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HDFC Bank launches East India’s first EV Expo


News Desk, News Nation 360: India’s leading private sector bank  HDFC Bank, launched the first-ever expo and knowledge session on electric vehicles (EVs) in East India - ‘E-Accelerate’. The expo is organised at Kolkata’s popular South City Mall, on 19th and 20th August, between 11:00 AM - 8:30 PM. The expo was inaugurated by Sandeep Kumar, Branch Banking Head – East, HDFC Bank. Leading international and domestic brands who have EVs, including MG, KIA, BYD, Hyundai, Tata, Mahindra, Bajaj, Evato, Toyota and a few others, will be present under one roof showcasing their latest models, booking on-the-spot test drives while HDFC Bank would assist with on-the-spot loan sanctions. E-Accelerate is envisioned to educate and create awareness amongst the masses about the benefits of EVs. The expo will also provide information on the available EV brands in the market, and the financial and environmental benefits of EVs in comparison to petrol/ diesel vehicles. E-Accelerate will also create business opportunities for EV brands and amplify B2B and B2C connections. Sandeep Kumar, Branch Banking Head – East, HDFC Bank stated that as they inaugurated HDFC Bank’s pioneering Electric Vehicle Expo in Kolkata, they are not only accelerating towards a greener tomorrow but also empowering their customers with the future of mobility. With exclusive loan deals, on-spot sanctions, and the opportunity to experience test rides, this expo marks a pivotal moment as they drive East India into the heart of the electric revolution. The first-of-its-kind expo is expected to receive a footfall of over 4.25 Lakh auto sector enthusiasts, making it East India’s largest EV expo. HDFC Bank has introduced the ‘Xpress Car Loan’ facility, a state-of-the-art digital API platform that streamlines the loan disbursement process in mere 30 minutes.

Pic & Report : Anustup Kundu

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