Wednesday, April 20, 2022
By Kamal Swami
Electric Cars In The Pipeline Of Tata Motors
The electric car segment has witnessed dynamic growth in recent years, especially the domestic car maker Tata Motors dominates the segment in the Indian car market. Encouarged by the success of Nexon EV, Tigor EV and Tiago EV, the domestic carmaker is going to launch the updated version of these cars in the coming years. Some of the highly anticipated electric cars by the homegrown car in the coming years are:
Tata Nexon EV: The compact SUV Nexon EV is one of the best selling four-wheelers in the Indian car market. With the increasing competition in the segment, Tata Motors is going to update the compact SUV with improved performance. The proposed Nexon EV will deliver an average of 400 kms on a single charge. At present, it is offering an average of 312 kms. It will receive the power from the more powerful battery of 40 kWh, thus replacing the existing 30.2 kWh. It will also receive new features like electronic stability control with regenerative brakes. The company will reveal other features at the time of its launch.
Tata Sierra EV: The Tata Sierra was one of the best selling SUVs of its time. It was launched under the flagship TLECO, by which Tata Motors was known earlier. The Sierra was known for its impressive three-door design philosophy and long curved shaped rear windows moving in an upward direction. In its electric version, the SUV is believed to receive the same design language. It will be based on the Sigma platform. The company showcased the concept of electronic Sierra during the Indian Auto Expo 2020. The details will be revealed at the time of its launch.
Tata Altroz EV: At present Altroz is the representative of the premium hatchback segment in the country. It will be developed on the ALFA platform that can easily integrate an ICE engine and electric motor. It will receive power from IP67-rated dust and a water-proof battery that is capable of delivering an average of 300 kms on a single charge. It is rumoured that the company might launch the electric Altroz by the end of this year in the Indian car market.
Tata Punch: The latest offering from the domestic carmaker Tata Motors, the Punch hatchback is one of the most affordable hatchbacks of the present times in the country. It will be also based on the same ALFA platform on which the Altroz hatchback will be based. The company has however not yet revealed its powertrain and features. According to industry experts, it will be priced lesser than Nexon EV.