EV charging infrastructure firm EVRE
said it has joined hands with Mad About Wheels (MAW) to set up charging
infrastructure and enable dealerships across over 100 cities with more than 500
chargers. The implementation will include setting up 100 charging stations in
first 30 cities by March 2022. EVRE and MAW will work together to strengthen
charging infrastructure across the rest of the cities to support the
fast-growing EV adoption across these sub-urban communities, it stated. The
move is aimed at helping the respective dealer network operators and EV owners
with easy access to quality EV charging facility, majorly in tier-II/III
cities, EVRE said.
MAW will enable all deployment at its
e-retail partners, in association with EVRE, offering them value-added services
with no cost of asset ownership to them, it said adding that EVRE will
manufacture, establish, own and operate this EV charging infrastructure. The
tariffs for charging EVs will be in accordance with the electricity tariff in
respective locations, and enabled through the EVRE App available on all app
stores, the company said.
It added that infrastructure to their
existing set-up will help dealers with incremental revenue for utilising the
chargers as public infrastructure, as well as utilising the parking spaces for
It stated that e-two/three-wheelers
are a rural phenomenon, where public charging infrastructure will play a
decisive role in the efficient take-off of the EV revolution in the country.
The company said that with the first EV-ready more than 100-strong dealer
network, MAW and EVRE aim to start building the EV ecosystem across the nation.
Under the arrangement, dealers get
the charging point exclusive and free of investment in these assets. The
partnership with EVRE helps MAW in completing
the loop of providing 360 degree services, and to its customers by providing
charging touch-points at convenient last-mile locations.
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