Over 100 Mahindra Electric Cars Rally around Bangalore
22nd April 2017, Bangalore: On the occasion of Earth Day, Lithium Urban Technologies, India’s first 100% electric transport solution for corporates, took part in the Quit Smoking Drive Electric organized by Mahindra Electric. The yatra saw over 100 electric vehicles, which comprised 25 electric vehicles (EVs) of Lithium apart from over 50 number of personal vehicles. The vehicles traversed along the streets of Central Bangalore.
The electric vehicle yatra was held in a bid toencourage and acknowledge the use of electric vehicles in the city. It wasflagged off at Royal Orchid Hotel by Mahesh Babu., CEO, MahindraElectric. Bangalore known as the Garden City is also the trailblazerin adopting electric mobility. Thus working towards the Government’s National ElectricMobility Mission Plan 2020 to bring about a paradigm shift in theautomotive and transportation industry in the country.
Lithium Urban Technologies, who will belaunching in New Delhi and NCR in the near future, have about 500 cars thatcater to the growing corporate needs in Bangalore and Delhi. This isrevolutionizing the employee transportation space by adopting a sustainablesolution through EVs (electric vehicles).
Praveen Salins, Head of Operations, Lithium UrbanTechnologies said, “The Quit Smoking Drive is a greatway to spread a word about the need for use of EVs in both, personal andcorporate space. In line with Lithium’s philosophy of working towards savingthe environment, we are taking this initiative to encourage more people toshift towards adoption of EVs. Our pan-India expansion provides a clear pictureof the acceptance towards EVs among corporates which will ensure Lithium’s roletowards a sustainable earth.”
Sanjay Krishnan, Co-Founder/CEO, Lithium UrbanTechnologies, said “The sky rocketing pollution levels inIndia is worrisome and to combat this, there is a growing need for EVs. TheGovernment has been instrumental in playing a crucial role in advocating ashift to a cleaner country. There has been a vertical and horizontal growth inthe acceptance of EVs in the corporate space of which Lithium has been anintegral part.”