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    Tata Nexon Electric Delivered To Kolkata Police – World Environment Day 2022

    17 Tata Nexon EVs introduced to Kolkata Police fleet as part of World Environment Day 2022Tata Nexon Electric Kolkata PoliceKolkata PC, Binit Kumar Goel inaugurated 17 electric vehicles at a function organized at Police Athletic Club in Maidan on World Environment Day 2022. Kolkata Police will put the EVs to use on multiple fronts. In celebrating the occasion, it was announced a number of e-cycles will be introduced for use by Kolkata Police for beat policing, and regular patrols.The fleet introduction is part of a larger shift to EVs that was announced in 2021. In September 2021, it was announced that 226 Tata Nexon EVs will be leased to KP. The new cars will over time phase out the old diesel cars still part of the fleet. The cars are to be leased for an 8-year period.EV exemption in West BengalBased on utility, the EV fleet will be shared/distributed for use among multiple police units, including the traffic department. In September 2021, it was announced, Rs 8.82 crore was allocated for the 8 year lease plan to come into effect. The Nexon units will be distributed as best suited considering the need for a robust charging network, and need to charge daily.Last week, to further boost EV adoption, the government announced rebates and relaxations for a period of 2 years for those registering new electric cars and two-wheelers. The same courtesy is extended to CNG vehicles too.[embedded content][embedded content]EV adoption in IndiaEV adoption in West Bengal is currently quite small. State announced exemptions are expected to help improve numbers. In recent months, various state governments have gone on to introduce state rebates for EV purchases. The move is in tandem with long term goals of larger EV adoption in India. The goal for electric buses, two wheelers, transport vehicles, and electric cars by the end of the decade is significant.While electric car transition is still quite slow, the fault doesn’t lay with buyers. As of now, the availability of mass market electric cars that are affordable isn’t being catered to by most manufacturers. A transition boost will be more noticeable when the market becomes competitive.Tata Motors electric carsOnly recently, Tata Nexon EV Max with more range, more power and faster charging was launched. These however are not part of the growing electric fleet that Kolkata Police is using.Tata Nexon Electric Kolkata PoliceTata Motors is one of the first movers in the electric car business. In May 2022, the company reported EV wholesales at almost 3.5k units. It is only a matter of time until Tata Motors should be able to report EV sales at atleast 10 percent of total domestic passenger cars the manufacturer sells. More

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    Tata Electric Cars Waiting Period – Nexon EV, MAX, Tigor EV, XpresT

    Tata Motors is the leading electric car manufacturer of India – Waiting period is up to 4 monthsTata Nexon ElectricTata Motors is one company that delivers on their vision. Under the able Ratan Tata, Tata Motors has achieved a lot of difficult feats in India. Tata launched the Indica in 1998 which was the first indigenously developed car in India. A car so good, it revolutionized Indian automotive history.Ratan Tata’s vision was brought to life in the form of the Tata Nano in 2008 which was the cheapest production car in the world. Tata Nexon has its fair share in Tata Motor’s legacy as it was the first Indian vehicle to score 5-stars in Global NCAP’s crash tests. Now, Tata Motors seems to have achieved a legacy feat when it comes to electric mobility with the Nexon EV and Nexon EV Max.Tata Electric Car Waiting PeriodMahindra tried to capture the EV market in India with polarizing products like E2o, E2o Plus and the eVerito which failed. Tata Motors began its EV journey with the Tigor EV catering to Government tenders and fleet owners. Then it launched the Nexon EV with decent performance and range and was an overall well-rounded product. It was so good, that it soon became the best-selling electric car in the country. Making Tata Motors, the largest selling EV manufacturer in India.Today, Tata Motors has on sale 4 electric cars. These are Nexon EV, Nexon EV Max, Tigor EV and XpresT. The first three are for the passenger market, while the latter is for the commercial segment only. Depending on the variant and city, the waiting period extends up to 4 months.Tata Electric Car waiting period. Hat tip – Motor Arena India.Tata Nexon EV MaxNexon EV sells in good numbers and has very high demand from Indian customers. Tata Motors recently launched the Nexon EV Max with a bigger 40.5 kWh battery, better performance, better features and most importantly, a better range of 437 km on a single charge. It costs around Rs. 1.5 lakh to 2.0 lakh (ex-sh) over the standard Nexon EV.In just 6 days from the launch of the Nexon EV Max, it has garnered a lot of bookings which has driven the waiting period of the Nexon EV Max to 4 months. Demand for the standard Nexon EV is also high. We have seen absurd waiting periods for internal combustion engine-powered vehicles of up to 20 months. Garnering this type of demand in EVs in a developing country like India with poor charging infrastructure is remarkable.Price and LaunchTata Nexon EV is priced between Rs. 14.7 lakh (ex-sh) for the XM variant and Rs. 17.4 lakh (ex-sh) for XZ Plus Lux Dark Edition. Whereas the Nexon EV Max is priced between Rs. 17.74 lakh (ex-sh) for the XZ Plus 3.3 kW charger and Rs. 19.24 lakh for XZ Plus Lux 7.2 kW charger.While the Nexon EV still poses as the better choice for users with less highway use, The Nexon EV Max appeals to the users with occasional or daily highway use. Tata Motors is expected to start deliveries of the Nexon EV Max in the month of June. With Nexon EV and Nexon EV Max, Tata has established itself as a mainstream EV manufacturer for the masses. More

