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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

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