Rapido is going to provide taxi ride service to its customers for this, joining hands with Zypp Electric. Yes Rapido has announced that to provide EV bike taxi ride service Rapido EV - to its customers Rapido came into partenership Zypp Electric . Rapido will provide 100+ riders and electric two-wheelers from Zypp as part of its fleet. The service will be a pilot run for three months starting from this month and will be tested for its demand and veracity in the Delhi-NCR area.
As per official statement, Aravind Sanka, co-founder, Rapido, said, “While India is the largest two-wheeler market, only 1 per cent of it is electric. With the launch of Rapido EV rides, we want to give a unique experience to our users along with contributing positively to the environment and reduce our carbon footprint.” Let us share that Rapido EV rides will be available under the ride section on the app and will be priced at the Rapido rate with a minimal convenience fee. Customers have to download the app, log in to their account and book a Rapido Ride, through their iOS/Android phones.
However here it is to be noted that Last year, Rapido announced several initiatives towards maintaining safety and following guidelines to protect the customer, including the safety back shields for bike taxi rides. The captains are expected to sanitize and clean the vehicle and all customer accessible areas, post every ride, along with mandatory usage of masks during the entire ride by the Captains and the passengers.