- Uber has introduced Uber Green in India today.
- The Uber Green will be available in Delhi, Mumbai, and Bengaluru starting June 2023.
- Apart from introducing Uber Green, Uber also has teamed up with Zypp Electric to deploy 10,000 electric two-wheelers by 2024.
Ride-hailing platform Uber announced the launch of the Uber Green in India today. The company also has unveiled new EV partnerships to charge up ride-sharing in the country. As per information shared by Uber, its global flagship EV product Uber Green will arrive in India next month i.e. in June. The Uber Green will roll out in cities such as Delhi, Mumbai, and Bengaluru starting June 2023. The Uber Green will allow users to request an all-electric, zero tailpipe emission vehicle rather than a regular fossil-fuelled car, bringing to India an on-demand EV experience with just a few taps on the app.
Uber Green To Be Available In India Starting Next Month
As claimed by Uber, the Uber Green is the most widely available on-demand mobility solution in the world for no or low-emission rides. Uber Green is present currently in 100 cities in 15 countries in the World. Alongside, the launch of Uber Green the company also has announced a series of new partnerships to sustain the EV momentum. As a part of the new partnership, Uber will be expanding its network of fleet partners to unlock EV growth on its platform. The company said that it is partnering with EV fleet partners such as Lithium Urban Technologies, Everest Fleet Pvt Ltd, and Moove in order to deploy 25,000 electric cars across Uber’s top seven cities in India.
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Additionally, Uber will be tying up with tech-enabled EV-as-a-service startup called Zypp Electric to deploy 10,000 electric two-wheelers by 2024 to boost sustainable mobility in its fast-growing Uber Moto category. Uber claims that it already has over 1000 Zypp Electric two-wheelers deployed on Uber Moto in Delhi.
Furthermore, Uber and the Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI) also have signed an MoU in order to support the purchase of cleaner fuel vehicles – EV and CNG. This new partnership will help provide affordable loans of approximately Rs 1000 crores, creating an enabling environment to shift from high-emission fuel vehicles to no or low tailpipe-emission vehicles, claims Uber.
Apart from the partnerships with Zypp, Lithium Urban Technologies, Everest Fleet Pvt Ltd, and Moove, Uber is also forging two significant partnerships in the field of charging infrastructure. Uber said that it is bringing its global mobility agreement with BP Pulse to India in partnership with Jio-bp. The company claims that this new partnership will enable drivers on the Uber platform to get access to their charging networks and also enable new charging infrastructure development. Lastly, Uber also has tied with GMR Green Energy for fast-charging Uber EVs.