Mahindra Reva Electric Vehicles Pvt. Ltd., Mahindra Group’s electric car producing company, has been featured in the prestigious ‘Fast Company’ magazine’s list of the Top 50 Most Innovative Companies of 2013.
Mahindra Reva was ranked at number 22 for its ‘innovative contributions’ to the global electric vehicle industry. The Fast Company’s list includes businesses that have been impacting their industries and culture as a whole.
Fast Company focuses on technology, business & design. For preparing the list, the magazine assesses thousands of businesses based on creativity, real-world impact and risk taking. Mahindra Reva is listed along with other globally renowned companies like Nike, Apple, Google and Samsung. The Mahindra Reva is the only Indian company to have made it to this list.
The award comes at a time when the EV manufacturer is close to launching its all new electric car, the E2O, in Indian car market. Fast Company highlighted the E2O’s smart phone powered ‘Emergency Electric Boost’ as one of the coolest features in the car.
Anand Mahindra, Chairman, Mahindra Group said, “Mahindra Reva featuring among the world’s top 50 most innovative companies is a tribute to Chetan Maini and the team at Mahindra Reva. Our vision of the Future of Mobility depends on our ability to harness clean energy not only to power, but also produce a new generation of clean vehicles. Mahindra Reva is a global leader in addressing both these important issues.”
Chetan Maini, Founder and Chief of Strategy & Technology, Mahindra Reva Electric Vehicles Pvt. Ltd, said, “It is a matter of honour and great pride to be featured in such a prestigious global list. This recognition is testimony to our unrelenting efforts and contribution to the electric vehicle industry. I would like to thank everyone who supported us on this journey.”
“We will continue to keep our innovation quotient high, strive to achieve our vision of the future of mobility and our upcoming product offerings like Mahindra E2O will provide ample proof of our innovation thrust,” he added.