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ETO Motors enables Clean, efficient first and the last mile Connectivity to passengers using Delhi Metro

Launches a fleet of 100 E-Rickshaws across four Delhi Metro Stations

ETO Motors, India's no.1 EMaaS (Electric Mobility as a Service) provider and therefore the pioneer in operating fleet of electrical vehicles within the country, on Monday announced that it's getting to commence the e- rickshaw first mile and last-mile services at select metro stations in Delhi. The Consortium led by ETO Motors along side its partner Goenka motor Vehicles Private Limited has received the expression of interest (EOI) by the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation Limited, the venture of state of India and Government of Delhi, to kick starter the operations of those services within the capital . Upon receiving the EOI, ETO Motors is ready to launch the services by March 20, 2020 to supply clean safe and shared first and last-mile connectivity to the passengers of Delhi Metro.

Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has permitted the consortium following a successful demonstration of capabilities of functional and operational requirements of e-rickshaws on January 13, 2020 and allowed it to commence the operations at Yamuna Bank, Sukhdev Vihar, Jamia Milia Islamia and Jasola Vihar Shaheen Bagh metro stations in Delhi. consistent with the EOI, the consortium are going to be allotted dedicated space for parking/stabling of e-rickshaw and battery charging points for the aim of pick-up and drop-off passengers at these respective metro stations.

ETO Motors may be a full-fledged electric mobility solutions and services company into the large-scale deployment of the multi-brand shared electric diverse fleet for cleaner cities that provide clean, safe, noise-free public transportation for the primary mile, last mile, and intra-city operations.

Commenting on the event , Mr. Biju Mathews, Chief military officer , ETO Motors said, “We are happy to announce that our consortium has received the letter of acceptance by DMRC to launch our e-rickshaw services across four metro stations in Delhi. this is often a sworn statement of our capability in effectively handling the primary and last-mile connectivity to the passengers of Delhi Metro Rail. We are committed to providing clean, safe and shared mobility to the people of Delhi while ensuring their lower carbon footprint. Our affordable mobility service will certainly help passengers to save lots of on their travel expenses every day . With the launch of e-rickshaw services in these four metro stations, we might be catering to around 25,000 passengers daily.”

As per the EOI, the consortium will follow certain guidelines issued by DMRC which incorporates providing the list of all e-autos models to be run from metro stations shall be provided beforehand to the Corporation. The operator of e-rickshaw should also make sure that the drivers must wear a prescribed uniform, displaying valid ID Card and name badge while in commission . All the drivers will possess a legitimate driver's license and of PSV badge. A Project Manager also will be appointed to oversee the day to day operations of e-auto services.

Besides providing e-rickshaw services for both Delhi NCR and Noida Metro Rail, ETO Motors is all poised to launch both its e-auto and e-rickshaw services in top 10 cities within the coming fiscal year by introducing about 5,000 electric mobility services within the passenger segment and around 2,000 cargo vehicles for giant e-commerce players.

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