TVS Motor, Zomato to accelerate last mile green deliveries
TVS Motor and Zomato will deploy over 10,000 electric scooters over two years
TVS Motor Company, a manufacturer of two-wheelers and three-wheelers globally, announced an association with food ordering and delivery platform Zomato.
"This association is in line with TVS Motor’s commitment towards its green and sustainable mobility solutions. It further strengthens the company’s electrification journey across diverse mobility segments and aligns with Zomato’s efforts to enable the adoption of electric vehicles (EVs) through last-mile delivery partners. This collaboration aims to reshape the future of urban transportation by combining TVS Motor’s cutting-edge electric scooter technology with Zomato's extensive network of delivery partners," says a release from TVS.
TVS Motor will deploy over 10,000 electric scooters over two years, powered by its advanced electric powertrain and superior battery technology. "These vehicles will contribute towards revolutionising last-mile delivery, enabling Zomato to further reduce carbon footprint. TVS Motor will also ensure that delivery partners onboarded on Zomato have access to charging stations within their radius and receive smooth digital integration to ensure ease of delivery."
“With the success of TVS iQube Electric, we are expanding our electric offerings across multiple segments and last mile delivery services stand at the opportune inflection point towards faster adoption of EVs," says Manu Saxena, Senior Vice President, Electric Vehicles, TVS Motor. "TVS Motor is proud to partner in the mission for electrification of Zomato’s delivery partners’ vehicles. This strategic partnership adds another milestone in TVS Motor’s journey to provide smart and reliable EV products and services with lowest total cost of ownership to our delivery partners."
Rinshul Chandra, Chief Operations Officer, Zomato adds: “At Zomato, we are committed to 100 percent EV adoption by 2030, and are the first food ordering and delivery platform to join Climate Group’s EV100 campaign. We are now partnering with over 50 companies in the EV ecosystem with the intent of onboarding over 100,000 EV-based delivery partners on our platform within the next two years. This association with TVS Motor adds further momentum to our commitment, given their global repute in the sustainable mobility domain. We are excited to jointly facilitate greener last-mile deliveries by transitioning our delivery partners’ vehicles to EVs.”