Uber launches EV auto rickshaw service ahead of UberGo in Ayodhya – ET Auto

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The expansion into Ayodhya aligns with Uber’s growth plans in India and reflects the company’s ‘India to Bharat’ strategy to increase its footprint and product offerings to more and more regional markets the company said.

New Delhi: Uber today flagged off its EV auto rickshaw service with Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath in the temple town of Ayodhya under its popular category, Uber Auto. With the flag-off, Uber announced its commitment to offer convenient, affordable, and sustainable mobility solutions as the footfall to the holy city is expected to soar, the release stated. Following the launch of EV Autos, Uber will also start operations of UberGo – its most affordable car product; besides Uber Intercity – that supports all inter-city travel needs to Ayodhya from popular destinations within Uttar Pradesh. This approach of the company aims to connect the temple city to various destinations, contributing significantly to tourism, travel, and economic growth in Uttar Pradesh.

The expansion into Ayodhya aligns with Uber’s growth plans in India and reflects the company’s ‘India to Bharat’ strategy to increase its footprint and product offerings to more and more regional markets the company said.

Prabhjeet Singh, President Uber India and South Asia said, “We are excited to expand our services to Ayodhya as it emerges on the travel map of millions. With this expansion, we are not only providing enhanced mobility options for tourists and pilgrims but also unlocking earning opportunities for many more in the region. We are committed to contributing to the city’s tourism, promoting a seamless travel experience and fostering sustainable economic growth.”

  • Published On Jan 14, 2024 at 04:26 PM IST

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