Tata Motors ‘Automotive Skill Labs’ initiative nurtures over 4000 students annually with future-ready automotive skills

Mumbai, July 15, 2024: Reaffirming its commitment to nurturing talent and creating a skilled workforce for the automotive industry, Tata Motors’ in collaboration with Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti (NVS) has established dedicated ‘Automotive Skill Labs’ at Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas (JNVs). To date, 25 labs, fully equipped with essential tools, have been set up across select JNVs in Maharashtra, Karnataka, Gujarat, Jharkhand, West Bengal, Uttar Pradesh, and Uttarakhand. This unique industry-academic joint initiative equips approximately 4000 students annually with practical automotive skills, with 30% of students enrolled being girls.

e-Rikshaw from JNV Pune Manufactured under Automotive Skill Course

Aligned with the vocational courses envisioned in the ‘National Education Policy 2020’, Tata Motors’ ‘Automotive Skill Labs’ focuses on providing secondary and senior secondary students (studying in 9th to 12th standard) with essential subject knowledge, hands-on skills, and valuable industry exposure—all within the school premises. Additionally, students can visit Tata Motors’ plants, interact with service and dealership professionals, and attend lectures by industry experts to gain real-world experience and deepen their knowledge. Furthermore, instructors teaching at these labs are provided with the necessary training at the company’s plant locations. A testament to this immersive learning experience is an E-Rickshaw constructed by the students at the Skill Lab in Pune.

Upon successful completion of the programme, students receive joint certificates from Tata Motors and NVS. Post-schooling, the students can opt for a Diploma in Manufacturing Technology, including a full stipend and on-the-job training at Tata Motors’ manufacturing facilities. Alternatively, those interested in continuing with Tata Motors can pursue a BTech in engineering—a 3.5-year executive education programme in collaboration with select engineering institutes—leading to permanent employment after five years.

Emphasizing the commitment to enriching the lives of youth and bridging the skills gap in the automotive industry, Vinod Kulkarni, CSR Head, Tata Motors, said, “Our Automotive Skill Labs empowers youngsters from the underserved communities with employable skills, relevant for the evolving automotive sector in India. It creates pathways for students in grades 9th – 12th to pursue higher education and secure employment opportunities. Contributing to the ‘Skill India Mission’, this programme instills innovative thinking, entrepreneurial spirit, analytical mindset and critical communication skills amongst the students. The response from girl students has strengthened our commitment to empower future leaders who will contribute to India’s prominence on the global stage as envisioned by Viksit Bharat @2047.”

Tata Motors Celebrates 1 Millionth Car Roll-Out from its Sanand Facility

Bengaluru, March 12, 2024: Tata Motors, India’s leading automotive manufacturer, is proud to announce a significant milestone in its manufacturing history of rolling out the 1 millionth car from its state-of-the-art facility in Sanand, Gujarat. This landmark achievement emphasizes Tata Motors’ commitment to continuously innovate, for delivering superior products that elevate consumer delight. It also reflects the hard work and dedication of the team at the Sanand facility, who have played a crucial role in achieving this milestone.

The Sanand plant was established in 2010 spread across 1100 acres – 741 acres (TML) and 359 acres (Vendor Park) with over 6000 direct and indirect employees, has been instrumental in Tata Motors’ growth and success. Being one of the youngest plant of Tata Motors, the Sanand facility boasts of having an up-to-the-minute technology across all its processes. The highly mechanised plant has incorporated a lean process management system. The plant houses press line, the weld shop, paint shop, assembly line and powertrain shop. This facility has a flexible assembly line and is known for producing various models of passenger vehicles like Tiago, Tiago AMT, Tiago.ev, Tiago iCNG, Tigor, Tigor AMT, Tigor EV, Tigor iCNG and XPRES-T EV. A single model plant has been successfully converted into multi-model plant churning out three models with 100% assets management and utilization.

Commenting on the momentous occasion, Mr. Shailesh Chandra, Managing Director, Tata Motors Passenger Vehicles Ltd., and Tata Passenger Electric Mobility Ltd. said, “We are extremely proud to roll out the 1 millionth car from our Sanand plant. This facility has been pivotal in bolstering our growth story in India by responding to market needs promptly. This achievement is a testament to the high standards we set for ourselves and the commitment we have to our customers. Our efforts have led to higher consideration for our products and this milestone certainly reiterates the popularity of our products among consumers. We are confident to carry forward our momentum in providing safer, smarter, and greener mobility solutions. We owe this milestone. We acknowledge and thank our employees, suppliers, channel partners, and most importantly the Government of Gujarat for their unwavering support, which has been integral to achieving this milestone.”

