Automaker Mahindra to sell electric vehicles in U.S.

Mahindra, one of India's oldest vehicle manufacturers, is testing autonomous tractors, trucks and cars, while moving closer to bringing electric vehicles to the United States. Mahindra and Mahindra bought SsangYong in 2011 and Pininfarina in 2015. The Indian parent is collaborating with both companies on the development of electric vehicles, including premium models for Pininfarina that likely would compete with Tesla Inc. Ssangyong and Pininfarina electric vehicles might be sold in both the United States and China. Mahindra and Mahindra bought Reva Electric Car Company, a small Bangalore-based manufacturer, in 2010 and transformed it into Mahindra Electric Mobility Ltd, which designs and builds compact electric vehicles for the Indian market