Self-driven rental car platform Zoomcar joins hand with auto major Mahindra Electric as part of which the Mahindra will offer 100 electric vehicles to Zoomcar in New Delhi.
The Hindu Business Line has reported that Mahindra Electric, the electric mobility portfolio of Mahindra & Mahindra (M&M), said that the tie up is aimed at promoting shared and cleaner mobility. Zoomcar has tied up with vehicle leasing company LeasePlan for financing.
Mahindra and Zoomcar have similar collaboration in Mysuru, Hyderabad and Jaipur and the vehicles under the deal are financed as part of an agreement between Zoomcar and Mahindra Finance, which will see Zoomcar obtain customised EV financing.
Mahindra’s commitment towards electric mobility continues and Mahindra’s aim is to make EVs more mass adaptable in India in public transport, shared mobility and personal vehicles, Mahindra Electric CEO Mahesh Babu told reporters in New Delhi as reported by The Hindu Business Line.
Speaking on the occasion, Niti Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant said that the future of world belongs to shared, connected and zero waste mobility, and Niti Aayog is driving this with the government with all their energy, but this massive revolution and cleaning up of Delhi in terms of air quality is not possible without private sector collaboration.
He further added that Niti Aayog has provided charging stations as the need for the government is to ensure that there are vast number of charging stations all over the country.