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Sun Mobility expands its EV battery-swapping network to Maharashtra.

Sun Mobility has partnered with Amazon India to set up the first set of stations at Amazon's sites in Mumbai and Pune.

SUN Mobility, a leading provider of energy infrastructure and services for electric vehicles (EVs), launched its battery-swapping network in Mumbai, Maharashtra. It has collaborated with Amazon India to install the first set of stations at Amazon’s sites in Mumbai and Pune.

Sun Mobility aims to set up 2000+ battery swapping points across Maharashtra by 2025. It is expecting to clock over 3,00,000 swaps daily and support 2,00,000 electric two and three-wheelers. This infrastructure will create 3000+ direct employment opportunities and support over 2,00,000 self-employed / fleet-employed EV users.

In FY22-23, SUN Mobility plans to deploy over 100 swap stations in Mumbai and Pune to support over 4000 electric two and three-wheelers.

SUN Mobility and Amazon have been working on deploying electric vehicles for last-mile delivery and setting up Sun Mobility-operated swapping points for the same at Amazon sites. Currently, there are 200+ vehicles deployed using SUN Mobility’s swap solutions for Amazon’s delivery operations across Delhi-NCR and Bangalore, covering 12,500+ daily km and clocking 1,250+ daily swaps. To take this partnership further, several Swap PointsTM are also being commissioned at different Amazon sites across Mumbai, Pune, Jaipur, Ahmedabad, and Hyderabad.

Commenting on the expansion Abhinav Singh, Director – Customer Fulfilment, Supply Chain and Global Specialty Fulfilment, Amazon India, said, “In line with our climate pledge, we committed to sustainably build a fleet of 10,000 EVs in our transportation network by 2025. Our collaboration with SUN Mobility is yet another step in the direction of building this fleet and enabling it with industry-leading battery swap technology. In addition, Maharashtra is a very important state. It has a significant delivery network, and with this cross-industry collaboration, we will be able to deliver packages to a large customer base more sustainably.”

Anant Badjatya, CEO of SUN Mobility, said, “It’s inspiring to see the Maharashtra government’s leadership in accelerating EV adoption through policy initiatives. We are delighted to partner with the state in setting up an enabling ecosystem to drive automotive electrification with our strategic partners – Indian Oil, Amazon, and OEM partners like Piaggio, Omega Seiki, Hero Electric, and Greaves. Our investments in setting up a battery swapping network are a testimony to our commitment to making Maharashtra a greener state. This expansion will further strengthen our partnership with Amazon while enabling them with environment-friendly delivery options pan India.”

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