GM Canada to Offer Uber Drivers Discounts on the 2020 Bolt
General Motors of Canada has just announced that it plans to offer special discounts to Uber drivers who purchase a new electric vehicle, specifically the 2020 Chevrolet Bolt.
The value of the discount was not disclosed, but the company said it was "the same discount it offers its employees" when they purchase a new Bolt EV.
“Improving access to EVs for on-demand service providers can help reduce overall tailpipe emissions in cities across the country and help accelerate widespread EV adoption. Our collaboration with Uber will facilitate drivers’ switch to an EV, empowering these drivers, their passengers and communities to experience electric vehicles and accelerate the transition to electric vehicles in our cities.”
- Sigal Cordeiro, GM's general manager of sales and marketing for global innovation
In the same statement, GM explained that according to its own studies, electric vehicle drivers can "see their maintenance costs significantly lower when using a Bolt EV compared to a conventional gasoline-powered vehicle.Read more