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Quantum Energy Partners with Battery Smart to Enable Swappable Batteries for Last Mile Mobility

Battery Smart's network of 900+ swap stations across 25+ cities will support battery swapping for Quantum's electric scooters through this collaboration.

Quantum Energy Partners with Battery Smart to Enable Swappable Batteries for Last Mile Mobility

Outlook Start-Up Desk

POSTED ON March 01, 2024 12:13 PM

Electric two-wheeler company, Quantum Energy has partnered with Battery Smart, a battery-swapping network for electric two and three-wheelers.

Through this collaboration, battery swapping for Quantum's electric scooters will be supported by Battery Smart's network of 900+ swap stations across 25+ cities, enabling users to gain seamless access to fully charged batteries within two minutes, the company said in a release.

Quantum offers a diverse range of scooters from which Bziness and its variants Bziness Pro, Bziness Lite, andBziness S are optimised for commercial fleet use. By leveraging Battery Smart's dense battery-swapping infrastructure across urban centers, Quantum aims to be the go-to electric mobility partner for delivery, transportation, and logistics companies in India.

Chetana C., director of Quantum E-Scooters, said, "Our partnership with Battery Smart supports our vision to accelerate the transition to electric last-mile transportation. By enabling easy battery swapping for our commercial fleet customers, we can reduce their EV ownership costs and give them the confidence to scale their electric fleets across India."

"With this partnership, we aim to further accelerate EV adoption in India by offering innovative commercial EV fleets access to our growing network of swap stations, thereby empowering more drivers to join the EV revolution,” added Yogiraj Gogia, senior director of Partnerships and Fleet Business, Battery Smart.

With Battery Smart's network of swapping stations located close to high-density delivery and traffic areas, Quantum Energy scooters can service routes more efficiently. Businesses switching to Quantum's electric fleet will benefit from lower maintenance costs, reduced emissions, and a smaller carbon footprint across their mobility operations.

In 2023, India witnessed a significant surge in electric vehicle (EV) sales, exceeding 1.5 million units—a 50 percent increase from the prior year, as reported by CareEdge.

EV sales totaled 1.53 million, up from 1.02 million in 2022, indicating a strong growth trajectory in EV adoption.

The proportion of EVs in India's automotive sales rose to 6.38 percent in 2023 from 1.75 percent in 2021, showcasing a notable shift in consumer preference towards electric vehicles within two years.

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