Hero Electric has announced its partnership with Turtle Mobility, a startup that provides last-mile delivery connectivity solutions to e-commerce and grocery companies. Hero Electric will deliver 200 scooters by the end of 2021 and over 1000 scooters by the end of 2022. The government is targeting to convert the delivery fleet used by e-commerce and last-mile mobility solution providers to electric for low emissions.
Sohinder Singh, CEO, Hero Electric said, “At Hero, we continuously strive to accelerate the pace of transition in electric mobility and drive this through B2B partnerships to strengthen the EV ecosystem across India.”
“This partnership is another step in furthering our commitment to carbon-free mobility by fueling the rapidly growing logistics and delivery industry and electrifying the segment,” he added.
Singh further added, “Hero’s 2W is flexible, modular and versatile, offering long mileage and low cost of ownership. It addresses the consumer needs of last-mile delivery from Turtle Mobility. “
Kapil Gupta, Founder and Director, Turtle Mobility, said, “EV high speed scooters are increasingly being used in states for their many benefits including low carbon footprint, ease of access, low operating cost as well as cost optimization for last mile delivery. has adapted.
He said, “It is only a matter of time for EV high speed scooters to become widely relevant in India among e-commerce companies for last mile delivery. This will give us a more economical and convenient alternative to ICE vehicles in the informal sector It will also help in creating work opportunities by giving.
Hero Electric has been associated with Turtle Mobility since July 2021 and has delivered 100 NYX scooters. With a view to convert 35% of sales from B2B segment in the next four years, Hero Electric is making maximum efforts towards EV transition in India.