Meet the E2O

India’s first connected and intelligent solar powered passenger car is ready to roll out
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    The Mahindra Reva plant in Bangalore uses natural light to lower its carbon footprint. Photographs: Aniruddha Chowdhury/Mint.
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    The assembly line of the E2O does not use power to move the vehicle across the different processes.
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    The drivetrain test produces power as the wheels turn; power generate during the process is stored in a battery and used in the plant.
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    The four solar panels that charge the E2O—the panels can be arranged in any way, across different parts of the home.
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    The E2O plant generates 35% of its energy requirements using solar panels on campus.
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    The assembly cages allow workers easy access to all parts of the car.
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    The solar charging panels at the Mahindra Reva plant in Bommasandra, Bangalore.
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    Engineers at the plant discuss a production issue in the plant that is designed to use natural light.

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