SUN Mobility Expands Its Battery Swapping Operations To Maharashtra, Collaborates Witih Amazon India





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SUN Mobility’s Swap Point network are expected to reduce vehicular CO2 emissions in the state.

SUN Mobility introduced its battery-swapping network for electric vehicles in Mumbai, Maharashtra, in collaboration with Amazon India. With the first set of stations placed at Amazon’s sites in Mumbai and Pune, SUN Mobility plans to deploy over 2,000 battery swapping points across Maharashtra by 2025. Earlier this year, Amazon and SUN Mobility worked to expand the deployment of EVs integrated with battery swapping technology for delivery fleet operations. Currently, there are 200+ vehicles deployed using SUN Mobility’s swap solutions for Amazon’s delivery operations across Delhi-NCR and Bangalore clocking 1,250+ daily swaps.

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Aaditya Thackeray, Hon. Minister of Environment & Climate Change, Govt. of Maharashtra, said, “I congratulate SUN Mobility, Amazon, Piaggio, and their partners on this occasion. I am excited to see innovative technologies and models in mobility, like battery swapping, emerge in Maharashtra, that can be taken to the rest of the country and the world. We look forward to working with various players in the space and extending all necessary support to make Maharashtra a leading example in EV adoption.”

Abhinav Singh, Director – Customer Fulfilment, Supply Chain and Global Specialty Fulfilment, Amazon India said, “In line with our climate pledge, we made a commitment to sustainably build a fleet of 10,000 EVs in our transportation network by 2025.”

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SUN Mobility plans to set up over 2000 Swap Points across Maharashtra by 2025 supporting over 2 lakh electric two and three-wheelers and expects to clock over 3 lakh swaps per day. This infrastructure is expected to create more than 3,000 direct employment opportunities and support over 2 lakh self-employed / fleet-employed EV users.

Anant Badjatya, CEO of SUN Mobility said, “Our investments in setting up a battery swapping network is 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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Additionally, the EV operations supported by the SUN Mobility Swap Point network are expected to reduce vehicular CO2 emissions in the state, by 3 lakh tons per annum. Out of this expansion, SUN Mobility plans to deploy over 100 swap stations in Mumbai itself and followed by Pune in this financial year. This network will support over 4,000 EVs including electric two-wheelers, and electric three-wheelers for goods and passengers. Several Swap Points are also being commissioned at different Amazon sites across Mumbai, Pune, Jaipur, Ahmedabad, and Hyderabad. 

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