Uber India eyes bigger slice of electric vehicle space

Uber India eyes bigger slice of electric vehicle space

The interior of the office of ride-hailing service Uber is seen in this picture in Gurugram, previously known as Gurgaon, on the outskirts of New Delhi, India, April 19, 2016. REUTERS/Anindito Mukherjee/File photo

Uber India plans to have 3,000 electric vehicles (EV) in its fleet by the end of 2021, a top executive at the ride-hailing company said, in line with the trend in the mobility sector which is taking rapid strides in green technologies.

Uber plans to continue to partner with original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), EV infrastructure firms for charging and battery swapping, and fleets and financiers to make green-powered automobiles both ‘accessible and affordable’.

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