T-Hub incubated EMobility startup Bud-e pairs with Odysse, Whizzy, to transform last-mile transportation
Odysse will be supplying Bud-e with 10,000 high-quality electric vehicles, aligning seamlessly with Bud-e's mission
HYDERABAD: Bud-e, a one-of-a-kind mobility-as-a-service provider which was incubated in T-Hub, announced a momentous partnership with Odysse, an OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer) and Whizzy, a prominent last-mile delivery service provider, to transform last-mile delivery and promote sustainable transportation in India.
This alliance aims at promoting eco-friendly mobility, reducing carbon emissions, and fostering sustainable transportation. In the first agreement, Odysse will be supplying Bud-e with 10,000 high-quality electric vehicles, aligning seamlessly with Bud-e's mission. Bud-e also plans to acquire more vehicles over the period of two years from Odysse and create a swappable charging ecosystem for faster adoption of EVs.
The second partnership involves Bud-e teaming up with Whizzy, providing 2,000 electric bikes for their operations. This collaboration significantly contributes to reducing carbon emissions while empowering gig workers with efficient and sustainable delivery services.
CEO of Bud-e Adithya Tekumalla said, " Our strategic partnerships with Odysse and Whizzy mark a pivotal moment for Bud-e and the entire sector. By leveraging our cutting-edge technology for electric vehicles, we are reshaping the landscape of sustainable transportation and last-mile delivery. Together, we're not only reducing carbon emissions, but also setting new industry standards for eco-friendly mobility solutions, driving positive impact on a global scale.”
Speaking about the collaboration, CEO of Odysse Electric Vehicles Pvt. Ltd Nemin Vora said, "We are thrilled to partner with Bud-e for our electric scooters. This collaboration highlights the growing demand for sustainable transportation solutions and Odysse's commitment to providing high-quality electric vehicles that prioritize both performance and environmental impact."
Echoing his sentiments, CEO of Whizzy Ravi Chander Reddy Bhathi said, "Whizzy Logistics aims to become an asset-lite company while expanding its 3PL services across India. To achieve this, we seek a dependable partner like Bud-e. By collaborating with Bud-e, Whizzy gains access to a fleet of eco-friendly EVs, enabling efficient and sustainable last-mile deliveries. This partnership not only enhances our logistics capabilities but also promotes environmental responsibility."
As a T-Hub incubated startup, Bud-e has benefited from a nurturing ecosystem that fosters innovation and provides essential resources for startups to thrive. Bud-e has deployed around 1,000 bikes on the road through their B2B and B2C channels since its inception.