Tata Motors has announced its electric vehicle technology ‘Ziptron’, which will power a range of electric cars from Tata. Tata Motors plans to have a new launch in Q4 of FY20. Ziptron is a soon to be introduced EV powertrain technology. The homegrown brand states that this new technology will have: 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, 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.”
Ziptron technology comprises of a permanent magnet AC motor providing superior performance on demand. It also offers dust and waterproof battery system meeting IP67 standards. Further, Ziptron utilizes smart regenerative braking to charge the battery while on the drive.
With the launch of Ziptron, Tata Motors also rolled out the Ziptron Freedom 2.0 campaign. This campaign aims at highlighting how this technology breaks existing barriers and provides freedom from pollution, addresses range anxiety, and offers electrifying driving performance.