Tata Motors and Lithium Urban Technologies ink long-term partnership for electrification
Tata Motors is reinforcing their position at the forefront of the electrification drive in India with their latest tie-up with Lithium Urban technologies who are the world's largest commercial EV fleet provider outside of China. This partnership will have both companies exploring possibilities for tailor made mobility solutions across all the sections that include passengers , mass transit and Freight/ logistic segments.
Mr. Shailesh Chandra, President – Electric Mobility Business & Corporate Strategy, Tata Motors Ltd. said, “This is not just the most significant milestone for Tata Motors’ E-Mobility Business, but also a big turning point in the EV market, which is now likely to see fleets electrify faster than ever before. We are delighted to enter this partnership with Lithium, who are on their pragmatic journey of expanding their zero-emission transport service rapidly. We are committed to nurturing this valued partnership as we address the evolving mobility needs of our customers through various disruptive business models. ”
Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Sanjay Krishnan, Founder, Lithium Urban Technologies said, “We are excited to partner with Tata Motors for the supply and co-development of EVs. The induction of new extended range Tigor EVs and future EVs into our portfolio will add further differentiation to our service offerings for the passenger services. This partnership with Tata Motors will ensure availability of new form factors and enable viability of new market segments across passenger, mass transit and freight. Lithium would move quickly to integrate the company's paradigm-shifting LUTEC (LithiumUrbanTec) EV mobility utilisation software with the new vehicles.”
To star of this partnership , Lithium have ordered 400 Tigor EV’s with the 213km extended range variant from Tata Motors, with plans to add an additional 100 more EV’s. That would include the upcoming Nexon EV and other future electric vehicles. These steps of shifting to new mobility solutions are crucial in the long term sustainability for both manufacturer and fleet owners.