Reva Electric Car Company (REVA) will unveil two new electric car models at the Frankfurt International Motor Show (IAA) next week.
|The REVA NXR. Click to enlarge.
The REVA NXR is a four-seat, three-door hatchback family car suitable for urban driving that can be ordered at the show, with production scheduled to commence at the beginning of 2010. The showcar, REVA’s model for 2011, is the REVA NXG; a sporty two-seater with a targa roof that was designed by Dilip Chhabria of the automotive design company DC Design.
REVA is the brand of the Reva Electric Car Company, a Bangalore, India-based company formed as a joint venture between Maini Group of India and AEV LLC of California and backed by US investors Global Environment Fund and Draper Fisher Jurvetson.
Today, REVA is selling, or being test-marketed, in 24 countries worldwide and has the largest deployed fleet of electric cars on the market with more than 3,000 EVs on the road and more than 70 million kilometers of user experience.
The company is building a new vehicle assembly plant in Bangalore with a capacity of 30,000 units per year, to accommodate increased production.