Kerala State Electricity Board (KSEB) Adds 65 Tata Electric Vehicles To Its Fleet

The electric vehicles delivered to KSEB include both the Nexon EV and Tigor EV

Tata Motors has bagged the order to deliver 65 electric vehicles to Kerala State Electricity Board (KSEB). As per the agreement, which the manufacturer won in a pan-India open bid, 60 Tata Tigor EVs ad five Nexon EVs were delivered to KSEB.

The contract was floated in line with Kerala’s vision to go Carbon Neutral by 2030. The handover ceremony of the cars was held at Kanakakkkunu Palace in Thiruvananthapuram in the presence of Kerala Electricity Minister K. Krishnankutty, Transport Minister Antony Raju, and KSEB Chairman, Dr. B. Ashok IAS.

Tata Motors now holds an 85% market share in India’s passenger EV market. The company has sold over 15,000 EVs to date and is gearing up to accelerate the EV adoption in India by actively contributing to the setting up of EV ecosystem through the Tata uniEVerse program.

With a 4-star G-NCAP rating for safety, the Tata Tigor sedan has an ARAI-certified range of 306 KM. The 26-kWh high energy density Lithium-ion battery pack gives a peak power output of 55 kW and a peak torque of 170 Nm. Read our first-drive review to know out take on this EV.

The Nexon EV has been a much more popular product, that has been amassing impressive volumes since its market debut. It offers a 312 KM ARAI certified range and is powered by a 129 PS permanent-magnet AC motor on a 30.2 kWh lithium-ion battery. We had told you more about this SUV in our detailed road test review.

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