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Mahindra XUV300 AMT is the diesel compact SUV you've been waiting for!

There is a reason why I’m increasingly beginning to spot quite a few of Mahindra XUV300s on our roads. In fact, only a few days back, I saw two brand new ones in my neighbourhood, within a distance of 500 meters of each other. There is little doubt that it is fast becoming a popular choice and why not? Afterall, it is a very capable sub-four-meter SUV. In fact, it may be remembered that when Mahindra launched the XUV300 a few months back, it had several segment-first features. Soon, Mah...

Thar Adventure

Raw, bold and powerful is what the new Mahindra Thar is, and once you get behind its wheel, you will be loath to climb back into your own car, because frankly, few urban cars of today offer the thrill that can match what the Thar is capable of. Yes, the Thar whose legacy harks back to the Willys Jeep, is a different beast altogether. The Thar is a handsome hunk, the type that gets you grinning from ear to ear the moment you set eyes on it. And on one such beautiful morning as it stood tall...

On the right track

Recently, at Mahindra’s Chakan plant, on their vehicle test track, we got a taste of what the new Bolero Neo, feels like. Is the new Bolero Neo, poised for great success? Read on to find out.  Though the new Rocky Beige colour, may not photograph well, rest assured, up close, it is quite an attractive one. In fact, one, that is bound to be a huge hit with buyers and not just because of that outdoorsy touch, but also because it manages to strike a great balance of being neither t...

Track-day with Mahindra XUV700

A visit to MRV (Mahindra Research Valley) and to the brand new MSPT (Mahindra SUV Proving Track), in Tamil Nadu’s Kanchipuram district, is enough to give you a glimpse into the future of all things Automotive at Mahindra. While MRV (125 acres inside Mahindra City) has been built with an investment of INR 6.5 billion and has around 3,500 engineers working tirelessly on R&D in 32 laboratories, developing new vehicles for the Mahindra Group, the newly inaugurated MSPT (Mahindra SUV Pro...

MaXX Factor

“It’s certain that fine women eat A crazy salad with their meat.” W.B. Yeats – A Prayer For My Daughter This time around my “crazy salad” came in the form of a heavy-duty pick-up truck – the Mahindra Bolero MaXX Pik-Up HD. Read that again. As somebody who spends a lot of time behind the wheel, I can say this… when the opportunity to drive something as unconventional as a “loaded” MaXX Pik-Up presented itself, I didn&rs...

1,000 Mahindra Electric Vehicles power Lithium Urban Technologies fleet

Mahindra Electric, part of the USD 20.7 billion Mahindra Group and Lithium Urban Technologies, India’s largest zero emission service for employee transportation, today announced that their partnership has crossed the significant milestone of 1,000 Mahindra Electric Vehicles in the Lithium fleet. Having clocked 100 million ekms, with over 500 Mahindra EVs running more than 1 lakh ekms, this partnership is set to transform employee transportation solutions in India and drive ...

Highest 5-Star rating for Mahindra XUV300 from Global NCAP

Mahindra & Mahindra, part of the USD 20.7 billion Mahindra Group, today, announced that its compact SUV, the XUV300 has been awarded the highest 5-Star Safety Rating by Global NCAP. With this global recognition, the XUV300 becomes the first Indian vehicle to score the highest points among all 5-Star rated cars tested so far by Global NCAP. The XUV300 also becomes the first Indian vehicle to score a 4-Star child safety rating. It is noteworthy that side impact performance is a pre-req...

Mahindra rolls out its 25th lakh vehicle from Nasik manufacturing facility

Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. (M&M Ltd.), a part of the US $ 20.7 billion Mahindra Group, today announced a significant milestone as the company rolled out its 25th lakh vehicle from its Nasik manufacturing facility. Mahindra’s power brand Scorpio was the 25th lakh vehicle that was rolled out from the facility.  Speaking on this historic occasion, Vijay Kalra, Chief of Manufacturing, Automotive Division, Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd said, “This achiev...

Mahindra reimagines automotive retail through 'Own-Online'

Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. (M&M Ltd.), part of the USD 20.7 billion Mahindra Group today announced the launch of ‘Own-Online’, India’s most complete, end to end, online vehicle ownership solution. A smart new way to own a Mahindra vehicle, Own-Online is a one-stop, 24X7 destination where the customer can finance, insure, exchange, accessorize and own a Mahindra vehicle in 4 simple steps, from the comfort of their homes. (www.mahi...

Mahindra initiates first-of-its-kind ‘Safe, Contactless & Digitized’ service experience

Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. (M&M Ltd.), a part of the 20.7 billion Mahindra Group, today announced its new ‘Contactless Service Experience’ for its vehicle owners, just as some of its dealerships and workshops began opening up across the country in line with Government advisories. There are many industry-first service offerings from Mahindra, which has always been at the forefront of digitizing the vehicle purchase and ownership experience in India.  Th...

Mahindra introduces innovative finance schemes for its customers

Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd, a part of the USD 20.7 bn Mahindra Group, today announced a wide variety of innovative, new finance schemes to ease the burden on its customers during these challenging times. These attractive finance schemes include customized, industry-first offerings that assure peace of mind for Mahindra customers, deliver financial flexibility and empower them to own their desired Mahindra vehicle model at their convenience. Speak...

Mahindra launches customised vehicle ownership schemes for Covid caretakers

Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd, part of the USD 20.7 billion Mahindra Group, has pledged its support to the frontline Covid caretakers and essential service providers, who are providing unparalleled support during this ongoing Covid pandemic, by offering a host of affordable finance schemes on all its vehicles.  As an industry first, the company has rolled out its offers to an entire range of essential service providers that includes Journalists/Media Profes...

