City Link, Piaggio join forces to expand its e-3W fleet
Piaggio Vehicles Pvt Ltd (PVPL), a 100 percent subsidiary of the Italian Piaggio Group has announced that it has partnered with City Link Portal Pvt. Ltd., (City Link) to expand its electric vehicles (EV) business.
Earlier this year, City Link launched its "Think Green Think EV" initiative and made an entry into this high growth segment, a company declaration said.
Saju Nair, EVP, CV Business, Piaggio Vehicles Pvt. Ltd, stated, "Piaggio is proud to contribute to City Link's 'Think Green Think EV' initiative by providing Ape' Electrik range of vehicles. We are confident that our technology will enable City Link to provide sustainable, efficient, and lower operating cost goods delivery solutions to its customers."
Puneet Prakash, Co-Founder, and CEO of City Link said "Though we had projected 100 EVs at launch, with Piaggio we are confident to increase our EV range multi-fold within this financial year itself. City Link is convinced that besides being environment-friendly, EVs are expected to drive ROI and bring down delivery costs compared to other alternatives".
According to Piaggio, the new Apé E-Xtra FX is the most powerful electric cargo in the segment with a 9.5 KW power output. It comes with a proven full metal body architecture fitted with a useful 6 ft cargo deck length. Piaggio is also offering service solutions to ensure confidence and peace of mind to its electric customers.