& Mahindra has unveiled its new state-of-the-art INGLO EV platform and five
e-SUVs under two EV brands showcasing its vision for the future of electric
Bringing alive the sport in electric SUVs,
Mahindra unveiled two new brands, created specifically to house the company’s
EV portfolio – Iconic brand XUV with the Twin Peak logo in copper and all-new
electric-only brand called BE.
manifestation of these two brands has been showcased via five e-SUVs: the
XUV.e8, XUV.e9, BE.05, BE.07 and BE.09. The first four of these are to be
launched between 2024 and 2026.
Mahindra and the Volkswagen Group have announced they intend to expand their
cooperation. Both companies signed a Term Sheet on the supply of MEB electric
components for Mahindra’s new, purpose-built electric platform INGLO, deepening
the Partnering Agreement from earlier this year.
intends to have a volume of more than one million units over lifetime and
includes the equipment of five all-electric SUVs with MEB components. In
addition, the two companies will explore further opportunities for
collaboration, opening the perspective towards a broader strategic alliance to
accelerate the electrification of the Indian automotive market.
The Term Sheet
covers all major commercial and technical terms along with a path to the
potential localisation of the battery system. The final supply agreement will
be negotiated in a continued constructive and legally compliant way by the end
Regarding the next
step towards a possible strategic alliance for India, both companies agree to
explore further potential areas of collaboration in the field of e-mobility,
including vehicle projects, the localisation of battery cell manufacturing and
charging and energy solutions for the electric ecosystem in India.
Volkswagen Group Board of Management member for Technology and CEO of
Volkswagen Group Components, said: “We are happy that we have identified a
larger scope of collaboration between our two companies. Together, Volkswagen
and Mahindra can contribute significantly to the electrification of India, a huge
automotive market with ambitious climate protection commitments. The MEB
Electric Platform and its components are key to affordable sustainable mobility
around the globe. The partnership not only demonstrates that our platform
business is highly competitive, but also that the MEB is well on track to
become one of the leading open platforms for e-mobility. We are thus delivering
on the focus of our Volkswagen NEW AUTO strategy to make the platform business
a strong pillar of our Group and to unlock future profit pools through
economies of scale.”
Executive Director, Auto and Farm Sectors, Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd.,
stated: “The signing of the techno-commercial term sheet is a significant step
forward in our partnership with Volkswagen. Our purpose-built INGLO platform
offers unmatched potential for growth and further customization for developing
new and innovative products, not just for India, but for global markets. Our
vision is to lead the electric mobility revolution in India by bringing
authentic electric SUVs with cutting-edge technology, as showcased in the UK
today. We are very pleased to explore further areas of potential collaboration
with Volkswagen and are confident that together, we will be able to shape an
exciting electric future.”
ELECTRIC VEHICLES FROM MAHINDRA
at heart and global in its reach, the INGLO platform encapsulates progressive
battery technology, platform architecture, brain power and human machine interface.
The name also symboliSes the flow and exchange of energy and emotion, a GLO of
well-being, a system that brings complete harmony.
cutting-edge INGLO platform will underpin all the Mahindra EVs going forward.
The purpose-built platform will pack intuitive, intelligent and immersive innovations
that will serve as the backbone of the Mahindra EV architecture and is the
heart of its ultimate human-machine interface.
offers class-leading safety standards, exhilarating performance, excellent
range and efficiency, exemplary driving dynamics, versatility and intelligent
HMI. INGLO also delivers a multi-sensorial driving experience with a
futuristic, augmented reality-enabled heads-up display, edge-to-edge screen, 5G
network capability and Over-The-Air updates that will keep the EVs as good as
Anish Shah, Managing Director & CEO, Mahindra Group, said, “We are proud
and delighted to showcase our Born Electric vision. It provides a strategic
direction that is in line with our core philosophy of ‘Rise’ – to be an
organisation that will be counted among the best in the world and at the same
time rise for our planet to fight against climate change. Mahindra will offer
customers future-ready technology, head-turning design, world-class products
and the benefits of global partnerships. By 2027, we expect that a quarter of
the SUVs we sell will be electric.”
Jejurikar, Executive Director – Auto and Farm Sectors, Mahindra & Mahindra,
said, “Our vision of Born Electric is underpinned by the future-ready INGLO
platform, two new exciting brands and the Heartcore design philosophy. The five
electric SUVs provide a powerful glimpse of our strategic direction and hews to
the Mahindra attitude of a racing spirit and the attitude of adventure. We aim
to not only electrify the roads but also the hearts and minds of SUV
aficionados in India and around the world.”
BORN ELECTRIC SUVs
on INGLO Platform
L x W x H: 4740 x 1900 x 1760 mm | Wheelbase 2762 mm
combination of sheer performance, best-in-class technology and safety.
intelligent all-wheel drive system along with sophisticated cabin, offers
supreme ride comfort both on and off the road.
L x W x H: 4790 x 1905 x 1690 mm | Wheelbase 2775 mm
fearlessly modern design with the strengths of an authentic SUV combined with
the aerodynamic silhouette of a coupe.
interiors, with a view to indulge through its panoramic sky roof that warrants
every bit of attention it demands.
L x W x H: 4370 x 1900 x 1635 mm | Wheelbase 2775 mm
true standout, with a taste for life to explore the impossible. It is a Sports
Electric Vehicle (SEV) in the truest sense, making it a category in itself.
racing inspired bold design complemented seamlessly by multi-sensory
L x W x H: 4565 x 1900 x 1660 mm | Wheelbase 2775 mm
family space, to explore the places you love with the people you love. Grab
your cam, it’s time to make some memories.
to offer a first-class experience, with versatility, configurable profiles and
curated multi-sensory experiences
on INGLO platform
head turning SUV grand tourer with a chiseled design, dynamic roof and solid
stance. Allowing four passengers a first-class experience
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