- Group’s mobility service enterprise MoceanLab collaborates with native organizations below ‘LA Heroes Fleet’ program
- Hyundai and Kia autos help USC Keck Faculty of Medication’s Road Medication Workforce as they journey to homeless residents for remedy
- Autos additionally help group group South LA Cafe & Market to ship meals and groceries to these in want
LOS ANGELES, August 4, 2020 – Hyundai Motor Group is continuous its world struggle in opposition to COVID-19 within the Metropolis of Los Angeles by offering eco-friendly transportation to frontline personnel by way of its mobility service enterprise, MoceanLab.
Underneath the ‘LA Heroes Fleet’ program, MoceanLab is working with native organizations to help of their group outreach by offering low-emission hybrid autos from Hyundai Motor Firm and Kia Motors Company. The fleets will endure an intensive sanitation course of to make sure the well being and security of the frontline personnel that use the autos, together with frequent cleansing with anti-viral options and different security measures as really helpful by the Facilities for Illness Management and Prevention.
“We acknowledged the essential want for protected and hygienic transportation throughout the pandemic, and wished to supply an revolutionary mobility answer, notably for frontline staff,” stated Kyounglim Yun, Government Vice President and Head of Open Innovation Technique Division of Hyundai Motor Group. “We’re happy that MoceanLab’s ‘LA Heroes Fleet’ is contributing to town’s struggle in opposition to COVID-19, and we’ll proceed to work intently with the Metropolis of Los Angeles to search out extra alternatives to make a constructive affect within the area.”
MoceanLab will work with the Keck Faculty of Medication of USC to look after town’s unsheltered homeless inhabitants amid the pandemic. Hyundai and Kia’s hybrid autos might be supplied for full-time use by the famend Road Medication Workforce as they journey to serve homeless residents the place they reside, away from typical remedy settings. This system is predicted to allow the Road Medication Workforce to raised serve town’s most susceptible and hard-to-reach residents for a full spectrum of companies, together with COVID-19 checks.
MoceanLab additionally supplied Hyundai and Kia’s eco-friendly autos to South LA Cafe & Market, a neighborhood enterprise that has been working with the Metropolis of Los Angeles to serve in-need group members throughout the pandemic. The autos might be used to ship meals to seniors and different at-risk residents, enabling them to stay protected and indoors throughout the pandemic. The autos can even be used to ship wholesome grocery containers to COVID-19 testing websites, non-profit organizations, and residents in want of recent meals choices.
“This program with MoceanLab will increase the transformative energy of USC’s Road Medication Workforce and have a profound affect on residents in want who deserve this glorious, humane medical care,” stated Aaron Gross, Chief Resilience Officer at Metropolis of Los Angeles. “Addressing the problem of continual homelessness is an pressing precedence in communities all through Los Angeles, particularly because the COVID-19 pandemic and ensuing financial slowdown place new burdens on households and people.”
Established in November 2019 by Hyundai Motor Group, MoceanLab is providing mobility companies in Los Angeles with a dedication to create revolutionary mobility options that profit residents and communities. Earlier this yr, the corporate launched its first automobile sharing service, Mocean Carshare, in Downtown L.A., permitting drivers to shortly and simply hire a low-emission hybrid electrical automobile and return it anyplace downtown. The corporate goals to transition the fleet to completely electrical autos with a gradual growth of Hyundai and Kia’s autos.
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