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Tata readying 4 new electric SUVs for India

Written by Kanad Kalasur

Tata Motors has revealed its upcoming plans for electric vehicles in India. The Indian car maker is planning to launch four electric SUV. Two of these include the Nexon EV facelift and the Curvv EV.

Upcoming electric SUVs by Tata Motors

The first SUV will be the Nexon EV which is expected to be launched by end September 2023. This is likely to be followed up by the Harrier EV, Punch EV and finally the Curvv.

Furthermore, by 2030, Tata is aiming for 50% sales from green technology vehicles. This will include alternative fuels like CNG as well as electrified vehicles.

Meanwhile, at Jaguar LandRover, which Tata owns, the British brand is also looking at launching a slew of electric vehicles. Bookings for the Range Rover and Range Rover Sport EVs will commence by October 2023 while the next-gen Jaguar EVs will arrive by 2025.

To this end, Tata and JLR are planning to build an EV battery factory in UK, with a capacity of 40 GW.

Tata Nexon EV sales cross 50,000 mark

Leading the EV revolution in the 4W segment is the Tata Nexon EV. This has emerged as the most popular choice since its launch in January 2020. With sales recently surpassing the 50,000 mark in just three years, Tata Motors proudly celebrates the #Nexon50Community. The progress of EV charging infrastructure in India has also been notable. Despite some challenges faced by EV owners, India’s EV charging infrastructure has come a long way.

On average, Nexon EV owners currently drive around 6.3 million kilometres per month. This includes city commutes and outstation trips. This figure will increase in the future. Notably, the Nexon EV has contributed to 15 per cent of total Online sales. This is a commendable achievement considering that the Nexon ICE version is the highest-selling SUV in India. Tata Motors currently holds approximately 80 per cent of the 4W EV market share in India. With MG and Mahindra following in second and third place, respectively.

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