Senmiao Technology Limited, an online ride-hailing industry in China, has announced that it’s wholly owned subsidiary Chengdu Xixingtianxia Technology Co, Ltd, has signed an agreement with Guangzhou Tongchuang New Energy Ltd, a first-tier new energy vehicle leasing company approved by the Guangzhou Municipal Transportation Commission.
In Guangzhou, Tongchuang operates 42 electric vehicle charging stations. Tongchuang provides vehicle leasing and maintenance through its charging stations network, with more than 200 vehicles under the lease. It is among the first leasing industry to offer free charging for its leased vehicles. Tongchuang’s leased vehicles can charge for free at any EV charging station.
As per the agreement, Tongchuang will utilize Senmiao’s online ride-hailing platform to provide these services by appointment in Guangzhou. They will use their vehicle and driver resources to comply with relevant regulations. Tongchuang will shoulder the responsibility of managing its own drivers. Tongchuang’s drivers will be provided with real-time information, including service types and pricing, by Senmiao. Senmiao will pay commission fees to Tongchuang monthly based on the collection of customer fares.
Senmiao’s Chairman and CEO, Xi Wen, stated, “We are excited to begin this cooperation with Tongchuang, an innovative company in the leasing industry that has cultivated longstanding relations with its drivers. We look forward to similar cooperations with leading companies to continue strengthening our position as a leading provider of online ride-hailing services serving a growing customer base in Guangzhou and other key cities.” The partnership between Senmiao and Tongchuang will accelerate the growth of Senmiao’s online ride-hailing services in Guangzhou.