Uber today announced the launch in Kiev of its "green" service UberGREEN.
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Price and when to wait
The cost of UberGREEN is the same as in UberSELECT:30 UAH for the basic tariff/1.3 UAH per minute/4.6 UAH per kilometer. The minimum tariff price is 55 UAH. The service is already operating in Kyiv from 12:00. You can order electric transport through the Uber app. As usual, the trip can be paid for in cash or by card. The company aims to ensure that at least 10,000 people use the new service by the end of April.
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Uber launches all-electric service in Kyiv – Green
Kiev. March 21, 2019– Uber launches a new service in Kyiv– Green, consisting of 100% electric vehicles with zero emissions. The service is launching with more than 200 all-electric vehicles and aims to have at least 10,000 people using Green by the end of April.
Kyiv became the second city in Central andEastern Europe, where Green launched, after Bucharest, and one of the few in Europe where Uber offers a green mobility option. Uber also offers electric transport services in Paris, London, Amsterdam, Lisbon, Porto, Zurich and Munich.
“We believe that the future is electric,autonomous transport, with the possibility of sharing, but we still have a long way to go. The purpose of this new service – make electric cars accessible to more people in Kyiv than ever before and stimulate the development of electric transport. We can't do this alone – We want to develop partnerships with authorities, automakers and other energy market players so that we can make electric mobility accessible to everyone, everywhere,” – speaksGeorgy Sokolyansky, Head of Development of Uber in Central and Eastern Europe.
In the Green service, cars such as Nissan Leaf, Renault Zoe, Hyundai Ioniq, Tesla S, BMW i3, Chevrolet Volt, Chevrolet Bolt will be available mainly.
The cost of the new service is the same as in UberSELECT: 30 UAH basic tariff / 1.3 UAH per minute / 4.6 UAH per kilometer. The minimum rate is 55 UAH.
How to order Green in Kiev:
- Starting from March 21, 12:00, go to the Uber app, enter your destination and select Green.
- Soon a fully electric car will arrive, which will take you to the address provided.
- You can pay for the trip in cash or by card. For example, a trip from the airport to the city center will cost about 300 UAH.
- At the beginning of the service, given the high demand, it is possible that Green may not always be available.