November 30 2017, Mumbai
Mahindra and 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 and 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 November 20, 2017 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.