MG India partners with Tata Power to create fast chargers

MG India partners with Tata Power to create fast chargers

8th Jun 2020 1:24 pm

New fast chargers will be available at MG dealers in select cities and will add to the 10 fast chargers MG already has.

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  • MG Motor India and Tata Power sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU).
  • The 50KW DC superfast chargers will be available at select MG dealerships across India.
  • The fast charger will be accessible to MG owners as well as other EV owners.

Tata Power, one of India’s largest integrated power utility has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with MG Motor. As part of the association, Tata Power will deploy 50kW DC superfast chargers at select MG dealership locations and offer end-to-end EV charging solutions to MG dealerships spread across India.

This comes in addition to the company’s announcement last month, where Tata Power had announced its intent to deploy 700 EZ charge EV charging station by 2021.

Through this association, MG Motor India says it aims to lay a specific focus on the key target cities they will be foraying into as a part of their future EV expansion plans. These superfast 50kW DC chargers will be accessible by both MG ZS EV customers as well as other EV owners whose automobiles are compatible with the CCS/CHAdeMO charging standards.

At present, MG Motor India has a total of 10 SuperFast 50 kW charging stations across its dealerships in five cities  – New Delhi-NCR, Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Bengaluru and Hyderabad – and is expanding them to more cities.

Tata Power, on the other hand, has established an elaborate EV charging ecosystem with over 180 charging points in 19 different cities under the EZ Charge brand, along with digital platform to facilitate easy and smooth customer experience. The MG-Tata Power partnership will involve core values and operating model in line with their existing customer-centric approach including exploring the possibility of second life management of EV batteries.

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