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    2024 Tata Nexon EV Safety Rating – 5 Stars

    Tata Nexon EV crash test – Bharat NCAP 20242024 Tata Nexon EV Safety Rating: BNCAP’s First Compact Electric Car Safety Test – Driver SafetyWhat’s the 2024 Tata Nexon EV Safety Rating? The compact car in the first EV in the segment to be tested by BNCAP. Gross vehicle weight stands at 1816 kg. Driver safety in the TATA Nexon EV includes multiple airbags.Frontal airbag, side head curtain airbag, and side chest airbag come standard. Belt pretensioners and load-limiters also enhance driver protection. Knee and side pelvis airbags are not available as si true with the segment.Tata Nexon EV crash test – Bharat NCAP 2024Tata Nexon EV Passenger SafetyPassenger safety mirrors driver protection with similar standard features. Frontal, side head curtain, and side chest airbags. Belt pretensioners and load-limiters are standard for passengers too. The absence of knee and side pelvis airbags aligns with the design strategy prioritising critical safety areas.Rear seat safety emphasises child protection. Standard ISOFIX anchor points support outboard seats, facilitating secure child seat installation. Rear passengers benefit from side head curtain airbags with focus on primary crash protection.Tata Nexon EV crash test – Bharat NCAP 2024Safety Assist in Tata Nexon EVSafety assist technologies include Standard Electronic Stability Control (ESC) . This caters to vehicle stability during critical manoeuvres. Pedestrian protection systems and seat belt reminders for all seats further demonstrate a comprehensive approach.[embedded content]TATA Nexon EV’s ratings applicability specifies the variants it’s applicable to. The Long Range (LR) including CRE, EMP and EMP DK, and FEA and FEA DK. Medium Range (MR) variants include CRE, EMP, FEA for transparent safety evaluations.Why Safety Matters in EVs – Tata Nexon EV Safety RatingWhy is safety a priority cars/EVs? The importance of crash protection in vehicles manifests itself as a safety badge. Incorporating features like airbags, ESC, and pedestrian protection meets laid out crash test standards. Indian government says, the future is electric.Tata Nexon EV crash test – Bharat NCAP 2024Evaluating the safety equipment a car reveals its strengths and areas for improvement. Understanding the impact of standard safety assist technologies is crucial. ESC enhances vehicle control, while seat belt reminders ensure occupants’ safety. These technologies reflect the integration of essential safety features, aiming to reduce accident risks and impact, and enhance occupant protection.Hence, integrating key safety features and assist technologies is a reliable protection approach. And needs to match evolving standards of vehicle safety expected from electric vehicles. Tata Nexon EV BNCAP 5 star rating entails a score of Adult Occupant Protection (AOP) 29.86/ 32 and Child Occupant Protection (COP) 44.95/ 49. Adult Occupant Protection scores are rated as follows – Frontal Offset Deformable Barrier Test: 14.26 out of 16.00; Side Movable Deformable Barrier Test:15.60 out of 16.00. Child Occupation Protection is rated at 44.95/ 49.00.Also Read – Tata Punch EV Scores 5 Star Safety Rating In Bharat NCAP 2024 More

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    Tata Curvv, Harrier EV, Sierra EV, Avinya – Launch Timelines Officially Revealed

