Mahindra Electric has announced a partnership with Zoomcar, a self-driven car-rental firm to promote shared mobility of electric cars in India. This partnership will enable individuals to buy new all-electric Mahindra e2oPlus on ZAP, Zoomcars fractional car ownership program, the company said in a statement. Also Read - Car makers Hyundai, Kia invest $300 million in Ola
The program allows individuals to purchase e2oPlus on Zoomcars self-drive platform, list the vehicle on a dynamic basis whenever idle, get bookings from Zoomcars customer base, it added. Mahindra Electric is the electric vehicles manufacturers of the diversified $17.8 billion Mahindra Group. Also Read - Toyota India plans to hike vehicle prices next month
Commenting on the association, Mahindra Electric CEO Mahesh Babu said: “With this first-of-its-kind association with Zoomcar, we believe we will be able to make green mobility available to a larger audience.”
Zoomcar CEO and Co-Founder Greg Moran said electric cars on shared mobility platforms is the ultimate way forward in solving the urban transportation problem.
“We have seen growing demand for electric cars on Zoomcar in metros such as Bangalore, Delhi and Pune. Mahindra has always been a key OEM partner for us and with this new development, we are taking the association a step further,” he added. After the initial roll out in the select cities, the program will be implemented in other cities as well, the company said.