India’s Largest Electric two-wheeler company, Hero Electric today announced its partnership with the Amritsar born-now Mumbai based Electric mobility start-up eBikeGO, to further transform the last mile deliveries from petrol to electric with their expertise in EV technology and IOT enabled operations. Hero Electric has supplied the first 120 bikes out of the 1000 planned for next financial year. eBikeGO is deploying these bikes for last mile logistics on a per delivery model and to individual consumers on monthly rental model across its large customer base in cities like Mumbai, Bengaluru, Delhi, Hyderabad, Amritsar and Jaipur.
Hero Electric’s commitment to deliver a 360-degree mobility solution will see it provide service support through its 600+ dealer network along with a dedicated relationship manager and technical team for maximum uptime. With its recent launch of the Nyx-HX under the “City Speed” variants, Hero Electric’s two-wheelers will ensure low running cost, high load carrying capability, intercity range and various other customisable features for its clients. Making it the best available electric mobility solution eco-system through a comprehensive leasing solution, the bikes will be serviced end-to end through Hero Electric’s robust service model with at least 90% uptime through the life of the vehicle.
Founded in 2017 Amritsar-born and now Mumbai based, eBikeGO offers smart IoT-powered mobility solutions, founded and led by serial entrepreneur Irfan Khan. Currently, eBikeGO offers electric bikes on subscription in five cities including Mumbai, Bengaluru, Delhi, Amritsar, and Jaipur. The electric mobility start-up started with 640 users in 2017 and is now providing mobility solutions in 8 cities to more than 18,000 users, has covered over 4 million kms, and saved over 1,92,000 kgs of carbon emissions till date. The IoT-powered electric bikes offer pollution-free and low-cost rides with a speed of 55 km/hr with a charge of two hours.
With this partnership, Hero Electric now moves a step ahead in its endeavor of making the country greener and to be the best in ‘Zero Pollution’ transportation in the country that is supported by their Mission of “No Emission”.
Speaking on the partnership, Mr. Naveen Munjal, MD, Hero Electric said,
” At Hero Electric, we’ve always believed that to solve last mile delivery connectivity, the best option is to go electric. In the endeavour to drive the same, we have many partners who help not only businesses but also consumers with an affordable and efficient solution. With this partnership, we look forward to leveraging the reach eBikeGO brings to further transform the space and bring more electric vehicles on road.”
Commenting on this initiative, Sohinder Gill, CEO, Hero Electric said,
“The bike rental space is fast emerging as a viable alternate to bike ownership. We are happy to partner with serious players like eBikeGO to offer a great experience of a smooth and a pleasurable ride to a discerning customer who cares for the environment and wants an easy, effortless and joyful riding experience” Gill further added that with the introduction of versatile bikes like Nyx with a flexi range, Hero is getting a flurry of interest from the different segments of B2B customers, may it be deliveries, rentals or bike sharing.
Adding to this, Dr. Irfan Khan, Founder and CEO, eBikeGO said,
‘’We are on a mission to disrupt the way last mile delivery happens in India, with our unique smart electric scooter utilisation model that provides for a transformation of the erstwhile delivery ecosystem. Our strategic alliance with Hero Electric eBikeGo will play a pivotal role in the mass adoption to electric 2-wheeler adoption in India.”
- eBikeGO to procure over 1000 Hero Electric bikes through the next financial year
- Hero Electric to provide service support through its countrywide dealer network along with a dedicated relationship manager for maximum uptime
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