Renting a self-driven car to explore a city is quite common nowadays. This is especially useful in crowded urban areas where you might not be well-versed with the way the public transportation system works. Well, how about you rent a car to explore the city, yet leave no carbon footprint? This initiative from Mahindra and Zoomcar will help you do just that.
The Economic Times reports that the auto giant’s e-vehicle arm, Mahindra Electric, has partnered with Zoomcar. They have an arrangement which will allow for 50 Mahindra e2oPlus vehicles to be deployed on Zoom’s rental platform in Mumbai. A press release claims that the number of cars Mahindra gives out would touch 100 in the next quarter.
According to Mahesh Babu, Chief Executive Officer of Mahindra Electric in the Economic Times,the initiative coincides with the Maharashtra Government’s announcement of their Electric Vehicles policy.
This is why Mahindra has associated with Zoomcar, introducing their electric vehicles on the shared mobility platform in Mumbai.
The initiative is to promote connected, shared and electric mobility as a model, in line with the recommendations in the NITI Aayog report on the 2030 vision of the government.
The CEO and co-founder of Zoomcar, Greg Moran, sounds optimistic about the project and says that the state government’s progressive stand on Electric Vehicles will help meaningfully expand the electric vehicle ecosystem in India.
Zoomcar will allow users to rent cars by the hour, day, week or month, in around 30 cities across India. The Mahindra e2oPlus is an electric vehicle fitted with modern technology and great features, like an onboard computer, to make driving in cities a breeze.
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So the next time you visit Maximum City, rent an electric vehicle courtesy Zoomcar, and drive around to your heart’s content.
(Edited by Shruti Singhal)