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BluSmart Mobility offers flexible pricing for electric cabs

BluSmart Mobility, India’s first and leading electric ride-hailing platform, has announced a new pricing structure for its customers. The structure consists of two tiers – ‘rush hours’ and ‘relaxed hours’. The company claims that this will help customers save money and reduce carbon emissions by choosing electric cabs over conventional ones.

What are rush hours and relaxed hours?

According to BluSmart Mobility, rush hours are the peak times when the demand for cabs is high and the traffic is congested. These are usually between 8 AM to 11 AM and 5 PM to 8 PM on weekdays. Relaxed hours are the off-peak times when the demand for cabs is low and the traffic is smooth. These are usually between 11 AM to 5 PM on weekdays and all day on weekends.

The company has introduced different pricing for rush hours and relaxed hours to encourage customers to travel during the off-peak times and avoid the peak times. This will help reduce the congestion on the roads and the pollution in the air. The company also says that this will benefit the customers by offering them lower fares and faster rides during the relaxed hours.

BluSmart Mobility offers flexible pricing for electric cabs

How much does it cost to ride with BluSmart Mobility?

BluSmart Mobility offers flat fares for its electric cabs, which means that there is no surge pricing or dynamic pricing based on the demand and supply. The company says that this makes its fares transparent and predictable for the customers. The company also offers hourly rentals, which allow customers to keep the same electric cab for a longer duration, at prices starting at ₹299 per hour with multiple stops.

The flat fares for rush hours and relaxed hours are as follows:

Distance Rush Hour Fare Relaxed Hour Fare
Up to 5 km ₹99 ₹79
Up to 10 km ₹149 ₹129
Up to 15 km ₹199 ₹179
Up to 20 km ₹249 ₹229
Up to 25 km ₹299 ₹279

The company also offers airport rides at flat fares of ₹599 for rush hours and ₹499 for relaxed hours, irrespective of the distance.

Why choose BluSmart Mobility?

BluSmart Mobility is a pioneer in providing electric ride-hailing services in India. The company has a fleet of over 500 electric cabs, which include Mahindra e-Verito, Tata e-Tigor, Tata Xpres-T EV, Hyundai Kona Electric, and MG ZS Electric. The company operates in Delhi-NCR and Bengaluru, and plans to expand to other cities soon.

The company claims that its electric cabs are eco-friendly, comfortable, safe, and reliable. The company says that its electric cabs have zero tailpipe emissions, which means that they do not contribute to air pollution. The company also says that its electric cabs have lower maintenance costs and higher fuel efficiency than conventional cabs, which means that they save money for the customers and the drivers.

The company also boasts of its features such as Blu Wallet, Blu Referral, and Blu Rewards. Blu Wallet is an in-app wallet that allows customers to make contactless payments for their rides. Blu Referral is a program that allows customers to invite their friends and family to use BluSmart Mobility and earn rewards. Blu Rewards is a loyalty program that allows customers to earn points for every ride and redeem them for discounts and offers.

What are the benefits of electric mobility?

Electric mobility is the future of transportation, as it offers many benefits for the environment, the economy, and the society. Some of the benefits of electric mobility are:

  • It reduces greenhouse gas emissions, which are the main cause of global warming and climate change. According to BluSmart Mobility, it has reduced over 400 tonnes of CO2 emissions over the last two years by running electric cabs in Delhi-NCR and Bengaluru.
  • It improves air quality, which is a major health concern in many Indian cities. According to a study by the Centre for Science and Environment, electric vehicles can reduce particulate matter emissions by 80% and nitrogen oxide emissions by 90% compared to conventional vehicles.
  • It enhances energy security, as it reduces the dependence on imported fossil fuels, which are volatile and expensive. According to a report by NITI Aayog, India can save up to $60 billion in oil imports by 2030 by adopting electric vehicles.
  • It creates employment opportunities, as it stimulates the growth of the electric vehicle industry, which includes manufacturing, charging, servicing, and recycling. According to a study by the International Labour Organization, electric mobility can create up to 11 million jobs in India by 2030.

BluSmart Mobility is one of the leading players in the electric mobility sector in India, and aims to make electric cabs accessible and affordable for everyone. The company hopes that its new pricing structure will attract more customers to choose electric cabs over conventional ones, and contribute to the vision of a green and smart mobility future.

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