Hero Electric Partners with Even Cargo to Deploy 10,000 Women-Only Fleet

The fleet will be allocated across major Indian cities including Delhi, Mumbai, and Hyderabad
  • Published On: 22/04/22
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  • Even Cargo is the country's first women-only delivery platform
  • Hero Electric will provide special training sessions to women riders
  • 10,000 women-only delivery electric fleet will be ready by 2025

Hero Electric has partnered with Even Cargo to deploy 10,000 women-only delivery electric fleet by 2025 in India. The fleet will be allocated across major Indian cities including Delhi, Mumbai, and Hyderabad. The collaboration envisages women at the riding end to fasten the electric mobility adoption vision and increase penetration in low-income communities. Hero Electric will provide on-demand, special training sessions to the women riders and their family members. Just so you know, Even Cargo is the country's first women-only delivery platform.


The training sessions of Hero Electric will include road readiness of the vehicle, repairs, and basic know-how of re-boot and will be extended to family members too. It further ensures the support of reliable financial institutions associated with Hero Electric to women with no credit history with assured bank accounts. The training sessions will provide necessary information on loans, interest rates, and subsidies to women riders and their family members. Targeting a 65 percent B2B market share, it is still an uphill journey for Hero to catalyse emission-free mobility and reduce carbon footprints. Hero Electric is cohesively building inking partnerships to electrify India and further its eco-friendly aspirations.


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Sohinder Gill, CEO, Hero Electric, said, “We are glad to partner with Even Cargo and have the utmost regard for their vision to support women by enabling them to avail diverse socio-economic status by creating employment opportunities. At Hero, we consistently strive towards delivering the best across all sectors that establish an ecosystem that transforms the way India travels. With the EV sector witnessing such swift expansion, numerous start-ups have chosen various talent competencies foraying into the segment generating widespread opportunities. Such B2B partnerships are all set to change the dynamics of the EV segment, where multiple players will exchange and utilize their expertise and strengths to grow together. We will continue to leverage our resources and support more such communities to fasten EV penetration in the country.”

Karina Bhasin, COO, Even Cargo, said, “Vehicle ownership- an asset of mobility enabling the sustainable socio-economic inclusion of women from low-income communities, remains paramount for us as an organization that seeks to bring more women in logistics and workforce as a whole. We see massive potential in the ongoing EV revolution, becoming a major factor in enabling women to access livelihoods and earn better. Moreover, the low operational and maintenance cost of ICE vehicles helps fourfold the disposable income of these women with this unique initiative. The partnership has enabled us to bring India’s first women-only delivery fleet on electric bikes. We thank Hero Electric for their support in inducting more women riders into the last mile logistics from a single digit to a double-digit percentage by 2025. This association will pave the way for providing women safe, affordable, and reliable transportation.”


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