Bounce to add 4,000 e-Scooters by Feb
Electric scooter sharing player Bounce intends to add 4,000 more e-Scooters to its fleet by February.
Bengaluru: Electric scooter sharing player Bounce intends to add 4,000 more e-Scooters to its fleet by February. Currently electric vehicles (EVs) form 50 per cent of the Bounce fleet in Bengaluru and Hyderabad, it said in a statement.
The Bengaluru-based startup said it intends to make a 100 per cent EV fleet by the third quarter of 2021. More than 10,000 vehicles of its fleet to include the companys in-house designed bikes, it added.
Bounce aims to make its rides carbon neutral by 2022. "When Covid impacted business, we took advantage of the period to accelerate our EV adoption strategy. We have built strategic partnerships with several OEMs in the electric and battery space to achieve this green vision," said Vivekananda Hallekere, CEO and Co-founder of Bounce. In the last few months, Bounce saw a steady rise in the number of daily rides and now has reached 35 per cent of its pre-Covid numbers, the statement said. (PTI)