Uber to Introduce Electric Vehicles in India in Collaboration with Mahindra

Nov 24, 2017, 8:00 am

Shahid M.

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Uber Technologies Inc. is a global transportation technology company. It has its headquarters in San Francisco, California, United States. Uber is currently operating in 633 cities across the entire world. Uber basically develops, markets and operates the Uber car transportation. It also operates food delivery mobile apps. Uber drivers either use their own cars or rent a car to drive with Uber.

Uber is now looking forward to partner with Indian automaker company Mahindra to produce electric vehicles in India. There was an official announcement from the two companies on Friday. The Government of India is undertaking a project with a target of electrifying all its vehicles by 2030.

Uber is planning to deploy hundreds of electric vehicles in Delhi and Hyderabad by March 2018. Madhu Kannan, the Chief Business Officer for India and emerging markets of Uber told reporters in Mumbai that they are also considering the possibility of expanding the pilot to other cities as well.

The initial models of electric vehicles will be Mahindra’s e2o hatchback and the eVerito sedan.

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