Nagpur India’S First City to Get Electric Mass Mobility System (Download PDF)

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India’s first ever multi-modal electric vehicle project was inaugurated by Maharashtra’s chief minister Devendra Fadnavis at the Nagpur Airport Complex. The pilot project will have 200 electric vehicles such as taxis, buses, e-rickshaw and auto rickshaws and these all public transport electric vehicles will be operated under Ola (the Taxi aggregator). Ola has invested Rs. 50 corer in Evs and chagrining infrastructure.

Nagpur India’s first city multi-modal electric vehicle project

Nagpur India’S First City Multi-Modal Electric Vehicle Project

Nagpur India’s first city multi-modal electric vehicle project

  • At this initial stage the project will lunch with 200 – string fleet among which 100 e2o electric taxis are manufactured by Mahindra & Mahindra and rest of them are manufactured by Tata Motors, Kinetic, BYD and TVS.
  • Ola also has build more than 50 charging points at four different places of Nagpur including the Nagpur airport.

Background

  • According to the recent joint report of NITI Aayog and Rock Mountain Institute the use of electric and shared vehicles will save $60 billion in fuels and also will cut down 1 gigatonne (GT) of carbon emission by 2030.
  • Mahindra & Mahindra has invested total Rs. 600 corer in technology, products, and plants of e-vehicles and already has manufactured 2,700 e-vehicles which are running around 14 million kms per day.
  • Ola will be investing around $2 billion in e-vehicles across all cities of India.
  • Ola has set its target of running one million electricity-powered vehicles by 2020 through its platform.

Ola Cabs

  • ANI Technologies Pvt. Ltd. is an Indian online transportation network company which is renowned as Ola.
  • Ola is an online cab aggregator which was initially operated in Mumbai, but currently it is based in Bangalore.
  • Bhavish Aggarwal (CEO) and Ankit Bhati had founded Ola on 3rd December 2010 and currently company is operating 600,000 vehicles across 110 cities.

- Published/Last Modified on: May 31, 2017

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