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Uber Auto ridership at 80% of pre-Covid levels in Delhi

  • Uber India says that it has made substantial investments to procure safety supplies for drivers and has added safety screens for auto rickshaws.

Ride hailing platform Uber on Tuesday said its mobility business is seeing green shoots of recovery with low-cost products like Auto and Moto leading the way.

"As cities open and rider demand increases, the Auto category is recovering at a faster growth rate with cities like Delhi almost returning to 80 per cent of pre-Covid levels, followed by Jaipur and Chandigarh," a statement said.

Over the last few months, Uber has made substantial investments to procure safety supplies for drivers, added safety screens for auto rickshaws, and implemented technology-led solutions to ensure riders and drivers feel safer while on a trip, it added.

(Also read: Uber, Bajaj partner to install safety partitions in one lakh autos)

"As citizens resume travel in the new normal, we are seeing low cost products, especially our Auto category recover faster compared to other modes. With our comprehensive in-app safety measures, reliable door-to-door service and affordable prices, we are confident that Autos will unlock demand as we scale up our service in new cities across India," Uber General Manager, North and West India, Shiva Shailendran said.

This story has been published from a wire agency feed without modifications to the text.

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