Mahindra unveils the All-New Thar

Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd., a part of the $19.4 billion Mahindra Group, today unveiled the All-New Thar, the most eagerly awaited and legendary SUV, on the occasion of India’s 74th Independence Day. In its all-new avatar, the Thar is a quantum leap in terms of performance, everyday comfort & convenience, technology and safety, as it stays true to its core promise of unmatched off-roading capability and builds on its iconic design.  Unveil...

Mahindra launches all-new Thar at attractive prices

Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd, a part of the USD 19.4 billion Mahindra Group, today launched the All-New Thar, the most eagerly awaited, legendary SUV, on the very day that the Mahindra Group celebrates its 75th anniversary. In its all-new avatar the Thar will be available in two trims, namely AX & LX, with prices starting at â‚¹ 9.80 Lakh for AX series and â‚¹ 12.49 Lakh for LX series (Ex-showroom Price, All India).* Within the All-New Thar’s class...

Mahindra introduces a new range of Accessories & Merchandise for the All-New Thar

Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd, today, Introduced an all-new range of accessories and merchandise for the All-New Thar. It has been put together keeping in mind the sporty and adventurous lifestyle of Thar owners and fans.  The line-up includes: ·         Exterior embellishments that dial-up the All-New Thar’s timeless design ·         Interior add-ons that give the ca...

Mahindra introduces Android Auto, Apple CarPlay in the top-end variants of the Scorpio

Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd, part of the USD 19.4 billion Mahindra Group, has introduced new features of Android Auto and Car Play in the top-end variants of its popular SUV Scorpio. The tech upgrade ushers it into the modern era of connected motoring & is a great value addition. It will also create a safer & more convenient driving experience for customers. Android Auto and Apple CarPlay helps organise key information from the d...

Mahindra’s all-new Thar crosses 15,000 bookings

Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. (M&M), today announced that its legendary SUV, the All-New Thar has now crossed 15,000 bookings, since its launch on October 2, 2020. Today 57% of all buyers of the All-New Thar are first time car buyers and a significantly large share of all bookings are for the Automatic variants. Commenting on the booking milestone, Veejay Nakra, Chief Executive Officer, Automotive Division, Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. said, “We&nb...

Mahindra begins mega delivery with 500 All-New Thars across India

Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. (M&M), part of the USD 19.4 billion Mahindra Group, is conducting mega delivery of 500 All-New Thars across the country, between November 7 and November 8, 2020. This marks the onset of auspicious Diwali festivities, as the mega delivery receives overwhelming response from across all regions. The deliveries are based on the sequence of bookings received for the variants that are available.  According to Veejay Nakra, CEO – Automoti...

Mahindra announces price increase for its Personal and Commercial range of vehicles from January 8, 2021

Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. (M&M), part of the USD 19.4 billion Mahindra Group, today announced that effective January 8, 2021, the prices of its range of Personal and Commercial vehicles will increase by around 1.9%, resulting in an increase of Rs 4,500 - Rs 40,000, depending on the model and variant. In the case of All New Thar, the current price increase will be effective for all bookings done between December 1, 2020 and January 7, 2021. All fresh bookings fo...

In-principle approval granted for consolidation of Mahindra Electric Mobility Limited with M&M Limited

The Board of Directors of Mahindra & Mahindra Limited (“M&M”) has granted an in-principle approval for consolidation of Mahindra Electric Mobility Limited, a step-down subsidiary of the Company (“MEML”) into the Company. Key Highlights:  - Consolidation would categorise EV operations in two focused verticals: Last Mile Mobility (LMM) and Electric Vehicle Tech Centre. - Simplifying the structure will drive improvements...

Dr. Anish Shah appointed MD & CEO of M&M Ltd

The Board of Directors of Mahindra and Mahindra Limited, an Indian multinational corporation, one of the largest vehicle manufacturers by production in India and the largest manufacturer of tractors in the world, announced that Dr. Anish Shah presently the Deputy Managing Director and Group Chief Financial Officer would take over as the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, effective April 2, 2021. This follows the top management succession announcement dated D...

Mahindra offers its customers India’s first one stop solution for vehicle scrapping

Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd (M&M), part of the USD 19.4 billion Mahindra group has signed an MoU with Mahindra MSTC Recycling Private Limited (MMRPL)* towards offering its customers first of its kind end-to-end solution for scrapping of vehicles. MMRPL is engaged in the business of acquiring used/end of life vehicles to dismantle and scrap it under the brand name of CERO. The agreement with MMRPL will enable customers get a hassle free and transparent deal under one roof. Any cust...

Mahindra new global SUV project codenamed W601 to be branded XUV700

Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. (M&M), a part of the US $19.4 billion Mahindra Group, today unveiled the brand name of its much-awaited SUV, built on the W601 platform, as the XUV700 (pronounced as XUV, 7 double ‘Oh’). The XUV700 is an all new, authentic, global SUV set to redefine benchmarks in the SUV segment and get your hearts racing with its sci-fi technology, spirited performance and first-in-class features. The XUV700 will also come with world class safety features, rea...

Mahindra All-New Thar crosses 50,000 bookings

Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. (M&M), part of the USD 19.4 billion Mahindra Group, today announced that its recently launched All-New Thar has crossed 50,000 bookings, within just 6 months of its launch. With its unmissable design, breath-taking performance, legendary off-road capability, everyday-comfort, technology and world-class safety, the All-New Thar continues to attract not only die-hard Thar enthusiasts, but urban lifestyle-seekers as well. This has opened-up...

M&M to enhance its ownership to 100 per cent in MERU

In continuation of its strategic intent to grow its presence in the shared mobility space, Mahindra and Mahindra Ltd. (M&M) today announced that it has entered into definitive agreements with shareholders of Meru Travel Solutions Private Limited (Meru) to buy their respective stakes in Meru. It would acquire 44.14% shares from Private Equity investor, True North and others for an amount not exceeding Rs. 76.03 crores and 12.66% shares from Mr. Neeraj Gupta and Mrs. Farhat Gupta...

