Tata Motors Receives UK Government Assistance For EV Project

September 19, 2009 by Jeff Shepard

Tata Motors European Technical Centre plc (TMETC) announced a €10 million loan, under the United Kingdom (UK) government’s Automotive Assistance Program (AAP), to develop and manufacture the Tata Indica Vista Electric Vehicle in the UK with an investment of €25 million.

Tata states that the Tata Indica Vista EV will be the first four-seater electric car with a range of up to 200km to become available this year in Europe.

TMETC is a wholly owned subsidiary of Tata Motors in the UK, engaged in design engineering and development of automobiles, working synergistically with Tata Motors.