MG Motor, Tata Power start superfast EV charging station in Lucknow

Uttar Pradesh capital's first ever 60 kW Public charging station will enable cars such as ZS EV to attain 80 per cent charge in 50 minutes


MG MotorMG Motor and Tata Power have inaugurated the first 60 kW superfast EV charging station in Lucknow, the capital city of Uttar Pradesh.

This is the second in quick succession by the two companies in the UP. It may be reccalled that Agra’s first 60 kW Superfast EV Charging station was inaugurated in November.

The initiative is a part of MG’s recent partnership with Tata Power for the deployment of 60 KW DC Superfast Charging Stations across the country.

According to Gaurav Gupta, Chief Commercial Officer, MG Motor India, “We would like to congratulate U.P. and its citizens for their second Superfast EV Charging station.”

He added: “Our partnership with Tata Power aims to provide customers with a robust charging ecosystem. We feel confident that the charging station’s deployment will pave the way for superior EV traction in the region, thereby catalyzing the adoption of cleaner and greener mobility solutions.”

He further said that with Tata Power as our partner, a renowned major in the field of renewable energy, they are confident that together they will create a distinct synergy.

Rajesh Naik, Chief – New Business Services, Tata Power said, “We are proud and happy to present Lucknow with its first EV Charging Station in association with MG Motor India.”

He added that their endeavor is to build a decent ecosystem for our potential EV customers in the future.

As India moves towards the adoption of sustainable practices, we will continue to provide customers with the best sustainable energy solutions and look forward to quickly add more cities to this exciting transformation.

The new public EV charging station is available to all vehicles compatible with CCS/CHAdeMO fast-charging standards and is in line with MG’s commitment to provide a 5-way charging ecosystem to its customers.

80% in 50 minutes

MG ZS EV – India’s first pure electric internet SUV – can be charged up to 80 per cent in 50 minutes at the facility. Other charging options with the ZS EV include free-of-cost AC fast-charger (installed at the customer’s home/office), extended charging network, a plug-and-charge cable onboard, and charge-on-the-go with RSA (Roadside Assistance).

Tata Power has established an elaborate EV Charging ecosystem with 200+ Charging points in 24 different cities under the EZ Charge brand along with a digital platform to facilitate an easy & smooth customer experience.

The partnership of MG-Tata Power will involve core values and operating models that are in line with their existing customer-centric approach.

(With inputs from Automotive Lead Research Team)

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