Taking a significant leap toward its sustainable mobility drive, India’s largest commercial vehicle manufacturer, Tata Motors has launched its all-new, revolutionary Ace EV – the electric version of the ever-popular Ace, exactly 17 years after redefining India’s freight movement.
The new Ace EV, is a green and smart transport solution ready to serve a wide variety of intra-city applications.
“E-mobility is an idea whose time has come. At Tata Motors, we are moving with speed and scale to lead this change – in passenger cars, commercial vehicles, and Jaguar Land Rover. I am delighted today that with the launch of the Ace EV, we are entering a new era of e-cargo mobility. Tata Ace is India’s most successful commercial vehicle ever. It has revolutionized transportation and created millions of successful entrepreneurs over the years. It will further build on this legacy by providing a technologically advanced, clean, and smart mobility solution. I am excited about the electrification of commercial vehicles.”Mr. N Chandrasekaran, Chairman, Tata Sons, and Tata Motors
Co-developed in rich collaboration with its users and supported by a diligently curated ecosystem, the new Ace EV offers a holistic solution for e-cargo mobility. It addresses the core need for timely cost-effective and efficient last-mile deliveries, and also serves the future commitment and aspirations of its conscientious customers to achieve a net zero carbon footprint.
Tata Motors have also inked a strategic Memorandum of Understanding with leading e-commerce companies and logistics service providers – Amazon, BigBasket, City Link, DOT, Flipkart, LetsTransport, MoEVing, and Yelo EV.
This includes delivering 39,000 units of the Ace EV; setting up dedicated Electric Vehicle Support Centres for maximum fleet uptime; deployment of Tata Fleet Edge – the next-gen optimal fleet management solution; and support of Tata universe, the proven enabling eco-system of relevant Tata Group companies.
“The introduction of the Ace EV marks a major milestone in our journey to deliver zero-emission cargo mobility in India. Building on our experience and success with electric buses, we have designed use-case-specific EV solutions for intra-city distribution. These solutions effectively cater to the application’s needs and deliver a superior value proposition to all stakeholders. We are much encouraged with the support and response received from our e-commerce customers, with whom we begin this journey of zero-emission cargo mobility.”Mr. Girish Wagh, Executive Director, Tata Motors