Mumbai, September 19, 2019
Tata Motors today announced its state-of-the-art electric
vehicle technology ZIPTRON, which will power a range of aspirational Tata
Electric Cars, starting with a launch in Q4 of FY20.
ZIPTRON, soon to be introduced EV powertrain technology, is a building block
towards Tata Motors’ consistent efforts for commonality, to drive economies of
scale and to make new technologies affordable for the Indian consumers. It
embodies distinctive characteristics like efficient high voltage system, zippy
performance, long range, fast charging capability, battery with warranty of eight
years, and adherence to IP67 standard.
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 utilising 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 one mn km, 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.”
The new 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 utilises smart regenerative braking to charge the
battery while on the drive.
With the launch of ZIPTRON, Tata Motors has also
rolled out the ZIPTRON Freedom 2.0 campaign. This campaign aims at highlighting
how this technology breaks existing barriers and provides freedom from
pollution, addresses range anxiety, and offers electrifying driving