Amazon India Commits To 10,000 Electric Vehicles In Its  Delivery Fleet By 2025

The company piloted electric vehicles in several cities across India in 2019; and is now expanding this 
initiative across the country
The fleet of 10,000 EVs have been designed and manufactured by OEMs in India
The initiative is part of the company’s commitment to the Climate Pledge 
India, 2020–Amazon India today announced that its fleet of delivery vehicles in the countrywill 
include 10,000 electric vehicles (EVs) by 2025. This commitment comes after successful pilots across 
different cities in 2019; learnings from which have helped the company create scalable and long 
term EV variants to build this large fleet. These EVs are in addition to the global commitment of 
100,000 electric vehicles in the delivery fleet by 2030 announced in the Climate Pledge signed by 
With the introduction of electric vehicles, Amazon India aims to reduce carbon emissions and 
environmental impact of delivery operations.The fleet of 10,000 EVs will include 3-wheeler and 4-
wheelervehicles which have been designed and manufactured in India. In 2020, these vehicles will 
operate in over 20 cities of India- Delhi NCR, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Ahmedabad, Pune, Nagpur and 
Coimbatore to name a few, and this number will continue to grow. 
Amazon India has been working with several Indian OEMs to build a fleet of vehicles that ensure 
sustainable and safe deliveries of customer orders. Significant progress in the Indian e-mobility 
industry in the last few years has led to advanced technology, and superior motor and battery 
components. In addition, the government’s focus to encourage the adoption of electric vehicles in 
the country, and steps towards setting up of charging infrastructure with the FAME 2 policy has 
helped the company accelerate and chart its vision for EVsin India. 
Akhil Saxena, Vice President, Customer Fulfillment - APAC & Emerging Markets, Amazon, said, “At 
Amazon India, we are committed to building a supply chain that will minimize the environmental 
impact of our operations. The expansion of our Electric Vehicle fleet to 10,000 vehicles by 2025 is an 
integral milestone in our journey to become an energy efficient leader in the industry. We will 
continue to invest in the electrification of our delivery fleet, thereby reducing our dependence on non-
renewable resources.”
The launch of EVs is another step towards the overall sustainability commitment at Amazon India. In 
September 2019, the company announced its plan to eliminate single-use plastic in its packaging 
from Amazon India’s Fulfilment Centers by June 2020, among other initiatives to reduce packaging 
waste. Amazon India has also invested in energy conservation and solar power generation in its 
Fulfilment Centers and Sort centers, with advanced building energy management systems, and 
water conservation methods to make operations more sustainable. 
In September 2019, Amazon became the first signatory of the Climate Pledge, which states that the 
company will be net zero carbon by 2040 across its businesses – a decade ahead of the Paris 
Accord’s goal of 2050. By joining The Climate Pledge and agreeing to decarbonize on a faster time 
horizon, signatories will play a critical role in stimulating investment in the development of low 
carbon products and services that will be required to help companies meet the pledge.As part of the 
pledge, globally, Amazon announced its plans to introduce 10,000 of EVs into its delivery fleet in 
2022 and 100,000 vehicles by 2030 – saving 4 million metric tons of carbon per year by 2030.