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Meru Cabs' ride share feature gets rolling in Delhi-NCR

Customers who opt for the ride-share feature will get a fixed 30% discount on the estimated trip fare

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Meru Cabs' ride share feature gets rolling in Delhi-NCR

Radio taxi operator today launched a ride-sharing feature in the capital and NCR under which the customers will be provided with an option of sharing their cab with another co-passenger who intends to travel in the same direction.

The company, which had launched a service earlier this year, aims to address pressing issues like rising and traffic congestion in Delhi/NCR via the 'Ride-Share' feature.

"By choosing to share your personal vehicle with carpool service or sharing a CNG-powered Meru Cab via Ride Share, citizens can now contribute to solving the city's travel woes," Group CEO told reporters here.

and congestion are two major issues plaguing citizens of Delhi and the company believes that the situation can be resolved through collaborative efforts by the government and private taxi operators like Meru, he added.

"This feature is going to be a permanent feature. It will continue even after 15 days of odd-even rule in Delhi/NCR," Pahwa added.

Going ahead, the company also plans to roll out the ride -share feature in other cities as well.

"By mid next year, we aim to roll out this service across 10 cities, including Mumbai, Bengaluru, Chennai, Kolkata and Pune, among others," Pahwa said.

"Customers who opt for the feature will get a fixed 30% discount on the estimated trip fare. It will be the responsibility of to locate the second passenger."

According to the CEO, if a customer has booked a cab under the feature and a co-passenger could not be located, the person will still get a 30% discount.

Meru Cabs currently has a fleet of some 1,500 CNG-run vehicles in Delhi/NCR.

First Published: Tue, December 29 2015. 14:13 IST
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