Uber Expands Emission-Free EV Ride Presence To 14 New Markets Across US, Canada
Uber Technologies, Inc (NYSE: UBER) plans to expand Comfort Electric, the first all-electric rides offering, to 14 new markets across the U.S. & Canada to reduce its environmental impact and become a zero-emissions mobility platform.
With Uber, Comfort Electric users can request a ride in a premium EV like a Tesla Inc (NASDAQ: TSLA), Volvo Car AB (OTC: VLVCY) Polestar, or Ford Motor Co (NYSE: F) Mustang Mach-E.
Uber Green enables trips via hybrid and EVs, which costs the same as UberX.
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Lime e-bikes and e-scooters on the Uber app are available in 55+ markets throughout the U.S. & Canada.
Uber has committed to becoming a zero-emissions mobility platform in North America and Europe by 2030 and globally by 2040.
Customers in 40 North American markets can avail of the environmentally friendly ride.
So far, only 4.1% of trip miles have been completed with electric vehicles, luxury or otherwise, in the U.S. and Canada, TechCrunch reports.
The price point of Comfort Electric rides is usually between Uber Comfort and Uber Black, a spokesperson told TechCrunch.
Price Action: UBER shares are up by 0.97% at $31.19 on the last check Thursday.
Uber prototype photo via Wikimedia Commons
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