Auto Expo: Tata Motors unveils 2 new vehicle concepts

Posted February 11, 2018

Notably, Tata Motors had won a major tender of 10,000 electric vehicles from the government-run Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) past year, however, the numbers were reduced due to a partial order being passed on to Mahindra.

Tata Motors has showcased the new Tamo Racemo Electric at the Auto Expo 2018.

The company says the H5X is the first model based on its new-generation "Optimal Modular Efficient Global Advanced" architecture - it's a mouthful, we know - derived from the JLR D8 platform, also serving as the basis to the Land Rover Discovery Sport and new Jaguar E-Pace.

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With a view on the governments vision for all electric vehicles by 2030, Tata Motors is displaying an extended range of six EV products in personal and mass mobility segments.

The company also showcased its 2-seater electric auto - Uniti One - along side a virtual reality demonstration of the 5-seater vehicle.

"We are making a serious commitment towards innovation and investment in the launch of a full range of products that will connect the aspirations of our customers", he added. These new models are scheduled to be launched in India in FY 2018-19. JBM Solaris Electric Vehicles, launched its 100 percent Electric Bus Series Eco-Life, powered by lithium batteries and can run 150-200 kms in 10-15 hours of city bus operations. The homegrown auto major also registered a whopping 55% growth in its passenger vehicle sales in January 2018, and 38% growth in commercial vehicles in the same period. Racemo has now made its Indian debut at the 2018 Auto Expo.

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Among its wide range of electric vehicle concepts was e-KUV100, India's first electric SUV which combines the benefits of an SUV with the unique advantage of an electric vehicle.

Indian automaker Mahindra and Mahindra has three EV models that are already available domestically. It will be also be showcased at the company's experience stores in Bengaluru, New Delhi, and Mumbai. The Tiago EV and the Tigor EV draw power from an electric drive system developed and supplied by Electrica EV. "ConceptFutureS will define the next generation of design for compact vehicles in India". The vehicle is also equipped with i3S (idle-start-stop tech) that, up until now, was seen only on Hero motorcycles.

Ashok Leyland unveiled Circuit-S, an electric bus powered by a swappable smart battery. India is the world's largest market for two wheels, with over 17 million bikes sold in the year ending March 2017.

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In the two wheeler segment, TVS Motor Company today unveiled its concept electric scooter "Creon" along with a 220cc single cylinder engine concept motorbike "Zeppelin".