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    Tata Nexon Electric Vs EV MAX – Specs, Price, Range, First Look

    Nexon EV sales could hit a new high with the Max variant effectively eliminating range anxiety and offering several new featuresNew Tata Nexon EV MaxWith focus on introducing continuous improvements across its portfolio, Tata Motors has launched Nexon EV Max at a starting price of Rs 17.74 lakh. The increased range of 437 km ensures reduced recharging frequency. Plus, inter-city travels will become a lot more convenient. Here’s a quick comparison between Nexon EV vs. Nexon EV Max to understand which model offers the best value.New Tata Nexon EV MAX Vs Nexon ElectricAs compared to the 30.2 kWh battery pack used with the standard model, Nexon EV Max has been equipped with a larger 40.5 kWh battery pack. Both battery packs are IP67 rated to provide effective protection against the elements. However, there’s a difference in that the larger battery pack weighs 100 kg more. Despite the larger battery pack, Max boot space is the same as that of the standard variant at 350 litres.Tata Nexon Electric Vs Nexon EV MaxTo ensure overall performance is not impacted by the heavier battery pack, power and torque output has been increased to 143 PS and 250 Nm. The numbers for standard variant are 129 PS and 245 Nm. Drive mode options have been expanded with Nexon EV Max to include a new Eco mode. This is in addition to Drive and Sports modes offered with standard model.Nexon EV Max is more agile, achieving 0 to 100 kmph in under nine seconds. The standard model takes 10 seconds to achieve the same. Another improvement relates to regenerative braking, which is available with 4 levels of adjustability with Max variant. The standard variant has non-adjustable regenerative braking. Take a look at the first look walkaround of new Nexon EV Max below, credit to 91 Wheels.[embedded content][embedded content]Talking about range, Nexon EV Max can travel 437 km on a full charge. Actual range in real world conditions could be around 300 km. Nexon EV standard variant has a certified range of 312 km. Based on user reviews, actual range comes at around 200 km. Range of electric cars can vary based on various factors such as outside temperature, traffic conditions, use of AC, driver skills, etc.Tata Nexon Electric Vs Nexon EV MaxNexon EV Vs Max – features, charging, pricingUsers can expect improved braking with Nexon EV Max, as it comes with disc brakes on all four wheels. The standard model has disc at front and drum brakes at rear. Nexon EV Max packs in a range of new features such as ventilated seats, gear selector knob with integrated active mode circular display, air purifier, wireless phone charger, cruise control, auto dimming IRVM and electronic parking brake.To ensure reduced charging time, Nexon EV Max comes with the option of a 7.2 kW AC wall box charger. This is in addition to the 3.3 kW charger that is also available with the standard variant. With the 7.2 kWh charger, Max variant can be charged in 6.5 hours. The standard model takes 8 hours to achieve 20-100% with the 3.3 kW charger.Tata Nexon EV vs EV Max PricesWarranty terms remain the same for both models. Vehicle warranty is 3 years or 1,25,000 km whereas battery warranty is 8 years or 1,60,000 km. Nexon EV standard variants are priced in the range of Rs 14.54 lakh to Rs 17.15 lakh. In comparison, Nexon EV Max variants are priced in the range of Rs 17.74 lakh to Rs 19.24 lakh. More

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    Tata Nexon Electric Max Launch Price Rs 17.74 L – Range 437 Km

