EVs to get electrifying boost? Tata Motors announces technology brand ZIPTRON - All you need to know
Now, in yet another booster shot to EVs space in India, Tata Motors has announced its electric vehicle technology ‘ZIPTRON’, which will power a range of Tata Electric Cars, starting with a new launch in Q4 of FY20.
In the current scenario of auto sector, Electric Vehicles are gaining momentum, especially after many sops for EVs were announced by Modi government. Now, in yet another booster shot to EVs space in India, Tata Motors has announced its electric vehicle technology ‘ZIPTRON’, which will power a range of Tata Electric Cars, starting with a new launch in Q4 of FY20.
What is ZIPTRON:
Tata Motors says, "ZIPTRON technology comprises of a highly efficient permanent magnet AC motor providing superior performance on demand. It also offers best in industry dust and water proof battery system meeting IP67 standards. Further, ZIPTRON utilizes smart regenerative braking to charge the battery while on the drive."
As per Tata Motors, "ZIPTRON, a soon to be introduced EV powertrain technology, is a building block towards Tata Motors’ consistent strive for commonality, to drive economies of scale and to make new technologies affordable for the Indian consumers. It embodies distinctive characteristics: efficient high voltage system, zippy performance, long range, fast charging capability, battery with warranty of 8 years, and adherence to IP67 standard."
Speaking at the launch, Guenter Butschek, CEO & MD, Tata Motors said, “We are proud to present this state-of-art technology brand – ZIPTRON, which has been designed in-house while utilizing our global engineering network. At the heart of our future EV line-up, this technology will deliver a thrilling driving experience to our customers aspiring to go-green. Rigorously tested across 1 million kms, ZIPTRON technology is well proven, advanced and reliable. With this technology, we hope to usher in a new wave of eMobility in India and accelerate faster adoption of EVs, supporting the Government’s vision."