Even as the cash-strapped SsangYong Motors is having difficulties to keep afloat, its mother or father business Mahindra & Mahindra is hunting to guidance the electric powered auto (EV) organization at the Korean motor vehicle maker.
Mahindra plans to develop and supply the electric powered SUV drivetrain on its ‘MESMA 350’ system. This powertrain is appropriate for changing existing ICE (internal combustion engine) motor vehicles to electric powered and for generating ground-up EVs.
The UV important has been in conversations with a number of firms globally for this system as Mahindra Electric appears to be to de-possibility its India organization by providing EV know-how, specially for past-mile connectivity. It showcased Mesma 350, scalable and modular architecture with a 350 Volt powertrain, at the Automobile Expo past calendar year.
“Mahindra will continue on to guidance SsangYong to develop and supply the electric powered SUV drivetrain on MESMA 350 system based mostly on their necessities,” said Rajesh Jejurikar, ED, Mahindra & Mahindra.
Far more on Mahindra
“Mahindra would have benefited from the world wide footprint of SsangYong and released EV platforms globally had they continued their marriage. Now, the MESMA system will concentration a large amount far more on ground-up EV model enhancement for India and sharing the Mesma system with SsangYong will assistance equally firms,” said Kaushik Madhavan, VP, mobility, Frost & Sullivan.