In Delhi, India, Gogoro Inc. and Zypp Electric announced a strategic B2B initiative and partnership that will accelerate the urban shift of logistics fleets and last-mile deliveries to electricity using battery swapping. Gogoro is one of the world’s leading battery swap technologies providing sustainable mobility solutions to cities. Zypp Electric is one of India’s leading fleets of EV-as-a-Service platforms that focus on last-mile deliveries.
“We are seeing an incredible global transformation of urban transport and energy systems towards smarter, cleaner and safer electric power, and there is nowhere that will benefit more than India. With over 350 million battery swaps to date, Gogoro is showcasing its advanced battery swapping platform in India to establish a new generation of proven, safe and reliable two-wheeled electric transport,” said Horace Luke , founder, president and general manager of Gogoro. “Today we are announcing a strategic partnership with Zypp Electric, India’s leading EV-as-a-Service platform, to launch a B2B pilot project in Delhi that will enable last-mile delivery fleets to begin to embrace sustainable energy and transform their business for the future using the Gogoro Battery Swap.
Zypp Electric’s partnership with the Gogoro ecosystem provides businesses with a secure, durable, proven, and easily scalable way forward. Zypp Electric’s last mile delivery fleets offer the best alternative to gas-powered vehicles and are ideal for the needs of the last mile delivery segment of the delivery industry. The new partnership is set to launch in Delhi in December 2022 with the Gogoro platform providing the most sophisticated 2-wheel battery swap system. This will enable Zypp Electric to manage its fleets and deliveries more efficiently and sustainably while supporting its last-mile fulfillment, e-commerce and hyper-local deliveries.
The Gogoro Network was recognized in 2021 by Guidehouse Insights as the world’s leading battery exchange platform for light-duty urban vehicles. The Gogoro network consists of nearly 11,000 battery swapping GoStations in over 2,240 locations serving over half a million passengers. On a daily basis, the Gogoro network hosts over 370,000 daily battery swaps and an impressive total battery swap to date of over 350 million.
“Climate change and increasing pollution is a major global concern and many world leaders have pledged to bring about change with game-changing measures that align perfectly with our vision at Zypp Electric. We are excited to partner with Gogoro, a like-minded global electric vehicle player entering the Indian market and decarbonizing Indian last mile deliveries with Gogoro’s state-of-the-art battery exchange platform has proven to be safe and easy on a large scale. for cyclists, easy to deploy in cities, and open to all businesses,” said Akash Gupta, CEO and co-founder of Zypp Electric. “We expect this partnership to set an example of how a network of battery and electric vehicle swapping stations will create a robust electric vehicle ecosystem to effectively solve the last mile problem across the country. “
To ensure that India is on par with global standards for electric vehicles, the Indian government is setting new benchmarks for electric vehicle safety which include new standards and requirements for vehicles, batteries and charging systems. charging and exchanging batteries.
“Today’s strategic initiative and partnership with Zypp is a first step in validating and demonstrating Gogoro’s proven leadership in battery swapping while learning from local businesses and riders,” said Kaushik Burman. , Managing Director of India for Gogoro. “Gogoro is a founding member of the Indian Battery Swapping Association (IBSA), and we are working with several industry partners and regulators to contribute to a better India. Gogoro has endeavored to obtain all relevant certifications for its batteries and battery swapping stations. »
Gogoro’s battery and vehicle exchange platforms offer a smart, proven and long-term sustainable ecosystem to deliver a new approach to urban mobility. Zypp Electric is India’s leading technology-based EV-as-a-Service platform company and its model is to deliver carbon-free last-mile delivery for local merchants, from e-commerce giants to food and beverage managers. delivery, and thus reduce delivery costs and pollution on an asset-light model. Currently, it has more than 7,000 electric vehicles deployed and is working towards this zero emissions mission. India hopes to achieve zero emissions by 2060 and reduce its carbon footprint by 29% by 2030. One way to meet this challenge is to put two million electric motorcycles on the road by 2025.
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