Tata Motors has always believed in social upgradation of individuals and communities. The Sanand plant has adopted more than 68 villages in and around Sanand, Bavla & Viramgam. Setting up of toilets, skill development of women to increase their employability and health and education of girl child are the key initiatives with which the plant began its CSR activities in Sanand. In last 13 years, the CSR initiatives of Tata Motors has touched over 3 lakh lives in and around Sanand.

India’s 26 years old youth’s Adventurous Atal Yatra to Celebrate Silver Jubilee of the Golden Quadrilateral begins

Bhuvaneshwar, February 12, 2024: A 26-year-old YouTuber and an automotive journalist, Nishmanya Bahadur commenced on Monday ‘Atal Yatra’, an arduous solo-driving expedition along 6000 km of the Golden Quadrilateral of India that he will complete in just 15 days.

India’s 26 years old youth’s Adventurous Atal Yatra to Celebrate Silver Jubilee of the Golden Quadrilateral begins. Seen in the pic is Nishmanya Bahadur_the solo diriver

“Atal Yatra celebrates 25 years of the Golden Quadrilateral and pays tribute to the vision of Atal Behari Vajpayee, one of India’s most respected Prime Ministers,” said Nishmanya Bahadur at the launch in Mumbai. “I want to produce a series of videos on my YouTube channel “NBD” to showcase the international quality of road infrastructure created in India in recent years,” he said.

The Yatra kicked off from Mumbai’s iconic Nariman Point on Monday and will travel through Delhi, Kolkata and Chennai and ends on 26th February 2024 in Mumbai. It’s a 13-day drive through 13 states, with 2-day halts in Kolkata and Chennai averaging 500 km a day.

The highway-odyssey will pass through Ahmedabad (Gujarat) on 12th February; Ajmer (13th February), New Delhi (14th Feb); Kanpur via Yamuna expressway (15th Feb); Bodha Gaya (16th Feb); Kolkata(17thFeb); Bhubaneshwar (19th Feb); Vizag (20th Feb); Guntur (21st Feb); Chennai (22nd Feb); Bangalore (24th Feb); Belgavi (25th Feb) and end at Mumbai on 26th Feb.

Atal Yatra is supported by BPCL, HPCL and Tata Motors.

A road network like the Golden Quadrilateral is critical to a country’s economic development. It is the backbone of a country’s economic activities and is essential for unlocking a country’s full economic potential and ensuring equitable development across regions.

India’s 26 years old youth’s Adventurous Atal Yatra to Celebrate Silver Jubilee of the Golden Quadrilateral begins PIC 02

Golden Quadrilateral is a network of highways connecting India’s four top metropolitan cities, namely Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai and Kolkata launched in January 1999 by the then Prime Minister Shri Atal Behari Vajpayee. The year 2024 marks the Silver Jubilee Anniversary of the Golden Quadrilateral which is the world’s fifth-largest highway at 5,846 kilometres of length.

Nishmanya Bahadur is a young automobile journalist with a great passion for the sector with over 1000 articles under his name. His channel NBD is about 4 months old and has already acquired about 1500 subscribers and more than 50,000 views.

“Globally, automotive journalism and AVs are a huge segment of infotainment, but not as much in India. My vision is to be counted as one of the world-class YouTubers from India in the automotive sector,” says Nishmanya.

As to why he chose such an extensive and demanding drive on India’s highways as a challenge, Nishmanya quipped, “Automobiles certainly need good roads. Besides, making transport faster, more comfortable and more economical for passengers, drivers and movement of goods. Road infrastructure is the backbone of commerce and also of tourism. I want to tell the world that India has arrived on that stage,” he added.

