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The Reva Electric Car (RECC) was founded in 1994 by Maini, as a joint venture the Maini Group of Bangalore and Electric Vehicle Technologies Inc.) of the USA. [ 4 ] The company’s aim was to develop and produce an affordable electric car. Several automakers were also to do so, but in 2001 RECC launched the .

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joined up with several experts to develop components for Curtis Instruments Inc. of USA a Motor Controller specifically for the The car had a high-tech power pack for Tudor India Limited customized Prestolite batteries.

The for Reva was developed by Modular Systems of USA (a division of TDI Power). RECC started manufacturing the themselves through a technical agreement between MPS and the Maini [ 5 ]

In 2004 GoinGreen of the UK entered an agreement with RECC to REVA cars and market under the G-Wiz moniker.

In Reva received an additional of $20 million from Draper Jurveston and Global Environment (GEF). [ 6 ]

In 2008 a revamped REVA was launched called the REVAi. The started production of a Lithium-ion called the REVA L-ion in

In 2009 at the Frankfurt Motor Reva presented its future Reva NXR and Reva NXG. [ 7 ] the event Reva and General India declared a technical to develop affordable EV for the Indian [ 8 ] As a result of this General India announced an electric of their hatchback in the New Delhi Expo 2010: named the Reva was to provide battery [ 9 ]

On 26 May 2010, India’s largest utility vehicles and tractor Mahindra Mahindra bought a controlling stake in Reva. the deal, the company was renamed Reva Electric Vehicles Limited. [ 10 ] Mahindra’s president of business, Pawan Goenka, the new company’s chairman. As a result of the change General Motors out of the tie-up with Mahindra that was to produce the e-spark. [ 11 ]

In Feb GoinGreen, the UK’s exclusive of the G-Wiz, announced that it was no stocking the model (although it order them on a 4-6-week time when requested by [ 12 ] [ 13 ]


The REVAi, also as G-Wiz i, charging at an station in London .

Mahindra currently produces two versions of the an urban electric micro-car two adults and two children:

REVAi . with lead-acid batteries. has a nominal range of 80 km (50 mi) per charge and a top of 80 km/h (50 mph).

REVA . equipped with Lithium-ion which has faster acceleration and a range of 120 km (75 mi) per charge. [ 14 ]

The REVA on sale in India in 2001 and in the UK 2003. The different versions of the have sold more 4,000 vehicles worldwide by mid 2011 [ 1 ] and is also available in the countries: Bhutan, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Ireland, Japan, Monaco, Nepal, Norfolk Norway, Peru, the Philippines, Spain, and Sri Lanka. [ 2 ] The REVA is from most European test rules, because its low and power registers it in the European quadricycle category instead of the car

In 2005, Reva showcased the -NXG, a two-seater roadster car with a nominal range of 200 km mi) per charge and a top speed of 120 km/h (75 [ 15 ]

Mahindra e2o

REVA NXR concept

The Mahindra e2o, previously NXR, is an urban electric car manufactured by the Mahindra Group. The e2o is the G-Wiz successor and was developed REVA’s technology. The REVA NXR concept car was unveiled at the 2009 Motor Show. Export was initially scheduled for 2012. was initially scheduled for late with deliveries slated for 2011. [ 16 ] The e2o was launched in India in 2013 at a price of Rs 596,000 ( ) after a 29% government subsidy by the city of Delhi.

The e2o will be launched at a higher price in Bangalore. Pune. Ahmedabad. Chandigarh. and Kochi. Mahindra plans to launch the e2o in the European during the last quarter of [ 17 ] [ 18 ]


The 2009 Frankfurt Show also saw the unveiling of a car known as the NXG. The NXG features patented drivetrain technology and the system. The two-seater sports car is to stand out for performance and speed.

The next Generation of Reva, NXG.

A new 30,000 capacity plant in Bangalore has reached It is currently the world’s largest example of a plant specially to the assembly of battery electric The entire building is LEED in Energy and Environmental Design ) allowing the company to boast one of the dirt-to-dust carbon footprints in the world.

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Prior to the Mahindra Reva had partnered with Automotive to set up an assembly plant in New York to produce the NXR for the US market.


On the British motoring show Top . presented by Jeremy Clarkson. May. and Richard Hammond on the G-Wiz (as REVAi is known in the UK) has the object of much ridicule. Top has on several instances, tried to the G-Wiz, or make fun of it by stating opinion that the G-Wiz has a bad life, poor acceleration, design, and safety. [ 19 ]

There is also a Drag held in Top Gear show, British motoring cars are against the German rivals. In program, James May drives the (As Called in UK). This last (obviously) while against the Super Cars.

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