Greaves Retail crosses 1000 e-rickshaw sales
Greaves Cotton, one of the leading and diversified engineering companies in India, has crossed a new milestone of 1,000 e-rickshaw sales. With this, the company has paved the way for a strong foundation for promoting clean shared mobility in the last mile transportation segment.
The energy-efficient and reliable product portfolio of e-rickshaws is widely preferred due to superior cost economics, higher savings-per-km of the usage, extensive aftermarket support of spares, service, charging and financing options today. Greaves has been retailing eco-friendly e-rickshaws through a select network of 325+ retail outlets and is committed to getting closer to the customer and equip with solutions that enhance the overall product usage experience.
E-rickshaws have been gaining prominence in short commute point-to-point transportation for shared mobility users. It has been a boon to the unemployed youth, cycle rickshaw pullers who find this battery operated and motorized version as a dependable partner to earn and grow.
Commenting on this occasion, President, Special Projects, Greaves Cotton Limited, Mr K Vijayakumar said “We have received a favourable response from the users of e-rickshaw, a smartly engineered and rugged e-rickshaw, now accessible from select Greaves Retail outlets across the country. We have seen quick adoption of these e-rickshaws, especially in East and North India, owing to low TCO giving superior everyday savings & peace of mind due to huge Aftermarket assurance from Greaves. With the increasing need for mobility, lack of properly developed public transportation facilities, growing working population, the e-rickshaw market will further grow significantly”.
The market observations have shown that switching to e-rickshaws has reduced the physical fatigue that these manual/cycle rickshaw pullers were facing earlier and improved their quality of life. Now, these drivers are able to spend more quality time with their family and making approximately Rs. 200-300 more every day than what they used to make earlier as it has empowered them to do more trips on a daily basis. E-rickshaws from Greaves has truly transformed their lives by improving their earning ability. With growing e-rickshaws, there lies a huge opportunity to build sustainable eco-footprint & create social inclusion that enables building India responsibly.
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