EKA Mobility, a subsidiary of Pinnacle Industries has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), with goEgoNetwork, a charging infrastructure provider, to provide a robust, efficient, compliant, and well-connected EV charging infrastructure and advanced charging stations to its customers for public transportation.
As per the mutual agreement, goEgoNetwork will now be the official electric charging solution provider for EKA’s 9-meter buses, to set up ARAI & OCPP certified stations of 30kW, 60kW, and 120kW for the institutional customers across the country.
The MoU was signed between EKA Mobility and goEgoNetwork by Dr. Sudhir Mehta, Chairman, EKA Mobility & Pinnacle Industries Hirdesh Thakur, Executive Director, EKA Mobility, and Rishi Bagla, Director, goEgoNetwork, Sayantan Chakraborti, Pravin Kumar, and Dheeman Kadam, Co-Founders at goEgoNetwork.
Dr. Sudhir Mehta, Chairman, EKA & Pinnacle Industries said, "With EKA, we've been striving to set up a robust, efficient and reliable EV ecosystem to achieve India’s aspirational net-zero emissions goal. Our collaboration with goEgoNetwork ensures a fast-charging network for institutional customers of our 9-meter e-buses across the nation. We firmly believe that building a more accessible electric vehicle charging infrastructure will drive the rapid transformation of electrifying public transportation in our country and achieve net-zero emissions goals.”
Rishi Bagla, Director, goEgoNetwork, said, "It excites us a lot at goEgoNetwork about our recent partnership with EKA Mobility. While our passenger EV charging network has been growing quickly with our presence in housing societies, public car parks, educational institutes, charging parks, hospitals, and many more, our recent tie-up with EKA Mobility is a testimony to the fact that our charging solutions are universal and can be used by all types and sizes of EVs available in the market."
EKA’s 9-meter electric bus recently received the Central Motor Vehicle Rules (CMVR) certification from ARAI, and the first batch will be soon deployed on roads. With a capacity to seat 31 passengers and a driver, along with a standing capacity, EKA’s electric bus offers a 200-kilometer range on a single charge.