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Electric three-wheeler cargo is a big potential market in India

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 14, 2020

Auto component maker Omega Seiki believes it is easier to target the B2B fleet segment in cargo three-wheelers with e-commerce and last-mile delivery because entry barriers are comparatively lesser. At the Auto Expo 2020, the company made a foray in the vehicle manufacturing...

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BattRE launches internet-connected e-scooter IOT, priced at Rs 79,999

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 28, 2020

BattRE Electric Mobility has announced the launch of IOT e-scooter, priced at Rs 79,999 (ex-showroom). It will be available on Amazon.in, informed the company and it is claimed to be the second internet-connected scooter of India. BattRE will provide 1-year subscription to...

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Hyderabad startup fuelling India’s e-commerce EV plans

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 24, 2020

City based electric vehicle manufacturer, Gayam Motor Works (GMW), will be expanding its association with Amazon by providing majority of three-wheeler EVs for the latter’s last mile delivery. The startup is also looking at further expanding its ties with e-commerce and...

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EV makers target delivery, logistics firms to widen market

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 16, 2020

Electric vehicle makers are seeing traction in selling to ecommerce players, last-mile delivery providers and third-party logistics companies in a step to widen market access for green energy products, before they could make a dent in the passenger segment in the country....

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From sustainable packaging to deliveries through EV, how Amazon India is mitigating climate change

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 4, 2019

Meticulous packaging to ensure a safe delivery with no damage to the product is one of the primary goals of an e-commerce company. To achieve this, huge amounts of plastic in the form of tapes and bubble wraps have been used for hardcore packaging. However, since plastic is...

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Commerce ministry asks e-commerce firms to gradually slash single-use plastic in packaging

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 14, 2019

The commerce and industry ministry has advised e-commerce companies to gradually slash single-use plastic in packaging of products being sold through their platforms, in line with the government's commitment to reduce use of such material, an official said. The companies have...

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94 percent of people willing to be part e-commerce packaging reuse, says survey

By : sustainabilityo..., May 31, 2016

With e-commerce rapidly growing in India, a survey has said that 94 per cent people want to be part of any initiative for re-cycling of packaging material and contribute to the cleanliness...

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