Sun Mobility to bring more EV swap points in Maharashtra, partners with Amazon India
Published On Jun 30, 2022
To enable electrification across the state, the Bangalore-based firm is looking to aggressively expand its footprint by deploying a higher number of battery swapping points.
One of the top technology players working towards faster adoption of electric vehicles, and developing ecosystems across the country, Sun Mobility has joined hands with Amazon India to expand its presence in the Western State of Maharashtra. With a total investment outlays of with an investment of over ₹ 2200 crores across Maharashtra by 2025. This will support over 2 lakh electric 2 & 3 wheelers, clocking over 3 lakh swaps per day.
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This infrastructure initiative will create over 3000 direct jobs & support over 2 lakh self-employed/fleet-employed EV users. The EV operations supported by the SUN Mobility Swap Points network are expected to reduce vehicular CO2 emissions by up to 3 lakh tonnes per annum.
In 2022 alone, SUN Mobility targets to deploy over 100 swap stations in Mumbai &Pune, supporting over 4000 EVs. These vehicles will be used by fleets, aligning with the government's target of electrifying 25% of fleet vehicles.
SUN Mobility's goal is to build a universal network of interoperable energy infrastructure to accelerate the mass adoption of electric mobility. The approach of separating batteries from vehicles through the quick battery swapping model addresses the key issues facing electric vehicles – high upfront cost, range anxiety and long charging time. The revolutionary digitally-enabled ‘Pay-as-you-go’ system for battery usage offers an extremely convenient way to refuel EVs, thus fostering adoption.
SUN Mobility has collaborated with vehicle manufacturers, battery cell technology providers, fleet operators/aggregators, oil marketing companies and cities across the ecosystem to enable quicker adoption of its solution, thereby accelerating mass EV transition.
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