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Uber Launches Uber Green Electric Cabs in Kolkata, Know How To Book

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Uber, the renowned US-based ride-hailing giant, has rolled out its electric vehicle (EV) cabs service, Uber Green, in Kolkata, West Bengal. This initiative marks a significant stride towards promoting eco-friendly transportation options in the city.

Residents of Kolkata can now conveniently book electric rides through the Uber app, opting for sustainable alternatives to conventional vehicles. Uber Green is available for trips across Kolkata, including journeys to and from the Kolkata International Airport.

The introduction of Uber Green in Kolkata is part of ongoing efforts to enhance the city’s air quality and reduce carbon emissions. Snehasis Chakraborty, Minister-in-charge of Transport, Government of West Bengal, commended Uber’s initiative, highlighting its role in promoting a greener future for Kolkata.

“Enhancing the air quality in Kolkata is a shared duty we all must embrace. I commend Uber for introducing ‘Uber Green’ in Kolkata, a significant step towards reducing carbon emissions in our city,” said Chakraborty.

Uber Launches Uber Green Electric Cabs in Kolkata

Uber has set ambitious goals to transform into a zero-emissions mobility platform by 2030 in Europe and North America, and globally by 2040. The Science Based Targets Initiative has endorsed Uber’s emissions reduction targets, positioning it among the pioneering US-based companies striving for sustainability.

“At Uber, our commitment to electrification is unwavering. We are excited to introduce Uber Green to Kolkata, expanding access to our flagship EV product. Just as passengers in other cities have embraced zero-emission rides, this expansion underscores our dedication to offering convenient and environmentally friendly transportation choices,” commented Prabhjeet Singh, Uber India and South Asia President.

Booking an Uber Green trip in Kolkata is simple and straightforward:

  • Open the Uber app and enter your destination in the ‘where to’ box.
  • Select Uber Green located at the bottom of the screen.
  • Review the trip details, including the fare, and tap Confirm Green to complete your booking.

Uber Green in Kolkata represents a significant leap towards sustainable mobility solutions, aligning with global efforts to combat climate change and improve urban air quality. As Uber continues to expand its electric vehicle services globally, Kolkata residents can now contribute to a cleaner, greener environment with every ride.

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