Auto Expo 2018: Mahindra unveils range of electric vehicles1 min read . Updated: 07 Feb 2018, 11:31 PM IST
Mahindra's EV range at the Auto Expo included e-KUV100, an electric version of its compact SUV, the e2o NXT, a drivetrain named MESMA and its first electric bus called e-COSMO
New Delhi: Mahindra and Mahindra Ltd unveiled a range of electric vehicles (EVs), including a bus called e-COSMO and a lithium-ion battery powered three-wheeler called Treo, at the Auto Expo on Wednesday .
India’s only electric vehicle (EV) manufacturer introduced a new electric vehicle drivetrain named MESMA (Mahindra Electric Scalable Modular Architecture) and its first electric bus called e-COSMO. It also showcased a lithium-ion battery powered three-wheeler called Treo and Atom, a last-mile mobility vehicle.
Besides, Mahindra’s EV range also included the e-KUV100, an electric version of its compact sports utility vehicle, and the e2o NXT, a facelift to the company’s existing electric hatchback e2oPlus.
The maker of the Scorpio SUV also launched +NEMO, its first cloud-based mobility solutions platform for EVs which would aid drivers with real-time data on ride sharing and corporate commuting.
The company is planning to invest around ₹ 800 crore in its electric vehicle arm Mahindra Electric Mobilty Ltd) for EVs, over the next two-three years, said Pawan Goenka, managing director of the firm.
The company is looking to make 90-95% of manufacturing localized, he added. The company also unveiled the Mahindra Stinger, a convertible SUV.