Zbee, the electric vehicle
from Sweden’s Clean Motion company will soon be seen on New Delhi roads. These
vehicles will be seen at DLF Place Saket mall, and will connect the Malviya
Nagar metro station to the mall.
The vehicles will begin plying by July 2015. The first cluster of Zbees will have 20
vehicles, with lithium batteries which allow for charging in 20 minutes. A full charge would take less than an hour
and will allow for driving for up to 50 km. Clean Motion will leverage on the
support from the Indian government and will work on setting up the backbone for
the smooth operations of Zbees.
The Zbee was on display at the Indo Swedish Expo in Pragati Maidan in
New Delhi, where hundreds of Swedish companies showcased Swedish expertise and
world class state of the art technology, Clean Motion, Sweden’s leading
electric vehicle technology provider showcased Zbee the next generation of
super- efficient clean electric vehicle as a sustainable solution to India’s
and Delhi’s last mile connectivity concerns.
Göran Folkesson, CEO, Clean
Motion said, “We are eagerly looking forward to the pending MOU on Sustainable Urban development
framework, slated to be signed during the President’s visit to Stockholm in
June first week and are confident that this step will pave the way for a
successful PPP partnerships between the Swedish companies and the Indian
Anil Arora, Country Head,
Clean Motion India, “Public Transportation, Last Mile Connectivity and
Sustainability are going to be key components of Smart Cities. We are happy to announce the pilot project
which starts with DLF very soon; and simultaneously we are receiving tremendous
interest from many other service providers. I am confident that in a short span
of time, we will be able to address the last mile connectivity issues which are
plaguing Delhi. As India moves toward
investing in creating truly world class infrastructure across its cities, Clean
Motion too will expand its reach and be present across all cities which will
are to be developed as Smart Cities.”
Source: Clean Motion
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