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Tata Motors rolls out 9,00,000th vehicle from Lucknow facility

Written by Nizam Shaikh

Tata Motors has announced that the commercial wing of the largest commercial manufacturer in the Indian market has achieved a milestone of producing 9 lakh vehicles from its Lucknow production plant. The 900,000th vehicle was flagged off by the Chief Secretary, Government of Uttar Pradesh.

Tata’s Lucknow Production Plant

The production facility in Lucknow is spread across 600 acres featuring sustainable manufacturing practices. Tata also reveals that the manufacturing plant as a water-positive plant by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII). Furthermore, the plant is also home to a 6MW solar power plant. This sustainable power plant also helps to significantly reduce the carbon footprint.

The manufacturing facility also features such as robotic paint booth and body-in-white shop featuring a robotic spot welding. The production facility has rolled out cargo and passenger commercial vehicles since its inauguration in 1992. This includes light, intermediate, medium and heavy commercial vehicles. The brand also manufactures electric as well as fuel cell electric buses.

Gender Inclusivity and Women Empowerment

The company also believes in gender inclusivity and women empowerment and women constitute one-third of the technical workforce at its Lucknow facility. The women workforce participate in all operational shifts. The workforce also have a wide array of skills with diverse products, including trucks and buses. The company also provides hands-on industry experience through workshops and training, which boosts their skills. The brand also reveals that new women workforce recruits constitute of 22% this year.

In Other News

In other news, Tata could be planning to manufacture Jaguar Land Rover electric cars in India. The brand could be set up a manufacturing plant in Tamil Nadu with an investment of INR 9,000 Crores. Reports also reveal that under the upcoming Free Trade Agreements with the UK, India is likely to produce EVs here and export them to Britain, making India the manufacturing hub. This will also help Jaguar Land Rover make Jaguar transform into an all-electric brand, by the end of the decade, reveal reports.

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