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Blu Smart Mobility likely to ink pact with JioMoney for data services
Blu Smart Mobility likely to ink pact with JioMoney for data services

To offer BMW, Jaguar on its electric mobility platform

Jyoti Mukul  |  New Delhi
Last Updated at March 5, 2019 21:34 IST

Gurugram-based electric transport start-up Blu Smart Mobility is in talks with JioMoney, the digital wallet of the RIL group, and Reliance Jio, for data services across its offerings.

Backed by Gensol, one of the largest solar energy service players, Blu Smart launched operations earlier this year, with a fleet of 100 Mahindra eVeritos. It is in talks with Coke to offer its seamless transportation solutions.

The company also has a partnership with PayTM for online cashless payments in the National Capital Region (NCR) market. Through a tie-up with Jio, it wants to provide content, entertainment, and WiFi to its clients.

“Jio and PayTM are promoting a cashless economy and we share the same vision with them. All of Blu Smart’s 100 cars in the NCR are powered by PayTM cashless payment services,” said Punit Goyal, co-founder, Blu Smart.

Goyal said they were accelerating the adoption of shared mobility, electric sustainable mobility seamless cashless payments, and high customer engagement by providing on-demand content and WiFi services in cars.

The company plans to take the total number of Mahindra eVeritos to 1.200 besides inducting 300 Tata Tigor Electric cars and 25 BMWi3.