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Tata Motors Commercial Vehicles today launched the electric version of the Ace cargo vehicle, the first EV in the company’s CV portfolio.
Domestic auto giant Tata Motors (Tata Motors) today launched the electric version of its popular mini truck Ace Cargo Vehicle, the first EV in the company’s CV portfolio. the company Flipkart (Flipkart), Also signed an MoU with several e-commerce and logistics companies like amazon, BigBasket, City Link, DOT, LetsTransport, MoEVing and Yelo EV, the price of the EV will be announced when the deliveries start in the next quarter. Tata Motors says Electric Ace (Tata Ace EV Cargo) has been ‘co-developed’ with our customers to meet their needs. According to the company, it has already received orders for 39,000 units.
It is based on an all-new Evogen platform and will be built with a technology-enabled Fleet Management System called Fleet Edge. The EV will also support fast charging and promises a range of 150 km. Standard Tata Ace price starts at Rs.4 Lakh and goes up to Rs.5.5 Lakh (ex-showroom). Expect the Ace EV to cost around Rs.6.5 lakh (ex-showroom).
Specifications of Tata Ace EV Cargo
It is equipped with a 21.3 kWh battery pack that generates 36 bhp and 130 Nm of torque. The company says that it is equipped with battery cooling system and regenerative braking. The cabin of the Ace EV gets a touchscreen infotainment system and voice recognition that responds in Hindi and in English. The company says that the last-mile delivery industry in India is set to grow to USD 6-7 billion by 2024. In addition, Tata Motors has ‘already gained huge acceptance in the electric bus segment.’
The CV dealership will have a different setup for the Ace EV. Ace was first launched in 2005 and now after 17 years, the vehicle has been electrified after more than 23 lakh sales. Ace currently holds 70 percent market share in the small cargo vehicle segment in India.
Last week, Tata Motors unveiled its all-new electric vehicle architecture for passenger vehicles, with plans to introduce several advanced EVs starting in 2025. The auto major, which is currently targeting the domestic company, aims to drive the AVINYA concept in multiple body styles which is based on its GEN 3 architecture.