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Flipkart plans to roll out electric vehicles for last-mile deliveries

Flipkart is also setting up necessary charging infrastructure at its hubs in order to deploy EVs at large scale

“Our team is working with local ecosystem partners to help them co-design concepts for electric vehicles best suited for the growing e-commerce industry” - Kalyan Krishnamurthy, Group chief executive officer, Flipkart
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“Our team is working with local ecosystem partners to help them co-design concepts for electric vehicles best suited for the growing e-commerce industry” - Kalyan Krishnamurthy, Group chief executive officer, Flipkart

Peerzada Abrar Bengaluru
Walmart-owned e-commerce firm Flipkart on Thursday unveiled plans to introduce electric vehicles (EVs) for its last-mile deliveries across the country. The initiative is part of Flipkart’s sustainability commitment to reinvigorate efforts towards building technologies for solving crucial environment and civic issues, the company said.

“Our team is working with local ecosystem partners to help them co-design concepts for electric vehicles best suited for the growing e-commerce industry,” said Kalyan Krishnamurthy, group chief executive officer, Flipkart. The introduction of EVs, the company said, would happen in a phased manner. The aim is to replace nearly 40 per cent of its existing

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First Published: Jun 27 2019 | 9:36 PM IST

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