electric vehicles: LetsTransport will bring 1,000 electric vehicles to its platform by next year


Last mile technology and logistics solutions provider LetsTransport announced Thursday that it will increase the number of electric vehicles (EVs) on its platform to 1,000 by June 2022.

The company – which started its electric vehicle-led operations in Delhi-NCR, Hyderabad, Bangalore and Mumbai – currently has an electric vehicle fleet of 100 vehicles and will introduce electric vehicles to its fleet in Chennai, Pune and Kolkata, LetsTransport said in a statement.

Its electric vehicle fleet includes three-wheeled vehicles from Piaggio, Etrio, ETO, Altigreen and

, with a payload capacity of 500 kg and these work either with fixed batteries or with interchangeable battery systems.

“The new vehicles are also expected to include four-wheeled vehicles with a payload capacity of up to 2 tonnes. The main deployment of these electric vehicles is in intra-city and last mile logistics for e-commerce, retail, FMCG and third-party logistics distribution. sectors, ”the company said.

“We are working with our customers to create cleaner and more sustainable logistics solutions. With low O&M costs, we expect electric vehicles to play a central role in intra-city and last mile logistics. , and we’re well prepared for it, ”LetsTransport co-founder and CEO Pushkar Singh said.

By increasing its fleet, the company also contributes to strengthening the ecosystem of electric vehicles by enabling the financing of electric vehicles, the establishment of charging infrastructure and the creation of a market for the resale of electric vehicles in a market. near future, he added.

“This, in turn, will encourage more driver-entrepreneurs to switch to electric vehicles, as it will become a more profitable asset,” Singh said.

LetsTransport, based in Bengaluru, focuses on intra-state freight deliveries. Currently he handles the urban logistics operations of 17 cities in India and some of his clients include Amazon, Bisleri, JioMart, JSW Cements, Pidilite, Britannia, Coca-Cola, Delhivery and Udaan.

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