Indian automaker Mahindra pulls the plug on electric car sales in UK

May 8th, 2017 Comments Off on Indian automaker Mahindra pulls the plug on electric car sales in UK

Mahindra & Mahindra has stopped selling electricExtra charging points for electric vehicles in Fife. Read more ... » carsExtra charging points for electric vehicles in Fife. Read more ... » in the United KingdomNissan Will Make More EV Batteries in the UK, Along with New Electric Vehicles. Read more ... » due to weak salesTotal Count : UK electric car sales surge in 2014. Read more ... » and is winding up sales operations there, according to a document seen by Reuters, in a newKia’s electric car on sale in 2014 – but will it be for UK?. Read more ... » setback to the Indian automaker’s global ambitions.

Mahindra’s decision comes less than a year after it launched the e2o carExtra charging points for electric vehicles in Fife. Read more ... » in a marketWait And See How i3, i8 Sell Before Working On New Plug-ins. Read more ... » it considered a launchpad for selling electric carsExtra charging points for electric vehicles in Fife. Read more ... » in European countries like NorwayElectric Car: Tesla to bring Superchargers to Europe. Read more ... », SwedenTesla will expand Supercharger network across Europe. Read more ... » and the NetherlandsElectric Car: Tesla to bring Superchargers to Europe. Read more ... ».

“The level of e2o sales achieved is at an untenable level for us#electricVehicle #ElectricCar - Plug-in electric cars in pre-production and testing (2009-2014). Read more ... » to maintain the investment required, hence our decision to cease trading at Mahindra UKChinese E6 #electric cars to be trialled in UK. Read more ... » with immediate effect,” Mahindra said in a letter dated April 10Electric cars will become as ubiquitous as the internet, says transport minister. Read more ... », addressed to one of its buyers in the country.

Mahindra said it has stopped the sale of all e2o cars in Britain with immediate effect.

“Immediately post Brexit, the e2o has not met the desired sales targets as per the plans for the UK market,” a Mahindra spokesman said in an emailed response, without explaining how Britain’s decision to leave the European UnionElectric Cars Would Lower UK Oil Imports By 40%, But Only With Much Wider Adoption: Report. Read more ... » hurt sales.

“We’ll reconsider the UK market at an opportune timeUpdate: TfL Selects IER to drive Source London forward. Read more ... »,” he said, adding that electric vehiclesExtra charging points for electric vehicles in Fife. Read more ... » are poised for a take-off in IndiaMahindra launches e2o electric car in UK. Read more ... » and Mahindra will focus on its homeCheltenham Bikes installs electric car charging points at its Railway Station HQ. Read more ... » market.

The move is a new setback for the companyCircontrol brings together over a hundred experts from all over Europe to discuss the current situation and future of the electric vehicle. Read more ... », part of the US$17Not just You and I: Green vehicle demand revs up as UK electric car sales quadruple. Read more ... » billion (NZ$24Nick Clegg: Making Britain number one for ultra low emission vehicles. Read more ... ».6Norway Is Model Society for Electric Vehicles. Read more ... » billion) Mahindra groupMahindra launches e2o electric car in UK. Read more ... », which struggled to enter the United StatesHow Improved Batteries Will Make #ElectricCar Competitive: Grand Plan. Read more ... » a decade ago despite spending about US$100 million on launchScotland’s first all-electric car club launches in St Andrews. Read more ... » plans.

More recently, it was forced to stop selling pick-up trucks and sport-utility vehiclesChinese E6 #electric cars to be trialled in UK. Read more ... » in Brazil in 2015 due to a sluggish economy and changes in local regulation.

The automaker, however, continues to expand in other places. Its South Korean arm Ssangyong Motor is considering manufacturing in ChinaBYD adding to Shenzen's city fleet with 500 e6 electric police cars. Read more ... », where import duties are high, and could make a decision by mid-2017.

CANCELLING ORDERS

Mahindra, in the letter, said it has stopped the sale of all e2o cars in Britain with immediate effect, cancelled all pending orders and is buying back cars from existing customers at the priceWarrantywise to offer cover for electric cars. Read more ... » they paid for it.

“It is with great sadness that we have had to make this decision, but ultimately the level of interest in the vehicleAcross the Pond: Top Selling Electric Car Vehicles Today. Read more ... » and the extremely low volume of sales has leftElectric Car: Tesla releases European pricing for Model S EV saloon. Read more ... » us with no alternative,” it said.

Mahindra did not comment on its investment in the UK or the numberExtra charging points for electric vehicles in Fife. Read more ... » of cars it has sold in the country.

While Mahindra blames Brexit for its performanceWhen manufacturers must push for Electrification: Emission Scandal(VW) put all emission validation/rating in the bin. Read more ... », car sales in the UK have continued to rise despite forecasts that demand would be hit by Britain’s decision to leave the European Union.

UK car sales hit a record high of 2Its excitingly close: Tesla Model S delivered to first European customers. Read more ... ».69Healthy 30% increase: Demand for Electric Nissan Leaf increases #ev #electricCar. Read more ... » million vehicles in 2016, industry data showed. Of this, alternative fuel#ElectricCar will become common sight, says Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin. Read more ... » modelsWait And See How i3, i8 Sell Before Working On New Plug-ins. Read more ... », primarily plug-inPlug-in car grant extended with extra £400m until March 2018. Read more ... » hybridFairness: #Hybrid and sub 100g/km cars to lose exemption from #London #Congestion #Charge. take that wannabees!. Read more ... » and electric cars, made up a little over 3Kia’s electric car on sale in 2014 – but will it be for UK?. Read more ... » per cent but are growing faster than conventional cars.

In April 2016, Mahindra launched two variants of the e2o car in the UK at a starting price of £12Battery Breakthrough To Boost Nissan Electric Cars To One In 10 Sales Around 2020, Exec Says. Read more ... »,995 ($24,282). Buyers could test drive the cars at a handful of locations, but the vehicles were only sold online and not through dealerships.

Dubbed as India’s TeslaApparently: The World's Biggest Car Company Wants to Get Rid of Gasoline. Read more ... », Mahindra sells the e2o in its home market and in the neighbouring countries of Nepal and Bhutan. Like in the UK, Mahindra has struggled to significantly ramp up sales of electric cars in India in part because of the lack of chargingSouth Yorkshire: Super-fast charging points for electric cars. Read more ... » stations and low buyerUK to have Tighter rules for Plug-in Car Grant. Read more ... » interest.

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