Mahindra’s new electric car is e2oBy Team Overdrive
Continuing with the trend of naming its vehicles ending with the letter ‘O’, Mahindra and Mahindra have named their latest electric car as e2o. At the Auto Expo held in New Delhi last year, Mahindra had showcased this car as the Reva NXR. It will be launched in India soon and will be produced at Mahindra’s new plant in Bengaluru. Prices are expected to be around the Rs 5-6.5 lakh range.
The e2o in India will be powered by an electric motor which uses Lithium Ion batteries with a claimed range of 100km per charge. It can be charged via a 15amp plug point. The e20 is also capable of charging via sunlight.
Commenting on the Mahindra e2o, Pawan Goenka, president, automotive & farm equipment sectors, Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd said, “The Mahindra e2o is a game changing development within the personal mobility space that will help the Mahindra Group usher in a positive change in the lives of our customers. We are on the threshold of ushering in a new paradigm across the automotive value chain, by bringing in products and mobility solutions which will bear testimony to our commitment to create a cleaner environment on planet Earth. This is significant step towards creating a comprehensive eco-system of sustainable mobility solutions, encompassing alternative technologies such as electric, hybrid and fuel cells into our research, development and commercialization plans”.