Mahindra Reva wins IGBC ‘Platinum’ Rating

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Mahindra Reva wins IGBC 'Platinum' Rating

Greentech Lead India: Mahindra Reva Electric
Vehicles has been awarded the ‘Platinum’ Rating from the Indian Green
Building Council (IGBC). Mahindra Reva is the first automobile manufacturing
facility in India to receive this certification.

“We are delighted to receive the ‘Platinum’
certification from an esteemed body like the Indian Green Building Council. We
have taken extreme care to ensure that our new manufacturing plant is a
sustainable facility in all aspects and adheres to the universally set
benchmarks of the IGBC. This certification is a validation of our commitment
towards a greener tomorrow,” said Chetan Maini, founder and chief of
strategy & technology, Mahindra Reva.

The Mahindra Reva plant was awarded the ‘platinum rating’
in the site review by IGBC. The company’s new factory in Bangalore,
capable of producing 30,000 cars per year, is scheduled to begin production in
mid-2012.

The IGBC Green Factory rating system is a measurement
system designed for rating both new and existing factory buildings. Credits are
awarded for adhering to mandatory requirements, site selection and planning,
water, energy and material conservation, indoor environment quality,
occupational health, innovations and design process.

Mahindra REVA announces plans to set up electric vehicle
assembly unit in Australia

Recently, Mahindra REVA Electric Vehicles announced it is
planning to set up its first overseas assembly facility in Australia. The
company has tied up with the government of Victoria, Australia, to support a
feasibility study to explore potential for research, supply chain development
and manufacturing of clean technology vehicles there. A final decision will be
taken after the study is completed.

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