    2025 Tata Sierra RenderAiming for 4-6% jump in market share, Tata Motors will introduce new models across both ICE and EV segmentsTata Motors has drawn up aggressive plans to boost its market share over the next 2-3 years. From the existing market share of around 14%, the goal is to achieve an increase of around 400-600 basis points. Tata’s upcoming new car launches will play a key role in achieving that target.Tata new launches – Curvv and Harrier EVSome of the upcoming new Tata cars will be available in both ICE and EV formats. A relevant example is Curvv, which is expected to debut during FY24-25. Curvv EV and diesel variants will be launched first. Petrol option is expected to be added at a later stage.Tata Curvv and Nexon CNG Spied Testing TigetherICE Curvv will challenge popular compact SUVs such as Hyundai Creta, Kia Seltos, Maruti Grand Vitara, Toyota Hyryder, Honda Elevate, Skoda Kushaq and Volkswagen Taigun. Curvv EV will take on the upcoming Creta EV, Maruti eVX and Toyota’s rebadged version of eVX.In the mid-size SUV segment, Tata is working on the petrol and EV versions of Harrier. Both these models are expected to be launched by the financial year ending March 31, 2025. Harrier is currently offered with only a 2.0-litre diesel engine. It generates 170 PS and 350 Nm. Transmission choices include 6-speed MT and 6-speed AT.Tata Harrier EV spied in PuneTata Harrier EV will be underpinned by the new Acti-EV architecture. This is already in use with Punch EV. Harrier EV is expected to get a 60-kWh battery pack, with a range of around 500 km. It will have a dual-motor setup and AWD system. Harrier EV will primarily rival the upcoming electric version of Mahindra XUV700. The latter will go on sale as XUV.e8.Tata Sierra design patent leaksSierra EV and Avinya models expected in FY26Similar to Harrier EV, the upcoming Sierra EV is expected to get a dual-motor setup and an electric all-wheel drive system. Tata Motors has already filed a design patent for Sierra EV. A number of design features have been borrowed from the original ICE Sierra that was in production from 1991 to 2003. At a later stage, Tata could introduce an ICE powertrain for the new Sierra.Tata’s flagship EV brand will be Avinya. It will spawn multiple new electric cars, underpinned by JLR’s EMA platform. With Avinya, Tata will be able to make its entry into the premium EV segment. Tata Avinya will have a range of more than 300 km. It will be equipped with a comprehensive range of premium features.Tata Safari EV Testing ContinuesEV-exclusive showrooms, charging network expansionTata’s upcoming electric cars will be one of the key growth drivers. To improve customer experience, Tata is focusing on expanding its EV-exclusive showrooms and charging network. More than 50 EV-exclusive showrooms will be launched over the next couple of years. Tata currently operates two EV-exclusive showrooms. Tata’s charging network is also set to witness a major leap. From the current 10,000, the number will be increased to 1 lakh charging stations by FY30. More

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    Tata EV Discounts June 2024 Up To Rs 1.35 Lakh – Punch EV, Nexon EV, Tiago EV

    Image – JayarajThe test mule sighting frequency of Curvv EV, Harrier EV and Safari EV are increasing, suggesting nearing launch, probably in 2025One of India’s largest car manufacturers, Tata Motors, is only verge of launching Curvv compact SUV and introduce electric versions of Harrier and Safari. The company just launched its new hot hatchback, Altroz Racer, too. Now, Tata Motors is offering attractive offers to their electric portfolio across hatchbacks, sedans and SUVs. Let’s take a look.Tata EV Discounts June 2024 – Which car gets the most discount?The benefits and discounts Tata Motors is offering to buyers are not uniform across their portfolio. Some popular and hot-selling vehicles get the least discounts, while the slower-selling offerings get more discounts to clear stocks. In June 2024, Tata is offering the highest discounts on MY23 Nexon EV of up to Rs. 1.35 lakh.2024 Tata Tiago EV LaunchedTiago EVWhere Tiago EV discounts are concerned, all MY23 variants get a flat Rs 95,000 benefits. For MY24 Tiago EV MR variants, benefits are up to Rs 60,000 and with Tiago EV LR variants, it is Rs 75,000. Official Ex-sh prices for Tiago EV range between Rs 7.99 lakh and Rs 11.89 lakh.Tata Punch.ev On-road Prices ComparedPunch EVNext in line for the discounts is Tata’s current (electric) rockstar, Punch EV. However, ICE version of Tata Punch does not get any benefits as we covered in a recent post. All the attractive discounts are only with Punch EV. Sure, Rs 10,000 worth of benefits is not exactly attractive and it is the lowest discount among Tata Motors EVs listed on this list.New Tata Nexon EVNexon / Nexon EVAcross this list, Tata Nexon E SUV registered the highest discounts this month (June 2024). The MY23 Nexon EV gets discounts of up to Rs 1.35 lakh. However, the newer MY24 Nexon EV units get only Rs 85,000 worth of discounts. Interestingly, 2024 Nexon EV Creative+ MR variant doesn’t get this Rs 85,000 discount.Along with Harrier EV, Tata is also planning the launch of Curvv EV and Safari EVUpcoming EVs from TataThe company is gearing up to introduce their first-ever compact SUV in the near future in the form of Curvv. Tata will launch both ICE and EV versions of Curvv. Speculations suggest Curvv EV to launch first, alongside Curvv Diesel. While Curvv Petrol will launch later, featuring a new 125 PS and 175 Nm tune based on Nexon’s 1.2L 3-cyl turbo petrol motor.Harrier and Safari are getting EV versions as well, featuring (larger than Nexon) battery pack that could promise 500 km of range from a single charge. Single-motor and dual-motor AWD layouts will be offered too. Testing for the same has commenced and sighting frequency has been increased as well. More

