Interestingly, Mahindra and Mahindra is working hard to develop electric, hybrid and biofuel vehicles. It has already commercialized the micro-hybrid technology for lowering fuel consumption. The technology enables the engine to switch off automatically at a traffic light when idle and in neutral gear. The engine starts seamlessly once the driver presses the clutch for going ahead. M&M with IIT, Kanpur and R&D centre of IOL and Lubrizol for making its vehicle compatible with bio-diesel.