Tata Motors to supply EVs to Cognizant

By Anuj Sharma - July 18, 2018
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Tata Motors has announced to supply Tigor Electric Vehicles (EVs) to Cognizant, a professional services company that helps its clients transform their business, operating and technology models for the digital era. Cognizant will deploy the EVs in its Hyderabad campus as part of its commitment to a sustainable environment.

A batch of 10 vehicles was handed over by Tata Motors team to Cognizant officials, at an event held in the company’s Hyderabad campus.

Tata Motors will also provide a consolidated solution with respect to vehicles, charging infrastructure, maintenance services and financial assistance for procurement and functioning of the Tigor EVs. As part of this order, Tata Power will supply and install two fast charging stations at the Hyderabad campus of Cognizant while Tata Motors Finance will provide the financial assistance need to procure the vehicles.

“We at Tata Motors, are extremely committed to the Government’s vision of e-mobility in India. We are excited to be associating with Cognizant to provide them with a comprehensive solution towards the goal of a sustainable future, with our ‘One Tata’ approach, involving our other group companies. We will continue to strengthen our portfolio of EV offerings across our passenger and commercial vehicles, to meet future requirements,” said Shailesh Chandra, President –Electric Mobility Business and Corporate Strategy, Tata Motors.

Tata Power is the first company to set-up public EV charging stations in Mumbai and make Mumbai EV ready. With the installation of these Electric Vehicle chargers, the company is working towards encouraging the customers to shift from fossil fuel based vehicles to EV. It would be the first time that Tata Power will be setting-up an EV charging station outside Mumbai.

“At Cognizant, reducing our carbon footprint through efficient use of energy and protecting vital, irreplaceable resources are at the heart of our environmental stewardship initiatives. We are proud to lead by example and be one of the first companies in India to embrace the potential of electric vehicles as an innovative meeting ground of energy and mobility,” added Ramkumar Ramamoorthy, Executive Director, India, Cognizant.

 

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