Automobile giant Tata Motors on Monday said it will supply 25,000 XPRES–T electric vehicle units to Uber in one of the largest deals in the green mobility space till date.
As per a memorandum of understanding inked between the two entities, Uber will utilise the electric sedans in its premium category service, the companies said in a joint statement.
The electric fleet would be operational across Delhi NCR, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai, Hyderabad, Bengaluru and Ahmedabad, it added.
The Mumbai-based automaker will begin the deliveries of the cars to Uber fleet partners in a phased manner, starting this month.
The companies did not provide the financial details of the deal. The price of a single unit of XPRES–T starts from ₹13.04 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi).
A single unit of X-Pres-T (ex-showroom), with a range of 315 km, is priced at ₹14.98 lakh and entails a FAME subsidy of ₹2.6 lakh.
“In line with our commitment to grow sustainable mobility in the country, we are delighted to partner with Uber, India’s leading ride-sharing platform,” Tata Motors Passenger Vehicles and Tata Passenger Electric Mobility MD Shailesh Chandra said in a statement.
Offering customers environmentally friendly EV ride experiences via Uber’s premium category service, will accelerate the adoption of green and clean personal ride-sharing, he added.