CHARGE+ZONE, a technology-driven EV Charging Network company and Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd., pioneers of the SUV segment in India have today announced partnership to set-up a network of EV charging stations for Mahindra’s range of world-class electric SUVs. By the end of this fiscal, Mahindra’s EV users will have access to the Charge+Zone’s network of 2500+ charging points across 25 cities and 10,000kms of highways.
As part of the partnership, CHARGE+ZONE and Mahindra will explore installation, commissioning, and maintenance of fast DC chargers at various locations including owned and rented sites, offices or any other areas nominated by Mahindra, its affiliates and group companies. In addition to this, the partnership will also entail rolling out e-mobility solutions spanning discovery, availability, navigation and transactions, with the aim of empowering all EV users to seamlessly access the charging network.
Kartikey Hariyani, Founder and CEO, CHARGE+ZONE stated, “CHARGE+ZONE believes in the vision of clean mobility, a better environment and a greener planet and our partnership with Mahindra and Mahindra is a testament to this fact. These partnerships further enable us to expand our vision of EV accessibility to all. With this partnership, we aim to build a well-connected ecosystem that would not only provide Electric SUV users with access to fast charging points across the country but will also help the EV ecosystem grow.”
Veejay Nakra, President – Automotive Sector, Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. said, “Our partnership with CHARGE+ZONE will ensure robust EV infrastructure solutions for all our customers. We look forward to bringing sustainable, profitable and efficient EV solutions to accelerate the mass adoption of battery electric vehicles in India, and we are delighted to have joined hands with them for our upcoming range of electric vehicles in India, including the soon to be launched XUV400 EV.”
Designed to charge e-4ws, these charging stations will be open to the public as well to the users and partners of Mahindra. CHARGE+ZONE’s charging stations are rapid DC charging points with the CCS2 charging protocol that provides 80-100% charge in 20-30 minutes and full charge in an hour depending on the EV’s battery size. These chargers also come with additional amenities of food-courts, restaurants, hotels etc as well as with the facility of Type-2 AC chargers wherever needed.
As part of its vision of building a network of ONE MILLION EV charging points, CHARGE+ZONE has created an active B2B and B2C network for EV charging stations for both fleet and retail customers. It has set-up up 1450+ charging points across 650+ EV charging stations, serving around 5000 EVs on a daily basis. The company also recently completed the electrification of over 1000 km of National Highways in India, by installing a network of 20 unmanned, app-driven, Superfast EV charging points along the Gujarat- Maharashtra National highway.
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