July 16, 2020 | 12:38 AM IST
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Tata power, MG Motor enter into pact to expand Electric Vehicle charging points

Tata Power and MG Motor India signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to deploy 50KW DC Superfast chargers at certain MG dealership locations. The MoU will help the two companies explore the possibility of 2nd life management of lithium-ion batteries fitted in electric vehicles.

Currently, MG Motors already has 10 Superfast 50 KW charging stations in New Delhi-NCR, Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Bengaluru and Hyderabad. On the other hand, Tata Power has successfully established 180+ charging points in 19 cities under EZ Charge brand.
The chargers can be used by both MG ZS EV customers and other EV owners with compatible automobiles as per the CCS / CHAdeMO charging standards.
According to the pact, Tata Power will also offer end-to-end EV charging solutions to MG dealerships throughout the country.
Rajeev Chaba, President & Managing Director (MD) of MG Motor India, said, “Further strengthening MG’s commitment to India, the company aims to provide its customers with a robust charging ecosystem to promote the adoption of cleaner and greener mobility solutions.”
Similarly, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and MD of Tata Power Company Limited said, “Tata Power aims to provide customers a seamless charging experience. This partnership with MG Motor will further boost the country’s ability to adapt the electrified range of vehicles that MG Motor has to offer.”
So far, in India, Hyundai’s Kona Electric), Mahindra’s e-Verito, Mahindra’s e2o, MG Motors’ ZS EV, Tata’s Tigor EV and Tata’s Nexon EV are running on Indian roads.

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