Tag: Uber

May 25, 2023 - 01:31 pm

India: Uber Green launches in three major citites

Ride-hailing company Uber will launch its Uber Green service in three cities in India starting this June, namely bringing the EV-only option to Delhi, Mumbai and Bengaluru. Uber also shared a slew of new EV partnerships in India.

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Apr 6, 2023 - 02:03 pm

Uber signs charging agreement with BP

BP and Uber have entered into a new mobility partnership to allow Uber drivers to access BP Pulse’s HPC charging network. Initially, the collaboration will focus on core markets in Europe, the UK and the US.

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Feb 22, 2023 - 03:41 pm

Uber Freight launches electric trucks with WattEV and CHEP

Uber Freight, the ride-hailing app’s platform for shippers and carriers, wants to introduce electric trucks for the first time. They have announced a strategic cooperation with WattEV and CHEP to deploy electric trucks on select routes in Southern California.

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Jan 30, 2023 - 12:18 pm

NYC: Ride-hailing companies must turn 100% EV by 2030

Uber, Lyft and Co. must manage entirely electric car fleets by 2030 if they want to continue to offer ride-hailing in New York City. Mayor Eric Adams’ announcement will affect 100,000 vehicles in one of the world’s largest markets for-hire vehicles.

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Jan 23, 2023 - 03:56 pm

Hitachi completes major fleet charging trial Optimise Prime

In the UK, the fleet charging project Optimise Prime has come to an end. The trials began in July 2021, led by Hitachi Europe and UK Power Networks, with over 8,000 electric vehicles from Centrica, Uber and Royal Mail. The findings will help all parties to understand better what large-scale rollouts require.

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Jan 17, 2023 - 04:16 pm

Hertz to deliver 25,000 BEVs for Uber in Europe

Hertz and the ride-hailing company Uber are expanding their US partnership to Europe. Accordingly, Hertz wants to provide up to 25,000 electric cars for Uber drivers in European capitals by 2025. London, Paris and Amsterdam were explicitly mentioned so far.

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Nov 26, 2022 - 03:12 pm

Moove launches roaming service for Uber drivers with Paua

The African fintech company Moove has launched Moove Charge in London. The service made for Uber drivers relies on technology by Paua, a roaming provider specialising in UK fleets. Moove Charge is to provide access to 6,600 charge points across the British capital.

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Sep 20, 2022 - 03:47 pm

Uber expands premium EV service Comfort Electric

Uber has expanded its Comfort Electric service to 24 US cities and Vancouver, Canada. The company had launched Comfort Electric to build on deals with rental companies like Hertz. The latter is helping Uber drivers get their hands on Tesla and other premium electric vehicles.

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Sep 1, 2022 - 02:19 pm

Low-cost EV financing for Uber drivers through Moove

Moove, an African-born fintech start-up, has struck a deal with Uber in London. Moove will provide Uber drivers with electric vehicles through its latest rent-to-buy model. Moove aims to be the largest EV partner on Uber’s platform in London, with plans to scale to 10,000 cars by the end of 2025.

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Apr 26, 2022 - 01:08 pm

Vemo orders 1,000 e-cars from BYD in Mexico

BYD has received a large order for 1,000 electric cars from Mexico. Local mobility provider VEMO has ordered 1,000 units of the D1 electric car that was developed by BYD and Didi Chuxing for ridesharing services.

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Mar 28, 2022 - 03:53 pm

Breathe makes 100 Tesla cars available to London hire drivers

The Mayor of London’s Energy Efficiency Fund (MEEF) announced today it was providing capital Breathe for deploying 100 Tesla Model 3 to private hire drivers, including Uber, in London. The Vehicle-as-a-Service provider is further supported by fintech Zeti’s pay per mile platform ZERO.

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Mar 11, 2022 - 05:15 pm

Uber invests £5 million installing 700 chargers in London

In London, the boroughs of Brent, Newham and Redbridge are cooperating with Uber to install 700 chargers for electric cars on London streets. Uber is investing £5 million in the chargers, which will be branded by Uber but available for all drivers to use.

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Dec 17, 2021 - 06:51 pm

Arrival shows prototype of ride-hailing car for Uber

British electric vehicle developer Arrival has unveiled the first finished prototype of the Arrival Car, which is being developed with Uber for the ride-hailing business. Arrival will now begin testing the electric car and will incorporate feedback into the next design phase.

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Jun 17, 2021 - 01:36 pm

Renault’s Mobilize reveals business plans

Mobilize, Renault’s new mobility brand announced in January has just presented its upcoming projects for the next few years. With Duo, Bento and Hippo, the business unit is presenting, among other things, three fully electric shared mobility vehicles for transporting people and goods.

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Jun 14, 2021 - 02:07 pm

Kia Europe offers Uber drivers discounts on electric cars

Uber announces a new deal with Kia Europe, which will give Uber drivers discounted rates on Kia electric cars, including the e-Niro and e-Soul. This follows similar partnerships with Nissan and Hyundai designed to make it easier for Uber drivers to buy electric vehicles.

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May 18, 2021 - 06:30 pm

Nexport scores order from Splend for 3,000 BYD electric cars

Nexport, BYD’s Australian importer and distributor, has won the largest single electric vehicle order on the continent to date. It includes the delivery of 3,000 electric vehicles from the beginning of 2022 to Splend, a provider of vehicle subscriptions for Uber drivers, among others.

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May 4, 2021 - 12:28 pm

Arrival and Uber to develop dedicated ride-hailing EV

The British electric vehicle developer Arrival is cooperating with the ride-hailing company Uber as they aim to build an electric car specifically for ride-hailing services. However, the electric car will probably not be exclusive to Uber.

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Apr 13, 2021 - 11:12 pm

Uber drivers get special deals on Hyundai EVs

Hyundai Motor has entered into a strategic partnership with Uber in Europe. Through this cooperation, Hyundai will offer Uber drivers discounted access to its Ioniq Electric and Kona Electric models, as well as future all-electric vehicle models.

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Mar 30, 2021 - 05:09 pm

Uber Green launches in London

The ride-hailing service Uber has launched its ‘Uber Green’ service in London. Uber users in central London can now request zero-emission vehicle instead of wholly or partly fossil-fuelled cars.

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Jan 14, 2021 - 04:31 pm

Uber to expand Uber Green services

Ride-hailing company Uber is expanding its Uber Green service with electric and hybrid cars in North America. After launching in 15 cities last September, Uber has announced plans to make the service available in 1,400 more cities and towns.

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Nov 18, 2020 - 01:21 pm

New electric vehicle lobby ZETA formed in the USA

In the USA, a lobby organisation has been founded to advocate that only purely electric vehicles should be sold nationwide from 2030 onwards. There are 28 founding members of the Zero Emission Transportation Association (ZETA), including Tesla.

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Oct 23, 2020 - 09:24 pm

BMW & Daimler sell off parts of mobility services

BMW and Daimler are now selling parts of their mobility-as-a-service businesses. Mobimeo, the German national rail service Deutsche Bahn subsidiary, is taking over parts of the B2B and B2G side of things, while Uber is apparently very interested in taking over the ride-hailing and micromobility-sharing service FreeNow.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2023/05/25/india-uber-green-launches-in-three-major-citites/
25.05.2023 13:04