One hundred of the vehicles produced locally in the country are used
Amazon has started using electric tricycles for delivery in India, a growing market for online retailers, to add greener vehicles to its fleet, told Engadget.
The company has deployed nearly 100 automatic trolleys from the Indian electric car maker Mahindra Electric in seven cities including.
New Delhi, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Ahmedabad, Bhopal, Indore, and Lucknow. Motorized tricycles are widely used on Indian roads, mainly used as an electric rickshaw by taxis. Mahindra. It was built to transport cargo.
The range that “Treo Zor” uses with Amazon can carry a load of 500 kg on its back, offers a 125 km range on a single charge of just under 4 hours, and has a top speed of 50 km / h.
With the initial order of 100 tricycles on Amazon not matching the main investment in 100,000 Russian electric vehicles in the US, the compact Treo Zor is apparently well-equipped for deliveries on the busy roads of India and could feasibly expand in the future.
The move also fits in with the retailer’s broader climate promise to only use renewable energies by 2030. This goal also includes a global goal.
The commitment of 100,000 electric vehicles in its delivery fleet, 10,000 of which are destined for India by 2025. Amazon sees in India, where 1.36 billion people live, an opportunity for massive growth.
Last August, the company opened its largest Hyderabad campus so far and announced in February to set fire TV sticks in India for the first time to build a device in the country.
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