Tata Motors has joined hands with self-drive rental platform Zoomcar to offer Tata Tigor Electric sedans in Pune. The company has agreed to deliver 500 units of the Tigor Electric to Zoomcar. At a symbolic ceremony held in Pune, Mr. Shailesh Chandra, President- Electric Mobility Business & Corporate Strategy and Mr. Greg Moran, Co-Founder and CEO, Zoomcar flagged-off the first batch of Tigor EVs from Concorde Motors in Baner. For those asking, Zoomcar allows users to rent cars by the hour, day, week, or month.
Speaking on the occasion, Shailesh Chandra said, “The future of mobility will increasingly be connected, shared and powered by zero emission technologies. Tata Motors is strongly committed to this transformative journey and working with all like-minded partners to accelerate the enabling ecosystem. It is a great pleasure to announce our partnership with Zoomcar to offer shared electric mobility solution for the citizens of Pune. Tata Tigor EV will now be available on the self-drive rental platform, offered by Zoomcar, to enable zero-emission transport option for the citizens of Pune. We are confident that our customers will appreciate and enjoy the driving experience.”
Commenting on the partnership, Greg Moran said, “The Zoomcar team is thrilled to partner with Tata Motors to bring electric vehicles to Pune. This marks the beginning of a dynamic partnership within electric mobility and we expect to touch 20 cities and 500 electric vehicles with Tata over the next year.” Founded in 2013 and headquartered in Bangalore, Zoomcar operates in nearly 35 cities across India. Speaking about Tata Tigor EV, it has a driving range of 130 kilometres on a full charge. Similar to the standard sedan, it is also developed at the Sanand production facility in Gujarat. It has a top speed of 135kmph while it does a 0-100kmph sprint in just 11 seconds.