Hyundai India and Tata Motors have received an order from EESL Energy Efficiency Services Limited for 150 Tata Nexon EV and 100 Hyundai Kona electric cars.

These electric cars have been acquired under a joint venture of PSUs under the Ministry of Power, Government of India as a pilot project to promote clean mobility. Previously, under this initiative, EESL had ordered only 10 Kona Electric SUVs in 2019.

EESL to obtain Tata Nexon EVs and Hyundai Kona
EESL to obtain Tata Nexon EVs and Hyundai Kona electric cars

These 250 electric cars have been procured by utilising the $5 million recently granted by the ADB (Asian Development Bank) to scale the Demand-Side Energy Efficiency Sector Projects (DSEESP).

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What powers the Tata Nexon EV?

Tata Nexon EV | Auto Expo 2020
Tata Nexon EV

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What powers the Hyundai Kona?

Hyundai Kona
Hyundai Kona | Electric cars
  • The Hyundai Kona electric car packs a 39.2 kWh battery capable of generating 134hp with 395 Nm of peak torque.
  • It also has an ARAI certified range of 452 km on a single charge and can do 0-100 kmph in 9.7 seconds.
  • The Kona also offers four driving modes – Eco, Eco+, Comfort and Sport and has paddle shifters for adjusting regenerative braking.

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