Indian Transport & Logistics

Magenta Mobility to deploy EVs for K+N in India

Kuehne+Nagel aims to achieve 60% low-emission vehicles in their own fleet by 2030

Magenta Mobility to deploy EVs for K+N in India
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Magenta Mobility, an integrated electric mobility solutions provider, and Kuehne+Nagel, a global leader in logistics solutions, announced a strategic partnership to decarbonise road freight in India. Magenta Mobility will offer sustainable electric mobility solutions and Kuehne+Nagel will adopt EVs, marking a significant move in the Indian EV logistics ecosystem.

In the initial phase of this partnership, Magenta Mobility will deploy EVs for Kuehne+Nagel's logistics operations across India, according to the press release from Magenta Mobility.

A flag-off ceremony was held at Magenta Mobility’s corporate office in Bangalore to commemorate the association between the two companies.

On the sustainability, front, Magenta Mobility plans to deploy 10,000 EVs by September 2025 as part of its goal of 'Ab Ki Baar Dus Hazaar' programme. Specifically for road logistics, Kuehne+Nagel aims to achieve 60% low-emission vehicles in their own fleet by 2030.

Commenting on the partnership, Maxson Lewis, Founder & CEO, Magenta Mobility, says: "At Magenta Mobility, we have always prioritised safe, smart and sustainable transportation solutions towards decarbonising logistics. We are excited and honoured by the trust showcased by Kuehne+Nagel in our capability to support them in meeting their sustainability goals. This collaboration not only reinforces our responsibility to protect the environment but also presents a significant opportunity to contribute to the growing EV ecosystem in India."

Chellan Ganesan, Road Logistics Area Manager, Asia and the Pacific countries, Kuehne+Nagel adds: "We believe that embracing electric mobility is vital for transitioning to a zero-carbon future. With Magenta Mobility’s commitment and innovative approach, they are the right partner to support us in our EV logistics operations in India. Through this partnership, we make significant strides towards achieving our Living ESG goals, a cornerstone of our Roadmap 2026. The electrifying initiative extends beyond India, exemplified by the recent launch of electric vehicles (EVs) by our Kuehne+Nagel Thailand team.”

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