Tata Motors has announced its electric vehicle technology ‘Ziptron’, which will power a range of aspirational Tata Electric Cars, starting with a new launch in Q4 of FY20. Ziptron, a soon to be introduced EV powertrain technology, embodies distinctive characteristics: efficient high voltage system, zippy performance, long-range, fast charging capability, battery with a warranty of 8 years, and adherence to IP67 standard.
Speaking at the launch, Mr. Guenter Butschek, CEO & MD, Tata Motors said, “We are proud to present this state-of-art technology brand – Ziptron, which has been designed in-house while utilizing our global engineering network. At the heart of our future EV line-up, this technology will deliver a thrilling driving experience to our customers aspiring to go-green. Rigorously tested across 1 million kms, Ziptron technology is well-proven, advanced and reliable. With this technology, we hope to usher in a new wave of eMobility in India and accelerate faster adoption of EVs, supporting the Government’s vision.”
The Ziptron technology comprises of a highly efficient permanent magnet AC motor providing superior performance on demand. According to the company, it also offers the best in industry dust and waterproof battery system meeting IP67 standards. Further, it utilizes smart regenerative braking to charge the battery while on the drive.