It is a big stride by the two committed companies to accelerate the transition to electric vehicles…

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Tata Power and Apollo Tyres Ltd., have agreed on a strategic partnership for the deployment of public charging stations across India. These charging stations will be deployed at Apollo Tyres’ Commercial and Passenger Vehicle Zones spread across the country. Tata Power has a presence across all the segments of the EV charging ecosystem and has deployed all types of chargers – DC 001, AC, Type 2, Fast DC chargers up to 50kWh and up to 240kWh chargers for buses. Based on location, this classification of chargers will support EV charging for two-wheelers and four-wheelers, respectively.

As per the agreement, Tata Power will set up charging stations at 150 branded retail outlets – CV and PV Zones – of Apollo Tyres initially. In addition to the customers visiting these tyre retail outlets, the charging stations would also remain open for use by the general public, throughout the year.

Commenting on the agreement, Dr. Praveer Sinha, CEO and MD of Tata Power, stated, “We are glad to partner with Apollo Tyres for the deployment of EV charging stations across their commercial & passenger vehicle zones. This partnership reflects our commitment to developing and expanding the electric vehicle ecosystem in the country.”

Focusing on this move, Satish Sharma, President, Asia Pacific, Middle East & Africa, Apollo Tyres Ltd., said, “The setting up of EV Charging Infrastructure at our Business Partner’s premises strengthens our resolve towards promoting green mobility in the country.”


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