M&M, British investor commits $500m for electric SUV space : The Tribune India

PTI

New Delhi, September 23

Mahindra Group and British International Investment have committed $500 million (over Rs 4,000 crore) capital for the electric sports utility vehicle space, according to a company spokesperson.

Impact investor British International Investment (BII) has already announced an investment of $250 million in the company’s electric vehicle venture ‘EV Co’.

To roll out five electric SUVs

  • As per an agreement between the two partners, the new electric vehicle company is envisaged to have a total capital infusion of around $1 billion between FY24 and FY27
  • Earlier this month, the company unveiled its first electric SUV (sports utility vehicle) — XUV 400 — which it plans to launch early next year

As per an agreement between the two partners, the new electric vehicle company is envisaged to have a total capital infusion of around $1 billion between FY24 and FY27 for the planned product portfolio.

“BII and Mahindra group have committed $500 million for the electric SUV space. We will work jointly with BII to bring other like-minded climate focused investors in the EV Co which will help in further strengthening the business,” a Mahindra spokesperson said.

Earlier this month, the company unveiled its first electric SUV (sports utility vehicle) — XUV 400 — which it plans to launch early next year. Last month, at an event in the UK, the Indian auto major announced that it will launch five electric SUVs for both domestic and international markets. The automaker said the five electric SUV models would be introduced under two brands — XUV and the all-new electric-only brand called BE.

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