E-commerce major Amazon India has announced its intentions of inducting 10,000 electric vehicles in its fleet by 2025. A recent statement from the company specified that the company has already conducted pilot runs in several cities and is likely to kickstart electric vehicles fleet operation in as many as 20 cities in the next one year.
“ We are committed to building a supply chain that will minimise the environmental impact of our operations,” Akhil Saxena, vice president, Customer Fulfillment-APAC & Emerging Markets, Amazon has been quoted as saying in a media report. “We will continue to invest in the electrification of our delivery fleet, thereby reducing our dependence on non-renewable resources.”
“…the government’s focus to encourage the adoption of electric vehicles in the country, and steps towards setting up of charging infrastructure with the FAME 2 policy have helped the company accelerate and chart its vision for EVs in India,” Amazon India’s statement further maintained.