Tata motors has recently revealed Ziptron EV technology that is comprised of a highly efficient permanent magnet AC motor for future electric cars and is all set to launch their next electric vehicle by the fourth quarter of 2020. This powetrain has been tested for 10 lakhs kilometres and is made under surveillance of 350 engineers.
According to the company, this technology is developed with respect to the requirements of Indian customers, Indian climatic and road conditions and the affordability of Indian customers for new technologies. The first electric vehicle that will use this Ziptron technology is not named yet but the other vehicles will be Tigor EV and Nexon EV. If two variants are launched, the drive range of 250 kms is estimated to be given by the standard variant and 350 kms by the long race variant on a single charge.
Around 40% portion of the cars will be covered by batteries, so to prevent any mishappening in case of fire or accident, the batteries will be packed in high strength steel cases. According to Tata Motors, Advanced Lithum Ion Battery will be there in Ziptron technology that will be cooled by Liquid Coolant Cooled Battery that allows high performance and fast battery charging.
On the launch of Ziptron technology, Mr. Guenter Butschek (CEO & MD of 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.”