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Uber launches electric cab service in Delhi, you can book like this

The company has yet to say how many EV cabs it will roll out on its platform in India, but stressed that it is working with multiple fleet partners, OEMs and charging infra to “gradually scale the EV business in a sustainable manner.” to be constructed.”

 Uber launches electric cab service in Delhi, you can book like this

Uber’s move comes at a time when India is moving towards electric vehicles in the next few years. Let us tell you that in 2019, the Government of India ordered Uber and Ola to convert 5% of their vehicles to electric vehicles by 2022 and 40% by April 2026.

 Uber launches electric cab service in Delhi, you can book like this

Electric cabs are available through the Reserve feature on the app, allowing customers to choose a pick-up time for rides up to 30 days in advance. According to the information given in the app, users can cancel their scheduled trips 60 minutes before their journey at no charge.

 Uber launches electric cab service in Delhi, you can book like this

Incentives to customers and sellers to adopt electric vehicles have been introduced in India in recent years. For example, in Delhi the state government says it has installed 1,000 EV charging points across the city. In August 2020, the Delhi EV policy was also introduced, as part of which it gives subsidy for setting up charging stations. The city aims to achieve 18,000 EV charging points in the next three years.

 Uber launches electric cab service in Delhi, you can book like this

Ola also has a separate Electric Mobility Unit for manufacturing EVs. The company initially introduced its EV scooters to the market and said it plans to expand that business to include an electric car in 2024.

 Uber launches electric cab service in Delhi, you can book like this

Ola has also tried to enter the EV cab market in India. In 2018, it launched a program called “Mission: Electric” to bring electric cabs, electric auto rickshaws, electric buses, rooftop solar installations, charging stations and battery swapping experiments to the country.

 Uber launches electric cab service in Delhi, you can book like this

It also claims to have completed over 2.8 million all-electric trips and downloaded over one million apps since its launch in 2019. However, BlueSmart’s reach is currently limited to Delhi-NCR and Bengaluru. Uber has been offering electric vehicles in the US and Europe for some time.

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