Hyundai partners with Tata Power for EV-charging Infrastructure in India
Hyundai Motor India Ltd. today announced strategic partnership with Tata Power, one of 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. will become a key contributor in expansion of quality charging infrastructure. The MoU was signed between Hyundai Motor India Ltd. and Tata Power in the presence of Mr. Unsoo Kim, MD & CEO, Hyundai Motor India Limited and Dr. Praveer Sinha, CEO & MD, Tata Power, at HMIL’s Headquarters in Gurugram, Haryana. HMIL currently has an existing network of 34 EV Dealers in 29 cities, equipped with AC 7.2 kW chargers, and aims to expand the charging infra network across its pan India Dealerships. The vehicle charging time of DC 60 kW charger is much lesser than AC 7.2 kW charger. These DC 60 kW charging stations will enhance customer convenience.
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 national goal of carbon neutrality. This partnership will power-up the nations’ 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.”
Commenting on the strategic partnership, Dr. Praveer Sinha, CEO & MD, Tata Power said “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.”