Uber Partners With Indian EV Makers As An Initiative Towards Sustainable Mobility


App for hailing cabs Uber established collaborations with different electric vehicle manufacturers and other entities in India on Wednesday in order to expedite its partners' transition to sustainable mobility. The firm announced an expansion of its relationship with EV fleet partners Lithium Urban Technologies, Everest Fleet Pvt Ltd, and Moove in order to deploy 25,000 electric cars on the Uber platform in India over the next two years.

In addition, Uber announced a partnership with Zypp Electric to build 10,000 electric two-wheelers in Delhi by 2024.

Uber also stated that it is bringing its worldwide collaboration with BP to India via Jio-bp and has partnered with GMR Green Energy for fast charging Uber EVs.

The Uber Green programme allows users to order an all-electric, zero-emission vehicle instead of a traditional fossil-fueled vehicle.

Uber Green is the world's most extensively available on-demand transportation option for zero or low-emission rides, operating in over 100 cities across 15 countries.

"India's massive scale and electrification momentum make the country a priority for Uber as we strive to meet our commitment to electrify every ride on our platform by 2040," said Andrew Macdonald, Senior Vice President, Mobility and Business Operations at Uber.

With the launch of Uber Green, the company is taking a significant step towards that aim, he noted.

He stated that India is an important market for Uber, with over 8 lakh active partners on the platform and rapidly rising.

According to Macdonald, India is Uber's third largest market in terms of volume, and the firm will continue to invest in the country to drive future development.

He also says the ride-hailing service is operational in 125 locations across the country.