Mahindra and Israel-based REE Automotive have partnered for electric commercial vehicle (eCV) development. Both companies have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to explore the development and manufacturing of eCVs for global markets.
The partnership will help Mahindra make use of REE’s revolutionary electric vehicle corner module and platform technology. The company has developed a unique setup of integrating powertrain, suspension and steering components in the arch of a vehicle wheel.
Such setup will make it ideal for commercial use, which helps clear-up space in the centre that is usually taken by battery and motors. The electric commercial vehicles using the platform will offer enhanced practicality need for the segment.
The platform can suit any kind of format as the architecture remains the same. As a result, it can spawn a host of eCVs varying in size and length giving the buyers a host of options to choose depending on