BEIJING, August 24, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — As a key part of public transportation, online ridesharing services have significantly alleviated the challenges faced by riders, including finding taxis, opaque fares and high costs. These services also increase citizens’ happiness when traveling from point A to point B. But, despite the advantages that online carpooling offers, there are problems. As new energy vehicles become a bigger part of online transportation services, drivers are finding it can be difficult to locate charging batteries and charge their new energy vehicles. Recently, NaaS Technology Inc. (NASDAQ: NAAS) began collaborating with ONTIME. The two parties will leverage their technologies and resources to jointly improve the charging experience of new energy vehicle drivers under ONTIME’s online carpooling services, thereby contributing to the development of green and low-energy travel. carbon emission.
ONTIME is an online car rental brand of the GAC group. This brand expands the coverage of its high-quality services with its original “training mode” and works steadily to promote reform within the mobility industry. The company has developed several business lines such as ONTIME Express, ONTIME Enterprise Solutions, ONTIME Hitch, ONTIME Car Service, ONTIME Robotaxi and ONTIME Designated driving. ONTIME’s coverage area includes Guangzhou, Foshan, Zhuhai, Shenzhen, Dongguan, Zhongshan and other core cities in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau Greater Bay Area, in addition to Changsha, a demonstration city of foreground for smart driving in China. Data from the Ministry of Transportation indicates that ONTIME’s order compliance rate per month has ranked first in China many times, making it a leader in the development of industry compliance.
To promote the construction of low-carbon and green cities, ONTIME’s operating vehicles are all new energy cars that are energy-saving and environmentally friendly. Compared to private new energy vehicles, new energy cars have a higher and more frequent charging demand. Drivers of these online cars are more sensitive than the average driver to issues such as the time it takes to find chargers and charging costs.
NaaS, alongside its strategic partner Kuaidian, will introduce a recharge service in the ONTIME Driver app. When a driver needs to recharge, all they need to do is open ONTIME Driver and start enjoying a seamless charging experience that allows them to quickly find chargers, start charging, and pay with just a tap of a button. button. The service also offers drivers preferential charging rates and savings on charging costs and is expected to go live in October.
Cai Guohao, Vice President of Transport Capacity for ONTIME, said, “The collaboration with NaaS would further improve services for drivers, optimize their efficiency and charging experience, and continue to provide high-quality mobility services. to users. As a new energy service provider in the industry, NaaS offers comprehensive and systematic solutions at the industry level. This cooperation will accelerate the sustainable business development of robotaxi as a service for ONTIME.”
NaaS is one of the largest and fastest growing electric vehicle charging service providers in China. It is a subsidiary of Newlink Group, an energy digitization company, and covers the entire value chain of the new energy industry with its online, offline and non-electric services. As of June 30, 2022, NaaS operates in 358 cities across China and is connected to over 400,000 chargers and 44,000 charging stations. On June 13, NaaS was officially listed on NASDAQ with the stock code “NAAS”, making it the first company to go public in China’s electric vehicle charging service industry.
Liang Xing, Vice President of Operations of NaaS, said, “The use of new energy cars for online ridesharing services is a general trend within the industry. Through this cooperation, NaaS will connect a nationwide digital charging network to ONTIME, providing a convenient and affordable charging experience for new energy car drivers under ONTIME’s online ridesharing services, while further away help ONTIME to continuously improve its quality of service, as well as accelerate the sustainable business development of robotaxi as a service for ONTIME. As a “connector” in the new energy sector, NaaS will continue to use its technology and resources to provide customized solutions to all parties involved in the sector. »
Guangzhou and Shenzhen are among the major new energy automotive markets in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area and the cities ONTIME focuses on in this particular region. NaaS and ONTIME will continue to improve the online charging experience for new energy car drivers, promote the popularity of new energy cars and help achieve carbon neutral transportation in the Greater Bay Area. from Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau.
About NaaS Technology Inc.
NaaS Technology Inc. is one of the largest and fastest growing electric vehicle charging service providers in China. The company is a subsidiary of NewLink, a leading energy digitalization group in China. NaaS provides a comprehensive one-stop-shop for charger manufacturers and operators, OEMs, internal delivery fleets as well as fleet operators, with online, offline and non-electric services covering the entire value chain of the electric vehicle industry. As of June 30, 2022, NaaS operates in 358 cities across China and is connected to over 400,000 chargers and 44,000 charging stations. On June 13, 2022, NaaS Technology Inc. was officially listed on NASDAQ under the symbol NAAS.
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