Mahindra brings all-new electric cargo 3W: Treo Zor
Published On Nov 02, 2020
After introducing the passenger variants, Mahindra Electric brings the cargo version of the modern electric 3W-Treo. The Treo Zor gets 550 kg of payload with a powerful battery and advanced motor available in three different variants. To enable higher earning potential and lower maintenance, Mahindra promises greater savings by overall lowest operating costs.
Taking another attempt towards its affordable EV solutions, India’s EV pioneers, Mahindra Electric, introduces full-electric cargo three-wheeler, Treo Zor, at a starting price of ₹ 2.73 lakh ex-showroom Delhi, net of FAME 2 and state subsidies for efficient last-mile cargo delivery segments. Taking on the local competitors with the advanced battery, superior built quality, and value for money products to the price-sensitive customers, the Treo Zor aims to offer a powerful alternative to the IC engine last-mile cargo vehicle. You can also check out the passenger variant of Treo.
The Treo Zor is available in three variants: pickup, delivery van, and flatbed to cater to various cargo applications. Mahindra says an owner can save Rs 60,000 by operating Zor against the diesel power auto. The saving on fuel is approximately Rs 2.1 per km and 40 paisa on maintenance cost.
Speaking at the launch, Dr. Pawan Goenka, MD & CEO, Mahindra & Mahindra, said, “On the 75th anniversary of Mahindra, we are driven by purpose for a tomorrow that is clean, green and technologically connected. I believe that India has a huge opportunity to become the world leader in Electric Vehicles for first and last mile connectivity. Our Treo platform demonstrates our commitment to AtmaNirbhar Bharat through latest technology and make in India. The Treo Zor will provide a clean, sustainable and affordable solution for last mile delivery. “
The Treo Zor is fitted with a new generation zero maintenance advanced lithium-ion battery with a 1.5 plus km battery life that comes with a standard warranty of 3 years and 80,000 km. The Zor is easy to drive with clutchless direct drive technology, completely noise and vibration-free. For easier loading, a height of 675 mm and a convenient 3-way cargo tray is provided. Equipped with a segment-leading longer wheelbase of 2216 mm and the largest tyres size of 30.48 cm. The Treo Zor is fitted with rear time performance tracking, monitoring operation, data, machine learning, etc.
Mahesh Babu, MD & CEO, Mahindra Electric, said, “The proven Treo electric 3-wheeler platform has already redefined last mile mobility with 5,000+ satisfied customers who have traversed 35 million kms on Indian roads. Treo Zor has been developed with cutting edge technology to deliver substantial customer value proposition and is available in 3 variants to meet every customer needs. The new Treo Zor is set to significantly enhance our customers’ savings up to ₹60,000+ / year helping them fulfil their dreams and aspirations and thereby redefine last mile delivery.”
The three variants of Treo Zor are pickup, flatbed, and delivery Van is in the L5N vehicle category with a hard panel roof. The payload of pickup is 550kg, flatbed 578 kg, and delivery van 500 kg. All three vehicles share the same dimensions, ground clearance of 123 mm, turning radius of 3.05m, and GVW of 995 kg.
Lithium-ion battery with 48V voltage, the installed battery capacity 7.37 kWh, and charging time at standard conditions is three 3h 50 min. The top speed on each variant is 50 km/h, company certified range of 125 km, and gradeability of 7-degree. The peak power of 8 kW and 42 Nm of torque with a gearbox of direct drive technology makes it easy to drive and navigate any terrain, narrow lanes, or city traffic effortlessly.
The Treo Zor offers everything that a conventionally powered auto, and Mahindra has loaded the e-auto with many features, making it a practical and easy to use vehicle across any terrain or weather conditions. You get windscreen and wiping system, spare wheel provision, driving modes-Forward, Neutral, Reverse, economy and boost mode, lockable glove box, 12 V socket, telematics unit and GPS, 15 A off-board charger, hazard indicator, reverse buzzer, etc.
Key aggregates include front suspension of helical spring + damper + hydraulic shock absorber while the rear suspension comes with a rigid axle with leaf spring. The front and rear brakes are hydraulic types. The parking brake is a mechanical type.
Mahindra Electric, a part of the Mahindra Group, is a global pioneer in developing and producing electric vehicles. Mahindra Electric is India’s only EV manufacturer with indigenously developed EV technologies that have won global accolades. Over the years, Mahindra Electric has developed one of the most diversified portfolios of electric vehicles in passenger and commercial mobility solutions. Venturing into the paradigm of alternative technology has helped Mahindra Electric enable a clean, green & smarter tomorrow for India.