EV Motors India (EVM) and Hero Electric today announced their partnership to offer a unique proposition supporting the adoption of electric vehicles for last-mile delivery operation.
Under this partnership, EV Motors, a holistic turnkey electric vehicle solutions provider will offer advanced battery solutions and charging infrastructure integrated with Hero Electric vehicles.
The plan is to run a pilot of around 10,000 E-Bikes in few cities in the next 12 months before launching it nationwide. These solutions are specially designed to meet the requirements and expectations of last-mile delivery operators, including E-commerce, Online food, Fleet operators & Courier delivery businesses.
Further, enabling a robust road map and path to build an effective fleet of hassle-free vehicle operations, EV Motors is addressing critical challenges including ownership of vehicle spread across a large number of individuals, access to financing, EV charging infrastructure, battery performance & vehicle uptime, and service issues.
Commenting on the partnership, Sohinder Gill who is the Cheif Executive Officer (CEO) of Hero Electric said, “This unique solution of ‘30 minutes Charging’ coupled with the easier ownership models may be a game-changer for the EV industry as it will solve three important issues namely- range anxiety, battery replacement costs and the high acquisition price. As a market leader, we’ll keep offering a variety of EV adoption options to customers be it battery rapid charging or home charging with lightweight portable batteries. Our upgraded bikes are now ready with the hi-tech batteries from EVM to deliver the best value for money to the discerning customer.”
Speaking on the occasion, Vinit Bansal who is the Managing Director of EV Motors India said, “We are excited about our partnership with Hero Electric, as it is another step forward towards our commitment to encourage e-mobility and provide a holistic EV infrastructure. We have witnessed huge demand of electric two-wheelers and related services in last-mile delivery operation, keeping in mind the requisition of long-life batteries that can not only be charged very quickly but also can withstand the rigors of high temperatures and Indian driving conditions. Hence, this strategic partnership will help create the necessary competency and technology for building the future of the mobility market in India.”
With all these recent developments in the Indian EV Space, we feel that the Electric Vehicle paradigm of shift from the conventional fossil fuel powered ICE engines have begun and in the coming times will extend the wings in areas where improvement is needed.