Tata Motors Plans to Introduce CNG Cars This Fiscal Year

by Jatin Chhibber | 19/04/2021
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Tata Motors will soon add new CNG models in their stable. The automaker has planned to introduce CNG cars to fight against the rising fuel prices.

Tata Motors has recently announced that they will introduce CNG-powered cars in the Indian market this fiscal year to support its passenger vehicle range, which consists of both ICE and electric cars. Recently, the President of the Passenger Vehicle Business Unit, Tata Motors, Shailesh Chandra said that the company will launch CNG options for some cars in the current fiscal year. These models will come equipped with a factory-fitted CNG kit. Right now, owners of Tata cars have an option to get CNG kits fitted to their vehicles at some of the company’s dealerships.


Tata Motors To Enter CNG Space With Factory-fitted Kits Soon


The carmaker might have planned to introduce CNG trims of its cars because of the rising fuel rates. The Nexon EV is doing quite well in the Indian market, in terms of sales and the addition of CNG models in the stable will going be quite fruitful for the carmaker in the near future. Moreover, by doing this, the carmaker can also grab a good market share in the competitive automobile market. Right now, the most cost-effective car in the automakers stable is the Nexon EV, which offers a range of 312 km in one full charge. It derives power from a 30.2 kWh lithium-ion battery, which is capable of shredding out 129 Bhp of power and 245 Nm of peak torque.

Tata Nexon EV is the top-selling electric car in the Indian market. It is retailed in three different trim levels namely- XM, XZ Plus and XZ Plus LUX. The electric SUV is sold at a starting price of Rs 13.99 lakh for the entry-level XM variant and goes all the way up to Rs 14.99 lakh for the top-spec XZ Plus LUX trim.  Tata Motors claims that the Nexon EV will grab around 60 per cent market share in the electric vehicle space by this financial year. In term of looks, it looks quite similar to that of the new Nexon facelift, But the Nexon EV gets some Blue accents along with the EV badging to differentiate from the regular model of the SUV.

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