Mumbai: Hyundai Motor India Ltd has announced strategic partnership with Tata Power to expedite India’s electric vehicle (EV) power infrastructure. In a statement released on May 17, Hyundai Motor said that it has signed a strategic partnership with Tata Power – India’s largest integrated power companies and a leading EV charging infrastructure provider to build a robust EV charging network and boost EV adoption in India at its dealerships.
Through this association, Hyundai Motor India Ltd. would become a key contributor to expansion of quality charging infrastructure.
The MoU was signed between Tata Power and HMIL in the presence of Dr. Praveer Sinha, CEO & MD, Tata Power and Mr. Unsoo Kim, MD & CEO, HMIL at HMIL’s Headquarters in Gurugram, Haryana.
“Our collaboration with Hyundai Motor India aligns with the Government of India’s National Electric Mobility Mission Plan and demonstrates our commitment to leading India’s clean energy and net-zero goals. Tata Power’s expertise in EV charging space coupled with comprehensive charging solutions and countrywide ownership of Hyundai vehicles will help in the development of sustainable mobility infrastructure, boosting faster EV adoption,” Praveer Sinha, CEO & MD, Tata Power said.
Commenting on the announcement, Mr. Unsoo Kim, MD & CEO, Hyundai Motor India Limited, said, “Realising Hyundai’s global vision of ‘Progress for Humanity’ and in line with our new brand direction of going ‘Beyond Mobility, Hyundai Motor India is glad to announce its partnership with Tata Power to facilitate and strengthen India’s robust EV ecosystem and enhance the general outlook on sustainable transportation, reaffirming Hyundai’s vision to integrate social responsibility with economic prosperity and community wellness. Such strategic partnerships are fundamental in accelerating the adoption of Electric Vehicles by customers to achieve the national goal of carbon neutrality. This partnership will power up the nation’s electric mobility mission by offering end-to-end EV charging infrastructure at HMIL dealerships along with supply, installation, and commissioning of home charging for HMIL EV customers, thereby, enhancing customer convenience and ease of adoption of Electric vehicles.”
Today, the company in its regulatory filing said that it will install Tata Power EZ Charge fast chargers (DC 60 kW) at HMIL’s existing 34 EV dealer locations across 29 cities along with supply, installation, and commissioning of home charging for HMIL’s EV customers.
Currently, all 34 HMIL dealer locations are equipped with AC 7.2 kW chargers, and the company aims to expand the fast charging infra network across its pan India dealerships, the company said.
Under the collaboration, the charging stations at HMIL dealerships will be open for all electric vehicle customers. Additionally, end-to-end charging solutions at the home of HMIL’s EV owners will be offered by Tata Power for their convenience resulting in hassle-free EV ownership.
Tata Power is India’s leading provider of EV charging solutions, with over 1500 public and semi-public EV chargers installed and another 550+ chargers in various stages of installation. The Company also has a network of 13000+ Home chargers (for private use) & 200+ bus charging points installed across India.