Tata Motors has recently launched its all-new full electric Ace EV light truck, that is to say the zero-emission version of the extremely popular Ace vehicle, introduced 17 years ago. The small commercial vehicle designed by Tata Motors is thought to be a green and smart transport solution ready to serve a wide variety of intra-city applications.
The all-electric Tata Ace EV
More into technical details, the Ace EV is the first product featuring Tata Motors’ EVOGEN powertrain that offers a certified range of 154 kilometres. It delivers a safe, all-weather operation with an advanced battery cooling system and regenerative braking system to boost the driving range. The vehicle allows regular and fast charging capabilities for high uptime. It is powered by a 27 kW (36 hp) motor with 130 Nm of peak torque. Furthermore, the Ace EV’s container is made of light-weight, durable materials that perfectly suit the requirements of e-commerce logistics.
«The introduction of the Ace EV marks a major milestone in our journey to deliver zero-emission cargo mobility in India», commented Mr. Girish Wagh, Executive Director at Tata Motors. «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 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».
Agreements with primary customers for around 39,000 deliveries
Tata Motors also announced signing of strategic Memorandum of Understanding with leading e-commerce companies and logistics service providers, such as 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 UniEVerse, the proven enabling eco-system of relevant Tata Group companies.