Tata Motors ushers in new era with India’s first AMT CNG cars


Tata Motors, India’s leading automotive manufacturer, has opened bookings for the country’s first-ever Automated Manual Transmission (AMT) CNG cars. The company is set to launch the Tiago and Tigor iCNG AMT, marking a significant milestone in the evolution of eco-friendly vehicle technology.

Innovative Features and Design

Tata Motors is breaking new ground by introducing AMT in its CNG cars, a first in the industry. The Tiago and Tigor iCNG AMT models are designed to offer the economy of CNG with the convenience of an automatic transmission. By incorporating Twin Cylinder CNG technology, these vehicles free up crucial boot space, setting a new trend in the CNG vehicle segment.

Bookings Open for the Future of Eco-Friendly Driving

Customers can now book these innovative cars at their nearest Tata Motors authorized dealership or online for INR 21,000. The Tiago iCNG AMT is available in three variants – XTA CNG, XZA+ CNG & XZA NRG, while the Tigor iCNG AMT is offered in two variants – XZA CNG & XZA+ CNG.

Eco-Friendly Driving Experience Redefined: Tata Motors Launches AMT CNG Cars in India

Eco-Friendly Driving Experience Redefined: Tata Motors Launches AMT CNG Cars in India. Photo courtesy of Tata Motors Limited.

Unique Selling Propositions

Tata Motors emphasizes the cars’ best-in-class performance and drivability, mirroring petrol car standards. The smooth gear shifting quality, high restart gradability, and easy creep behavior make these models ideal for city traffic conditions and parking. The intelligent design of the Twin Cylinder CNG tanks and a single advanced ECU ensures a seamless transition between petrol and CNG modes, with a direct start in CNG being a first in the industry.

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Ensuring Safety and Power

Safety is paramount in the Tiago iCNG AMT and Tigor iCNG AMT, with features like a micro switch for refueling safety, thermal incident protection, safe location of CNG cylinders, advanced materials to prevent leakage, and leak detection feature. These cars are powered by the robust 1.2L Revotron Engine, offering unmatched performance and efficiency.

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Color Palette Expansion and Milestone Achievements

The company has also introduced new colors: Tornado Blue in the Tiago, Grassland Beige in Tiago NRG, and Meteor Bronze in the Tigor. Since their launch, the Tiago and Tigor have become popular among dynamic customers, thanks to their design, safety features, and technology integration. With this addition, Tata Motors is expanding its CNG portfolio and addressing the need for Automatic technology in CNG.

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Growth in the CNG Industry

The CNG industry in India has witnessed a significant growth of 40.5% in FY24, as reported by Vahan. Tata Motors, with the widest portfolio in the CNG space, is among the top 2 brands in the market, showing a growth of 67.9% in FY24 in CNG sales.

Tata Motors’ introduction of India’s first AMT CNG cars is a game-changer in the automotive sector. This innovation not only caters to the growing demand for eco-friendly transportation options but also positions Tata Motors as a leader in sustainable automobile technology. The launch of Tiago and Tigor iCNG AMT could potentially transform the way Indians perceive and use CNG vehicles, emphasizing efficiency, convenience, and environmental responsibility.

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