Tata Power, India’s largest integrated power utility, on Monday, signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with MG Motor to deploy 50KW DC Superfast chargers at select MG dealership locations and offer the end-to-end electric vehicle (EV) charging solutions to the automaker’s dealerships spread across India.
Praveer Sinha, CEO & Managing Director, Tata Power Company Ltd, said, “We are delighted to associate with MG Motor India as an end-to-end EV charging partner as also working on the second life of battery usage in future. As India’s leading integrated player in the EV charging space, we aim to provide customers a seamless charging experience.”
Through this association, MG Motor aims to lay a specific focus on the key target cities they will be foraying into as a part of their future EV expansion plans. These superfast 50KW DC chargers will be accessible by both MG ZS EV customers as well as owners of other EV brands whose automobiles are compatible with the CCS/CHAdeMO charging standards.
Speaking on this association, Rajeev Chaba, President & Managing Director, MG Motor India, said, “Further strengthening our commitment to India, we aim to provide our customers with a robust charging ecosystem to promote the adoption of cleaner and greener mobility solutions. With a partner like Tata Power, a renowned major in the field of power and renewable energy, we are confident that we will create a distinct synergy together.”
MG Motor India already has a total of ten SuperFast 50 kW charging stations across its dealerships in five cities of New Delhi-NCR, Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Bengaluru and Hyderabad, and is expanding them to more cities. MG Motor or Morris Garages is the Indian subsidiary of China’s largest automaker SAIC Motor.
Tata Power, on the other hand, has established an elaborate EV charging ecosystem with over 180 charging points in 19 different cities under the EZ Charge brand along with a digital platform to facilitate the customer experience.