Mahindra to open Advanced Design Centre for Mobility Products in UK

Mahindra Group announced today the setting up of Mahindra Advanced Design Europe (M.A.D.E) in the West Midlands, U.K. The new Centre of Excellence (CoE), will be a part of the Mahindra Global Design Network that includes the Mahindra Design Studio in Mumbai, India, and Pininfarina Design in Turin, Italy. M.A.D.E is a strategic enhancement of Mahindra’s global design capabilities and renews its commitment to bring to its customers, sophisticated, authentic SUVs with an unmissable p...

Pratap Bose to lead Mahindra's new Global Design Organization

The Mahindra Group today announced the appointment of Pratap Bose as the Executive Vice President and Chief Design Officer to lead its newly formed Global Design organization. The new Global Design organization renews Mahindra’ commitment to re-shaping the future of mobility by designing and developing dynamically engineered next-generation authentic products with global appeal. The Global Design organization will comprise of the recently announced Mahindra Advanced Design Europe (M....

Mahindra launches new Bolero Neo at starting price of INR 8.48 lakh

Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd., one of the leading automobile companies in India and the world’s largest tractor company by volume, today launched the newest member in its iconic Bolero SUV portfolio - the new ‘Bolero Neo’. Available at all Mahindra dealerships across India from today, the new Bolero Neo is launched at an introductory price of ₹ 8.48 Lakh (Ex-Showroom Price, All India) for the N4 variant. With the launch of Bolero Neo, the Bolero SUV ...

Mahindra Electric appoints Suman Mishra as CEO

Mahindra Electric Mobility Ltd. (MEML), part of the Mahindra Group, today announced the appointment of Suman Mishra as the Chief Executive – Mahindra Electric Mobility Ltd. (MEML) as a Whole-time Director with effect from August 14, 2021. She will also be the Chief Executive Designate for the Last Mile Mobility business (LMM). She moves from her current role of Senior Vice President - Business Transformation, Insights and Analytics (BIA) for the Automotive Sector. She will report to Raj...

Mahindra & Mahindra strengthens its commitment to achieve carbon neutrality

Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd.(M&M), is adopting a 58 MWp captive solar plant that is expected to generate about 100 million units of power annually beginning 2022. Located in Parbhani district in the Marathwada region of Maharashtra, the solar plant will be built, owned, and operated for a period of 25 years by ReNew Sunlight Energy Private Limited, which is a 100% subsidiary of ReNew Power Private Limited. This project is a big step from M&M towards the protection and revival of na...

Mahindra unveils 'AdrenoX' - the intelligence behind XUV700

Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. today unveiled AdrenoX as the intelligence that will debut with the much-awaited SUV, the XUV700 (pronounced as XUV, 7 double ‘Oh’). The intelligent cockpit technology of AdrenoX provides a cutting-edge driving and ownership experience as it strings together many segment-leading immersive experiences. The gateway to this impressive line-up of world-class experiences offered by AdrenoX is through integrated 10.25-inch dual screens with the ...

Mahindra unveils its all-new visual identity crafted exclusively for the SUV portfolio

Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. today unveiled its new visual identity including a brand-new logo that will differentiate its SUV portfolio. The all-new visual identity is in tune with the company’s focus to be makers of sophisticated and authentic SUVs. The new identity will be communicated through a digital (watch the brand film here) and television campaign. Acclaimed actor Naseeruddin Shah and celebrated music composers Ehsaan-Loy have breathed life into this campaign, by lending ...

Mahindra First Choice Wheels launches 75 Used Car stores across India!

Mahindra First Choice Wheels Ltd (MFCWL), India’s leading multi-brand pre-owned cars retailer, launched 75 new state-of-the-art franchise stores across Tier I/II/III cities of India. The addition of these new stores has now strengthened MFCWL’s market leadership in the organized used car segment. These stores have been added across 17 states of the country – Kerala, Karnataka, Uttar Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Uttarakhand, Rajasthan, Haryana, Punjab, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, ...

Deliveries of Mahindra XUV700 commence

The deliveries for the new XUV700 have commenced today. Mahindra also handed over the keys of the Gold Edition XUV700 to Sumit Antil, Gold medal winner for F64 Men's javelin throw. He is among the first few recipients of the XUV700.  Designed by Pratap Bose, EVP and Chief Design Officer, M&M Ltd., this custom-made XUV700 in midnight black, that sports tasteful gold accent inside and out, is a sight to behold. The Gold Edition XUV700 includes: Immortalizing the record...

Mahindra XUV700 ranks No.1 in Safety by GNCAP with highest combined safety score

Mahindra surpassed its own safety records and secured 5-star Global NCAP rating for XUV700. It has the highest combined safety score (Adult Child) of 57.69 out of a total of 66.00, among the Indian vehicles tested so far by Global NCAP which makes XUV700 the safest Indian vehicle and the first full-size 7-seater SUV in the country to receive 5-Star Rating. As a part of the #SaferCarsForIndia campaign, it has achieved an adult score of 16.03 out of 17.00. It has also secured a child safety s...

Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. selects BlackBerry QNX to power Cockpit Domain Controller for Next-Generation XUV700 SUV

BlackBerry Limited (NYSE: BB; TSX: BB) and Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. (M&M Ltd.), one of India’s leading automotive companies, today announced that a Cockpit Domain Controller (CDC) that leverages the QNX® Neutrino® Realtime Operating System (RTOS) and QNX® Hypervisor has now entered mass production. This leading-edge CDC platform has been selected to power M&M Ltd.’s new XUV700 SUV, offering Indian consumers a mor...

