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Mahindra launches electric rickshaw e-Alfa Mini for passenger movement at Rs 1.12 lakh

Mahindra launches electric rickshaw e-Alfa Mini for passenger movement at Rs 1.12 lakh

New Delhi, Sep 8 (UNI) Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd, part of the 19 billion dollar-Mahindra Group, today announced the launch of the e-Alfa Mini, its zero emission, all new electric rickshaw for passenger movement.
The e-Alfa Mini with a five-seating capacity is a complete three-wheeler designed specifically for Indian conditions. It will further drive Mahindra’s vision of the future of mobility and will be available in Delhi with immediate effect at an attractive price of Rs 1.12 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi). Launching e-Alfa Mini, Rajan Wadhera, President, Automotive Sector, Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd, said the e-Alfa Mini is best suited for last mile connectivity and intra-city people movement. It is the ideal choice for fleet taxi operators and existing three-wheeler owners and will effectively provide employment to the youth.
“The e-Alfa Mini has an attractive exterior design, robust body, large cabin space for passenger comfort and superior suspension and chassis. With all these features, the e-Alfa Mini scores highly over its competitors,” he said. The e-Alfa Mini is powered by a 120Ah battery, a powerful motor and controller. Charging the e-Alfa Mini is as simple as charging a mobile phone. On a full charge, the Mahindra e-Alfa Mini can travel for up to 85 km in standard conditions and can achieve a top speed of 25 kmph. It will be launched in a phased manner in select cities – NCR with immediate effect, followed by Kolkata and Lucknow and subsequently in several other parts of the country. Mr Wadhera said, “As the pioneer of electric vehicles and integrated mobility solutions in India, it has always been our endeavour to make electric vehicles more accessible and best suited for Indian conditions. The launch of the e-Alfa Mini is yet another step to provide an emission free, green mode of safe intra city transportation in the country.” He said, “At Mahindra, we are aligned to the Government’s vision to become a 100 per cent Electric Vehicle (EV) nation by 2030. True to the spirit of ‘Make-in-India’, we shall be at the forefront to lead this change along with the Government.” At the launch, Mahindra is offering a disruptive consumer benefit scheme, which comprises best in class two years vehicle warranty, low down payment and attractive EMI and one free battery replacement, which is an industry first. All these benefits to the customer will be available with select finance options and will help customers to maximize their earnings. According to Veejay Ram Nakra, Chief of Sales & Marketing, Automotive Division, Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd., “The e-Alfa Mini comes with the larger Mahindra trust, which is a consumer need in the e-Rickshaw segment. Further, with best-in-class product quality, higher earning potential, 60 minutes fast service guarantee and an attractive finance option, the e-Alfa Mini is set to become the preferred choice of the buyers. "Today, Mahindra has the widest range of electric vehicles in the country that can reach out to an entire spectrum of consumers across segments in both people and goods movement. Mahindra has been one of the pioneers of electric vehicle technology in India and its current range of products in this segment include the e2oPlus, the eVerito, the eSupro and now the e-Alfa Mini. All these vehicles embody Mahindra’s vision of the ‘Future of Mobility’ which includes the framework of Green, Connected, Convenient and Cost Effective vehicle technology." UNI ADP SW 1843

Maruti’s

Maruti’s new Dzire crosses 1 lakh sales mark in 5 and half month

Mumbai, Oct 17(UNI)Auto Major,Maruti Suzuki’s all-new Dzire has achieved the fastest 1-lakh sales mark, a distinctive feat in the Indian automobile industry.

Ford's

Ford's China sales stuck in first gear as rivals overtake

BEIJING, Oct 13 (Reuters) Ford Motor Co saw its China vehicle sales make the barest of increases in September, extending a tough run in the world's largest auto market even as global rivals have logged robust gains.

Toyota

Toyota seeking to halve Japan car models as domestic market shrinks

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Volvo

Volvo launches 1st locally-assembled 'XC90' from its plant in Bengaluru

Mumbai, Oct 11 (UNI) Volvo Cars, the Swedish luxury car maker, has rolled out its first assembled car from its plant in Bengaluru.

Volkswagen

Volkswagen launches all New Passat starting at Rs 29.99 lakhs

New Delhi, Oct 10 (UNI) Volkswagen, Europe’s leading car manufacturer, today announces the launch of the much awaited luxury sedan Volkswagen Passat at a starting price of Rs 29.

Passenger

Passenger vehicle sales up by 11pc in domestic market in Sept 2017

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Honda faces long haul to recoup jet costs

Honda faces long haul to recoup jet costs

TOKYO, Mar 27 (Reuters) After three decades building an airplane from scratch, Michimasa Fujino, 56, chief engineer of the Hondajet, might have to reach a ripe old age to see Honda Motor Co's pet aviation project recoup its development costs.

Escorts unveils country’s first electric tractor concept, Launches Hydrostatic tractor

Escorts unveils country’s first electric tractor concept, Launches Hydrostatic tractor

New Delhi, Sep 6 (UNI) Escorts Ltd, India’s leading engineering conglomerate today launched India’s first Electric & Hydrostatic concept tractor and an expanded global portfolio of tractors for the export and domestic market in 22HP to 90 HP range under flagship brands Farmtrac and Powertrac compliant with tier 4 emission norms of Europe and America amidst 43 International distributors.

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