Tata Motors ltd has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Maharashtra Govt to support the Maharashtra Electric Vehicle Policy (2018) in accelerating the adoption of electric vehicles in Maharashtra.
Devendra Fadnavis, Chief Minister of Maharashtra, inaugurated the new EV charging stations to mark the week-long World Environment Day celebration. The nine new locations where the EV charging stations have come up include Matunga, BKC, Bhandup (near LBS Marg), Chembur, Malad (near Link Road) and Carnac Bundar (near Fort & Freeway).
Praveer Sinha, CEO & Managing Director, Tata Power, said, “We are committed to making Maharashtra EV ready and Government’s vision of providing green technology solutions. We are happy to partner with Tata Motors to deliver on the Government and Group’s vision of improving India’s carbon footprint and enabling the customers with a sustainable future. We are happy to present Maharashtra with various electric vehicle charging stations that cover the wide expanse of the city. With these installations, Tata Power continues to pursue sustainable practices by using technology to provide Maharashtra customers access to energy-efficient options with ease.”
Speaking on the MoU signing initiative, Guenter Butschek, CEO & MD, Tata Motors said, “Tata Motors is committed to the Government’s vision of e-mobility in India. We are excited to join forces with the Government of Maharashtra towards this endeavour. We are uniquely positioned to leverage the strength of our group companies to create an EV ecosystem. With our ready portfolio of EV offerings across our passenger and commercial vehicles, we are geared up to meet future requirements beyond the current tender commitments.”