GreenCell Mobility is planning to launch its B2C intercity-interstate bus operations towards the year-end across major corridors in southern and western India
Mumbai-based electric mobility as a service (eMaaS) provider GreenCell Mobility (GCM) has announced its plans to deploy 3,250 electric buses in the next 3 years as part of the B2C business.
The company has aggressive plans to launch 750 premium luxury AC e-buses in phase 1 across intercity & inter-state routes that will cover key transit routes in Southern & Western India.
As per a statement released by the company, GreenCell Mobility’s B2C foray would be one of the largest business roll-outs by any private player in the Intercity/Interstate bus segment. It further added that the company bus operations will be OEM agnostic and orders for the first batch of buses have been successfully placed.
GreenCell Mobility is planning to launch its B2C intercity-interstate bus operations towards the year-end across major corridors in southern and western India. The e-bus fleet will cater to 75 million passengers every year.
Speaking on the business plans, Ashok Agarwal, MD & CEO, GreenCell Mobility said, “We are super excited about India’s EV journey and committed to redefining the shared & connected green mobility experience at par with Aviation industry with “Aviation-on-Wheels” concept. Through our eMaaS operations, we will not just deliver new-age clean energy buses to passengers but a holistic experience with the “Advantage Customer” motto that is powered by high-end digital integration, superior infrastructure, and unmatched customer service. The company is aiming to realize Government of India’s vision of smart & sustainable mobility for passengers from top to bottom of the pyramid.”
The company is also actively hiring professionals for key functions including Customer Service, Marketing, Operations & Maintenance and Supply-chain management. In full-service operations, GreenCell mobility will be employing 15,000 people in direct and indirect roles.
Backed by EverSource Capital, the fund manager of Green Growth Equity Fund (GGEF), GreenCell is focused on building a platform to provide Electric Mobility-as-a-Service (eMaaS), initially using electric buses and deliver the core value proposition of cheaper non-polluting on-demand shared transportation, charging infrastructure, and enabling products for the e-mobility value chain.