Tata Motors had recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the State Government of Maharashtra for deployment of 1000 Electric Vehicles (EV) across its range of passenger and commercial vehicles in the State. The MoU signed between the companies aims to boost the Maharashtra Electric Vehicle Policy 2018 in accelerating the adoption of EVs in Maharashtra.
Now according to some media reports the company is partnering with Tata Power to install about 100 Electric Vehicle charging stations across Maharashtra for public use. Tata Power had established the EV charging station at Vikhroli in Mumbai in August 2017 and later installed two more in January 2018. The company aims to install the chargers in strategic locations, according to the vehicle population, ease of charging facility and importance of routes.
According to reports, that Tata Power plans to device a mix of fast and regular chargers at these charging stations that will facilitate to charge vehicles from both private and public realms of life. The chargers will be able to monitor the car battery charging status and units consumed while charging a car. The nine new locations where the EV charging stations have been established are Matunga, BKC, Bhandup, Chembur, Malad and Carnac Bundar, Bandra Kurla Complex and Borivali.