Tata, Uber deal to induct 25,000 units of XPRES-T electric cabs in India
Speaking at the MoU signing, Shailesh Chandra, MD, Tata Motors Passenger Vehicles and Tata Passenger Electric Mobility said, "In line with our commitment to grow sustainable mobility in the country, we are delighted to partner with Uber, India's leading ridesharing platform. Offering customers our environmentally friendly EV ride experiences via Uber's Premium Category service, will accelerate the adoption of green and clean personal ride sharing".
Commenting on the partnership, Prabhjeet Singh, President, Uber India and South Asia said, "Uber is committed to bringing sustainable, shared mobility to India, and this partnership with Tata Motors is a major milestone on that journey. It represents the largest EV partnership yet between an automaker and a ridesharing platform in India. It will supercharge the transition to zero emissions on the Uber platform as we work towards building a sustainable future".
"We are committed to doing our part to bring down the barriers to going electric by working with industry partners that are leading the change", Singh added.
Tata 'XPRES' brand is exclusively catering to fleet customers. The latest XPRES-T electric sedan comes with 2 range options - 315 kms and 277 kms - powered by high energy density battery of 26 kWh and 25.5 kWh respectively.