Tata Motors creates another Industry 1st : Launches Tiago and Tigor iCNG AMT – India’s 1st AMT CNG Cars

Bengaluru, February 8, 2024Tata Motors, India’s leading automotive manufacturer, today announced the launch of the Tiago and Tigor iCNG AMT – India’s 1st AMT CNG Cars. With an impressive mileage of 28.06 Km/kg, the cars will be available at a starting price of ₹ 7.89 lakhs for the Tiago iCNG and ₹ 8.84 lakhs for the Tigor iCNG (Ex-showroom Delhi). Adding to the current color palate, the company will be introducing an interesting new Tornado Blue in the Tiago, Grassland Beige in Tiago NRG and a Meteor Bronze in the Tigor.

Variant wise price range below:

Product Variants in CNG Price in  (Ex-showroom, Delhi)
Tiago iCNG AMT XTA 7,89,900
XZA+ 8,79,900
XZA+ DT 8,89,900
XZA NRG 8,79,900
Product Variants in CNG Price in  (Ex-showroom, Delhi)
Tigor iCNG AMT XZA 8,84,900
XZA+ 9,54,900

Commenting on launch, Mr. Amit Kamat, Chief Commercial Officer, Tata Motors Passenger Vehicles Ltd. said, “CNG, known for its widespread availability and accessibility, has garnered considerable acceptance over the years. Tata Motors has revolutionized the CNG segment with various industry firsts like the twin-cylinder technology (helping provide no compromise boot space), high end feature choices and direct start in CNG. In the past 24 months we have sold more than 1.3 lakh CNG vehicles. In our effort to further drive volumes and provide our customers with the best, we are now proudly launching the Tiago and the Tigor iCNG in AMT—Introducing India to its 1st AMT CNG Cars.

 “Tata Motors boasts of the widest CNG portfolio, including Tiago, Tigor, Altroz and the Punch. As one of the top 2 brands in the CNG market, we have experienced a remarkable 67.9% growth in CNG sales in FY24 compared to the previous year. With the introduction of these Intelligent, Safe and Powerful twins, we are confident to further improve demand for this fuel option, in turn continuing to sustain our growth momentum in passenger cars.”

Tata Motors registered total sales of 86,125 units in January 2024

Bengaluru, February 2 2024: Tata Motors Limited sales in the domestic & international market for January 2024 stood at 86,125 vehicles, compared to 81,069 units during January 2023.

  • Domestic Sales Performance:
Category January 2024 January 2023 % change

(Y-o-Y)

Total Domestic Sales 84,276 79,681 6%

  • Commercial Vehicles:
Category January 2024 January 2023 Growth

(Y-o-Y)

HCV Trucks 8,906 9,994 -11%
ILMCV Trucks 4,743 4,755 0%
Passenger Carriers 3,872 2,851 36%
SCV cargo and pickup 13,122 14,094 -7%
CV Domestic 30,643 31,694 -3%
CV IB 1,449 1,086 33%
Total CV 32,092 32,780 -2%

Domestic sale of MH&ICV in January 2024, including trucks and buses, stood at 14,440 units, compared to 14,716 units in January 2023.

Total sales for MH&ICV Domestic & International Business in January 2024, including trucks and buses, stood at 14,972 units compared to 15,057 units in January 2023.

  • Passenger Vehicles:
Category January 2024 January 2023 Growth

(Y-o-Y)

Total PV Domestic (includes EV) 53,633 47,987 12%
PV IB 400 302 32%
Total PV (includes EV) 54,033 48,289 12%
EV (IB + Domestic) 6,979 4,133 69%

Includes sales of Tata Motors Passenger Vehicles Limited and Tata Passenger Electric Mobility Limited, both subsidiaries of Tata Motors Limited.

Tata Motors Presents ‘Future of Mobility’ portfolio

Bengaluru, February 1, 2024: Tata Motors, India’s leading automobile and mobility company, is exhibiting an impressive array of present and future ready vehicles and solutions designed to revolutionise personal mobility, people mobility, and cargo transport at the Bharat Mobility Global Expo 2024 being held from 1-3 February 2024 at the Bharat Mandapam, New Delhi.

 The Expo, a first-of-its-kind global mobility show in India, will have Tata Motors combine its inherent passion for ‘made in India’ and fundamental strength in engineering with expertise in human-centric design and new age innovation to showcase the future of mobility.

