Mahindra, a renowned auto manufacturer in India is eminent for its efficient and trendy Sport Utility Vehicles (SUV’s). Besides SUV’s, the company has explored the depths of technology with the launch of e20 built in collaboration with Reva Electric Vehicles Private Limited.
The e20 is a thriller symbol for car enthusiasts and for those who are passionate about automobile engineering. Mahindra Reva has won the prestigious Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) award for Excellence in design, in four wheel ‘Mobility Design Category, for the inventive e20 model. The first ever CII design excellent awards was instigated by CII, the main goal behind this trophy was the showcase the importance of design in Indian car segment, and promote India’s ingenious talent on international soil.
On the commendable occasion, Chetan Maini, the Chief Executive Officer of Mahindra Reva Electric Vehicles Private Limited said, our team is honored to bag this esteemed award, we have emphasized on incorporating a trendy design for e20, and this trophy is a reflection of the pioneering talent and skills executed by our team to emerge with a futuristic product. We are grateful to all those who have worked closely in achieving this grand status and this award is the starting point to push many more such revolutionary products in the near future.’’
Mahindra e20 is an electric model; the technology used to drive this product is unique and novel. The letter ‘e’ refers to solar energy (energy derived from sun), and o mean oxygen. The number 2 indicates clean energy, the car runs on powerful lithium ion batteries, and can maneuver 100 kilometers at one shot when fully charged for around 5 hours.
Mahindra e20 can be charged for five hours, and occupants can enjoy a 20 kilometer ride. The charge power capacity is 220 Volt of 15 Amp socket, lithium ion batteries are charged through the three phase induction electricity unit.
Mahindra e20 runs on three phase induction unit, which yields remarkable energy outputs of 53Nm torque and 19 kW power. To complement its kingly image, the car is sold in majestic shades of Spanish Red, Oceanic white, Sunfire Yellow, Eco Green, Coral Blue and Arctic Silver. E20 sports an exceptionally stylish demeanor with artistically designed hexagonal grille, inventively sculpted head lights and side graphics.
E20 is a stellar piece, built with magnificent design and advanced technology, and is a symbol of clean and green technologies and a pathway to a healthier and smarter way of life. The car scores well in all segments, in terms of design, interior power and mileage. It is amazing to drive a piece draped in splendid art and technology, and this seems to be the future way of life where emphasize is given to design and technology. A combination of spectacular design and technology is an attractive medium to get more people interested in the product, and realize the value of green technologies.
It does not surprise us that the e20 has won the prestigious CII Design Excellence Award. However the main concern is insufficient infrastructure to build effective charge units, this would benefit India and its people to a great extent, and there will be fewer cases of Asthma and other life-threatening respiratory disorders.