Mellowcabs

Mellowcabs

  • Mellowcabs manufactures and operates a fleet of electric three-wheeled vehicles designed for eco-friendly and efficient transportation in urban areas. Mellowcab plans to provide a low cost, clean energy, share ride transportation service in South Africa. A single Mellowcab can provide over 120km of transport per day. A mobile app connects the commuters and the cabs and payment can be made by cash or by credit card via the app.A promotional video is available here.
Product description
  • Mellowcabs manufactures and operates a fleet of electric three-wheeled vehicles designed for eco-friendly and efficient transportation in urban areas. Mellowcab plans to provide a low cost, clean energy, share ride transportation service in South Africa. A single Mellowcab can provide over 120km of transport per day. A mobile app connects the commuters and the cabs and payment can be made by cash or by credit card via the app.A promotional video is available here.
Target region(s)
  • South Africa
Distributors/implementing organizations
Market suggested retail price

$4 for a ride within 4km.

Competitive landscape

Alternatives include Uber, Lyft, traditional taxi services, and other mediums of transportation like busses, bycycles and commuting by foot.

SDG targeted

Goal #11: Sustaianable cities and communities

Target user(s)

Commuters within urban centers seeking low cost transportation limited to 4km.

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