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    Report: Mahindra Reva promises E2O electric car will go on sale this month

    Mahindra Reva is determined to launch its E2O electric microcar in India this month, despite the end of federal subsidies that lower the purchase price for consumers. Although the Indian government chose to end buyer discounts, subsidies for manufacturers like Reva to buy components such as ...

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    Report: Mahindra gives up altogether on small diesel pickup for U.S.

    With apologies to the Beatles, it's been a long and winding road for those waiting to get their hands on the steering wheel of a small, diesel-powered pickup from Mahindra. Here's the good news: Something definitive has finally been heard from the Indian automaker. Here's the bad news: It's bad ...

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    Mahindra trying to back away from another U.S. deal?

    After Mahindra notoriously backed out of a deal with a U.S. supplier, Compact pickup fans are still licking their wounds over the news that the company's trucks won't be coming to our shores anytime soon. As it turns out, Global Vehicles USA may not be the only American company to have been ...

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    Global Vehicles emails potential customers, attempts to explain delays. Again.

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    The plot thickens. Global Vehicles USA, the one-time and possible-still (pending litigation, of course) importer of Mahindra pickups has sent an email to those who have reserved a spot for one of the first 30,000 or so little diesel ...

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    EPA certifies diesel-powered Mahindra pickups for U.S. sale

    Indian automaker Mahindra and Mahindra is reportedly one big step closer to being able to offer its wares in the U.S. market: it has apparently gained emissions approval from the Environmental Protection Agency. The company's TR20 and TR40 trucks are entering an American market that is being ...

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    Mahindra, Reva partner up for to bring electric powertrains to M&M line-up, more

    Turns out, "a person with direct knowledge" was right. Mahindra and Reva announced today they have teamed up to form a new company called Mahindra Reva Electric Vehicle Company that will see Reva's electric powertrain technology put into Mahindra & Mahindra vehicles. Mahindra will also take ...

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    Report: Mahindra could have diesels on U.S. soil in under 90 days

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    Please correct us if we're wrong, but we're pretty sure the last small diesel pickup sold in the U.S. was the 1988 Ford Ranger. Since then, if you wanted a four-banger oil burner in your truck, you either had to put one in yourself ...

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    Report: Mahindra looking to buy stake in Reva?

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    India's Economic Times spoke to "a person with direct knowledge" of a potential deal between electric car company Reva and Mahindra & Mahindra to learn that we might soon hear about a partnership that would either see Mahindra take a ...

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    Report: Mahindra dealers still waiting, pickups still not EPA approved

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    According to Pawan Goenka, Mahindra's president for global automotive, vehicle testing that would provide EPA approval for the Indian automaker's upcoming diesel-powered, 30-mile-per-gallon pickup truck "is taking a bit longer than ...

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    Report: Mahindra looks to import Scorpio SUV by end of 2010

    Mahindra has had its fair share of issues and delays in bringing its TR20 and TR40 diesel-powered compact pickup trucks to market here in the United States, but it seems that experience hasn't turned the Indian automaker off completely from a planned launch of its Scorpio SUV in America by the ...

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    Mahindra & Mahindra bringing all-electric car to New Delhi Auto Expo

    Indian automaker Mahindra & Mahindra is working on a variety of alternative powerplants, including diesel and microhybrids. Way back in August 2008, though, we were teased by the idea of an M&M electric vehicle. Finally, we learn that it – or at least some sort of Mahindra EV – ...

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    Diesel Delay: Mahindra distributor says trucks coming in spring

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    Starting to wonder if the Mahindra TR20 (two-door) and TR40 (four-door) small pickups will ever come to market here in the States? You're not alone. Though our Magic 8 Ball still tells us it's likely that the workhorse compact trucks will ...

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    Mahindra introduces Hy-Alfa hydrogen-powered three-wheeler, plans demo fleet

    It's anything but uncommon to see three-wheeled vehicles running around the streets in India. Generally, though, these machines are either human-powered or they run on gasoline, often using highly polluting two-stroke powerplants. Mahindra, a major vehicle manufacturer that operates in a number of ...

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    REPORT: U.S. Mahindra pickup stalled until February

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    It's apparently tougher than Mahindra first thought to break into the American pickup truck market. According to a report on, Pawan Goenka, Mahindra's president of automotive operations, told reporters in India, "We will ...

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    Mahindra still on track to launch new pickup in U.S. before 2010

    A recent report from The Wall Street Journal suggested that the expected launch of Mahinrda's latest pickup trucks in the United States has been delayed until 2010. According to Global Vehicles USA, the company that will be distributing the trucks in the States, that's not the case. John Perez, CEO ...

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    Mahindra updates Scorpio SUV, adds micro hybrid variant

    Mahindra has been in the news these last few years due mostly to its plans to bring small, efficient diesel-powered trucks to the large United States market. The Indian automaker is also said to be considering bringing its SUVs to America, assuming that its initial pickup truck launch, which is ...

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    Global Vehicles lobbying to end Chicken Tax for Mahindra pickups

    Should a tax on foreign-made pickup trucks that was first instituted way back in 1963 as a retaliation for a European tax on U.S.-bred chickens affect sales of modern and fuel efficient pickups from India in the United States? That's the question that Global Vehicles, hopeful U.S. importers of ...

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    Mahindra trucks - coming to a Saturn dealer near you?

    According to John Perez, CEO of Global Vehicles U.S.A. Inc., his company was approached by a senior official at General Motors to see about selling the Indian vehicles in Saturn's 403 dealerships. Global Vehicles holds the contract to distribute Mahindra's line of diesel-powered pickup trucks here ...

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    Mahindra hopes micro hybrids make a dent in Indian sales

    Letting engines idle away needlessly while a vehicle is at rest is a practice that's definitely on its way out. Some refer to the technology that ends this behavior automatically as stop/start, while others prefer the term micro hybrid. Whatever the case, the underlining technology is the same. The ...

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    Mahindra puts trucks on holding pattern till late '09

    Anand Mahindra is adamant that the first diesel trucks in America bearing his name be as good as possible. While this is good news for buyers hoping to get a good deal on a 30 mpg work-vehicle, the delay it has caused isn't. Mr. Mahindra says that his trucks will travel some 3.2 million miles in ...


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