New Delhi, December 2022: ETO Motors, India’s leading EMaaS (Electric Mobility as a Service) company with its unique 360 degree electric mobility business model, launches Last Mile Services with Women Driver Partners from Azadpur Metro Station to offer the experience of the first and last Mile of subway commuters improve Delhi. ETO’s EV charging solution – Thunderbox – will be installed across Delhi at various subway stations, shared apartments, public/semi-public shopping malls, etc. This will help all women have easy access to charging points for e2W and e3W to eliminate drivers’ range anxiety.
In the coming two months, ETO Motors will add 100 more EVs to the streets of Delhi and more parking and charging stations will be developed at Kalka Ji, Uttam Nagar, Dwarka and Majlis Park subway stations.
The government is making huge investments in electric mobility transformation to stimulate electric vehicle markets in the country. By 2030, the government plans EV sales penetration of 40% for buses, 30% for cars, 70% for commercial vehicles and 80% for two- and three-wheelers. E-mobility strives for a welcoming and equitable environment by supporting the presence, ideas and contributions of a diverse group of people.
ETO Motors lives by its 3E principles of environment, employment and empowerment. Where girl power takes the driver’s seat and offers a service largely focused on delivering clean and sustainable mobility services. This concept is a testament to ETO’s support for women’s empowerment, gender equality and vibrant communities.
To mobilize and train female driver partners, ETO Motors has partnered with Delhi Ministry of Transport, GMR Varalakshmi Foundation, School of Driving & Training Institute, Burari (DTI), Institute of Driving and Traffic Research (IDTR), Sarai Kale Khan and MOWO joined together social initiatives.
ETO MOTORS also operates a sizeable cargo fleet providing last mile delivery services to several e-commerce companies and under the Single Window, Delhi EV Policy, ETO MOTORS is in the process of providing 5000 charging stations across Delhi over a 12 month period set up .
When starting the LMC service Mr. Pavan Chavali, Managing Director, ETO Motors said: “Diversity has been one of the most important pillars for ETO Motors from the very beginning. Our commitment to empowering female driver partners is unique, and their participation in ETO’s mobility initiative aligns with our values and culture. As part of our commitment to more gender diversity, ETO Motors has successfully trained 100 young unemployed women to drive electric cars in the 100% electric vehicle city of Kevadia (Ekta Nagar) in Gujarat, and now we will send 300 electric cars to U -Rail stations are deploying in Delhi in collaboration with DMRC in phases, all driven by female driver partners, to provide much-needed first and last mile connectivity services to the capital’s subway commuters. We aim to build a sustainable and equitable ecosystem by protecting the environment,
Creating employment opportunities and empowering diverse stakeholders through our 360 degree solutions for EV adoption in India.”
highlight LMC, Mr. Anuj Dayal, General Manager, Corporate Communications, DMRC said: “The introduction of these EVs will improve last-mile connectivity for nearby passengers. In recent years, DMRC has implemented many eco-friendly initiatives to ensure a robust last-mile connectivity system that allows commuters to choose eco-friendly public transport over private vehicles.”
As part of this initiative, ETO Motors will deploy its Trilux 1.0 L5 category passenger electric car, powered by a lithium-ion battery with a capacity of 7.37 kWh, which can be charged within 3-4 hours and with a top speed of 45 km/h. It can achieve a range of approximately 100km on a single charge. It features a unique anti-tilt design and is equipped with an integrated vehicle tracking system. It also has many industry-first safety features such as driver and passenger seat belts and a bucket seat for the driver.