As France is recovering from the COVID-19 outbreak and is returning the normalcy, there is a need for sustainable and safe modes of transportation. To make this possible, BlaBlaCar and Voi Technology make this possible by joining hands to provide commuters with BlaBla Ride scooters. This will enable the two mobility players to build a seamless and integrated experience.
With their expertise, both Voi Technology and BlaBlaCar will help make scooters reliable and available across large cities in France and provide a responsible service adhering to local guidelines and regulations.
How is it beneficial?
The 18 million members of BlaBlaCar in France will be able to access the services of BlaBla Ride scooter via the app using their BlaBlaCar account. Members can choose a scooter to rider on the last mile of a longer carpool or bus trip. This way, BlaBla Ride scooter service provides a convenient and environmentally efficient door-to-door trip.
On June 5, the first step of the partnership will take place with the co-branding of Voi app and scooters as BlaBla Ride. There won’t be any major changes for the existing in France other than the re-branding on the Voi app and scooters.
“I am very pleased with this partnership. We are both leaders in our field and share the passion of reducing car emissions and fostering shared mobility. By working together, we will create the best of both worlds and at the same time both companies can focus on their respective strengths – so it’s a win-win all around”, said Fredrik Hjelm, CEO of Voi Technology.
“Voi and BlaBlaCar have a common enemy: inefficient car usage and CO2 emissions. By joining forces, we can go one step further in making mobility smarter and more efficient in cities. This cooperation has been a long time in the making, but now it seems more than ever relevant to our members in the wake of Covid-19, and as regulation creates a clearer playing field for micro-mobility. Scooters and micro-mobility can transform the way that people live, work and move through cities just as carpooling has transformed long-distance travel”, said Nicolas Brusson, co-founder and CEO of BlaBlaCar.
Main image picture credits: Voi Scooters
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