A partnership between Ashok Leyland and Chalo to roll out 5,000 electric buses in India

The process of promoting electric mobility in India is accelerating. Along with the government, private companies are also adding electric buses to their fleet. One such example is a partnership between Switch Mobility and Chalo, under which Switch Mobility, the electric vehicle division of Ashok Leyland, the flagship brand of Hinduja Group, tied up with transportation technology company Chalo to deploy 5,000 electric buses across the country. is mixed.

news agency PTI accordingA Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) has been signed between Switch Mobility and Chalo for an initial period of three years. Under this partnership, Switch Mobility will provide 5,000 electric buses, which will be deployed across the country. Under the partnership, the two companies will jointly invest to deploy electric buses in cities where Chalo is present.

The report says that Chalo will deploy its consumer technology solutions that offer features such as live bus tracking, digital tickets and travel plans, as well as determine routes, frequencies, time tables and fares. On the other hand, Switch’s responsibilities include supply and maintenance of these electric buses.

Mahesh Babu, CEO, Switch Mobility India said in a statement, “This significant partnership of 5,000 electric buses will certainly open up access to affordable, comfortable, hassle-free and eco-friendly transportation solutions.”

At the same time, Mohit Dubey, Co-Founder and CEO, Chalo said, “Last year, we finalized a project to add 1,000 new buses across our three cities. Today, we are partnering with Switch on a 5x scale. are happy.”<!–