Altigreen powers up City of Joy - Kolkata with the launch of their First Retail Experience centre!

Altigreen powers up City of Joy - Kolkata with the launch of their First Retail Experience centre!


~ After successful expansion in cities such as Ranchi, Patna, Mumbai, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Chennai, Surat, to name a few, the company is all set to expand its footprint in Kolkata ~

Kolkata, 28th February 2023: India’s leading commercial electric vehicle maker Altigreen today inaugurated its brand-new retail experience centre in Kolkata. This is the company’s 21st retail dealership in India, following the launches in major metros like Mumbai, Chennai, Hyderabad and Bangalore.


Much like Altigreen’s experience centres in other cities, the new dealership in Kolkata will allow EV enthusiasts to access Altigreen’s range of electric cargo vehicles. Altigreen opted to go with the best – The Celica Group in Kolkata.

The Celica Group is a Kolkata based corporate group founded by Mr. Mayank Poddar in the 1980s and more than 40 years later, the business group has grown to include other industry verticals in its operations, most notably automobiles, with a footprint extending beyond West Bengal. The group’s automotive vertical, Celica Automobiles, boasts of one of the most exciting portfolios of performance automotive brands in eastern India, including cult names like Jeep, Harley & Kia, and the group is always on the lookout for enhancing this stellar line-up with the addition of newer brands.


The Altigreen Retail Experience Centre in Kolkata was launched at the hands of Dr Amitabh Saran – CEO – Altigreen Propulsion Labs

With the launch of this retail dealership, Altigreen is focussing on providing its consumers an enhanced and never-seen-before experience with world-class and modern infrastructure. Every element of the dealership has been designed to lend a welcoming feel especially to the autorickshaw drivers walking in out of curiosity. Altigreen has left no stone unturned to ensure the dealership reflects the company’s ethos of respect, empathy, and gaining the trust of consumers through transparent dialogue.

Dr Amitabh Saran, Founder and CEO, Altigreen, said, “We are very grateful for the opportunity to make the City of Joy a cleaner, greener and pollution-free place. Celica Motors has decades of experience in automobile retail which will be very helpful in strengthening its EV reach across the state. Altigreen would continue to offer the best-suited EVs for Indian cargo and passenger mobility needs.”

Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Adarsh Tulshan, Managing Director – Celica Group, said “We are happy to be associated with Altigreen and to be able to contribute to the government's dedication to promote environmental sustainability. The Government of West Bengal has set for itself an ambitious target to be one among the top three best states in India in terms of the electric mobility penetration and will target to be the best in electric mobility penetration by 2030. The West Bengal EV policy targets to have 10 lakh electric vehicle, combined across all segments of vehicles during the policy implementation”.

Altigreen recently completed ten years of formation, playing a pioneering role in the EV space in the country. Company is constantly ramping up its capabilities through innovation and has aggressive expansion plans to widen its pan-India presence and cater to the rising demand. Altigreen’s product offering is standing on four strong pillars: longest range, largest volumetric capacity, highest ground clearance, and greatest torque.

The company’s commercial electric 3W offering neEV recently achieved the feat of completing 150+ kms intercity drive between two iconic places of Karnataka, i.e. Mysore Palace and Bangalore Palace, on a single charge in about six hours. In addition, the company recently announced a partnership to launch the fastest-charged 3-wheeler while offering over 100 chargers in Bengaluru itself.

About Altigreen:

Founded in 2013, Altigreen ( designs, engineers and produces Electric Vehicles for the last mile transportation segment. Altigreen’s Made in India / Made for India products are specifically designed for Indian environment, roads conditions and driving behaviors. Altigreen’s technology results in 3W Electric Vehicles that compete in performance with Internal Combustion Engine (ICE) vehicles. Headquartered with a factory in Bangalore, and with regional footprints across India, the company’s patent portfolio spans over 60 countries with 27 patents granted, including 6 in the US. Global awards received by Altigreen include those from WorldWide Fund for Nature, Niti Aayog, ARAI, Economic Times, Elecrama, IoTNext, IDTechEx and more. Altigreen recently raised a Rs 300 Cr investment from Sixth Sense, Xponentia, Reliance New Energy, Accurant and Momentum.

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