Tata’s Jaguar Land Rover Bets Big On India’s Electric Vehicle Future: Set To Launch Host Of EVs Starting 2020Jaguar’s electric sports car I-Pace (Official Website)

Placing its bets on the future of electric mobility in India, the Tata Motors-owned Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) is set to launch as many as half a dozen electric vehicles in the Indian markets, starting 2020, reports Economic Times.

The global chief executive officer (CEO) of the JLR, Ralf Speth said yesterday (28 September) that it would introduce its premium Jaguar I-Pace electric vehicle in India in the second half of 2020, with a range of hybrid Land Rover models following.

The development is a part of company's 'Zero Destination' project under which the company aims to tread towards zero fatality, zero emission and zero congestion in a bid to create a cleaner and safer environment. As per Speth, India is at the core of this project.

Speth said, “India is really at the forefront to encourage cleaner technology and is a signatory to Paris climate accord. A lot of customers in India, in my point of view, are also prepared for this kind of new technology. But the question is not to bring in technology for the sake of technology. It has to contribute to the environment. We need more renewable sources of energy to power these electric vehicles.”

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