    With increased range and new features, Nexon EV Max has improved capabilities vis-a-vis rivals like MG ZS EV and Hyundai Kona ElectricNew Tata Nexon EV Max – 437 Kms Range Electric SUVWhile Nexon EV is the topselling electric car in the country, its range of 312 km is not something that everyone feels comfortable with. This is especially true in a situation where charging infrastructure is yet to be fully developed. Another factor is that actual range in real world conditions is only around 200 km.Tata Nexon Electric Max PricesTo eliminate range anxiety and provide an improved overall experience to users, Tata Motors has launched all-new Nexon EV Max today. It is offered in two variants of XZ+ and XZ+ Lux. Prices start from Rs 17.74 lakh ex-sh, and go all the way to Rs 19.24 lakh ex-sh. Three colour options are on offer – White, Grey and Intensi-Teal. The latter is a new colour, exclusive to EV MAX.Tata Nexon EV Max PricesThe updated version gets a larger 40.5 kWh battery pack. Existing Nexon EV gets its power from a 30.2 kWh battery pack. In terms of battery capacity, Nexon EV Max is now ahead of Hyundai Kona Electric that has a 39.2 kWh battery pack. However, it still falls short of MG ZS EV that utilizes a 50.3 kWh battery pack.Tata Nexon EV vs EV Max PricesWith the larger battery pack, Nexon EV Max has achieved ARAI certified range of 437 km. That’s an impressive gain of 125 km. However, just like the standard Nexon EV, the Max variant’s real-time range is likely to be lower. True range of Nexon EV Max is expected to be around 300 km. Nexon EV Max is Rs 1.79 lakh more expensive than the Nexon EV, and is about 100 kgs heavier.Tata Nexon EV Max – Gets 30+ New FeaturesHowever, it could be higher if the company has carried out some targeted changes in the powertrain and other systems such as regenerative braking. Tata has ensured that the larger battery pack does not reduce boot space. It remains the same as earlier at 350-litre.With 437 km range, Nexon EV Max can emerge as an affordable alternative to MG ZS EV and Hyundai Kona. Certified range of MG ZS EV and Hyundai Kona are 461 km and 452 km, respectively.Tata Nexon EV Max – Two Variants on offerNexon EV Max power and torqueUsers can expect peppier performance with Nexon EV Max, as power and torque output has been increased to 143 hp and 250 Nm. That’s a gain of 14 hp and 5 Nm. Rival MG ZS EV numbers are at 177 PS / 280 Nm whereas Kona Electric generates 136 PS / 395 Nm.Tata Nexon EV Max at a glanceCharging options have been updated for Nexon EV Max. It includes a 3.3kWh portable charger that will be offered as standard. The limitation of this charger is that it will take around 15-16 hours to achieve a full charge. To get over this issue, Tata Motors is offering a more powerful 7.2kWh charger. Users have to pay an additional amount for this charger. It will reduce charging time to 6.5 hours.Tata Nexon EV Max SpecsNexon EV Max new featuresNew version of Nexon EV packs in a range of premium and hi-tech features. It includes illuminated gear knob with park mode, wireless charging, air purifier and cooled seats. Safety features include ESP, hill hold assist and electric parking brake. There will be two variants on offer, XZ+ and XZ+ Lux. Deliveries of Nexon EV Max are expected to commence soon. Bookings have opened, and first batch of Nexon EV Max is on its way to dealerships across India. More

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    2022 Tata Nexon Electric MAX – Gets Illuminated Gear Selector

    Tata Nexon electric with a long-range battery is expected to come with some additional creature comforts as wellTata Nexon Electric MAX – Illuminated gear selectorTata Motors has been planning to launch an updated iteration of Nexon EV with more power and an extended range on offer. Test mules of the updated electric crossover have been spied testing on roads on multiple occasions in recent months. Recently, it was revealed that the updated Nexon EV would be launching on 11 May 2022.The homegrown carmaker is currently the leader of electric mobility in the passenger vehicle segment in India with two models under its umbrella- Nexon EV and Tigor EV. Ahead of its official launch next week, Tata Motors has announced the official name via teaser video. To be called NEXON EV MAX, select dealerships have started accepting unofficial bookings.Tata Nexon EV MAX Powertrain UpdatesThe new Tata Nexon MAX Electric with a more powerful battery pack will be sold alongside the current model. It is expected to receive minor cosmetic and feature enhancements over the regular model although there have been no specific details about any of those updates yet. Also, spy shots of test mules didn’t indicate any massive visual changes to the car’s exterior.Previous reports have indicated that the upcoming Nexon EV MAX will feature a larger 40kWh Lithium-ion battery pack that should offer a maximum range of around 400km on a single charge. At present, the battery-powered SUV features a 30.2kWh battery pack that is rated with a claimed mileage of 312km on a single charge. The larger battery pack is also expected to eat part of the boot space at rear.[embedded content][embedded content]Not only range but performance of the fully electric Nexon will also be amplified. According to a Delhi RTO document, the new battery pack will feed energy to a motor capable of dishing out 136 PS. In comparison, the present Ziptron powertrain in Nexon EV churns out 129 PS of power and 245 Nm of peak torque.Additional FeaturesA larger battery pack means the Nexon EV MAX will be heavier by around 100kg. The new Nexon Max Electric should support fast charging for ease of convenience. Increase in power will be compensated by more braking power with disc brakes on rear wheels. Apart from new alloy wheel designs, there aren’t noticeable visual changes made to the exterior styling of Nexon EV.As for features, Tata Motors will continue to offer creature comforts like a 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system, connected car tech, an electric sunroof, a semi-digital instrument cluster and automatic climate control.Tata Nexon Electric MAXFurther, it is also expected to witness some feature additions like electronic stability control, auto-dimming IRVM, ventilated front seats, an air purifier and cruise control. Also seen in the teaser above are electronic parking brake with auto hold, indicating the presence of hill hold feature. It also has adjustable regen levels.Currently, Nexon EV is priced between Rs 14.54 lakh and Rs 17.15 lakh (ex-showroom). The Nexon EV MAX is expected to start at a premium of Rs 2-3 lakh over corresponding variants and hence prices could start from somewhere around Rs 17 lakh (ex-showroom). More

