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MG’s electric ZS SUV outsells EVs of M&M, Tata and Hyundai at launch

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 20, 2020

MG Motors has bagged over 2,100 bookings for its upcoming electric vehicle, the ZS SUV, and this is more than the combined EV sales of Mahindra & Mahindra, Tata Motors and Hyundai in 2019. The car hits the road later this month, and is likely to cost under Rs 20 lakh. The...

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1,000 Mahindra EVs Power Lithium Urban Technologies' Fleet

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 13, 2020

Bengaluru-based corporate transport service startup Lithium Urban Technologies and Mahindra and Mahindra (M&M) said on Thursday, January 9, 2020, that through their partnership they have inducted 1,000 Electric Vehicles in the fleet so far. Having clocked 100 million ekms...

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Mahindra outlines its electric mobility roadmap

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 13, 2020

In the past decade, electric mobility has emerged as a major trend in the automotive industry, with great strides being made in terms of practicality and affordability. Mahindra, a company that has been the bellwether of electric vehicles in India, plans to accelerate its...

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Shared mobility will be the base of EV plan, says M&M's Pawan Goenka

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 10, 2020

Automobile entity Mahindra & Mahindra says shared mobility will be the base of its electric mobility plan. "This is in tune with government policy. The company is working with state governments and fleet operators to make electric mobility viable. Mahindra now has 22,000-...

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Zoomcar prepares to be electric vehicle-driven by 2025, plans expansion

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 27, 2019

Sequoia Capital and Mahindra & Mahindra backed self-driving car rental Zoomcar is betting on the electric vehicle (EV) segment and plans to add 2,500-3,000 more EVs. The Bengaluru-headquartered firm currently operates a fleet of 500 EVs, which it claims is growing four...

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EESL to fall short of its target of electrifying government car fleets two years after the deadline

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 13, 2019

State-owned Energy Efficiency Services Limited’s (EESL) move to electrify government employees’ car fleet has fallen short of its ambitions with the company set to close its tender for 10,000 electric cars at the end of March 2020 with an expected procurement of only 3,000...

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How electric cycle rickshaws are driving the e-mobility boom in West Bengal

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 31, 2019

A silent electric vehicle revolution is playing out in suburban West Bengal, within Kolkata city and on its fringes. At the forefront of this revolution is the now ubiquitous e-rickshaw. Alongside it is the battery-operated version of the ‘desi’ cycle-rickshaw, a breed that...

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Ford partnership likely to fire up Mahindra’s sputtering EV business

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 21, 2019

The recent partnership with Ford Motor Co. is likely to be a big shot in the arm for Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd (M&M) in turning around its electric vehicle (EV) business, where M&M was one of the first movers in India and where it has pumped in several hundred...

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Mahindra reveals plan for BSVI compliance

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 30, 2019

Succeeding in realising a scenario where local engineering and sourcing of BSVI technology was made possible in a short span of three and a half years at a much lower cost level in comparison to a scenario where technology and engineering would be imported at an exorbitant...

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M&M To Enter Indian Electric Two Wheeler Market Soon

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 20, 2019

Despite being one of the earliest to launch electric vehicles in India, the Mumbai-based SUV-specialist Mahindra & Mahindra (M&M) has kept away from entering the electric two-wheeler...

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