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    March 2024 Tata Motors Sales up at 50,110 units, FY24 Growth

    Image – Hitesh Patel.March 2024 Tata Motors Sales GrowthIn March’24, Tata Motors sold a total of 50,297 passenger vehicles, including 6,738 electric vehicles. Compared to March’23, this marks an increase of 6,072 units in total passenger vehicle sales, showcasing a positive growth trend.During the same period last year, in March’23, Tata Motors recorded total vehicle sales of 44,225 units, with 6,509 being electric vehicles. Thus, there’s a noticeable uptick in sales performance this year.March 2024 Tata Motors SalesFY24 Passenger Vehicle SegmentIn Q4 FY24, Tata Motors total domestic sales reached 1,55,010 units. This surpasses the figures from Q4 FY23, which stood at 1,34,893 units in total domestic salesFor FY24, Tata Motors reported total domestic passenger vehicle sales reaching 5,70,955 units. In comparison, FY23 witnessed total domestic passenger vehicle sales of 5,38,640 units.March 2024 Tata Motors SalesSUVs: Growth Projections Amid Shifting TrendsTata Motors projects Industry-wide passenger vehicle segment numbers for FY24, with estimates exceeding 4.2 million units. Robust growth trajectory finds SUV sales to be a big mover, expected to constitute over 50 percent of the overall sales volume in FY24. It’s no surprise though since what SUVs mean has long been redefined in reference to the Indian auto industry. The catchword is ever-expanding.For Tata Motors, FY24 is the third consecutive year of recording the highest ever sales. Retail sales growth, measured through Vahan-based data, has shown an increase of around 10 percent compared to FY23.FY24, March 2024 Tata Motors Sales – CNG and EVThe company has also witnessed healthy growth in vehicles powered by CNG and EVs, contributing nearly 29 percent of the overall sales. Tata EV sales are reported at 48 percent growth compared to FY23.In Q4 FY24, Tata Motors achieved its highest ever wholesales, with 1,55,651 units sold. They also mark the highest number of EVs sold in a quarter, with 20,640 units sold in Q4 FY24. In March’24, Tata Motors crossed sales of 50,000 units for the third consecutive month. A multi-powertrain helps meet varying consumer buying patterns/requirements. More

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    2024 Tata Tiago EV Brings New Features – MG Comet EV Rival