Department of Posts Releases Commemorative Postage Stamp to mark 75 years of the Mahindra Group

A special Commemorative Postage Stamp to mark the 75th anniversary of Mahindra Group was released by Devusinh Chauhan, the Hon’ble Minister of State for Communications along with Anand Mahindra, Chairman, Mahindra Group in the presence of officials from the Department of Post and colleagues from the Mahindra Group.  Speaking on the occasion, Shri Devusinh Chauhan, Hon’ble Minister of State for Communications said, “Over the last 75 years, the Mahindra Group...

Jio-bp and Mahindra Group sign MoU for EV and low-carbon solutions

Reliance BP Mobility Limited (RBML), operating under the brand name Jio-bp and The Mahindra Group, today announced a non-binding MoU for exploring creation of EV products and services, alongside identifying synergies in low-carbon and conventional fuels. The MoU also covers evaluating charging solutions by Jio-bp for Mahindra vehicles including electric 3 and 4 wheelers, quadricycles and e-SCV (Small Commercial Vehicles – sub 4 ton). This would include captive fleets and last-mile mobil...

Maharashtra signs MoU with Mahindra Cero for multiple vehicle-scrapping units

Government of Maharashtra through the Industries, Energy and Labour Department has signed an MoU with Cero (Mahindra MSTC Recycling Pvt. Ltd.), India’s 1st government authorized vehicle recycler to set up additional world class vehicle scrapping centres in Maharashtra. The proposed scrappage centres will have the capacity of recycling end-of-life 2/ 3- wheelers, passenger/commercial vehicles in accordance with all the legal and environmental norms prescribed by CPCB and guidelines provi...

Quiklyz to Offer Widest Range of Electric Vehicles (EVs) for Leasing and Subscription in India

Quiklyz, the vehicle leasing and subscription business vertical of Mahindra & Mahindra Financial Services Limited (Mahindra Finance/ MMFSL), today announced that it will offer the widest range of electric vehicles (EVs) for leasing and subscription to potential customers. Quiklyz is a new-age digital born vehicle leasing and subscription platform that offers great convenience, flexibility, and choice to customers across Indian cities. Quiklyz currently has the largest portfolio of...

Hero Electric and Mahindra & Mahindra announce strategic partnership in Electric mobility

Hero Electric, India’s No.1 EV company and the Mahindra Group today announced their collaborative intent as part of Hero’s growth and expansion plans to cater to the ever-growing demand for EVs in the country. The strategic partnership will create multiple synergies to help drive adoption across the country. As part of the partnership, Mahindra Group will manufacture Hero Electric’s most popular electric bikes – Optima & NYX at their Pitampur plant to ...

Mahindra & Mahindra deliver over 500 Bolero Pik-ups in J&K under 'Project Mumkin'

Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. (M&M Ltd.), one of India's leading automotive companies, announced handover of over 500 Bolero Pik-up vehicles in Jammu and Kashmir under the 'Project Mumkin'. 'Project Mumkin' is a customized livelihood generation program by the J&K administration. The Mission Youth J&K, and the Vehicle Manufacturers are providing financial assistance to the youth in the region to acquire new small commercial vehicles (SCVs) to create avenues for s...

Volkswagen and Mahindra sign Partnering Agreement for MEB electric components in Chennai

Volkswagen and Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. (M&M) are exploring the use of MEB electric components for Mahindra’s new “Born Electric Platform”. Both parties announced today that they have signed a Partnering Agreement on 18th May to evaluate the scope of collaboration. Mahindra intends to equip its “Born Electric Platform” with MEB electric components such as electric motors, battery system components and battery cells. The Partnering Agreement evaluates...

Now, India's Safest Car - Mahindra XUV700

Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd., pioneers of the SUV segment in India, announced that their hugely successful XUV700 received the Global NCAP ‘Safer Choice’ Award for being the safest car in India. This accolade is only available to automakers achieving the highest levels of safety for vehicles sold in India. This achievement is even more special for Mahindra as it won this award two times in a row, XUV300 being the 1st vehicle that was conferred this accolade in ...

Mahindra announces introductory prices for Scorpio-N AT and 4WD variants

Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd., pioneers of the SUV segment in India, today announced the introductory prices for the Automatic and 4WD variants of the eagerly awaited SUV of the year – the All-New Scorpio-N. Packed with segment-first technology and features aimed to accentuate the driving experience of the new age, authentic SUV enthusiasts in the country, the introductory prices are applicable for the first 25,000 bookings. The All-New Scorpio-N will feature globally renowned AI...

Qualcomm Technologies and Mahindra Collaborate to Provide Immersive In-Vehicle Experiences in All-New Scorpio-N

Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. today announced work with Visteon Corporation to bring world-class, transformative in-vehicle experiences to the all-new Scorpio-N, utilizing the 3rd Generation Snapdragon® Cockpit Platforms from Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. The Scorpio-N offers a cutting-edge driving and ownership experience provided by Mahindra’s connected artificial intelligence (AI) technology, which utilizes Visteon’s SmartCore™ cockpit domain controller technology b...

Mahindra Scorpio-N sets a new record - Clocks over 25,000 bookings within 1 minute; Over 1,00,000 bookings in under 30 minutes

  Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd., pioneers of the SUV segment in India, recorded 1,00,000 bookings for the All-New Scorpio-N within 30 minutes of the booking commencement at 11:00 am today, translating into an ex-showroom value of ~₹18,000 crores / ~USD 2.3 billion. Customers’ enthusiasm for the All-New Scorpio-N has been extraordinary – the Scorpio-N recorded 25,000 bookings within one minute of booking commencement. The deliveries of the All-New Scorpio-N wil...

Mahindra inaugurates its state-of-the-art EV design studio in the UK

Mahindra & Mahindra, India’s leading SUV manufacturer, today formally inaugurated its new design centre of excellence, Mahindra Advanced Design Europe (M.A.D.E), which will serve as the conceptual hotbed for the company’s portfolio of EV products. Physically present at the heart of innovation, M.A.D.E is located at the global automotive and EV hub of Banbury, Oxfordshire. Home to Oxford University, this region is renowned for its high-end research and academic institutions....

