TVS Motor Company announced a strategic association with the food ordering and delivery platform, Zomato to reshape the future of urban transportation by combining its electric scooter technology with the latter's extensive network of delivery partners.
As part of this strategic partnership, the OEM will deploy about 10,000 TVS electric scooters over the course of two years, powered by its advanced electric powertrain and superior battery technology. These vehicles will contribute towards revolutionising last-mile delivery, enabling Zomato to reduce its carbon footprint further.
TVS 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.
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Manu Saxena, Senior Vice President, Electric Vehicles, TVS Motor Company, said, “With the success of TVS iQube Electric, we are expanding our electric offerings across multiple segments and last-mile delivery services stands at the opportune inflection point towards faster adoption of EVs. 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, COO, Zomato, added, “At Zomato, we are committed to 100% 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.”