After a week of rumor's now it's confirmed that TATA motor's wont be launching the vista EV in UK despite being eligible for the government's 5k€ grant.they confirmed that there is no plans to launch an electric car in the UK until 2015 at the earliest.
Electric commercial in production
However, Tata has already gone into with its new ACE electric commercial vehicle, which it unveiled at the Commercial Vehicle Show in Birmingham last week.
Currently the firm is making around ten vehicles a week of the new model at its production facilities in Coventry, with strong demand reported for the model. With a payload of up to 500kg, the Ace EV is designed in four derivatives; Chassis Cab, Drop Side Mini Truck, Box van and Tipper with optional cage.
Just 3,800mm long, the Ace EV is designed for workplace operation and benefits from a tight turning circle of 8.6 metres. It has a maximum speed of 25mph and a range of 30 miles.
There are plans for a second electric commercial vehicle to be launched next year.
Source: Tata reveals alternative fuel vehicle plans for UK | TheGreenCarWebsite.co.uk