 On display will be Tata Motors’ vision, commitment and capability is making true the promise of tomorrow, today. Visit the Tata Motors Pavilion at stand H14-04 of the Bharata Mandapam (Pragati Maidan) to see:

  • India’s 10 most advanced, efficient and eco-friendly Commercial Vehicles – Trucks, Buses, Tippers and Small trucks 
  • India’s 8 greenest, smartest and most feature loaded Passenger Vehicles – Cars, SUVs and EVs
  • Future-ready technologies – Hydrogen-powered internal combustion engines, twin cylinder CNG, efficient fuel delivery systems, battery electric powertrains and hydrogen fuel cell powered electric, to accelerate the adoption of clean and green mobility.
  • Smart, tech-loaded vehicles – ADAS for enhanced safety, mobility solutions for public transport, Arcade.ev- app suite for gaming, entertainment and media, gesture operated control, and voice assistance.
  • Digitally Connected Vehicles – Fleet Edge platform for efficient fleet management of commercial vehicles, ZConnect & IRA for enhanced convenience in personal mobility.
  • Circular Economy – Re.Wi.Re for optimal recycling of end of life vehicles
Speaking about the Tata Motors commercial vehicles display at the expo, Girish Wagh, Executive Director, Tata Motors said,

 

 

“We are leading India’s transition towards safe and zero-emission technologies.  At the Bharat Mobility Global Expo, we are presenting the greenest, smartest, and most advanced suite of logistics and mass mobility solutions. Our display spans products, services and solutions – a testament of our holistic approach with innovative design, smart engineering, and understanding of customer needs. This showcasing of multiple green fuel alternatives – natural gas, electric, and hydrogen will set new standards for the industry in the nation’s quest towards sustainable mobility.”

Speaking about Tata Motors passenger vehicles display at the expo, Mr. Shailesh Chandra, Managing Director, Tata Motors Passenger Vehicles and Tata Passenger Electric Mobility, said,

 

“Furthering our established legacy as India’s leading home-grown pioneer of safe, smart and green mobility, we are delighted to showcase our most recent and forthcoming launches at the Bharat Mobility Global Expo. Our emphasis is on offering zero emission powertrains, cutting-edge technologies, advanced design engineering, smart features and best-in-class safety in our cars and SUVs. We continue to explore every new opportunity to create augmented experiences for customers, in line with their aspirations, needs and lifestyle.”

Details of vehicles on display at stand H14-04 of the Bharata Mandapam (Pragati Maidan)

Commercial Vehicles

Advanced, Efficient and Eco-friendly

 

  1. Prima 5530.S LNG – Best in class LNG-powered commercial vehicle
  2. Prima H.55S – Industry-first H2 ICE truck for eco-friendly goods transport
  3. Prima E.28 K – E-mobility concept tipper for construction sector
  4. Ultra E.9 – Smart logistics city electric truck for high-capacity urban cargo transportation
  5. Ace CNG 2.0 – Ace’s inaugural Bi-Fuel mini truck made for uninterrupted operations
  6. Ace EV – E-cargo solution for the urban cargo transportation.
  7. Intra Bi-Fuel – India’s first Bi-Fuel pickup offering the dual benefits of CNG and Petrol
  8. Magna EV – Zero-emission and state-of-the-art electric coach for comfortable intercity travel
  9. Starbus Fuel Cell EV – India’s first hydrogen fuel-cell bus, indigenously designed for urban mass mobility
  10. Starbus EV – Technologically advanced electric bus for modern passenger transportation solutions.

 

Passenger Vehicles

Greenest, Smartest and Feature-loaded

 

  1. New Nexon i-CNG Concept – India’s top-selling SUV, now with turbocharged twin-cylinder tech and usable boot space
  2. New Safari #DARK Concept – New design, best-in-segment features, elevating its premium quotient
  3. Tata Curvv Concept – Dynamic and modern – blending SUV toughness with a sporty coupe silhouette.
  4. Altroz Racer Concept – Performance avatar of the ALTROZ with race car-inspired design combined with exhilarating performance
  5. Tata Safari Safety feature demonstration (on display at the Safe Journey Pavilion) – a cut section display of product showcasing top-notch safety features.
  6. Punch. ev –First pure electric vehicle built on acti.ev – India’s first advanced Pure EV architecture
  7. Nexon.ev #DARK Show Car– India’s No.1 EV in a striking #DARK avatar, packed with game-changing tech, comfort, and performance.
  8. Harrier.ev Concept– Bold, intelligent electric SUV with all-wheel drive, uncompromised range, and advanced tech features, built on the acti.ev architecture.