EV companies compete to supply electric cars to Bhutan
EV car manufacturers speed up their competition to supply electric cars to the tiny himalayan kingdom of Bhutan. Less than a week Nissan Motors supplied two EV cars to Bhutan, the Mumbai-based utility vehicles and tractor manufacturer, Mahindra and Mahindra, signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Government of Bhutan for a strategic partnership to promote the usage of electric vehicles.
Mahindra Reva Electric Vehicles, announced the launch of its all-electric, Mahindra e2o in Thimphu. The car expected to roll on the Bhutanese roads by September this year.
According to reports, the Mahindra e2o will be available in three variants and priced at Nu 699,000 for the base variant, Nu 799,000 for the premium variant and Nu 839,000 for the premium variant with Quick2Charge.
Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay, Pawan Goenka, Executive Director and President, Automotive and Farm Equipment Sectors of Mahindra & Mahindra (also the Chairman of Mahindra Reva Electric Vehicles) were present during the MoU signing ceremony.
The Government of Bhutan will provide the required charging infrastructure support.