Mahindra unveils five Electrifying SUVs under two brands based on the purpose-built INGLO platform

Mahindra & Mahindra, India’s leading SUV manufacturer, today 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 mobility. Mahindra's vision is to lead the electric mobility revolution in India by bringing authentic electric SUVs with cutting-edge technology, through the three key strategic pillars of Brand, Design and Technology.  Brand:   Bringing alive the sport in electric...

Mahindra launches all-new XUV300 TurboSportâ„¢ series powered by 1.2 L mStallion TGDi engine

Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd., pioneers of the SUV segment in India, today announced the launch of its XUV300 TurboSport™ series - the first Mahindra SUV to be powered by an all-new 1.2 L mStallion TGDi engine that boasts of unrivalled performance and an over-boost capability for momentary peak torque as high as 250 Nm. With this introduction, the XUV300 will be now available with three state-of-the-art powertrains - the existing Diesel and Petrol Turbo...

Statiq and Mahindra to collaborate for EV infrastructure solutions

Statiq, a leading electric vehicle (EV) charging network, has forged an e-mobility partnership with India’s leading SUV manufacturer, Mahindra & Mahindra (M&M). The alliance between Statiq and M&M will provide EV users with a robust, accessible, affordable, and reliable mobility network across the country. The two companies will also collaborate on various e-mobility tech integration projects going forward. With this development, Statiq further bolsters its...

Mahindra Racing announces appointment of Frédéric Bertrand as CEO

Mahindra Racing, the ‘Greenest Team in Motorsport’ and part of the Mahindra Group, today announced the appointment of Frédéric Bertrand as its Chief Executive Officer. He will be based at Mahindra Racing’s headquarters in Banbury, England and will report to Asha Kharga, Chairperson, Mahindra Racing. In this role, Frédéric will lead Mahindra Racing, one of the founding outfits and the only Indian team to compete in the A...

Mahindra partners with Mutares for transforming Peugeot Motocycles

Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. (M&M) and Mutares SE & Co. KGaA (ISIN: DE000A2NB650) today announced that Mutares has submitted an irrevocable binding offer to acquire 50% of equity and a controlling stake of 80% in Peugeot Motocycles (PMTC). M&M remains co-shareholder to support new product launches and the strong growth expected in the coming years. The closing of the transaction is expected in the first quarter of 2023 after consultation of the works councils and is subject t...

Mahindra launches its first C-Segment Electric SUV, the fun and fast XUV400

Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd., pioneers of the SUV segment in India, today announced pricing for the fun and fast XUV400, its first electric SUV, unveiled on World EV Day in 2022. The XUV400 is designed and engineered for car buyers looking to join the electric revolution. Set to take Mahindra’s electrification journey forward, the all-electric SUV will be priced from INR 15.99 lakh. The introductory prices are applicable on the first 5,000 bookings for each of the two ...

Anand Mahindra to hand over Exclusive Edition XUV400 to highest auction bidder

Mahindra & Mahindra, India’s leading SUV manufacturer, announced that the one-of-its-kind, exclusive edition of All-Electric XUV400, is set to be auctioned. The proceeds from the highest bid will be given for a social cause and distributed amongst Mahindra Sustainability Awards winners towards Clean Air, Clean Energy, Green Mobility and Clean Water. The SUV will be handed over to the winning bidder by Mr. Anand Mahindra, Chairman, Mahindra Group on Feb 10, 2023. The one-of...

Mahindra XUV400 gets 10,000 Bookings on Extended Republic Day Weekend

Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd., pioneers of the SUV segment in India, recorded over 10,000 bookings for their recently launched e-SUV, Mahindra XUV400, since bookings commenced in 34 cities at 11:00am on January 26, 2023. This translates to an approx. seven-month delivery period. Launched earlier this month, the all-electric SUV starts from INR 15.99 lakh. The introductory prices are applicable on first 5,000 bookings for each of the two variants. Mahindra aims to deliver 20,000 units o...

Mahindra announces nation-wide Mega Service Camp for its SUV range

Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd., pioneers of the SUV segment in India, has announced a nationwide mega-service camp for its full range of SUVs. Titled M-Plus, this grand customer-centric initiative will run from February 16 – 26, 2023 in over 600 Mahindra-authorized workshops across the country.  Mahindra is offering unmissable offers during the Mega Service Camp. The bouquet of special offers include:  1.       5000 Free Services 2.&n...

World’s Fastest Accelerating E-Car Unveiled at Hyderabad E-Motor Show

The Government of Telangana, as part of the E-Motor Show, unveiled the world’s fastest accelerating car: the pure-electric hyper GT ‘Battista’ for the first time in India. The unveiling of Battista at the Hyderabad E-Motor Show as part of the E-Mobility Week adds an important milestone, as the city gears up for India’s first Formula E Grand Prix on 11th February. The Battista is designed, developed, and made by Automobili Pininfarina; the Italian luxury car brand wh...

Nikhat Zareen crowned Mahindra Emerging Boxing Icon, presented with All-New Thar at the 2023 IBA Women's World Boxing Championships

Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd., India's leading SUV manufacturer, today handed over its flagship SUV, the All-New Thar to Nikhat Zareen, the winner of the ‘Mahindra Emerging Boxing Icon’ award at the 2023 IBA Women's World Boxing Championships. The Emerging Boxing Icon award is part of Mahindra's commitment to women in sports and celebrating their achievements. The 2023 World Women Boxing Championships has seen Indian women boxers dominate at the International level, ...

