A person named Jothi reached here with an electric auto. This electric is Mahindra’s popular Trio and that is why Anand Mahindra tweeted on Friday thanking Jothi, writing, “Thank you Jothi for taking the Trio to the top of the world.” Khardunga La Pass is situated at an altitude of 17,900 feet in Leh and is among the highest roads in the world.
Coming to the specifications of the Mahindra Trio, it comes with a modern Lithium-Ion battery with a capacity of 48V (installed) – 8 kWh. This e-rickshaw gets fully charged from 0-100% in 3-4 hours under standard conditions. Mahindra Treo is a 3-seater e-rickshaw with a top speed of 45 km/h and a certified range of 170 km and a driving range of 130 km.
Mahindra Trio’s maximum power is 5.4kW, mated to 30 Nm of torque and direct drive transmission. Talking about the suspension of Mahindra Trio, it has been given front helical spring + damper + hydraulic shock absorber, rigid rear axle, leaf spring and shock absorber. For braking front and rear hydraulic type brakes are provided.
The company claims that it can travel 1 km for 50 paise. This electric rickshaw provides 42 newton meter of torque, along with the company says that it lasts more than 5 years and 150000 km. This electric rickshaw is being given a warranty of 3 years or 80,000 km, whichever comes first. It can be charged with the 16 A socket charger that comes with this electric rickshaw.
How was the sale?
The Trio Auto is the best-selling electric three-wheeler in the passenger segment with a market share of 70.4 per cent, while the Trio Xor leads the cargo segment with a market share of 52.1 per cent. Due to this Mahindra Electric has been the largest selling electric 3-wheeler manufacturer in the country with a market share of 73.4 per cent in the last financial year and registered a significant sales growth of 214 per cent over the previous financial year.
Mahindra Electric is going to introduce 5 new electric SUVs on the upcoming 15th August. The company is going to bring a new range of electric SUVs in the Indian market, under which the electric version of the XUV300 will be brought under the name XUV400. Mahindra has confirmed that the concept vehicles will be ready for production by 2025.
It is a big deal for any vehicle to reach a height of 18,000 feet and Mahindra’s Electric Auto has achieved this feat. This feat of Mahindra’s Trio also shows its capability and range.