Volkswagen and Mahindra & Mahindra have joined hands to explore the use of Volkswagen's MEB electric components for Mahindra’s new Born Electric Platform. Both the companies have signed a partnering agreement to evaluate the scope of collaboration.
Mahindra intends to equip its born electric platform with Volkswagen’s MEB electric components such as electric motors, battery system components and battery cells.
Volkswagen’s MEB electric platform and its components have been designed as an open vehicle platform that allows any car manufacturer to build their portfolio of electrified vehicles. Presently, Volkswagen’s MEB electric platform is used by the group’s brands like Volkswagen, Audi, Skoda as well as external partners.
The shared objective of the two companies is to electrify the Indian automotive market.