Ola, a ride-hailing company, on Monday announced “Mission: Electric”, with a commitment to place 10,000 E-rickshaws and Electric auto-rickshaws in its service in the next 12 months.
From cycle rickshaws to ‘shuttles’ and last-mile transport, three-wheelers keep on being a prevailing type of day by day travel for some individuals the country over.
Expanding on the spearheading Electric Vehicle pilot by the organization in Nagpur, Ola trusts charge can enhance results for drivers, customers, and its plan of action.
The organization will create “Mission: Electric” as a stage to expedite one million Electric Vehicles on the streets by 2021.
Ola will work with driver-accomplices, urban communities, vehicle makers, and battery organizations to influence supportable advancements to practical and reasonable in every day versatility.
Ola is the market pioneer in application based hailing, and expects to use its scale to bring cleaner, more agreeable, and more secure products to the market.
“Three wheelers are a vital means of transportation and a source of livelihood for millions of people every day. It also represents an immediate opportunity to improve outcomes for all stakeholders while reducing pollution across towns and cities.” said Bhavish Aggarwal, Co-Founder and CEO of Ola. He added, “Less than a year ago, we launched India’s first multi-modal electric pilot in Nagpur. After more than 4 million electric kilometers traveled and many lessons learned, we are significantly expanding our commitment to electrify mobility in India. Ola leads by example, and we look forward to working with state governments and other partners to introduce accessible, affordable, and sustainable mobility solutions at scale.”
Ola propelled its first electric vehicle venture in association with Mahindra and Mahindra in Nagpur on May 26.
This was initiated by Devendra Fadnavis, Chief Minister of Maharashtra and Nitin Gadkari, Union Minister of Road Transport, Highways and Shipping, within the sight of key dignitaries and a large number of subjects in Nagpur.
The undertaking incorporates electric taxis, electric auto rickshaws, electric transports, rooftop solar installations, charging stations, and battery swapping experiments.
The EV program in Nagpur has given Ola noteworthy bits of knowledge into successfully overseeing vehicles, batteries, and activities.
The organization intends to proceed with its experimentation with approaches to advance batteries and charging, to build up a solid plan of action for Electric Vehicle sending in the nation.
As India’s biggest private vehicle armada administrator, Ola speaks to a characteristic impetus for Electric Vehicle technology and innovation.
Ola is in dialog with a few state governments to make a fitting strategy condition to send electric three wheelers. The organization is additionally conversing with OEM accomplices and EV pioneers all inclusive to acquire vehicles out and about an arranged and staged way. With the expansion of 10,000 vehicles crosswise over three urban areas this year, Ola is rapidly set to end up one of the biggest Eelectric vehicle fleets operators on the planet.