Beijing, August 24, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — As a key part of public transportation, online ride-hailing services dramatically alleviated pain points for riders, including finding taxis, unclear fares and high costs. These services also increase the happiness of citizens as they move from point A to point B. But despite the advantages that online travel offers, there are problems. As new energy vehicles become a bigger part of online ride-hailing services, drivers are finding that finding charging stations and charging their new energy vehicles can be difficult. Recently, NaaS Technology Inc. (NASDAQ: NAAS) has started cooperation with ONTIME. Both parties will use their technologies and resources to jointly improve the charging experience for drivers of new energy vehicles within ONTIME’s online travel services, helping to develop green and low-carbon travel.
ONTIME is an online car brand under the GAC group. This brand extends the coverage of its high-quality services with its original “ripple mode” and works steadily to promote reform within the mobility industry. The company has developed multiple business lines such as ONTIME Express, ONTIME Enterprise Solutions, ONTIME Hitch, ONTIME Car Service, ONTIME Robotaxi and ONTIME Designated drive. ONTIME’s coverage area includes GuangzhouFoshan, Zhuhai, Shenzhen, DongguanZhongshan and other central cities in Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau Greater Bay Area, excl Changshaa leading demonstration city for intelligent driving China. Data from the Ministry of Transport show that ONTIME’s monthly order compliance rate ranks first in China multiple times, making it a leader in industry compliance development.
To promote the construction of low carbon and green cities, ONTIME’s operating vehicles are all new energy efficient and environmentally friendly cars. Compared to private new energy vehicles, electric new energy cars have higher and more frequent charging requirements. Drivers of these e-cars are more sensitive than the average driver to issues such as time to find chargers and charging costs.
NaaS, together with its strategic partner Kuaidian, will introduce a charging service in the ONTIME Driver app. When a driver needs to charge, all they have to do is open the ONTIME Driver and start enjoying a seamless charging experience that allows them to quickly find chargers, start charging and pay with the push of a button . The service also offers drivers preferential toll rates and savings on toll costs and is expected to launch in October.
Cai Guohao, Vice President of Transportation Capacity for ONTIME, said, “the cooperation with NaaS would further improve services for drivers, optimize their charging efficiency and experience, and continue to provide high-quality mobility services for users. As a recognized new energy service provider in the industry, NaaS offers comprehensive and systematic industry-level solutions. This collaboration will accelerate the sustainable commercial development of robotaxis as a service for ONTIME.”
NaaS is one of the largest and fastest EV charging service providers in the China. It is a subsidiary of Newlink Group, an energy digitization enterprise, and covers the entire value chain of the new energy industry with its online, offline and non-electrical services. Regarding June 30, 2022NaaS operates in 358 cities across China and is connected to more than 400,000 chargers and 44,000 charging stations. June 13NaaS was officially listed on NASDAQ under the stock code “NAAS”, making it the first company to go public in of China electric vehicle charging service industry.
Liang XingVice President of Operations for NaaS, said, “the use of new energy cars for online ride-hailing services is a general trend within the industry. Through this collaboration, NaaS will connect a digital charging network spanning the entire country to ONTIME .providing a convenient and affordable charging experience for drivers of new energy cars within ONTIME’s online travel services, around the clock further helping ONTIME to continuously raise the quality of its service, as well as to accelerate the sustainable commercial development of robotaxis as a service for ONTIME. As the ‘connector’ in the new energy industry, NaaS will continue to use its technology and resources to provide customized solutions for all parties involved in the industry.”
Guangzhou AND Shenzhen are among the main markets for new energy vehicles in Guangdong– Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area and ONTIME’s focus cities in this particular region. NaaS and ONTIME will continue to improve the charging experience for new-energy car drivers online, promote the popularity of new-energy cars and help make carbon-neutral transportation a reality. Guangdong– Hong Kong-Macau Greater Bay Area.
About NaaS Technology Inc.
NaaS Technology Inc. is one of the largest and fastest providers of electric vehicle charging service China. The firm is a subsidiary of NewLink, a leading energy digitization group in China. NaaS provides a comprehensive one-stop shop for charger manufacturers and operators, OEMs, in-house distribution fleets as well as fleet operators, with online, offline and non-electrical services covering the entire value chain of the EV industry. Regarding June 30, 2022NaaS operates in 358 cities across China and is connected to more than 400,000 chargers and 44,000 charging stations. asset June 13, 2022NaaS Technology Inc. was officially listed on NASDAQ under the symbol NAAS.
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