    2024 Tata Tiago EV LaunchedAs opposed to pre-update model, 2024 Tata Tiago EV brings added features unlocking more safety and convenience, enhancing user experienceThe prospect of growing Indian auto sector is very tempting for car manufacturers to cater to. There is a growing interest in electric mobility sector as well, drawing Indian buyers. Tata Motors currently leads the electric car industry with almost 70% market share. The company’s most affordable EV, Tiago EV, has been updated for MY2024.2024 Tata Tiago EV Brings New FeaturesFor the year 2024, Tata Motors is updating its most affordable electric car in India. The update is very small and doesn’t drastically change the prospect of Tiago EV when compared to pre-update vehicles. However, this update brings a few conveniences and uplift in-cabin functionality.2024 Tata Tiago EV Added FeaturesThe best part about this update is that there doesn’t seem to be a price increment associated with it. A practice that we don’t get to see in Indian automotive sector very often. Apart from the functional and experience enhancing feature additions, there is one design change with 2024 Tata Tiago EV.Which is the new flat 2D Tata logo. We saw this flatter and more minimal 2D Tata logo on company’s newer launches like Punch EV. Instead of Tata’s usual chrome 3D logo, this is a 2D flat logo finished in white. This change is not immediately evident. But keener eyes will spot it easily.New Flat Logo On 2024 Tata Tiago EVOther changes are on the inside and with top-spec variants only. These include the addition of an auto-dimming IRVM, which is a major convenience factor. This adds to the overall safety quotient too, as this ORVM dims dazzling headlights from the rear automatically, which would otherwise distract the driver.Another feature addition on the inside is a fast 45W charger for smartphones. With the increase in technology, smartphone’s charging speeds have increased dramatically, rated at over 100W+. Even the flagship phones have been jumping to faster charging speeds and 45W straight out of the car’s socket is appreciated.New Flat Logo On 2024 Tata Tiago EVPowertrains remain the sameOther than these feature additions, there are no other significant differences. Trim levels continue as they used to be – XE, XT, XZ+ and XZ+ Tech Lux. Primary rivals include MG Comet EV and Citroen eC3 and Tata’s own Punch EV. Top-spec variants get features like cooled glovebox, an 8-inch touchscreen infotainment screen with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, projector headlights, fog lights, rear washer and wiper, rear defogger, auto climate control, driving modes, 4 Star crash safety rating and many more.Powertrain options are offered in two bundles – 19.2 kWh battery, 60 bhp and 110 Nm motor, 250 km range or a 24 kWh battery, 74 bhp and 114 Nm motor, 315 km range. The latter can be had with a fast charger option bundled with a 7.2 kW AC charger.2024 Tata Tiago EV More

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    Tata EV Discounts March 2024 – Nexon, Tiago, Tigor

    Image – Pranay TidkeDiscount offers on Tata EVs are available for both 2023 and 2024 models, with the former getting a much higher value of benefitsTo clear unsold stock, Tata Motors has announced attractive cash discounts and exchange bonus on its EVs. The scheme is valid for Nexon, Tiago and Tigor. Punch EV is not part of this discount scheme, as it was launched recently in January 2024. It is to note that Tata had announced similar discount offers in December 2023 and February 2024 as well. A specific portion of discounts could be linked to the reduction in prices of battery packs.Tata Nexon EV Pre-facelift discount – Up to Rs 3.15 lakhPre-facelift 2023 version of Tata Nexon EV has Prime and Max variants. The latter gets the highest cash discount of Rs 2.65 lakh. Customers are also eligible for an exchange bonus of Rs 50,000. Total benefits on pre-facelift Nexon EV Max are thus Rs 3.15 lakh. In case of Nexon EV Prime, the cash discount amount is Rs 2.30 lakh. An exchange bonus of Rs 50k is also applicable.Tata Nexon EV FaceliftNexon EV Prime is equipped with a 30.2 kWh battery pack that supplies power to a 129 hp electric motor. ARAI-certified range is 312 km. In comparison, Nexon EV Max has a 40.5 kWh battery and a 143 hp electric motor. ARAI-certified range is 437 km.Tata Nexon EV facelift discount – Up to Rs 50,000Latest facelift version of Nexon EV does not get any cash discount or exchange bonus. However, there’s a green bonus of Rs 50,000 applicable on units manufactured in 2023. The ones manufactured in 2024 are eligible for a green bonus of Rs 20,000. Nexon EV facelift is offered in MR (medium range) and LR (long range) variants.Tata EV Discounts March 2024The MR variant has a 30.2 kWh battery, with ARAI-certified range of 325 km. The LR variant has a 40.5 kWh battery, with a range of 465 km. Performance numbers are 129 hp and 215 Nm for MR and 145 hp and 215 Nm for LR variant. Both variants are now available with a 7.2 kW AC charger as standard. Charging time from 10 to 100 percent for MR variant is 4.3 hours. The LR variant takes 6 hours.Tata Tiago EV discounts – Up to Rs 65,000Folks buying Tiago EV MY2023 model will get a green bonus of Rs 50,000 and an exchange bonus of Rs 15,000. For the 2024 model, the benefits include an exchange bonus of Rs 25,000 and an exchange offer of Rs 10,000. Tiago EV has two variants – Medium Range and Long Range. The former has a 19.2 kWh battery and generates 61 hp and 110 Nm. It has a MIDC range of 250 km. The Long Range variant has a 24-kWh battery and churns out 74 hp and 114 Nm. It has a MIDC range of 315 km.Tata Tigor EV discounts – Up to Rs 1.05 lakhDiscount offers on Tata Tiago EV are applicable only on units manufactured in 2023. Buyers can get a cash discount of Rs 75,000 and an exchange bonus of Rs 30,000. Total benefits are worth Rs 1.05 lakh. Tigor EV is equipped with a 26-kWh battery pack. The permanent magnet synchronous electric motor generates 75 hp and 170 Nm. ARAI-certified range is 315 km. More

