Team Name: Tata Motors
Location: Mumbai, India
Vehicle: Indica Vista EV-X
Who are they? Tata is India's largest automakers and one of the world's largest conglomerates, Tata recently bought Jaguar and Land Rover from Ford. It is also the maker of the Nano, which it touts as the world's cheapest car, at $2,500.
What they say will set them apart: Tata is already a mass-market automaker and is building an electric version of one of its own cars, the Indica Vista. The Indica Vista is a small five-door hatchback a little larger than the Nano. Tata also already has a network of worldwide dealerships (outside the U.S.) world. The electric Indica Vista has a 30 kwh lithium-ion battery pack under the rear seat. Even though it has four seats, the car is entered in the Alternative Class, because the team doesn't expect it to be able to reach the 200-mile range required of Mainstream entries.
No. of wheels: Four
Drive type: Battery electric, front-wheel-drive
For more information, see the Tata team page on the X Prize website.
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