CESL to procure 300 electric vehicles from Tata Motors

CESL on Tuesday said it will procure 300 electric vehicles from Tata Motors. The procurement is a part of the Scaling up Demand-Side Energy Efficiency Sector Project financed by the Asian Development Bank's line of credit to CESL

CESL to procure 300 electric vehicles from Tata Motors

New Delhi: Convergence Energy Services Limited (CESL) on Tuesday said it will procure 300 electric vehicles from Tata Motors. The procurement is a part of the Scaling up Demand-Side Energy Efficiency Sector Project financed by the Asian Development Bank's line of credit to CESL.


CESL, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) placed a Letter of Award in favour of Tata Motors for the procurement of 300 electric cars with 3 years of warranty. This will consist of 300 four-wheeler electric cars (whose length is less than 4 meters) and a range equal to or more than 250 KMs. CESL will work with Tata Motors to deploy these vehicles to the government entities looking to change over to electric vehicles.


Electric vehicles are the future. I am so pleased that more and more Government entities in India are switching over to electric transport. Our association with Tata Motors is a good development for the future of mobility in India. Convergence is committed to developing a flourishing electric vehicles ecosystem in the country," CESL CEO and MD Mahua Acharya said in the statement.


"Tata Motors is committed to support the Government's vision of actively embracing e-mobility and we are delighted to partner with CESL once again. Purposeful collaboration amongst stakeholders is key to accelerate the mass adoption of environmentally friendly solutions," Shailesh Chandra, President, Passenger Vehicle Business Unit, Tata Motors, said.

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