Mahindra Electric has pioneered the sustainable mobility cause in India and has remained committed to it for almost a decade. With increasing concerns over clean air, urban congestion and rising fuel import bills, electric mobility is set to become mainstream. The Government of India recognizes this fact and is actively pursuing rapid adoption of electric vehicles, for private as well as public – shared mobility.
Mahindra Electric is investing in next generation EV technology solutions which will deliver longer range, higher speeds and the next generation of connected car technologies. Further, Mahindra is actively engaging with the ecosystem stakeholders, both private and public to drive faster adoption of electric vehicles. This includes setting up of charging infrastructure and fleet operations, delivering mobility as service. The connected car solution that is already rolled out will serve as the building block for smart mobility in the smart cities, which are currently under development. Focus goes beyond just developing electric vehicles as they are investing in next generation technology solutions and globally competitive products, to drive faster adoption of electric vehicles. EV 2.0 shows a clear roadmap for electric mobility in India, at par with global counterparts and are future ready to set out for the next phase of EV journey”.
EV 2.0 will see the company make investments to ramp up manufacturing and charging infrastructure and to develop new, high-end electric powertrains, motor controllers, systems integration and battery technology.
Today, there are over 2,700 electric vehicles on road from the Mahindra stable, which have clocked more than 40 million km.