Planning To Own A Tata EV? Get Ready For Higher Waiting Period

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Recently, petrol and diesel prices received a slash which brought some relief to the country. However, one cannot deny that EVs are indeed the future and the transition is already underway. Tata Motors is at the top of the game when it comes to EV sales. The Nexon EV is currently the best-selling EV in the market and the recently launched Tigor EV received a good response as well. However, the waiting period for these EVs is set to go up due to the various challenges faced by the industry.

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How long will you have to wait?

The waiting period for Nexon EV and Tigor EV has gone up by at least a month. The rise in fuel prices has driven the demand for EVs quite exponentially and the increase in the prices of raw materials doesn’t help the case either. More importantly, the infamous semiconductor chip shortage seems to have impacted the sales of these EVs. Though a month’s waiting period doesn’t seem too bad, one should prepare it to increase if the situation doesn’t get any better.

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Tata Motors EV portfolio: a quick recap

The EV portfolio of Tata Motors comprises the Nexon EV, Tigor EV, and the Xpres-T which is essentially a Tigor EV meant for commercial use. The Tata Nexon EV comes with a high energy density 30.2 kWh Lithium-ion battery and permanent synchronous magnet induction motor with IP 67 rating. It produces 129ps and 245nm of torque. The battery comes with an 8years / 1,60,000 km warranty. It comes with an ARAI-certified range of 312kms. The Nexon EV can be charged via a 15 ampere AC socket which would take around 10 hours to fully charge or a DC charger would take an hour to charge from 0 to 80%. Powering the Tigor EV is a 26 kWh battery pack and a Ziptron motor that churns out 74 bhp and 170 Nm torque.

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The ARAI-certified battery range is 306 km under standard testing conditions. The EV can zip from 0-100 km/h in just 5.7 seconds. The liquid cool high-density battery also gets an IP67 rating from dust and water resistance. The Impact-Resistant Battery Pack casing of Tigor EV complies with AIS – 048 standard for nail penetration at cell Level. Tata also mentioned that the Tigor EV gets better-balanced suspension to deliver sharper driving dynamics. The car is compatible with a globally acceptable CCS2 charging protocol and can be fast-charged as well as slow-charged from any 15 A plug point. The Tigor EV has also scored a 4-star G-NCAP rating just like its ICE counterpart.

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