Taiwan’s shared mobility firm UrDA today announced its foray into Indian market and will launch its operation by the end of 2019. UrDa Mobility has been operational in Taiwan since 2017 with over 37 UrDa stations and India will be first in line to its expansion spree across Asia. UrDa is backed by Ahamani Group, a leading Taiwanese electric scooter maker with over 20 years of e-scooter & component manufacturing experience. The e-scooters are well accepted and popular in over 26 countries such as Japan, Hong Kong, and major European countries.
The company will be introducing its shared mobility services with Ahamani e-scooter which boasts of 250 kgs load capacity, high gradeability and patented IoMT (Internet of Moving Things) system and aims to put over 100,000 e-scooters on Indian roads in the next few years. The max speed is 85 km/hr and the range is 80-120km. It comes with UrDa Speed, which allows the scooter to charge 100% in just 20 minutes. Ahamani Group is looking forward to localise e-scooters and battery packs in India and the company is in in talks with major automobile & ancillary companies to partner on manufacturing of e-scooters and battery packs.
As per the reports of Morgan Stanley, It indicated that by 2030, 35% of the miles travelled in India will be on shared mobility which will further increase to 50% by 2040 making India, the global leader in the shared mobility space. In India, ride sharing market at Micro- Mobility is expected to reach USD 30 Billion by 2030.
Tzu Chi Kung, Founder, UrDa Mobility, said affordability of EV is a major challenge and even if this is sorted, the challenge of congestion will still be there. India is focusing on developing numerous smart cities and we have a right solution for the new age of transportation and the scooter is the right solution for new age of transportation.
Ankit Kumar, Director & Chief of Strategy, UrDa Mobility, said the company is working on bringing India centric solution based business models which not only focus on last mile and first mile but also focus on long range solutions.
UrDa has also partnered with EBikeGo to establish co-branded city commute services powered with our advanced IoMT platform in Delhi, Amritsar, Agra, Ludhiana and Jaipur. EbikeGo is one of India’s leading shared mobility firm which started in 2017 and is now operational in 5 cities. The firm has been working with Zomato, Delhivery, Ferns & Petals and Vpledge creating B2B ride sharing business growth.