Mahindra Supro was ranked as the most fuel-efficient vehicle in the Pick-Up category with a rating of 22.52 km/litre
November 29 2017, Mumbai: Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. (M&M Ltd.), India‘s leading SUV manufacturer, today announced that their leading small commercial vehicle, Mahindra Supro is ranked as the most fuel efficient vehicle in the Pick-Up category under the campaign, “Fuel Economy Run” by the Department of Energy, Philippines.
Speaking on the milestone, Joydeep Moitra, VP & Head International Operations – Automotive said, “The Supro has pushed the boundaries for Mahindra and opened up new business opportunities ever since its launch in May 2016 in Philippines. To see the Supro achieve this milestone is a matter of pride. I firmly believe this benchmark will significantly enhance the value proposition for our customers and help us gain market share in the years to come.”
The aim of the Fuel Economy Run was to raise awareness on the importance of fuel-efficient technology in automobiles and the positive impact of said technology on motorists and the environment. As part of its efforts to promote better awareness of fuel-efficient technology in vehicles, the Department of Energy (DOE), with Petron Corporation, conducted the 13th DOE Fuel Economy Run on 20-21 November in Clark, Pampanga.
A total of 55 participants consisting of sedans, service utility vehicles (SUV), multi-purpose vehicles (MPV) and pick-ups from various car manufacturers joined the fuel economy run with 26 vehicles running on diesel and 26 vehicles on gasoline. Mahindra Supro was ranked as the most fuel-efficient vehicle in the pickup category with a rating of 22.52 km/litre.
The Mahindra Group is a USD 19 billion federation of companies that enables people to rise through innovative mobility solutions, driving rural prosperity, enhancing urban living, nurturing new businesses and fostering communities. It has a leadership position in utility vehicles, information technology, financial services and vacation ownership in India and is the world’s largest tractor company, by volume. It also enjoys a strong presence in agribusiness, components, commercial vehicles, consulting services, energy, industrial equipment, logistics, real estate, steel, aerospace, defence and two wheelers. Headquartered in India, Mahindra employs over 200,000 people across 100 countries.