Mahindra Verito EV, Maxximo EV to be launched by February 2016 – Report

Posted on: Dec 22, 2015 - 4:10pm IST

To be presented at Auto Expo 2016.

Business Standard reports that Mahindra & Mahindra will launch the electric versions of the Verito sedan and the Maxximo LCV by February 2016.

Mahindra Verito electric facelift from Auto Expo 2014 front three quarters
At the Auto Expo 2014, the Verito facelift EV was showcased.

Unveiled at the 2012 Auto Expo, the electric variant of the Mahindra Verito would be priced higher than its diesel version. At the 2014 Expo, the company showcased the electric model that was based on the Verito facelift. At the upcoming show the company is expected to launch the Verito EV.

Mahindra Maxximo electric Auto Expo side
The Mahindra Maxximo EV was used for a pilot project to ferry tourists in Taj Mahal.

The Maxximo EV was showcased at the 2014 Auto Expo. It has a powertrain that comprises of a PMSM (Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motor), that produces 20 hp and 62 Nm. The output is sent to the wheels through a transaxle with 2 forward speeds.

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Both vehicles are driven by derivatives of the electric powertrain that is featured on the Mahindra e2o electric car. They are powered by lithium-ion battery packs. They were both developed by Mahindra Reva. According to the report, the Verito EV could target cab operators.

Mahindra Verito Electric РImage Gallery

Mahindra Maxximo Electric – Image Gallery

[Source: Business Standard]

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