Battery Swapping: Gogoro & Zypp Electric Join Hands

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  • The strategic partnership aims to push the electric transformation of two-wheel last-mile deliveries
  • A battery-swapping B2B pilot will be jointly launched in Delhi next month

Gogoro, a global leader in battery-swapping ecosystems, recently announced a strategic B2B initiative and partnership with EV-as-a-Service platform, Zypp Electric. The partners aim to use battery swapping to push logistics fleets and last-mile deliveries to shift to electric vehicles. It is noteworthy that currently, the long recharge time of batteries and the scarcity of charging stations cause major hindrances to the last-mile deliveries going electric.

As per the deal, the companies will launch a battery-swapping B2B pilot in Delhi in December 2022. It will enable last-mile delivery fleets to electrify through Gogoro Network Battery Swapping, said the official statement.

Founder, Chairman and CEO of Gogoro, Horace Luke stated: “We are seeing an incredible global transformation of urban transportation and energy systems to smarter, cleaner, and safer electric power, and there is nowhere it will benefit more than India. With more than 350 million battery swaps to date, Gogoro is introducing its advanced battery swapping platform in India to establish a new generation of electric two-wheel transportation that is proven, safe, and reliable.”

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Akash Gupta, CEO and co-founder of Zypp Electric said, “Climate change & rising pollution are a major global concern and many world leaders are committed to bringing a change with revolutionary measures that perfectly align with our vision at Zypp Electric. We are super excited to partner with Gogoro, a like-minded global EV player stepping into the Indian market and decarbonizing Indian last-mile deliveries with Gogoro’s state-of-the-art battery swapping platform that is proven at scale to be safe, easy for riders to use, easy to deploy in cities and open to all businesses.”

He expects this partnership to set an example of how a network of battery-swapping stations and EVs can create a robust EV ecosystem across the country.

2011-born Gogoro Inc. is an innovation leader in vehicle design and electric propulsion, smart battery design, battery swapping, and advanced cloud services. Recognized by Guidehouse Insights in 2021 as the leading battery-swapping platform for lightweight urban vehicles, Gogoro Network is an open and interoperable battery-swapping platform. With nearly 11,000 battery-swapping GoStations at over 2,240 locations, Gogoro Network claims to host over 370,000 daily battery swaps.

Zypp Electric is India’s Leading Tech-Enabled EV-as-a-Service platform, founded in 2017 with a ‘Mission Zero-Emission’ to decarbonize last-mile deliveries in India with an ecosystem of Electric Vehicles and EV-based technology.


 

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