Hyderabad-based electric mobility startup ETO Motors has partnered with DMRC (Delhi Metro Rail Corporation) to deploy electric autos at metro stations.
According to the company, The first phase of this last-mile service has been launched from Azadpur metro station (Delhi) to enhance the shuttle experience of metro commuters in the national capital.
ETO Motors said the first set of 36 e-autos was flagged off on Tuesday, and the company aims to have 100 such autos within the next two months. Moreover, to train women driver partners, ETO Motors has partnered with the Transport Department of Delhi, GMR Varalakshmi Foundation and MOWO social initiatives, among others.
The company will be deploying its ETO Trilux 1.0 L5 category passenger e-auto that gets a 7.37 kWh lithium-ion battery pack and is claimed to offer a range of around 100 km on a single charge.
It is said to be fully charged within 3-4 hours via a regular charger and has a top speed of 45 kmph. The Trilux 1.0 also boasts of a topple free design and comes with an in-built tracking system.
Commenting on this partnership, Pavan Chavali, Managing Director, ETO Motors, said, “As part of our commitment towards greater gender diversity, ETO Motors has successfully trained 100 young unemployed women to drive electric autos in the 100% EV city of Kevadia (Ekta Nagar) in Gujarat and now we are going to deploy 300 electric autos at Metro Stations in Delhi in collaboration with DMRC in a phased manner, all driven by women driver partners to provide much required first and last mile connectivity services to metro commuters in the capital.”
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