Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) has announced today that it will procure two new all-electric SUVs – the Tata Nexon EV and the Hyundai Kona Electric – in a bid to promote the adoption of cleaner mobility in the government. The fleet of 250 EVs will replace the replace the existing fleet of petrol and diesel vehicles of the Central and State Governments.
- EESL to procure 150 Tata Nexon EVs and 100 Hyundai Kona Electrics
- Both models will be bought at a subsidised rate
Hyundai has confirmed that it has received an order of 100 Kona Electric SUVs from EESL. Tata Motors, meanwhile, will supply 150 units of the Nexon EV. Hyundai also confirmed our report from October last year that the brand had already supplied 10 units of the all-electric SUV to EESL.
Both models will be procured by EESL at a subsidised rate. The Hyundai Kona EV, which is priced at Rs 23.7 lakh…