Five Indian EV Cab Companies Decarbonising Urban Transport

Highlights :

  • Several India electric-only cab services cater to different segments ranging from serving airport passengers to corporate clients.
  • Several of these locally developed units are now competing with known global and national brands.
Five Indian EV Cab Companies Decarbonising Urban Transport


In the last few years, several indigenous electric-only cab services have come into the picture in India. While several of these firms tried to capitalize on the new emerging market, it also aided in decarbonizing the transport fleets in the country. Several of these locally-developed companies and startups, with their expanding fleets and plans, are now also trying to give tough competition to the popular national and international cab aggregators service providers like Ola and Uber.

Following are some Indian companies trying to carve out their niche in the electric-only cab services and ensuring zero-tail emissions during their drive. With the rise of charging infrastructure like more EV charging stations and battery swapping units, more players are set to jump onto the bandwagon. More competition and multiple players are also likely to fetch the customers better prices and more options.

Following are the EV-only cab service providers bringing tangible changes in urban transport systems in India–

1. Blusmart

Blusmart was started in 2019 by two co-founders-Anmol Singh Jaggi and Punit K Goyal. It is based in Gurugram in Haryana. It mainly caters to the mobility needs of passengers in Delhi NCR and Bengaluru. It provides dedicated airport pick up and drops in these two cities. It started its operations in Bengaluru in September 2022. Currently, it works through an app that mostly allows pre-booking to either go to the airport or return from the airport to home, catering to the airport passengers. It boasts about fixed and non-surging prices for the trips. The firm in 2021 also launched Blu For Business, where it comes in contract with several corporate houses and give its services to them. It is said to have more than 5,000 drivers onboard.

The firm claims that it has covered 225 million fully electric kilometers and more than 6.9 million trips served since 2019, whereas more than 2 million people downloaded its app. It also boasts about 3700+ charging points across Delhi NCR and Bengaluru which allow them hassle-free charging without depending on other public or residential charging stations. 

2. Evera 

Evera is a cab aggregatory startup dealing with electric vehicles. It was co-founded by Nimish Trivedi, Rajeev Tiwari, and Vikas Bansal with an aim to boost electric mobility in the city. It also operated in the Delhi NCR region. Its presence could also be felt near airports while it also deals with corporate clients like EY and others.

It currently is said to have around 238 electric cabs onboard, whereas it has also planned to increase it to 2,200 by the end of 2023. It has also tied up with Tata Motors for the supply of more cabs. On the other hand, it recently received a Pre-series A funding of USD 7 million to expand its business.

3.MyEV Plus 

This electric-only cab service was co-founded by Prashaant Jain, and Harsh Chaturvedi in 2022. It offers a wide range of electric mobility for the general public for commuting. This includes point-to-point cabs, hourly rental services, and ETS services for corporate clients.

The 100 percent electric cab services operate in the Delhi NCR region. They are mostly seen in operations in Noida, Ghaziabad and nearby areas. This is in addition to their presence in IGI terminal-3. It even allows booking through phone calls. 

4. GoGreen Cabs 

​This electric-only cab was founded by three women entrepreneurs- Ruchi Bhatia, Heena Shah and Shraddha Madaiya. It runs at Nashik in Maharashtra. Its green vehicles often flaunt words like “green” and “electric” on outdoor displays. It allows passengers to book through their mobile apps and phone calls. This cab service, meanwhile, has expanded its horizons compared to some other cab services operating in Delhi NCR, which are mostly confined to catering to airport passengers and corporate clients.

It claims to offer hourly rentals, airport and outstation services and even serving corporate clients. Outstation services are one of the few features other EV cab service providers offer to its consumers. 

5. Ohm Cabs

Ohm Cabs is a startup in the southern Indian state of Telangana. It currently offers services to passengers from Hyderabad airport and wants to use electric vehicle cabs to visit Hyderabad and Secunderabad. This firm deals with electric cars, cargo leasing, tracking and fleet management business. 

It claims to have around 40 cars onboard. It earlier had ten years of experience working in the renewable industry. It also has its own e-charging stations named Ohm e-charging stations for its electric-only fleets. It mainly uses the Mahindra E Verito car for its electric mobility. 

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