Mahindra Announces Association with Four T20 League Teams as Official SUV Partner

Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd., pioneers of the SUV segment in India, has announced its association as the official SUV partner with four T20 league teams – Royal Challengers Bangalore, Delhi Capitals, Mumbai Indians, and Rajasthan Royals– and will be engaging in various on-ground and online activities during the upcoming season. Through this association, Mahindra aims to deepen engagement with its customers and strengthen the bond between the brand and the T20 league teams. Mahi...

Mahindra marks 100,000 units production milestone of All-New Thar

Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd., pioneers of the SUV segment in India, today, is proud to announce that its iconic off-roader, the All-New Thar, has reached a significant production milestone of 100,000 units. With its unmissable presence, powerful performance, and versatile features, the Thar has become an aspiration for today’s new-age Indian buyers. The All-New Thar has achieved this production milestone in less than 2.5 years, and it highlights the popularity and success of this SUV in...

Mahindra Research Valley at forefront of Automotive Tech; Seals its leadership with record 210 patents in last 6 quarters

Mahindra Research Valley (MRV), the flagship R&D and Innovation centre of the Mahindra Group, established in 2012, has been at the forefront of automotive technology and has to its credit globally acclaimed products, which have created new benchmarks in the industry. MRV has been granted 210 patents, the highest number of patents to any Indian Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM), from across the globe in the last 6 quarters, which is testimony to the cutting-edge work being done by its ...

Mahindra Bolero SUV breaks sales record: Surpasses 1 Lakh mark in FY 2023

Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd., pioneers of the SUV segment in India, announced today that its iconic Bolero SUV has crossed the 1 lakh mark in sales in FY 2023, marking a significant milestone. Since its introduction in 2000, the Bolero has sold over 1400000 units, a true testament to its unmatched value proposition, exceptional performance capability, and striking stance. These records showcase Bolero's flourishing popularity and demand in the market. With a rich heritage spanning over...

Mahindra disrupts India’s pickup segment with All-New Bolero MaXX Pik-Up range

Mahindra & Mahindra (M&M), the makers of Bolero Pik-Up – the No.1 pickup brand in India – today launched its All-New Bolero MaXX Pik-Up range. Starting at a price of Rs. 7.85 Lakh (ex-showroom) the All-New Bolero MaXX Pik-Up range has been engineered to offer powerful features and performance delivering an unprecedented value proposition to customers and operators. Lighter, more compact and versatile, the All-New Bolero MaXX Pik-Up range sets new benchmarks for pay...

Mahindra showcases sustainable service offerings on World Environment Day

Mahindra & Mahindra, pioneers of the SUV segment in India, is celebrating the occasion of World Environment Day to highlight its commitment to environmental sustainability through innovative and eco-friendly service offerings across its extensive network in the country. The company&39;s strategic measures, implemented over the past few years, are focused on reducing emissions and promoting responsible resource utilization within Mahindra&39;s dealerships. These initiatives underscore M...

Mahindra launches its flagship Global SUV, XUV700, in Australia

Global manufacturer Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. launches the highly anticipated XUV700 (pronounced as XUV, 7 double 'Oh') in Australia. The Australian market appreciates high-quality SUVs and Utes and is an important destination for global manufacturers. Given the strategic importance of this market, Mahindra’s introduction of its flagship SUV here marks Mahindra's ambitious global expansion strategy and signifies the beginning of an exciting new phase for the brand in Aust...

Castrol, Mahindra Insurance Brokers announce alliance for Castrol Auto Service Workshops

Castrol India Limited, India’s leading lubricant player, has signed an agreement with Mahindra Insurance Brokers Limited (MIBL), a prominent insurance brokerage firm. Castrol Auto Service (CAS) workshops will now have an option to empanel themselves as POSPs (Point of Sale Persons) for distribution of eligible insurance policies from India’s leading motor insurance providers through MIBL. The CAS workshops can offer automotive insurance products via a digital platfo...

Mahindra’s iconic SUV Scorpio hits 900,000 units milestone

Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd., the leading SUV maker, is proud to announce that it has achieved a production milestone of 900,000 units for its iconic SUV, the Scorpio, marking a significant achievement for the brand that created the SUV category in India. For over two decades, the authentic SUV, Scorpio has stood as a true champion, consistently evolving and reshaping the SUV landscape in the country. The Scorpio has established itself as a favourite among the SUV enthusiasts across the na...

Mahindra delivers 100,000th unit of its flagship SUV XUV700

Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd., the leading SUV maker, is proud to announce the delivery of the 100, 000th unit of its flagship SUV, the XUV700.  The XUV700 has achieved this milestone in less than 20 months, becoming the fastest SUV from the Mahindra portfolio to reach this milestone. With its unmissable presence, tough yet sophisticated experience, spirited performance, world-class safety and sci-fi technology, the disruptive XUV700 has captured the hearts of consumers, positioni...

Mahindra Scorpio-N becomes fastest production vehicle to cross Australia's Simpson Desert

Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd., the leading SUV maker, is proud to announce today that a team of two skilled drivers in its flagship model, the Scorpio-N, has officially set a new GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ title for the "Fastest crossing of the Simpson Desert by a production vehicle". This achievement was accomplished shortly after the Scorpio-N's recent launch in Australia, which presented the SUV’s outstanding capabilities and reliability as the team bla...

Mahindra enters Asia and India Book of Records for highest Bolero MaXX Pik-Up deliveries in a single day

Mahindra & Mahindra (M&M), the makers of Bolero Pik-Up – the No.1 pickup brand in India – today announced that it had set a new record for the highest delivery of its powerful pickup, the all-new Bolero MaXX Pik-Up, in a single day across the country, entering the coveted Asia and India Book of Records. On May 31, 2023, M&M dealers across India delivered a total of 3,152 Mahindra Bolero MaXX Pik-Up vehicles to a diverse set of customers, thereby accomplishing a...