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    2022 Tata Nexon Electric Testing Continues – Launch Nears

    Tata Nexon EV has been a runaway success and now a more powerful version is about to be unveiled2022 Tata Nexon ElectricKnown unofficially as extended-range Nexon EV, the vehicle is likely to launch on April 29. It features a 40kWh battery, which will increase the SUV’s range to over 400 km in ideal test conditions. The present Nexon Electric has a 30.2kWH battery which is 30 percent less powerful than the new Nexon’s battery pack.The new Nexon EV’s floor pan will be enlarged to accommodate the larger battery and this will result in boot space getting smaller but that is a small sacrifice to make given that range will substantially improve. The existing Nexon Electric has an ARAI-tested range of 312 km. However, in real world conditions, Nexon EV manages to cover around 180 to 220 km on a single charge while extended-range version is expected to have real-world range of over 300 km.Tata Motors will not discontinue the present Nexon Electric once the new one is launched but will continue selling it giving customers choice in terms of price and range. Test mules of the upcoming Nexon Electric have been spotted going through the paces since the start of the year. Latest spy shots are credited to automotive enthusiast murthyksk, who spotted the EV when it was testing near Cubbon Park in Bangalore.2022 Tata Nexon Electric ChangesSpy pics of test vehicles have revealed not many exterior or interior changes but it is under the skin where most of the changes have happened. The new Nexon EV will get different regeneration modes, which would allow drivers to dial-up/down intensity of regenerative braking, which charges the battery. The existing Nexon Electric has a milder, non-adjustable variable regeneration system.2022 Tata Nexon ElectricThe new version will also get cruise control, ventilated seats and electronic stability control among other features. With these updates and a larger battery, expect the new Nexon to be around Rs 3-4 lakh more expensive than the current one.Value For MoneyNexon Electric is well liked by buyers and as a result it has become one of the most successful electric cars on sale in India at the moment. In this price sensitive segment, what has wowed buyers is the impressive range they get out of the vehicle for not that much money. As an intra-city runabout, Nexon EV is ideal making it more value for money than higher priced rivals.As charging infrastructure is slowly but surely improving along highways, more and more people have started venturing out of cities in their electric vehicles and this is generating demand for longer-ranged EVs. This is the segment Tata Motors will target with the 2022 Nexon Electric.The new Nexon Electric will go up against MG ZS EV and Hyundai Kona EV, but will be cheaper than both. However, rivals are upping the game with MG recently launching spruced up 2022 ZS EV with a larger 50.3kWh battery along with refreshed exteriors and interiors and a comprehensive equipment list. Hyundai is also planning to launch the facelifted Kona EV this year. More

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    2022 Tata Nexon Electric Launch Likely On 6th April – Longer Range

