India's first last-mile electric cab fleet starts operation in NCR

Blu-Smart says it will install 65 charging stations in NCR region, with each station have upto 20 charging point.

Autocar Pro News Desk By Autocar Pro News Desk calendar 14 Jan 2019 Views icon15122 Views Share - Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Share to LinkedIn Share to Whatsapp

Gensol Mobility, part of Gensol Group a solar advisory, engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) and operation and maintenance (O&M) provider. The company today launched what it claims is India’s first 100 percent smart electric fleet Blu-Smart in the National Capital Region (NCR).

The company says it has invested over Rs 50 crore in capital expenditure and is setting up a massive charging infrastructure of 65 stations, with each having upto 20 charging points, across the NCR. This it says will ensure assured charging infrastructure for its fleet, with a charging point in 5km radius. 

In the first phase, 70 Blu-Smart cabs will be operational in Noida, Greater Noida, Gurugram, Aerocity, which will be ramped up to 400 cars by end-March 2019, offering last mile transportation for intra- and inter-city trips.

The company says it has partnered Mahindra & Mahindra, and will use its e-Verito sedan across specific routes in the national capital region such as Greater Noida, Gurugram, Manesar and Sonepat among others. The ride to the destination is set to offer a seamless experience as smart transportation to the consumer and will be cashless.

Anmol Singh Jaggi, promoter Gensol Mobility, said: “Green and pollution free existence is the mantra for human life, so smart and pollution free mobility can never be far. We at Blu-Smart, strongly believe that the next revolution is in the electric vehicle space and being a technology driven organisation, we had to venture into offering this mobility solution. We are not a competition to current app-based cabs services, but a mere greener alternative to them. And we provide assurance as our drivers will never refuse a ride.” 

Gensol Mobility is founded by Anmol Singh Jaggi;  Dr Uma Kant, a former IAS officer and former principal secretary, power, Uttarakhand government; Kiran Patil, former country head and MD, India, with a German renewable energy fund and has over 25 years of experience in manufacturing and Punit Goyal, a leading top renewable technology expert.

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