TVS Motor partners with Zomato for green food delivery
TVS Motor Company announced on 27, June 2023 that it will deploy over 10,000 electric scooters over the next two years in collaboration with food delivery platform Zomato.
The two- and three-wheeler manufacturer, which entered the electric mobility segment in 2020, stated that this collaboration “is consistent with TVS Motor’s commitment to green and sustainable mobility solutions.”
“As part of this strategic partnership, TVS Motor will deploy over 10,000 TVS electric scooters over a course of two years, powered by its advanced electric powertrain and superior battery technology,” the automobile major said.
In a filing with stock exchanges, it said, “These vehicles will contribute towards revolutionizing last-mile delivery, enabling Zomato to further reduce carbon footprint. TVS Motor will also ensure that delivery partners onboarded on Zomato have access to charging stations within their radius and receive smooth digital integration to ensure ease of delivery.”
TVS Motor’s senior VP of EV Manu Saxena said, “With the success of TVS iQube Electric, we are expanding our electric offerings towards faster adoption of EVs. TVS Motor is proud to partner in the mission for electrification of Zomato’s delivery partners’ vehicles.”
Zomato’s Chief Operations Officer Rinshul Chandra added, “This association with TVS Motor adds further momentum to our commitment, given their global repute in the sustainable mobility domain. We are excited to jointly facilitate greener last-mile deliveries by transitioning our delivery partners’ vehicles to EVs.”
Earlier, TVS Motor and Jio-bp announced on April 5, 2022, that they have agreed to explore the creation of a public EV charging infrastructure for electric two-wheelers and three-wheelers in India, building on Jio-bp’s growing network in this space. Under this partnership, the customers of TVS electric vehicles are expected to get access to the widespread charging network of Jio-bp, which is also open to other vehicles
Content Credit : The Indian Express