Indian ride-sharing company #Ola to put 10,000 #EVs on the road in 12 months, 1M by 2021
India-based Ola, one of the world’s largest ride-hailing companies, launched “Mission: Electric ”, with a commitment to place 10,000 E-rickshaws and Electric auto-rickshaws in its service in the next 12 months. The company will develop “Mission: Electric” as a platform to bring one million electric vehicles on the road by 2021. From cycle rickshaws to shuttles and last-mile transport, three-wheelers continue to be a dominant form of daily transit for many people across India. Building on the pioneering EV pilot by the company in Nagpur, Ola believes electrification can improve outcomes for drivers, customers, and its business model. Ola will work with driver-partners, cities, vehicle manufacturers, and battery companies to make sustainable technologies cost-effective and viable in daily mobility. Ola is the market leader in app-based hailing, and intends to leverage its sc...