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20000 EV Charging Stations To Be Set Up In Two Years By Charzer In Collaboration With Omega Seiki

TNi || New Delhi || 29th Nov 2021


Charzer,
a Bengaluru-based EV charging Infrastructure startup, has collaborated with Omega Seiki Mobility to roll out a network of 20000 charging stations dedicated solely to EV’s.

These stations will be spread across the country in the next two years.

A joint statement released by the companies says that Charzer will make charging stations wherever Omega Seiki would operate.

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The charging facility can be availed on a subscription-based model.

As per a press release, an in-house survey of 500 passenger autos and cargo three-wheelers suggests that eight out of every ten drivers of EV vehicles in Bengaluru do not have even a basic charging Infrastructure at home.

As per recently revealed data, the conventional model of an engine of an auto-rickshaw in Bengaluru plies up to 150 km daily.

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On the contrary, an EV auto driver can drive up to only 100 km in a day due to the non-availability of charging Infrastructure while the vehicle is on the move.

With an increase in charging points, an extended range of distance covered in a day can increase the EV driver’s income by 40%-50%.

Dheeraj Reddy, who is the COO and also the co-founder of Charzer opines that for any logistic company finding park and charge EV hubs is an uphill task as there is extensive labor and workforce involved.

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Setting up of charging hubs is a major diversification from the core business of a logistics company, and besides, a lot of time is involved in traveling to and fro to the hubs on a daily basis.

This is where a company like Charzer comes in. Fleet owners don’t only save up to 46% of their expenses but can also scale the fleet ten times faster with Charzer involved.

Uday Narang, who is the Founder and Chairman of Omega Seiki Mobility, confirms that they have taken a target of introducing more than 30000 EV cargo three-wheelers in the next couple of years,

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And to achieve this big goal, they are simultaneously working on building a robust charging Infrastructure too and hence as a first step they have partnered with Charzer to build an extensive network.

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