EKA Mobility & GreenCell Mobility Collaborate To Roll Out 1000 Electric Buses

Mobility Outlook Bureau
04 Jan 2024
08:00 AM
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Under the collaboration, EKA Mobility will handle the supply, sales, and service of the electric buses, ensuring the highest standards in quality certification reports.

EKA Mobility & GreenCell Mobility Collaborate mobility outlook

EKA Mobility has inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with GreenCell Mobility. This collaboration entails EKA Mobility manufacturing and supplying 1000 intercity electric buses in the 12-meter and 13.5-meter categories to GreenCell Mobility over the next few years. The initiative aims to revolutionise public transportation and contribute significantly to environmental sustainability.

Dr Sudhir Mehta, Founder & Chairman of EKA Mobility, highlighted the strategic significance of the partnership, stating, 'Our collaboration with GreenCell Mobility is strategically positioned to usher in a cleaner, more sustainable future through electric mass transportation. Electrification of public transportation will pave the way for cleaner air, quieter streets, more efficient, convenient, safer, and cost-effective travel for all. At EKA, we are committed to developing sustainable, environmentally conscious, and profitable products. By combining our expertise, we hope to set new standards in the commercial electric mobility, contributing considerably to the nation's sustainability objectives.'

Devndra Chawla, MD & CEO of GreenCell Mobility, expressed excitement about the collaboration, saying, 'We are delighted to announce our collaboration with EKA Mobility, a leader in the electric vehicle domain. This partnership not only strengthens our position in the market but also significantly aligns with our long-term vision for sustainable mobility. Our combined efforts are poised to transform public transportation, offering a cleaner, more efficient, and environmentally friendly solution. This initiative is a significant stride towards our commitment to innovation and sustainability, and it underscores our dedication to a greener, more sustainable future.'

The initiative is expected to yield substantial environmental benefits, with estimated annual fuel cost savings of INR 70 crore and the avoidance of 120 lakh gallons of diesel, equivalent to growing 15 lakh trees. The initiative is anticipated to positively impact around 6 lakh individuals daily, fostering a more sustainable and efficient public transit infrastructure. Overall, it is projected to contribute to the reduction of 32400 tonnes of CO2 emissions, aligning with global and national sustainability goals and marking a significant leap toward a cleaner, more sustainable future.

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