Mahindra & Mahinrda, India’s largest utility car manufacturer, is all set to bring in their two new cars next month. Mahindra Quanto, the compact SUV, and Reva NXR electric car, are expected to be launched in India by September end, in time for Diwali. Indian auto industry sees an exponential push in sales during Diwali as it is considered auspicious to buy new things during this period.
Mahindra owned, Reva Electric Vehicle Pvt. Ltd., has unveiled a new manufacturing plant in Bangalore. Anand Mahindra, Chairman and managing Director of Mahindra group said that the company will be launching the small electric car by the end of the next month and was hopeful to see the car on roads by Diwali.
The new facility has capacity to manufacture 30,000 units a year but will start with an initial production of 6,000. The company is also trying to get the Central Government to take into consideration eco friendly transportation methods as the cost of commuting using the Reva is quite low at 50 paise per km.
This car is capable of travelling 160 kms on a single charge. Available in stunning colors and coupled with significant Drive technologies, the Reva NXR is a car which will transform transportation in the country. Based on the success it has in India, the car will be exported to European countries too.
Speaking on the Quanto, Dr Pawan Goenka, President, Automotive & Farm Equipment Sectors, Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd, “Customer centric Innovation has always been at the heart of any product development at the Mahindra Group. With the Quanto, Mahindra is aiming to fill a need gap in the Indian automotive market for a versatile and compact SUV. We are confident that with its unique value proposition, the Quanto will carve out a segment for itself in the market. The Quanto will cater to the needs of young urban India which enjoys an active lifestyle. We expect the Quanto to offer an exciting upgrade at a premium to customers who are otherwise looking for premium diesel hatchbacks or entry level diesel sedans”.