2 million electric vehicles estimated to be plying the roads by 2026, building
the charging infrastructure for EVs has become paramount. Addressing the
infrastructure demand, Hero Electric, India’s No.1 electric two-wheeler
company, announced its partnership with ElectricPe, India's most trusted EV
charging platform, to set-up charging points pan-India for its customers.
collaboration entails Hero Electric riders to access ElectricPe’s charging
network, as the company recently committed to setting up 100,000 charging
points by the end of this year. The charging point network will be nestled in
residential complexes, offices, malls, and other establishments, hence
mitigating the range anxiety issue. The alliance will help strengthen the
charging network and propel EV adoption across the country.
Gill, CEO, Hero Electric, said, “A robust charging network is crucial for the
growing EV sector for faster adoption of EVs across the segment. This
association will provide a seamless charging and EV riding experience to
customers by easing the accessibility through ElectricPe’s charging points that
are getting installed on a large scale across the country. With our vision and
commitment to advancing the growth of EVs, we are working rigorously to scale
up the charging infrastructure. We are confident that the partnership will aid
in sustaining the push towards EVs and facilitate a smooth transition towards
clean and green mobility solutions.”
goal from day one has been to help make the transition to electric mobility
smooth by making it inclusive and convenient for consumers pan-India for their
varied commuting activities. In line with this, we are thrilled to partner with
the biggest players in India - it validates the trust we bring to the market.
The association with Hero Electric will further our goal to bring clean and
affordable access to charging to a billion Indians, right at their doorstep,”
said Avinash Sharma, Co-Founder & CEO, ElectricPe.
is a B2C EV charging and demand generation app that offers EV users a one-stop
platform to access EV charging points, which also tracks real-time usage,
ensuring a trusted network for users. Founded in May 2021 by Avinash Sharma and
Raghav Rohila, the company makes accessing and using charging points simple,
seamless, and efficient. Committed to delivering the best experience to their
consumers, Hero Electric continues to pioneer efforts to accelerate a robust
charging network by setting up junctions at local kirana stores and other
common zones to ease EV charging for consumers.