Amazon India has partnered with Mahindra Electric in an effort to add electric vehicles to its delivery fleet. In fact, Amazon will buy 10,000 electric vehicles in India by 2025, as part of the Climate Pledge signed by the company.
Amazon India to integrate 10,000 EVs into its delivery fleet by 2025
Amazon India has announced a partnership with Mahindra Electric, with the aim of adding more electric vehicles to its delivery fleet. In fact, the company has said it will include 10,000 electric vehicles in its delivery fleet in India by 2025. This is in addition to the 100,000 electric vehicles that Amazon will add to the world by 2030. Amazon India will acquire Mahidra Treo Zor electric vehicles for its delivery fleet. . Mahindra Treo Zor electric vehicles have been deployed in seven cities to date including Bengaluru, New Delhi, Hyderabad, Ahmedabad, Bhopal, Indore and Lucknow with Amazon India’s network of delivery partners.
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Akhil Saxena, Vice President, Customer Satisfaction Operations, APAC, MENA & LATAM, Amazon said, “We are committed to building a supply chain that will minimize the environmental impact of our operations. The expansion of our electric vehicle fleet to 10,000 vehicles by 2025 is an important step in our journey to become an industry leader in sustainability. We continue to work with several OEMs to build a fleet of ‘Made in India’ electric vehicles that guarantee sustainable and safe deliveries of customer orders, and this partnership with Mahindra Electric is a testament to our commitment. “
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Nitin Gadkari, Minister of Roads and Highways Transport, Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises, Government of India, said: “Clean mobility powered by clean energy is an important part of action to prevent climate change. The partnership between Amazon India and Mahindra Electric is a welcome step that reaffirms India’s significant progress in the e-mobility sector and highlights the role of automakers and e-commerce companies in achieving our sustainability goals. environmental. We are confident that the government’s efforts to encourage the adoption of electric vehicles in the country, and the steps taken to build an infrastructure supported by policy measures will help more businesses to adopt e-mobility. India’s dynamic public and private sector leadership, corporate culture, ability to build world-class infrastructure and a unique confluence of IT and industry our skills will enable us to take a position of world leader in advanced mobility solutions. “
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The e-commerce giant says the idea is to reduce its carbon footprint in the country in accordance with the Climate Pledge signed by Amazon. As part of this pledge, Amazon has announced plans to introduce 10,000 electric vehicles into its worldwide delivery fleet by 2022 and one lakh of vehicles by 2030, saving 4 million metric tonnes of carbon per year d ‘by 2030. Amazon already started an electric vehicle pilot in a few in India last year and the lessons learned from the pilot will help the company have a scalable and long-term EV delivery fleet. by 2025. Amazon India announced it just after Amazon President and CEO Jeff Bezos traveled to India in January 2020 and announced a $ 1 billion investment and creation of a million jobs by 2025.
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