Tata Motors is currently under development of an all new electric car which, according to a recent reports is to be based on the current generation Tiago hatchback. The Tata Tiago Electric is likely to be the homegrown automaker’s first electric car, replacing what earlier was expected to be the Tata Nano. Tata Motors has been working extensively of developing electric car platforms at its Tata Motors European Technical Centre (TMETC), the place which is to become the birthplace of many other new Tata Motor’s projects.
The Tata Tiago electric will be based heavily on the Bolt BEV prototype which was showcased by Tata Motors earlier. The decision to make an electric version of the Tiago, is a very sensible decision as in comparison to the Bolt, the Tiago’s platform will the automaker to keep the prices of the end product aggressive. The Tiago is based on Tata’s low cost XO platform, which also underpins the likes of newly lunched Tata Tigor.
The Government of India, with its recent initiatives has provided a platform, which has seen the recent surge in the direction of development of electric cars in India. The FAME (Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of Electric vehicles) scheme, playing a major part under which incentives on electric and hybrid cars are offered to the end consumer.
Tata Motors, this year introduced its all new sub-brand, the Tamo. The Tata Tiago Electric could very well be the the next product to come out of TAMO’s stables.