Commercial vehicle maker Piaggio Vehicles on Monday said it has partnered with EV fleet operator MoEVing for the induction of electric vehicles. In addition, MoEVing aims to add a total of 500 Piaggio Ape’ E-Xtra FX to the existing fleet by 2022, Piaggio said in a release.
Through an integrated approach of demand aggregation, supply optimisation and connected charging infrastructure for various applications, including e-commerce, the partnership will accelerate the adoption of electric three-wheelers in India in the last mile transportation segment, it added. Our recently launched cargo variant Ape’ E-Xtra FX has received tremendous response from customers. Through this partnership with MoEVing, we will further amplify our efforts towards creating affordable and sustainable last-mile connectivity solutions in goods movement space, Saju Nair, Executive vice president for CV Business, Piaggio Vehicles, said.
The new Ape’ E-Xtra FX is the most powerful electric cargo in the segment with a 9.5 KW power output, according to the company. It comes with a proven full metal body architecture fitted with a useful 6 ft cargo deck length. We are honoured to partner with Piaggio, a pioneer OEM in last-mile mobility space. Product quality and lower cost of operation on a daily basis is an extremely important component that Ape’ E-Xtra model brings to the table.
“We aim to increase our Ape’ E-Xtra fleet to 500 vehicles by next year and deploy these vehicles across the country with various e-commerce players for last-mile order delivery,” said Vikash Mishra, founder of MoEVing.