Tata Motors, the largest company in the Electric Vehicles segment, has launched an electric model of its popular commercial vehicle Ace (ACE). The company launched this vehicle 17 years ago. In the Indian market, this vehicle is popular by the name of ‘Chhota Hathi’. It has a 70 percent market share. It also comes in petrol, diesel and CNG variants. Now with the arrival of Tata Ace EV, the company has strengthened its stake in all segments. Electric Ace is the best option for those who want to open their own loading business or food truck.
Tata Ace EV will get a range of 154Km
The Ace EV is Tata Motors’ first product with the EVOGEN powertrain. It gives a certified range of 154Km on a single charge. It has a powerful battery pack of 21.3 kWh, which generates 36Bhp power and 130Nm peak torque. To increase the driving range, it gets an advanced battery cooling system and regenerative braking system. This cargo vehicle also supports fast charging. In terms of design, the Tata Ace Electric is very similar to its fossil fuel powered counterpart. However, it has been given dedicated EV branding.
7-inch infotainment system
Talking about the features, it gets a 7-inch infotainment system with Bluetooth connectivity inside. The instrument cluster and infotainment system are mounted on the center dash. It also gets features like rear parking camera, tire pressure monitoring system. Tata Motors has also announced signing of memorandums with e-commerce companies and logistics service providers such as Amazon, Big Basket, City Link, DOT, Flipkart, LetsTransport, MoEVing and Yelo EV. This includes delivering 39,000 units of the Ace EV.
Tata Ace Petrol, Diesel and CNG Models
Apart from electric, the Tata Motors Ace mini truck comes in petrol, CNG and diesel. At present, the company has not announced the price of this electric ‘Chhote Hathi’. Currently, the starting price of the current models of Ace is Rs 4 lakh. At the same time, the price of the top variant is Rs 5.50 lakh. In such a situation, it is believed that the price of Ace EV can be around 6 to 7 lakh rupees.