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TVS Motor partners with Swiggy to expand EV role in food delivery TVS | Swiggy

TVS Motor partners with Swiggy to expand EV role in food delivery

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 14 Jan 2022, 07:57 pm

New Delhi/UNI: Two & 3Wheeler manufacturer TVS Motor Company has announced a partnership with food and on-demand delivery player Swiggy to enable the adoption of electric vehicles in its delivery fleet and increase the share of EVs in food delivery and on-demand delivery services.

As part of the memorandum of understanding, TVS Motor and Swiggy will test the implementation of TVS Motor’s EV for food delivery and other on-demand delivery services of the platform.

The two companies are exploring the co-creation of comprehensive solutions for Swiggy’s delivery partners which will include working on customised packages like a need-specific product, flexible financing options and, connected services.

Notably, the pilot will play a vital role in the adoption of EVs in food delivery and on-demand delivery services.

“Our collaboration with Swiggy is a key step towards strengthening the electrification of mobility in food delivery and last-mile delivery services,” said Manu Saxena, Senior Vice President, Future Mobility of TVS Motor.

Swiggy has set a goal of making deliveries spanning 8,00,000 kilometre per day through EVs by 2025 and this collaboration offers a solution in green mobility to meet the target while also empowering the delivery partners to earn more.

For TVS Motor, the MoU with Swiggy is in line with its plans for expanding the presence of TVS iQube electric across all major cities by the end of the financial year.

The electric scooter is presently available in 33 cities, including Delhi, Bangalore, Chennai, Pune, Kochi and Coimbatore.