Date of Post: 23 June, 2018
Hyderabad: Zoomcar, self-driving car rental company, on Friday launched 25 electric vehicles at Miyapur metro station. The company introduced 25 Mahindra e2o Plus cars. N V S Reddy, Managing Director, Hyderabad Metro Rail Limited (HMRL) said,”This will help facilitate the travel of metro commuters looking to complete their last mile journey affordably with the convenience of self-drive.”
- Currently, the EV rental charges start at Rs 8.50 per km and it is a cost-effective & eco-friendly option for commuters.
- In the near future, Zoomcar plans to expand the service to enable one-way movement to Madhapur and Gachibowli for IT employees, who can use these services to commute between their office and metro stations.
- Along with this, Zoomcar’s cycle sharing service PEDL, has deployed about 500 cycles across Hyderabad (in Gachibowli, Madhapur, Ameerpet, Begumpet etc) for people to cover last mile connectivity.
- Reddy added,”Hyderabad has shown a good response in terms of demand for both cycles and EVs and has also helped commuters save money and help the environment by adopting these eco-friendly and cost-effective modes of transport.”
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