Doha: Mowasalat (Karwa) has entered micro-mobility business today by launching e-scooters at The Pearl-Qatar.
The hi-tech, app-enabled e-scooters are available for visitors and residents of The Pearl-Qatar as a practical means of transport from today, December 6.
Users will have to download the Falcon Ride app to unlock the scooters and they will be charged QR2 for unlocking and 50 dirhams for every minute of use.
The scooters are available at 5 metro stations – West Bay, Doha Exhibition and Convention Centre, Al Qassar, Katara and Legtaifiya as a last mile solution for metro commuters, a company official said.
The new service is in collaboration with Falcon Ride and is supported by the United Development Company (UDC).
“We have partnered this great sustainable initiative as part of our strategy of connecting people with convenient transport solutions throughout Qatar,” said Khalid Kafoud, Media & Government Relations Manager of Mowasalat (Karwa).
“We constantly embrace more future oriented solutions to make our services easily and safely available for all. In a nutshell – we are confident to soon make Mowasalat (Karwa) part of everyone’s everyday life,” he added.
“This launch with Mowasalat (Karwa) demonstrates the viability of collaborating with property owners and the public sector to provide electronic micro mobility transportation.
We will look to engage with other corporates to advance our aim to provide last mile connectivity solutions which will support Qatar in meeting its FIFA World Cup 2022 and Qatar Vision 2030 goals,” explained Hussain Abdulla, Co-founder & Managing Director, Falcon Ride.