Mahindra REVA bags CII Design Excellence Award

Mahindra REVA Electric Vehicles Private Limited, part of $ billion Mahindra Group, the home grown auto giant, bagged the CII Design Excellence Award in the four-wheeler Mobility Design Category for the Mahindra e2o, according to a company statement.
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As part of its ongoing pursuit of establishing design as a tool for national competitiveness, the industry body, the Confederation of Indian Industry has initiated the CII Design Excellence Awards in 2011. The India Design Council endorses the CII Design Exccellence Awards and acts as the national strategic body for multi-disciplinary design. What is more, it is involved in the promotion of design to ultimately make Indian industry a design enabled industry. The award seeks to demonstrate the value of design to the Indian industry and is a true acknowledgement of the prowess of Indian design, innovation and orinality, the statement said.
Speaking on the occasion, Chetan Maini, CEO, Mahindra REVA Elecctric Vehicles said: “We are delighted to receive this prestigious award. Design has been a key eleemnt in the development of the Mahindra e2o and this award is an affirmation of our efforts in creating a world class Future of Mobility solution. It is a matter of pride and great honour to be acknowledged by the CII. We would like to thank each and every one who has supported us in achieving this recognition. The award will only spur us on to achieve greater heights in times to come”.
Mahindra REVA is a pioneer of EV technologies and one of world’s most experienced electric vehicle manufacturers. Established in 1994, as the REVA Electric Car Company, the EV maker was a joint venture between the Maini Group of Bangalore and AEV LLC of the US. REVA focused on creating affordable electric cars through advanced technology and launched its first model in the domestic market back in 2001 and in London in 2004. In May 2010, the $ 16.2 billion Mahindra Gorup acquired a majority stake in REVA, which was renamed as Mahindra REVA Electric Vehicles Private Limited. The firm is based out of Bangalore in the south Indian state of Karnataka.

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