Uber Canada, FLO team-up to make electric mobility more accessible

Uber Canada and FLO teamed-up to boost EV adoption in some of Canada’s largest cities: Toronto, Montreal, and Vancouver. 

The partnership aims to make electric mobility more convenient and accessible for users of both networks. They plan to do this by offering Uber drivers discounts on FLO HomeTM charging stations, and by offering FLO members Uber Green discounts and sign-up incentives. 

“FLO’s collaboration with a major ride-sharing platform like Uber Canada is significant, as it brings together two major players in the transportation sector in Canada,” said Chris Thorson, FLO’s VP and Chief Marketing Officer, adding that this will “encourage drivers to switch from gas vehicles to electric ones, and reduce transportation’s carbon footprint in Canada’s biggest hubs.”

The move also highlights a need for the dealer network to ensure it is up-to-date on everything EV, such as offering information to consumers, having charge-points at the dealership, and servicing these vehicles. 

Uber Canada also partnered with Plug’n Drive this year to offer its drivers the opportunity to learn about the total cost of owning an EV, along with the benefits of making the switch from gas to electric. That is among the many initiatives and partnerships Uber is working on, on the EV front. 

“Aligned with Canada’s goal to ban the sale of carbon-emitting light vehicles as soon as 2035, Uber Canada continues to make progress on our commitment to become a fully electric, zero-emission platform across the country,” said Laura Miller, Head of Policy and Communications at Uber Canada.

She adds that they are “proud to work with FLO to bring more EV drivers on the Uber platform” and support their existing drivers in making the transition to EVs, while also offering their members “more ways to ride green.”

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