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    Tata Punch EV Gearbox Stuck – Replacement Offered Also Has Fault, Claims Owner

    Tata Punch EV owner sharesTata Punch EV owner claims that his brand new EV was faulty and so was the replacement EVTata Motors recently launched their newest EV in the form of Punch EV. Delivery has also started. Tata Motors, which has been at the forefront of India’s electric vehicle revolution, introduced the Punch EV as part of its born-electric Acti.ev platform.Punch EV owner shares Quality Control ConcernsRanjit Mehta, a resident of Gurugram, shared his unfortunate experience just three days after taking delivery of the Punch EV. Mehta claims that within a few hours of taking possession of his brand-new Tata Punch EV on January 31, 2024, he started noticing issues related to the brakes.Tata Punch EV owner sharesWhat caught more attention, however, was the malfunctioning gearbox. In a video shared on social media the same day, Mehta demonstrated that the gear dial of his Tata Punch EV refused to respond. Even more alarming was the revelation that the motor continued to accelerate even when the brake pedal was fully pressed. Faced with these critical issues, Mehta promptly took his vehicle to the Autovikas Tata EV dealership.Adding another layer to the predicament, Mehta claimed that his Tata Punch EV had not undergone the essential Pre-Delivery Inspection (PDI) before reaching him. The significance of PDI lies in its ability to identify and rectify potential issues before the customer takes possession of the vehicle. Mehta even provided an audio recording where the dealership acknowledged the omission of the PDI process.Tata Punch EV owner sharesReplacement Saga UnfoldsAs a response to Mehta’s grievances, Tata Motors agreed to replace his faulty vehicle under warranty. However, this apparent solution led to an unexpected twist. The replacement vehicle provided by Tata Motors also exhibited the same motor issue that Mehta had encountered with his originally purchased faulty Punch EV. This shocking turn of events only amplified Mehta’s frustration.Tata Punch EV owner sharesAdding to the woes, Mehta claimed that he was presented with an additional charge for the replacement vehicle, despite the issues being evident from day one and the car being well within the warranty period. This left Mehta perplexed and frustrated, prompting him to voice his concerns on social media platforms, particularly on X (formerly Twitter).Tata Motors’ ResponseIn response to Mehta’s concerns raised on the X platform, Tata Motors issued a statement, saying, “Hello Ranjit, please allow us some time to get this checked with our team, and we’ll get back to you soon with an update. We value your cooperation in the meantime.” While this response indicates a willingness to address the issues, it leaves the owner and potential buyers in a state of uncertainty regarding the root cause of the problems and the steps Tata Motors intends to take to resolve them.Experiencing major issues with my new Tata Punch EV gear selector failure in traffic,and electric motor engaging despite brake applied. Safety concerns are a top priority! Dropped it off at Autovikas Tata EV showroom. @TataMotors,urgent replacement or refund needed! #TataPunchEV pic.twitter.com/ntHN0WtNe9— Ranjit Mehta (@ranjitmehta20) January 31, 2024With Tata Motors being a key player in the electric vehicle segment, instances of technical glitches and quality control lapses can dent the trust of potential buyers. This comes at a time when the Indian government is actively promoting electric mobility, and the success of electric vehicles depends heavily on customer confidence in the technology and the manufacturers.Source More

