Glyd : Innovative and first of its kind e-mobility solution from M&M ! [Feb 28, 2019]
Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd., the pioneers of electric vehicles in the country & part of the US$ 20.7 billion Mahindra Group, announced the launch of Glyd, a premium tech-based e-mobility service in Mumbai on select routes. Dr. Pawan Goenka, Managing Director, M&M Ltd, flagged off the first batch of 10 e-Veritos, the company’s electric sedan, in the city.
What is Glyd ?
Glyd will offer a premium in-commute experience to office going executives, powered by several connected car features such as web-conferencing, curated entertainment and music content from selective partners. In addition, industry first features such as privacy screen, air purifier for a rejuvenating journey and strain free lighting will provide a one-of-its-kind experience to the commuters. To offer stress free commute, vehicles will be equipped with comfort friendly features such as bolstered seats, wrap-around headrest and custom designed armrests.Powered by electric vehicles and a full stack technology platform, Glyd combines superior comfort with personalised content delivery. Available in Mumbai on select routes, booked via android and iOs apps, the service is targeted towards the daily commuter.
Speaking on the innovative offering, Dr Pawan Goenka, Managing Director, M&M Ltd., said, “As the pioneers of electric vehicles in the country, Mahindra has from time to time provided innovative and first of its kind e-mobility solutions. Glyd is one such flagship premium e-mobility solution to redefine the in-commute experience of daily commuters. This is unique step to drive positive change towards a smart, sustainable and experiential daily commute. Going forward the company plans to launch multiple e-mobility solutions, across cities”.
Glyd has partnered with Vodafone-Idea Limited, Cisco Systems Limited and other service & content providers to launch these services in Mumbai.
The Mahindra Group is a USD 20.7 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 enjoys 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, aerospace, commercial vehicles, components, defense, logistics, real estate, renewable energy, speedboats and steel, amongst other businesses. Headquartered in India, Mahindra employs over 2,40,000 people across 100 countries.