In a bid to enhance the safety of riders and drivers, Global ride-hailing company Uber has partnered with Amazon Pay to install plastic safety screens in 40,000 Uber Autos in seven Indian cities including Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Chennai, Pune, and Jaipur.
Both the company’s in their joint statement said, “As a part of this partnership, riders on Uber platform, who now pay through Amazon Pay will be eligible for a cashback of up to 50 percent for every ride.”
Commenting on the partnership with Amazon Pay, Prabhjeet Singh, President, Uber India, and South Asia, said, “We are delighted to expand our partnership with Amazon Pay to offer reliable, safer, and affordable transportation on our platform.”
“This partnership will further boost the growth of Uber Auto in seven critical markets as rides become more affordable and commuters can e-hail an Auto from the safety and comfort of their homes,” Singh added.
“Driven by customers’ need for hygienic, socially distant, and secure payments transactions for everyday needs, we have witnessed multi-fold growth in adoption of contactless payments last year. As more Indians resume their daily commute, we remain committed to making their experience safer, convenient, and rewarding,” Mahendra Nerurkar, CEO, Amazon Pay, said.