Oct 21, 2016 : Mahindra and Mahindra, the car-making business of the US$ 17.8 billion Mahindra Group, has launched its new four-door electric car. The company calls the new product the “e2o Plus.” This new car continues Mahindra's efforts of doing something different when it comes to car-making. The e2o Plus is an all-electric car and can seat four people abreast. Mahindra has promised a number of improvements to its drivetrain, which include more range and faster charging times. Mahindra has launched the e2o Plus at a price of Rs 5.46 lakh lakh for P4; the P6 costs Rs 5.95 lakh, and P8 will cost Rs 8.46 Lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi)
India’s first four-door electric car is here, but is it the zero emission family car we were waiting for?
As Indians, we’ve been all praise about the advancements in the world of electric cars abroad for a while now, while ruing the lack of a good enough battery operated car in the Indian market. The Reva was a great initiative but its low range made the car a scary proposition. Let’s admit it, no one wanted to get stuck with a car that can’t be refuelled even if you own a petrol bunk yourself. Then came the e2o. It looks promising but the two door configuration and lack of space in the second row has limited its appeal to quite an extent. The e2oPlus is what we were waiting for then. With four proper doors and a claimed range of 140km, the e2oPlus is an electric car that can be termed as practical. I mean, four seats with ample space for all occupants, space to throw in a couple of bags, an infotainment system and the satisfaction of not polluting the environment while not having to spend on fossil fuels is quite the deal, isn’t it? So should you ditch plans of spending on that petrol-engined premium hatchback? Umm… may be yes. The e2o as I just mentioned, offers pretty much everything you need on your daily commute. Heck, you can...read more »
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