.

One of India's largest steel maker Tata Steel, today announced that as part of its Go-Green initiative, it will introduce a fleet of electric vehicles for its employee transportation in Jamshedpur. The company has partnered with Tata Motors to deploy 40 Tigor EVs.

The first batch of Tigor EVs was handed over by the Tata Motors’ team to Tata Steel officials, at the company’s plant in Jamshedpur. With this, the company intends to cut down on the carbon emission and motivate its employees to switch to green public commuting habits.

Speaking on the occasion, Shailesh Chandra, president – Electric Mobility Business and Corporate Strategy, Tata Motors said, “We are delighted to partner with Tata Steel on their pragmatic initiative of inducting zero-emission vehicles in their fleet in Jamshedpur. We are confident that the Tigor EV will comprehensively address the mobility needs of the firm in an economical and eco-friendly manner. We remain committed to the sustainable mobility mission and will continue to work towards bringing aspirational e-mobility solutions for customers, leading the drive towards faster adoption of electric vehicles in the country.”

Tata Motors says it is proactively working to drive electric mobility in the country, and to build a sustainable future, it has been working collaboratively on various electric and hybrid vehicle solutions.