Mahindra partners with Uber to bring electric vehicles to India
More cars will be deployed in other regions after the giants get the infrastructure right, ensuring seamless trips.
Uber+Mahindra to bring electric cars to India
What is there in it for Uber's driver partners?
The new partnership has attractive offers for Uber driver partners to facilitate their smooth transition to electric vehicles (EVs).
Mahindra EVs will be made available to them at competitive prices. They can also reportedly avail attractive financing, insurance premiums and comprehensive maintenance packages.
Both Mahindra and Uber are expected to work closely with other public and private players to make the model sustainable.
Mahindra has EVs up and running in Nagpur
For its pilot project, Mahindra had partnered with Ola to deploy several hundred EVs in Nagpur. The cabs have reportedly covered over a million kilometers already, boosting the automobile giant's confidence in the viability of the project.
Mahindra is now planning to ramp up its EV production from the current 500 to 5,000 units a month.
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