Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd (M&M Ltd), part of the USD 17.8 billion Mahindra Group, today announced the launch of eSupro – India’s first zero emission, all electric cargo and passenger vans. The eSupro platform will usher in a whole new concept in cargo transportation and people movement, and will drive Mahindra’s vision of Future of Mobility.
The eSupro platform will cater primarily to the B2B segment and would be available across Mahindra dealerships pan India with immediate effect.
Speaking at the eSupro launch, Pravin Shah, President and Chief (Automotive), Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. said, “As one of the pioneers in integrated mobility solutions in India, it has always been our endeavor to make electric vehicles more accessible. The launch of eSupro will usher in a whole new concept in emission-free cargo transportation and people movement. Going forward, the eSupro will provide a much needed fillip to companies in the B2B and e-commerce segment.”
He further added, “Today with our range of electric vehicles we can reach out to an entire spectrum of consumers across segments in people and goods movement. I am confident that the eSupro will effectively address issues such as increasing carbon footprint and reducing dependence on fossil fuels.”
Arvind Mathew, Chief Executive Officer, Mahindra Electric, mentioned, “Owing to its host of commercial applications and its suitability for last mile connectivity, the eSupro platform is ideally suited for deployment in e-commerce, courier services and transportation companies for intra city use. Going forward zero emission vehicles will drive the Future of Mobility, reduce emission and build an ecosystem for electric mobility in India, at par with its foreign counterparts.”
Charging the eSupro is as simple as charging a mobile phone. On a full charge, the Mahindra eSupro can travel for up to 112 kms (based on vehicle loading) and can achieve a top speed of 60 kmph. Powered by the latest electric drive train technology from Mahindra Electric, a high-torque electric motor and a direct drive transmission, the eSupro can effortlessly cruise through city traffic. The cargo and passenger vans are priced at Rs. 8.45 lacs & Rs. 8.75 lacs (ex-showroom Delhi, post state subsidy and FAME incentive)** respectively.
Mahindra & Mahindra has been one of the pioneers of electric vehicle technology in India, and its current range of product in this segment includes the e2o, eVerito and now the eSupro. 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.