Zypp Electric to deploy 1,000 Etrio’s Touro electric three-wheeler for last-mile delivery

by Autocar Pro News Desk , 16 Apr 2021

Hyderabad-headquartered Etrio, an electric vehicle start-up company has partnered Zypp Electric, a leading 2-wheeler logistics startup, for supplying electric three-wheelers for its last-mile delivery fleet.

Under this association, 100 Etrio Touro electric three-wheelers are going to be operational with plans to scale up to 1,000 units in the next 6-8 months. To begin with, Zypp will deploy Etrio’s Touro Mini in Delhi NCR – Delhi, Noida, Gurugram, Ghaziabad and Faridabad, which will later be expanded to other geographies in India. Etrio will provide end-to-end service support through its dealer network along with a dedicated relationship manager for maximum uptime.

At present, Zypp Electric is among the leading largest last-mile delivery EV player with a fleet of over 1,000 e-scooters and is now entering into three-wheeler space to further expand its share in the last-mile delivery market. It has partnered with e-commerce, e-grocery, hyperlocal delivery merchants and deliver over 300,000 shipments daily. Adding three-wheelers extends their footprint and options for their customers to cover medium- to large-size shipments too. Some of their customers for which Touro would be deployed include Swiggy, Zomato, Big Basket and Apollo Pharmacy among others.

Commenting on the announcement, Deepak MV, co-founder and CEO, Etrio said, “Since the launch of Touro early this year, we have seen a phenomenal response coming in from both institutional and retail customers. Touro Mini sets a new standard in the e-rickshaw/ e-loader category and the positive feedback on the product has bolstered our efforts to build best-in-class products for the last-mile delivery market. Our association with Zypp Electric is a major stride in our mission to electrifying intra-city logistics. We are delighted to partner with Zypp Electric with this product offering and are committed to providing the best of service to upscale their three-wheeler fleet and to our overarching goal to become an undisputed market leader in this category.”

Akash Gupta, co-founder and CEO, Zypp Electric said, “Zypp is a leading and largest two-wheeler logistic brand, boosting last-mile deliveries through its robust fleet and cutting-edge technology via App and dashboards to all its partners. Having said that, Zypp wanted to go a step further and do an alliance with a strong OEM in the three-wheeler segment, where partnering with Etrio has been a great decision. Etrio being a leading OEM in the three-wheeler segment in recent years, Zypp and Etrio share some great synergies and we are looking forward to scaling this up with both L3 and L5 models to serve the fast-growing last-mile delivery segment.”

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