Ampere Electric partners Bounce to supply 3,000 e-scooters

by Autocar Pro News Desk , 09 Oct 2020

Ampere Electric, a wholly-owned electric mobility subsidiary of Greaves Cotton has partnered with Bangalore-headquartered Bounce, a leading bike rental platform as part of Ampere’s focus on shared and rental electric mobility solutions.

Ampere says with new normal post-Covid, both businesses and customers are looking for a safe shared mobility infrastructure as well as environmentally friendly and affordable personal mobility solutions. With its strategic and consumer-friendly approach, it says it has been able to cater to the requirements of retail electric scooter buyers and leading e-commerce delivery and ride-sharing companies with a wide range of e-scooters available across the country through its nationwide dealership network. Ampere is customising the scooters for Bounce making it more accessible and convenient for consumers to make a transition towards sustainable mobility solutions.

P Sanjeev, COO, Ampere Electric said, “As a pioneer and one of the leading brands in the electric two wheelers segment, we have a strong portfolio of performance e-scooters with superior features and enhanced customer experience suitable for all type of scooter riders. We are seeing an increased demand in retail and faster adaption of our scooters by leading rideshare and last-mile delivery players. Our range of e-scooters are available across India in nearly 200 cities and towns and rapidly expanding. We are thrilled to partner with Bounce. Ampere along with Bounce is enabling safer and affordable shared mobility solutions for ride share customers.”

The EV maker says it has seen substantial growth in its B2B business as more and more new-age eco-conscious players, especially in delivery and bike rental space, are opting for sustainable mobility solutions- which are easy to maintain, cost-effective as well as cut down on emission. Post-Covid, Bounce transitioned all its offerings to electric solutions. This is in consideration of environmental health and to ensure safety for the consumers.

Bharath Devanathan, senior VP, Growth and Electric Vehicles, Bounce said, "It has been an exciting journey for Bounce to work with Ampere Electric for the past 2 years. The efficient electric scooters from Ampere Electric have helped us bridge the gap between first and last-mile connectivity challenges for commuters looking for a short commute. Ampere Electric resonates with our vision of creating a strong ecosystem for last mile connectivity through Electric Vehicles; together we can achieve the mission of making mobility – accessible, economical and green.”

Recently, Ampere has also announced its partnership with OTO Capital and Autovert Technologies to enable faster adoption of EVs in the country.

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