It seems that it is raining electric vehicles in India both two-wheeler segment and in the four wheeler segment. Tata Motors has launched a new electric sedan- XPRES-T EV in India. The XPRES-T EV is the first vehicle of the XPRES brand which is the sub-brand for fleet operators.
The XPRES-T EV is offered in two variants- XPRES-T 165 and XPRES T 213. While the XPRES-T 165 is priced from Rs 9.54 lakh- Rs 10.04 lakh, the XPRES T 213 is priced at Rs 10.14-Rs 10.64 lakh.
The XPRES-T EV is targeted at corporate and government fleet customers. The XPRES-T is equipped with battery packs of 21.5 kWh or 16.5 kWh. While the 21.5 kWh battery gives a range of 213km/ full charge, the 16.5 kWh battery pack offers a range of 165km/ full charge.
In terms of charging, the company claims that the 21.5 kWh battery pack can be charged up to 80 per cent in 110 minutes (fast-charging). On the other hand the 16.5 kWh battery pack can be charged up to 80 per cent in 90 minutes (fast-charging). The battery packs can also be normally charged from any 15 A plug point.
The other important features of the XPRES-T EVs are zero exhaust emission, single speed automatic transmission, dual airbags for safety, ABS with EBD etc.