Indian electric vehicle manufacturer Twenty Two Motors and KYMCO, a Taiwanese two wheeler manufacturer announced their partnership in India enabling them to share knowledge, technology and expertise to create premium electric mobility architectures in the country. This partnership marks the entry of KYMCO in India.
Under this strategic alliance, KYMCO is bringing its cutting edge, electric vehicle total solution- Ionex and Ionex Commercial, to enable consumers, businesses and governments to smoothly adopt premium electric mobility. The Ionex smart battery weights only 5kg and is designed to be user friendly in every application. The Ionex eco-system offers various charging solutions including standard charging, fast charging, battery swaps, or any combination. Ionex Commercial further provides a range of customizable e-scooters along with engineering services to convert existing fleets to work with the Ionex Commercial platform. It has the world’s first cloud-based EV infrastructure operating system and the corresponding business applications that work seamlessly with the vehicles, batteries, apps and charging facilities.
Elaborating the strategic partnership with KYMCO and his
futuristic vision for EVs, Parveen Kharb, CEO and Co-Founder, Twenty Two Motors
said, “Twenty-Two Motors was founded with the sole aim to change the
commutation landscape in India by providing powerful smart vehicles to
generation next. Electric mobility is the future of the world – a near future,
not distant. We envisioned to facilitate Indian customers with smart EV
vehicles and a proper infrastructure with charging stations and efficient
battery and our partnership with KYMCO is the next step in this direction. This
unique partnership will prove to be a revolution for fundamentals of Indian
auto sector which no one expected so far as we shall be creating a complete new
ecosystem for premium EV mobility in India.”
Discussing the company’s much sought-after foray in the
Indian market and partnership with Twenty Two Motors, Allen Ko, Chairman, KYMCO
said, “KYMCO is on a social mission to change the modern transportation and
India is one of most important markets from that point of view. We found a
natural partner in Twenty Two Motors as we have synergies in terms of vision,
technological innovation and outlook. Together we aim to change the landscape
of urban mobility in India. ”
“While Ionex enables consumers to go electric without
compromise, businesses and governments need to have reliable solutions for
charging stations, removable batteries and related IT support systems before
they opt for EVs. And therefore, Ionex Commercial is here to provide a total
package to empower and enable all businesses and governments to adopt premium
electric mobility”, he added.
With this partnership, the Flow electric scooter by Twenty
Two Motors will be equipped with the advanced Ionex technology developed by
KYMCO. The new removable Ionex battery will be lighter in weight, easy to swap,
water-proof and full-charged in less than an hour. The upgraded Flow will also
have a fixed reserve battery on board, which is constantly kept fully charged
by the removable battery. This reserved battery will allow one to ride for up
to 20km without.
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