Over the last three months, WRI India hosted the New Mobility Lab, which is a set of exploratory roadshows across four Indian cities (i.e. Bangalore, Hyderabad, Chennai and Delhi). The primary objective of these events was to understand the challenges, opportunities and the entrepreneurial landscape that shape the mobility ecosystem of these cities. This one of a kind startup showcase is the pre-cursor to a Mobility Accelerator Program that will be held later this year.
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Click on the link below to browse the second issue of EV Connect, a WRI India newsletter that is focused on updates regarding electric mobility. This issue includes a conversation with Mr. Ajay Kumar Bhalla, Secretary, Ministry of Power, Government of India, on the challenges related to charging infrastructure and the way forward. It also features insights from McKinsey on the future of mobility in India’s passenger-vehicle market.
The development of viable last-mile solutions is key to improving the lives of urban Indians. When it comes to last mile connectivity to metro stations in Bangalore, most commuters tend to take the bus while others prefer walking, or use autos, private cars and cycles. However, many users feel that the bus service is inadequate, and that autos are unavailable when they need them.