Mahindra expands XUV300 line-up with New Variants

Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd., India's leading SUV manufacturer, has broadened the appeal of its acclaimed XUV300 SUV, offering greater accessibility for enthusiasts. The introduction of the petrol-exclusive W2 variant provides an enticing entry point into the XUV300 range, priced at ₹ 7.99 Lakh. This variant offers an exceptional blend of value and performance, making it an ideal choice for those looking for an authentic and sporty SUV. In a move to extend exhilarating perfo...

Mahindra takes the covers Off its “Vision Thar.e” – Showcases All-New, Born Electric avatar of the iconic SUV

Mahindra Electric Automobiles Limited (MEAL), a subsidiary of Mahindra & Mahindra, the pioneer of the SUV segment in India, today unveiled the audacious “Vision Thar.e” at its signature Futurescape event in Cape Town, South Africa. The Thar.e is more than an electric evolution of the legendary off-roader; it's a daring, distinct design transformation that continues to embody the spirit of Mahindra’s authentic SUV.   Veejay Nakra, President – Automotive ...

Mahindra unveils its Global Pik Up Concept for international markets

Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd., a global leader in compact and mid-sized pickups, showcased its new Global Pik Up concept at its signature Futurescape event in Cape Town. The concept represents a well-considered approach to entering newer international markets while strengthening its presence in existing ones with a range of world-class products, beginning with the Global Pik Up. Based on the Tough & Versatile New Gen Ladder Frame platform, the Global Pik Up promises to be one of the mar...

Mahindra collaborates with music maestro AR Rahman for sonic identity & anthem “Le Chalaang” for its New Range of Born Electric Vehicles

Mahindra Electric Automobiles Limited (MEAL), a subsidiary of Mahindra & Mahindra, a pioneer in the SUV segment in India, today unveiled a ground-breaking sonic identity in collaboration with Padma Bhushan and Academy Award winner AR Rahman, emphasizing meaningful human experiences through sound. This new sonic identity showcases Mahindra's pursuit of sustainability and commitment to caring for the planet, highlighting the brand's connection between its Indian roots and ambitio...

Mahindra Racing sign De Vries and Mortara on multi-year deals

Mahindra Racing is delighted to announce the signings of Nyck De Vries and Edoardo Mortara on multi-year contracts to compete for the team from Season 10 of the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship. Season 10 marks a new chapter in the history of Mahindra Racing - the only Indian team on the grid and the last of FIA Formul...

Mahindra announces price hike across SUV and CV range effective January 2024

Mahindra & Mahindra, India's leading SUV manufacturer, announces a price increase for its SUV and CV range, effective January 2024. This adjustment is in response to the rising costs due to inflation and increased commodity prices. Mahindra has made efforts to absorb as much of these additional costs as possible. However, a portion of this increase will be passed on to customers. The extent of the price increase will vary across different SUVs and Commericial Vehicles. ...

Mahindra announces Special Support Initiative for SUV owners affected by Cyclone Michaung

Mahindra & Mahindra, India's leading SUV manufacturer, today announced a heartfelt initiative to aid owners of Mahindra SUVs in response to the recent Cyclone Michaung. Understanding the distress caused by the cyclone, Mahindra is committed toproviding the best service assistance to Mahindra SUV owners. Key Aspects of the Support Initiative: · Complimentary roadside assistance: Recognizing the immediate needs of customers, Mahindra will be providing Roadside Assistan...

Mahindra showcases Mobility Innovations at Bharat Mobility Global Expo 2024: Championing "Make in India, Made for the World"

Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. (M&M Ltd.), one of India’s leading automotive companies, proudly presents its portfolio at the Bharat Mobility Global Expo 2024, a testimony to the "Make in India for the World" ethos. With an array of globally acclaimed vehicles, Mahindra exemplifies India's burgeoning role in the global automotive landscape. This participation echoes the company's dedication to delivering world-class mobility solutions, contributing to the vision of a...

PHOTO FEATURE: In a new light

Instrument clusters play a big role in the choice of your car. More often than not, it is the instrument cluster that is a big deciding factor in terms of whether you've taken a shine to the car or not, after having liked the exterior design, of course. Besides, after your purchase, the instrument cluster continues to be a daily source of joy during your commutes to work as well as on those long holidays to the hills. T...

Homegrown manufacturers shine on day one at Auto Expo 2020

Day one of the AutoExpo 2020 began with a bang. The overall sentiment, largely impacted by a slowdown in the automobile sector and outbreak of coronavirus, was mostly nullified by some showstoppers, especially Indian manufacturers such as Maruti Suzuki, Tata Motors and Mahindra and Mahindra, who were at the forefront while displaying their capabilities and readiness for the adoption of new technologies.  Maruti Suzuki, India’s biggest passenger vehicle manufacturer announced i...

Industry mulls deep localisation to reduce dependency on China

The ongoing standoff between India and China and the subsequent sentiment towards boycotting Chinese products is expected to provide further fillip to Prime Minister’s Narendra Modi’s campaign for an #Atmanirbhar, (Self-reliant) India. Joining the bandwagon is the Indian automobile components industry – a significant importer of Chinese products, it is now looking at strategies to reduce its dependency by localizing products.  According to Automotive Component Manufa...

Vehicle recycling centers await clarity on scrappage policy

By 2025, the number of end-of-life vehicles (ELVs) is expected to increase by a whopping 250 percent and is touted to be over 21.8 million from 8.7 million ELVs that were reported in 2015. Despite a constant rise in these numbers, India, currently lacks presence of formal vehicle recycling centers, and continues to be completely dependent on smaller, semi-formal units that are known to deploy unhealthy methods of dismantling and recycling of vehicles. As the number of ELVs is expected to incr...

