It’s 8.45 PM. The phone connection is patchy. Zoomcar CEO Greg Moran’s voice crackles irritably through the static. But despite the disturbance, his assertion is crystal clear.
“Ownership is a dead model in India. All the metrics point to the fact,” he states.
It isn’t just cars, adds Moran. “It’s two-wheelers and bicycles, too. Modern mobility is about access, and affordability is the gold mine,” he says. At the time, we were discussing the rise of e-scooters and hybrid cycles in urban India.
Moran’s conviction—that vehicle ownership patterns have changed for good—is now the bedrock of his six-year-old mobility business.