Electric has partnered with ReadyAssist, a leading 24/7 roadside assistance
company for training and upskilling 20,000 mechanics for servicing EVs under
its Private Garage Owners (PGO) initiative. With the rising EV demand, Hero
Electric is focused on reskilling technician competence to build a robust EV
ecosystem in India.
partnership will aid in identifying mechanics willing to upgrade their skill
set and coaching them in the next two years. The training programme will have
two stages divided among beginners and experts respectively. Once the training
is complete, both the partners will assess enrolled mechanics and give a
Certificate of Merit to these mechanics. The certified mechanics will further
be on boarded with ReadyAssist to service pan India customers via their
initiative Grid, a specialised vertical focusing only on EV competency to
address the growing demand for on-spot and doorstep service.
Electric will be employing its R&D teams and resources to train
ReadyAssist’s existing network of 5000 mechanics on every aspect of Hero
Electric vehicles. Furthermore, the training will extend outside Hero Electric
products for mechanics. This unique module allows freshers, college students,
and other aspiring candidates to enroll in the program to gain EV competency.
Hero Electric is committed to expanding the
PGO ecosystem and has partnered with multiple startups to facilitate the same.
With its commitment to skilling 20,000 mechanics in the next two years, Hero
Electric has already trained 6,000 PGOs till now.
is a leading player, when it comes to 24/7 on spot repairs, breakdown
assistance, accidental recovery and fitting/assembling services at home.
ReadyAssist has its presence in more than 19000 pin codes, which can facilitate
a support to its stranded customer within 30-40mins at both day and night. Hero
Electric partners with OTO to offer flexible E2W finance schemes& digital
partners with OTO: Hero Electric has also partnered with OTO to
offer low-cost financing solutions on its scooters for B2B companies. The B2B
partners and riders who opt for OTO’s flexible Super EMI Plan can book a test
ride with their choice of electric scooter and choose to pay later.
per the agreement, Hero Electric plans to deploy 20,000 plus vehicles from
January 2022 to March 2023. The partnership will facilitate easy financing
options for the B2B space and offers its services to e-commerce and food
delivery platforms. Furthermore, an additional cushion via its leasing option
can be available with Hero Nyx range of e-bikes.
collaboration will further enable customers to enjoy owning the scooter without
making the actual purchase of the vehicle. The plan allows them to opt for
ownership through multiple tenure plans on a fixed monthly charge. The monthly
fixed charge includes RTO and Insurance, enabling customers to purchase the
vehicle at the end of the tenure. The customer can also opt to foreclose the
tenure plan at any point with no pre-termination penalty.