Used cars to lead auto revival

Millennials are keen to buy used cars in order to travel safely to work as well as for their leisure in the Post-Covid world. In fact, an OLX Study, OLX Auto Note 4th Edition, conducted between April and July 2020 said 70% of respondents in semi-urban areas want to go in for used cars and have budgets in the region of INR 3 to 3.5 Lakhs. Inquiries on auto websites that sell cars have also gone up considerably. Fewer lockdown restrictions in smaller towns and an improving agri-econom...

The Enticing Eight

"You've got to keep reinventing. You'll have new competitors. You'll have new customers all around you," said Ginni Rometty, CEO, IBM and this couldn't be more apt for the sub-4-metre SUV segment. It was the summer of 2013 when Ford rolled out the EcoSport, which not only kick-started India's youngest and the most competitive segment, the compact SUV class, but also created a whole new set of customers. Fast forward to 2020 and the buyer is spoilt with choices wi...

Mahindra XUV700 was not built in a day

In an industry where “nose-jobs” and “facelifts” are a big deal, you can only imagine the frenzy and the cacophony that accompanies the launch of a brand-new product. And if it happens to be by a homegrown auto manufacturer such as Mahindra & Mahindra, then you can be doubly sure that it is nothing short of a mega celebration. And that is precisely what we have been witnessing when it comes to their latest SUV, the Mahindra XUV700.  Afterall, it isn&rsquo...

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MaXX Eloquent

Mahindra launched their powerful pick-up trucks, the Bolero MaXX HD recently, along with MaXX City variants with extremely competitive pricing. With different variants and load bed options, Mahindra continues to bring class-leading products to the CV market. We caught up with Ajay Saran Sharma, Vice President, Design & Head, M.I.D.S., who shared valuable insights on all that goes into designing a CV product such as the Bolero MaXX HD. TOS: What’s new on the Bolero MaXX HD? AS:...

Technological Transformation

With a torrent of technological advancements in the 21st Century, it sure is a tremendously exciting time for the auto industry. On National Technology Day, here’s what movers and shakers from the world of auto and tech, both, legacy and new-age, have to say about emerging technologies and the way the future of everything auto is shaping up. All of these point in one direction – that of technological transformation – which is taking over our lives and how!  Rand...

"A book deal and a film are in the offing:" Dakshina Krishna Kumar Murthy

Paeans have been written about 44-year-old, Mysuru-based Dakshina Krishna Kumar Murthy, the ‘modern-day Shravan,’ who embarked on a journey in January, 2018, to show his 73-year-old mother, Choodarathna, Temples across India on his 2001 Bajaj Chetak scooter, the “only gift” from his Father, Dakshina Murthy. Now, in 2023, the duo has travelled not just across the length and breadth of India, visiting Temples and other places of religious interest, but have also visited ...

The future is electric

Mahesh Babu, CEO, Mahindra Electric, tells TURN OF SPEED about its own battery technology, its powertrains, the EV revolution in India being led by two and three wheelers, and how it believes that India has a strong and stable policy in FAME. TOS: Tell us about the MESMA 48 platform. It is all the buzz, and is enabling so much at Mahindra Electric.  MB: Mahindra Electric Scalable Modular Architecture (MESMA) is India’s first electric architecture that has ...

Mahindra XUV 400: Three Cheers!

Talking about the XUV400, R Velusamy, President, Automotive Technology & Product Development, M&M Ltd., says that they started work on XUV400 three years back. “The XUV400 is a typical ICE Converted SUV, a typical intermediary step. We take an ICE vehicle, do a battery fitment, specific to that vehicle and then convert it to electric,” he says.  Pratap Bose, EVP & Chief Design Officer, M&M Ltd., says that every millimeter of the XUV400 is a Mahindra SUV...

The Road Ahead

At the launch of Mahindra XUV400, Rajesh Jejurikar, Executive Director, Auto & Farm Sectors spoke to TURN OF SPEED about their two-part electric strategy for their gasoline and diesel vehicles as well as their “Born Electric” platform. “We have two parts to our electric strategy. First is what you’re seeing right now – the XUV400, which is a ‘C’ Segment electric vehicle. The SUV electric segment is not really evolved in India, now. When ...

Mahindra XUV400: The New Disruptor?

There’s a new arrival on the Indian EV scene – Mahindra XUV400 – and boy is it fast! We drove the XUV400 at MSPT (Mahindra SUV Proving Track), in Chennai, recently and were blown away by its scorching performance. Here’s what we think of Mahindra’s latest EV offering which is here to take on Hyundai Kona, MG ZS EV, and Tata Nexon EV… On the outside, one of the first things that you will notice are its dimensions. You’ll see that the XUV40...

M_Hawk: Velusamy R Interview

Mr. Velusamy R, President, Automotive Technology & Product Development - M&M Ltd., talks to Rachna Tyagi, Editor, TURN OF SPEED, about the company's latest offering, the #Scorpio-N. The man responsible for #M&M's fabled #m_Hawk engine, he tells us about both the second generation m_Hawk engine as well as the m_Stallion engine doing duty on the new Scorpio-N. Besides, he also talks about the Scorpio-N's Design and Development, it's Connected Car Technology and ...

Mahindra Scorpio Classic

Here's a look at the New Mahindra Scorpio Classic. From its dimensions to its engine to its tyres, and its steering, we get you everything that you need to know about the Scorpio Classic. Well, almost! Keep an eye out for our full review. Until then, enjoy our video.

Girls Just Want To Have Fun

Women from different walks of life experience a fun day of off-roading activities with Mahindra Adventure and Autocar India's teams at Mahindra's off-roading academy in Igatpuri, near Mumbai, where they have a blast driving Mahindra's much acclaimed SUVs - The Mahindra Thar and the Mahindra XUV700. #WomenWithDrive #mahindra #autocarindia #mahindrathar #mahindraxuv700 #mahindraadventure #offroad #Turnofspeed #RachnaTyagi #offroading