Mahindra & Mahindra appears to be like to help SsangYong’s EV enterprise

Even because the cash-strapped SsangYong Motors is struggling to remain afloat, its dad or mum firm Mahindra & Mahindra is seeking to help the electrical automobile (EV) enterprise on the Korean automotive maker.

Mahindra plans to develop and provide the electrical SUV drivetrain on its ‘MESMA 350’ platform. This powertrain is appropriate for changing current ICE (inner combustion engine) autos to electrical and for making ground-up EVs.

The UV main has been in discussions with a number of firms globally for this platform as Mahindra Electrical appears to be like to de-risk its India enterprise by supplying EV know-how, particularly for last-mile connectivity. It showcased Mesma 350, scalable and modular structure with a 350 Volt powertrain, on the Auto Expo final 12 months.

“Mahindra will proceed to help SsangYong to develop and provide the electrical SUV drivetrain on MESMA 350 platform primarily based on their necessities,” stated Rajesh Jejurikar, ED, Mahindra & Mahindra.

“Mahindra would have benefited from the worldwide footprint of SsangYong and launched EV platforms globally had they continued their relationship. Now, the MESMA platform will focus much more on ground-up EV mannequin improvement for India and sharing the Mesma platform with SsangYong will assist each firms,” stated Kaushik Madhavan, VP, mobility, Frost & Sullivan.

Supply hyperlink

Leave a Reply