Bangalore, June 14 2019: The world's largest personal mobility company, Uber, has partnered with Bajaj Auto, to launch Bajaj Qute -- a driver plus three passenger quadricycle --on UberXS for quick, affordable and urban commuting.
|The Qute is smaller and lighter than a passenger car. It comes with two fuel options- CNG and Petrol. All units available as UberXS rides will be powered by the eco-friendlier CNG fuel option, which provides a mileage of 43km/kg and makes urban commuting more environmentally friendly and affordable.
UberXS is a new category in the India region and will initially offer Bajaj Qute exclusively in Bangalore . Uber’s riders will be able to see UberXS on the app from June 13 and it will be available in Indiranagar, Kormanagala, HSR Layout and parts of the outer ring road to begin with.
Says Nandini Maheshwari, Head, Business Development, Uber India & South Asia, said, “We are delighted to partner with one of India’s most trusted names, Bajaj Auto, to launch Bajaj Qute on UberXS in Bengaluru. At Uber, we constantly work towards transforming the mobility landscape of cities, with technology at the heart of our solutions. This partnership is an extension of Uber’s commitment towards lowering transportation costs, enhancing asset utilization and improving rider convenience.”
Adds Samardeep Subandh, Senior VP, Bajaj Auto, said, “Bajaj Qute is the first quadricycle of India. It will prove to be an ideal solution for the mobility challenges of congestion and pollution arising from rapid urbanization. Launched in both CNG and Petrol variant, the Qute is powered by a lightweight 216 cc 4-valve water-cooled DTSi engine with closed loop fuel injection system resulting in higher fuel efficiency”.
Qute’s low running cost makes it suitable for daily commuting and it’s easy to drive because of dash mounted sequential shift gears. A turning radius of only 3.5m makes it easy to maneuver and its small size helps parking in congested areas.