Ten things you didn’t know about…Mahindra

Here’s a few things you might not know about Mahindra

Ten things you didn’t know about…Mahindra

They are a vehicle manufacturer to watch and now have an extremely cost-effective seven-seat diesel SUV on the Australian market, complete with an auto transmission.

That model is known as the Mahindra XUV500 and you can check out our recent review here.

In the meantime, here are some facts you might not have known about this giant Indian automotive force:

  1. Mahindra first built the Willy’s Jeep under license after World War Two.
  2. Mahindra Australia boasts a network of more than 35 Australian dealerships.
  3. Mahindra employs over 200,000 people in over 100 countries.
  4. Forbes recently named Mahindra one of the world’s largest, most powerful public companies.
  5. Mahindra also builds aircraft – the Airvan 8 and Airvan 10.
  6. Mahindra owns the South Korean car company, SsangYong.
  7. Mahindra operates vehicle assembly plants in India, China, the US and the UK.
  8. Mahindra owns the REVA electric car company, one of the Top 50 Most Innovative Companies, according to Fast Company Magazine.
  9. Mahindra sells more than 200,000 tractors annually (more than any other company).
  10. Mahindra-REVA compete in the FIA Formula E Championship.

Now you know a little more about Mahindra. The Australian division of the Indian company tell us they have big plans for Australia and we look forward to continue to bring you more details on the Mahindra brand into the future.

About Simon Lai 668 Articles
Simon is a writer and sometime contributor to the podcast. He also takes care of video production and product reviews. He met Joel through radio school and has worked with him on other ventures, reading news, producing and presenting radio content for regional networks. Simon doesn’t profess to be a car nut but enjoys driving first and foremost and has a penchant for hot hatches. He helps to provide the everyday-man perspective.

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