Mahindra launches e2o ElectriCity Car in the UK

  • 26-Jul-2016 02:30 EDT
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Anand Mahindra, Chairman of the Mahindra Group, with the new e2o in London where the company announced its entry into the UK automotive market with the electric city car. 

Mahindra recently made its entry into the UK automotive market with the launch of the e2o electric city car. Designed specifically for easy urban commuting, the Mahindra e2o features several connected technologies and will be available in two trim levels. The entry-level e2o City is priced competitively, according to Mahindra, while the higher-spec TechX version includes a touchscreen infotainment center with reversing camera, telematics, revive remote emergency recharging, leather seats, alloy wheels and a rapid charging port.

Speaking about the e2o’s arrival on British roads, Anand Mahindra, Chairman, Mahindra Group said, "I am very proud to announce that the e2o is now available in the UK and this marks a true milestone for the Mahindra Group. Sustainability is at the heart of Mahindra's business practices and with the introduction of the e2o to the UK market, we are offering a product that perfectly encapsulates our corporate philosophy."

At the core of the e2o is a collection of connected features that were developed to make the car both easier and more enjoyable to drive and maintain: e2o Remote smartphone app allows users to remotely control key functions of their e2o, including the ability to pre-heat/cool the car, start and stop charging, route plan and search for nearby charging stations; Remote Charging Scheduler is an app that allows users to schedule charging of their e2o at a time when electricity rates are at their cheapest; Revive is a remote emergency-charging feature to enables battery reserve for up to 8 mi (13 km) worth of range if the battery is depleted, while telematics onboard sensors send a data “heartbeat” to Mahindra, enabling remote health monitoring and customer alerts.

The Mahindra UK website http://www.mahindrauk.com is live and ready to take orders; first deliveries to UK owners were slated to begin in May 2016.

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