Mahindra has launched its first electric three-wheeler. Called the e-Alfa Mini, the 3-wheeler priced at Rs 112,000 (ex-Delhi).The e-Alfa Mini will come with a seating capacity of 4+1 and is designed specifically for Indian conditions.
The eco-friendly vehicle is available for sale in Delhi NCR and other parts of the country followed by Kolkata, Lucknow, and other cities in a phased manner.
Targeted at fleet taxi operators and existing three-wheeler owners, the e-rickshaw comes with an attractive exterior design, robust body, large cabin space for passenger comfort and superior suspension and chassis.
The e-Alfa Mini is powered by a 120Ah battery, a powerful motor and controller. As per Mahindra, charging the e-Alfa Mini will be as simple as charging a mobile phone. It further states that on a full charge, the e-Alfa Mini will be able to cover up to 85km in standard conditions and can achieve a top speed of 25kph.
The e-Alfa Mini will be manufactured at M&M’s Haridwar plant in a planned 1,000 units capacity a month operation. Indraprastha Auto, the company’s existing dealer, will market the product in NCR through 12 dealerships and also appoint 20-25 sub-dealers in the next couple of months.