Mahindra, the company that may be familiar with the Indian market, is entering the EV market. Recently, we have more information on their expansion into the EV market. Their entire lineup consists of 9 new models. In this article, we will take a look at the different vehicles that will be coming to the market by 2026.
More In-Depth On The Models From Mahindra
Mahindra will be introducing 9 new models that will come to the market by 2026. In these models, four models will be hybrids, and two more will be EVs. The hybrids, also are some of the best upcoming models by Mahindra.
The EVs codenamed Born EV1, and Born EV2 will debut in 2025-26. These two will be built on the Born EV platform, a specialized electric car design for future e-SUVs. Although technical specifications are unknown at this time, it is anticipated that both the next fully electric vehicles, will be constructed from the ground up and will not be based on any existing models.
These models will be using the Mahindra Electric Scalable Modular Architecture (MESMA). This battery pack was last seen at the 2020 Auto Expo.
Mahindra intends to invest Rs 17,000 crore over the next three years, including Rs 3,000 crore set aside for electric vehicle development. Before the introduction of these electric vehicles, the business will release hybrid versions of the new XUV300, XUV700, W620, and V201.
Mahindra has announced intentions to establish the Mahindra Advanced Design Europe (M.A.D.E) facility in the West Midlands. This new facility is anticipated to provide feedback for future models. More technical information about Mahindra’s electric and hybrid ambitions will be released at a later date.
More On The Born Electric Vehicles
The ‘Born EV’ platform is a specific electric car architecture for Mahindra’s future e-SUVs. The company has now announced that it is creating two new EVs – dubbed Born EV1 and Born EV2 – on this new platform, with both slated to appear in India in 2025-2026.
The Born EV platform is being developed by the Mahindra North American Technical Centre in Detroit, USA, in partnership with Mahindra Research Valley in Chennai, India.
Mahindra’s introduction into the automotive market is good news for many because more models will be available to the people. But, we cannot say how well the plan will span out over time. We can have hope that these models will make a powerful entry.