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Old 1st September 2016, 18:39   #16
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The country's largest homegrown SUV maker, Mahindra & Mahindra, has reportedly started working on what is being touted as "the most affordable electric SUV in the world" through it's Mahindra Electric unit.
I doubt they are developing with India in mind here. As the main shortcoming of the full electric I mentioned in another thread and Screwdriva mentions here is:

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IN lacks a charging infrastructure capable of supporting mass adoption of EVs. If there was ever an administration capable of supporting this
The other aspect is being anywhere close to VFM, in a country where it is one of the top priority. I doubt the answer lies with Mahindra alone. This is why they haven't been able to find a footing even in the limited number of cities they are launched in.
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They are (unstated) up against the Tesla (may his soul rest in peace) and the technology gap is simple HUGE. It may take our chaps a decade to catch up, and remember Tesla are not exactly sleeping either. Sooner or later Tesla will become available in India.
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