Source: LiveMint.com, Oct 17, 2018
New Delhi: Tata Motors Ltd has created a separate division to explore ways to tap its entire range of passenger and commercial vehicles for offering shared mobility solutions, said two people aware of the development. Named Mobility Innovations Hub, the new department is headed by Pankaj Jhunja, formerly with Tata Technologies, said the people cited above, who did not want to be named.
The new department will also look at collaborating with startups such as Ola, Uber and other freight aggregators. Tata Motors is the first auto maker in India to create a separate division exclusively for shared mobility as the company manufactures an entire gamut of vehicles needed for last mile connectivity ranging from small cars to trucks and buses.
Confirming the appointment of Jhunja to run the shared mobility business, a spokesperson for Tata Motors said Jhunja will report to Shailesh Chandra, president, electric mobility business and corporate strategy. Read the rest of this entry »