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    2024 Tata Nexon Electric and Tiago Electric – New vs Old Prices of all variants

    Image – JayarajNexon EV’s Fearless LR, Fearless + LR and Fearless + S LR variants get the highest price reduction of Rs. 1.2 lakh each (ex-sh)India’s highest-selling electric car maker, Tata Motors, has lowered price tag of two of its best-selling EVs – Nexon EV and Tiago EV. While every manufacturer including Tata Motors is racking up ex-showroom prices, it is refreshing to see car prices go down every once in a while. These lowered prices are for EVs only and is not applicable to their ICE counterparts.Tata Nexon EV And Tiago EVNexon EV and Tiago EV are the foundation vehicles on which TPEM (Tata Passenger Electric Mobility) has built its empire. When we say empire, we mean the 70%+ market share that Tata Motors enjoys in Indian electric car space. Maximum price reduction that Tata is offering with Nexon EV and Tiago EV is Rs. 1.2 lakh (ex-sh).Chief Commercial Officer at TPEM, Mr Vivek Srivatsa, mentioned that there has been a reduction in input costs revolving around batteries and the company is passing on the benefits to their customers. This move was materialised after Mahindra and MG slashed prices off their offerings like XUV400 and Comet respectively.2024 Tata Tiago Electric Variant-Wise Price Reduction ListedThis is Tata’s most affordable electric car. Not only that, it is the most affordable 5-door electric car in India too. Before this price revision, Tiago EV prices used to start from Rs. 8.69 lakh (ex-sh) for base XE MR (Medium Range). XE MR now costs Rs. 7.99 lakh (ex-sh) with Rs. 70,000 off accounting for an 8.06% price reduction.Tiago EV revised pricesXT MR gets Rs. 35,000 discount and costs Rs. 8.99 lakh post price revision. The LR variants (Long Range) now start from Rs. 9.99 lakh for XT LR which received Rs. 30,000 off. XZ+ LR and XZ+ Tech Lux LR get the least reduction at Rs. 20,000 each. Tiago EV’s price range now extends till 11.39 lakh. All prices ex-sh.2024 Tata Nexon Electric Variant-Wise Price Reduction ListedStarting with Creative+ MR variant (Medium Range) of Nexon EV, pricing used to be Rs. 14.79 lakh, which is brought down to Rs. 14.49 lakh with a Rs. 25,000 reduction. Fearless MR, Fearless+ MR and Fearless+ S MR all get the same Rs. 20,000 price reduction. Empowered MR variant gets Rs. 35,000 decrease accounting for a 1.96% reduction. All prices ex-sh.Nexon EV revised pricesSpeaking of LR variants (Long Range), Fearless LR, Fearless + LR and Fearless + S LR all get the same Rs. 1.2 lakh price cuts accounting for a 6.25% to 6.6% reduction in ex-sh prices. In effect, these variants receive the most price benefits among all other Nexon EV variants. The top-spec Empowered + LR variant gets Rs. 70,000 off. This way, Tata Nexon EV prices now range between Rs. 14.49 lakh and Rs. 19.29 lakh instead of Rs. 14.74 lakh and Rs. 19.99 lakh (all prices ex-sh). More