Lithium Urban Technologies has successfully used its fleet of Mahindra Electric’s e2O and Mahindra e-Verito to offer cost savings to clients and also promote e-mobility
Lithium Urban Technologies has announced that its partnership with Mahindra Electric has crossed a milestone of 1,000 electric vehicles inducted in the Lithium fleet. Lithium Urban Technologies offers employee transportation services for corporates with a fleet of electric vehicles that has gone to prove the viability of shared electric mobility as a sustainable business model.
At the occasion, Pawan Goenka, Managing Director, Mahindra & Mahindra, stated that the achievement of this milestone has marked the biggest success story for EVs in India. Lithium Urban Technologies has successfully used its fleet of Mahindra Electric’s e2O and Mahindra e-Verito to offer cost savings to clients and also promote e-mobility.
Together with Mahindra as its partner, Lithium has worked on improving the HVAC, Battery Management System (BMS) and telematics of the EVs in their fleet. As opposed to other operators, Lithium has reportedly been able to extract a range of roughly 320 kms per day from its electric vehicles. To ensure their fleet as able to offer clean mobility, the company is also making use of solar charging solutions with stations setup in Gurgaon and others coming up in Pune and North & West Delhi.
Speaking at the occasion, Goenka reported that by 2030, 35 % of all mobility will be facilitated by electric vehicles. The landmark achievement by the Bangalore based start-up has bolstered the image of reliable e-mobility in India. Goenka added that their partnership aimed at increasing the large-scale adoption of EVs and thus bringing about a positive change in the consumers’ daily commute. Further, he said that the Mahindra Group is working with multiple State governments to make the electric vehicles viable in the shared mobility space.
Sanjay Krishnan, Co-founder and Chief executive officer, Lithium Urban Technologies said, the firm is looking at doubling its fleet size in the next two years.
Together, the companies have aided in more than 20,000MT CO2e abatement and saved more than 8,500,000 L of fuel. The impact of this equals to adding 120+ Cubbon Parks to India.