Uber is going to deploy over 1,000 electric vehicles in five cities, including Delhi-NCR, and plans to scale it up to 2,000 electric vehicles on its platform by next year.
In a statement on last Thursday (8 Oct’20), Uber announced its partnership with Lithium Urban Technologies to deploy electric vehicles, all sedans, across Uber rentals and premier in Delhi-NCR, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Hyderabad and Pune. The company said that it has already deployed more than 100 of these electric vehicles on its platform.
“After our partnerships with Yulu, Mahindra and SUN Mobility, this is our fourth partnership in this space and Uber will always remain committed to providing smarter mobility, building greener cities and creating healthier lives,”Prabhjeet Singh, President, Uber India and South Asia.
The cab aggregator said that the association is also in line with Uber’s recently announced global commitment to make all rides on its platform 100% emission-free by 2040, through zero-emission vehicles and the integration of public transport and micro-mobility.