Tata Power to install EV charging infrastructure for TVS Motor
TVS Motor has signed a memorandum of understanding with Tata Power to create a regular AC charging and a DC fast-charging network for its electric two-wheelers. The two companies will also explore opportunities to use solar energy to power select TVS Motor locations.
Two-wheeler manufacturer TVS Motor Company has selected Tata Power to set up a dedicated, comprehensive charging infrastructure for its electric two-wheelers. It recently signed the MoU with Tata Power to create a regular AC charging network and a DC fast-charging network at its locations across India. Under the MoU, the two companies will also explore opportunities to use solar energy to power select TVS Motor locations.
Customers of TVS iQube Electric shall also be able to access the widespread charging network by Tata Power through the TVS Motor customer connect app and Tata Power EZ Charge app.
“TVS Motor Company has always been at the forefront of delivering green vehicles to our customers. This collaboration with Tata Power marks yet another significant milestone towards enabling a greener future for the country. Our partnership will substantially enhance customer convenience through world-class fast-charging solutions. TVS Motor is extremely excited and proud to be the pioneering partner with Tata Power, which is leading the way in creating a wide and sustainable charging infrastructure in the country. Fitting to TVS Motor’s vision of electrification, we envisage a wide and reliable charging infrastructure for two and three-wheeler EV customers across India, powered by renewable sources of energy such as solar,” said,Sudarshan Venu, joint managing director, TVS Motor Company.
“We are happy to join hands with TVS Motor, one of the leading two-wheeler manufacturers globally, to become their EV charging partner. Through this collaboration, we will further leverage our expertise to enhance synergy between sustainable mobility and renewable energy integration resulting in the creation of robust EV charging eco-system across India,” said,Praveer Sinha, chief executive officer and managing director, Tata Power.
The company’s MoU with Tata Power is in line with its commitment to expanding the presence of TVS iQube Electric in over 25 cities within the next few months. The electric scooter is presently available in Delhi, Bangalore, Chennai, Pune, Kochi, Coimbatore, Hyderabad, Surat, Vizag, Jaipur, and Ahmedabad.
Tata Power has an expansive network of over 5,000 home chargers and over 700 public chargers in more than 120 cities in India. The company is present across all segments of the EV eco-system– public charging, captive charging, home and workplace charging stations, and has deployed all types of chargers, including DC chargers and AC Chargers.