MG Motor India and Tata Power have deployed a 50 kW Superfast public EV charging station in Ludhiana. The charging station was inaugurated by Mayor Mr. Sardar Balkar Singh Sandhu, Ludhiana. The deployment is in line with the vision to enhance the national EV charging ecosystem with 25-60 kW DC superfast charging stations.
The automaker’s charging infrastructure spans across major metropolitans including Delhi-NCR and Bangalore along with tier-2 cities such as Ahmedabad and Nagpur. The Ludhiana charger inauguration is the automaker’s 8th in 2021 and comes close on the heels of Calicut, Cochin, Coimbatore, Goa, and Mangalore.
All vehicles compatible with the CCS fast-charging standard can use the latest EV charging station in Ludhiana. MG extends a 5-way charging ecosystem to its customers, which includes a free-of-cost AC fast-charger (installed at the customer’s home/office), extended charging network, a plug-and-charge cable onboard, and charge-on-the-go with RSA (Roadside Assistance).
Speaking on the launch, Gaurav Gupta, Chief Commercial Officer, MG Motor India said, “Ludhiana is the commercial hub of Punjab and we are happy to provide charging infrastructure along with our partner Tata Power, as Ludhiana begins its shift towards electric, we believe the launch of our public EV charging station will go a long way in supporting the transition.”
“We are thrilled to continue our strengthened association with MG Motor India by deploying the Calicut charging station. We will continue to provide a seamless charging experience to our customers and build a decent ecosystem for our potential EV customers in the future thereby promoting the adoption of such green mobility solutions,” said Mr Rajesh Naik, Chief – Tata Power New Business Services.
We are very excited to launch the first ever charger in this region at our dealership. The charging station is available to the public at all times to charge their electric vehicles, said Mr. Luv Goyal, Dealer Principal MG Ludhiana
Tata Power continues to cement its position as India’s leading integrated player in the EV charging space by deploying an extensive EV charging infrastructure of more than 400 chargers across 65 different cities under the EZ Charge brand. They are located across commercial buildings, public places, highways, and other similar locations. With its state-of-the-art customized EV Charging solutions, Tata Power’s partnership with MG Motor aims to ensure India is EV-ready. The focus is now on the transition to green mobility through various operating models, in line with their existing customer-centric approach.
In addition to this, the company also has a tie-up with multiple other OEMs for setting up public charging stations. Tata Power is also setting up infrastructure to meet customers’ home charging requirements. The company is now focused on supporting intercity EV movement on the key high-traffic highway locations for deploying its high-speed charging stations and plans to commission new fast chargers at a rapid pace.