    Tata Motors has sent a block your date email to media for 6th April 2022 – It is likely to be for updated Nexon EV2022 Tata Nexon Electric Launch On 6th AprilTata Motors Nexon EV has been segment leader in the electric car space of India. It currently commands around 60% of overall sales which happen in the segment. Now, staying true to its motto of ‘New Forever‘, Tata Motors is planning on bringing in an updated version of Nexon EV. This new updated version will pack a larger battery pack, which will translate into a longer range.2022 Tata Nexon Electric – Additional RangeCurrent 30.2 kWh battery of Nexon EV is sufficient for a claimed range of 312 kms. Tata plans to introduce a 40kWh battery pack on 2022 Nexon which would help it to deliver a claimed range of around 400 kms. This larger battery would need more space and hence, Tata has re-worked the design of floor and boot as well. The added range will come at a cost of additional weight too. Weight of 40kWh battery pack would be around 100 kgs more, when compared with 30.2kWh battery.With additional range, 2022 Nexon Electric will become a direct rival to Hyundai Kona and MG ZS EV. The latter got updated a couple of weeks back with a larger battery, and a claimed range of 461 kms with starting price of Rs 22 lakhs ex-sh. 2022 Tata Nexon Electric launch is likely to take place on 6th April.Other updates on Nexon EV will include introduction of selectable regeneration modes, which will allow driver to choose intensity of regenerative braking. Being a 2022 model, Tata would also bring in a few cosmetic updates and new alloy wheels. Addition of Electronic Stability Program (ESP) is also expected to be brought in.2022 Tata Nexon Electric will come with 2 options for charging. Image – Tesla Club IndiaCompetition and Expected CostTata will mostly sell both versions of Nexon EV, side by side. Hence, customers will have option to choose between the two models of electric SUV. The model with a 40kWh battery likely to cost around INR 3-4 lakhs additional. However, even with a sticker price of INR 18 lakhs approx, it will still undercut its competition, which comprises of Hyundai Kona EV and MG ZS EV.Tata Motors has set an ambitious plan for itself of having 10 electric offerings in its portfolio by 2026. 2022 Nexon will further aid Tata Motors to expand its existing portfolio. With the increase in adoption of Electric Vehicles, customers have started to accept EVs as their second or third vehicle.However, with an increased range of around 400 km, customers will have more freedom to choose Nexon EV as their primary vehicle too. Increase in range will also provide customers the confidence to plan on short outstation trips, a culture which has gained massive popularity since the onset of pandemic.In related news, it must be noted that Tata Motors recently raised INR 7,500 crore from investment firms in exchange of a 11-15% stake in its new EV company, Tata Passenger Electric Mobility. This new firm has been incorporated to design, develop and manufacture all kinds of services related to EVs and e-mobility. More

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    Tata Nexon Electric Prices Increased By Rs 25,000 – March 2022

    Tata Motors will soon be launching an updated version of Nexon EV with a larger battery packTata Nexon ElectricTata Motors keeps on constantly updating its lineup. In the past few months, the company has introduced an all new car in the form of Punch, multiple special models including the Dark Edition range and the recently launched Kaziranga Edition. They have also launched CNG Tiago and CNG Tigor.The company’s next big launch is likely to be an updated Nexon EV with the option of a larger battery pack. While Nexon EV is available as a Dark Edition model, it misses out on a Kaziranga Edition. The reason why Nexon EV did not get Kaziranga edition is that the carmaker has some other plans for their electric SUV.Tata Nexon Electric Prices March 2022It is likely that Tata Motors is planning to launch a new special edition for Nexon EV. This could probably be exclusive with their electric cars – Nexon and Tigor. The new special edition of Nexon EV could be a new variant with a new exterior paint scheme and a slightly different interior layout.Considering that the Nexon EV is getting a facelift soon, the launch of a special edition could help clear existing stock of the electric SUV. Ahead of that, Tata Motors has increased prices of Nexon EV by Rs 25k. All variants of Nexon electric have become expensive. Tata has also increased prices of their petrol / diesel cars by Rs 3k.Tata Nexon Electric Prices March 2022For now, Nexon continues in three variants of XM, XZ+ and XZ+ Lux. The latter 2 variants also come in Dark mode. The Dark Edition model of Nexon EV adopts an all-black theme and is wrapped by a Midnight Black paint scheme on its exterior. It rides on completely blacked-out alloy wheels and comes with additional features like a tyre pressure monitoring system and a tyre puncture repair kit.Nexon EV Specs & VariantsCurrently, Nexon EV is packed with Tata’s Ziptron EV powertrain technology which features a 30.2kWh lithium-ion battery pack that supplies energy to an electric motor. The resultant output from this powertrain is rated at 127 bhp and 245 Nm of peak torque.The electric SUV claims a range of 312km on a single charge. It also comes with an 8-year standard warranty and an IP67 waterproof battery pack. Nexon does not have a direct rival in the segment, but competes with the likes of MG ZS EV and Hyundai Kona EV.Tata Motors offers a small home wall box charger that takes around 8 hours for the battery to be rejuvenated. Using a fast charger, the battery could be recharged from 0-80 percent in just 60 minutes. In its present avatar, Nexon EV is offered in three trims including XM, XZ+, and XZ+ Lux which are priced between Rs 14.54 lakh and Rs 17.15 lakh (ex-showroom). More