Mahindra Logistics to use EVs for people transport in Kerala

by Autocar Pro News Desk , 18 Sep 2018

Mahindra Logistics (MLL), one of India’s largest 3PL solution providers, has introduced electric vehicles (EV) to its fleet of employee transportation vehicles in Kerala. The vehicles are eVerito models of Mahindra Electric Mobility, which MLL says are the first EVs to be introduced in the state for employee transportation.

MLL has already introduced around 40 EVs for its clients in other cities like Bangalore, Trivandrum and Delhi. It plans to deploy 150 vehicles as part of its People Transportation Solutions (PTS) business over the next fiscal year.

Pirojshaw Sarkari, CEO, Mahindra Logistics, said, “Electric Vehicles, for us, exemplifies the Mahindra Group’s vision of the Future of Mobility – a sustainable automotive ecosystem that brings mobility solutions to customers across the world. We at Mahindra Logistics, deeply believe in the need to adopt environment-friendly solutions and our business practices are aligned accordingly. We are delighted to enter Kerala with these vehicles and take this step towards a greener future.”

Mahesh Babu, CEO, Mahindra Electric, said, “We at Mahindra Electric have been pioneering the movement to electric mobility for almost a decade. Kerala has been an upcoming market in the personal segment for us since 2016 and today we are happy that eVerito is being introduced in the market through Mahindra Logistics, in the fleet segment. We believe that the transition to EVs will be led by the fleet segment, and today’s announcement marks an important milestone in that. We are confident that this step will go a long way towards contributing in the state’s mission of sustainable living.”