NEW DELHI: Japanese consumer electronics major Panasonic on Wednesday launched its electric vehicle charging service, Nymbus. It has joined hands with electric mobility service providers’ Smart E and Quick to deploy the EV charging service for 150 Smart E electric three-wheelers and on 25 quick two-wheelers in the Delhi NCR region.
The service, which has been developed with an investment of Rs 50 crore, will be launched in cities like Bangalore, Pune, Hyderabad, Chennai, and Amaravati to cater 10,000 electric two-wheelers and three-wheelers in the next three years.
Panasonic said that its target is to cater to a million electric two-wheeler and three-wheelers in the next five years with its newly launched service.
“Conceptualized and developed in-house, our charging service is currently meant for two and three wheelers, but we aim to expand that in the near future to other vehicles. We have currently deployed our solutions in Delhi NCR and aim to expand to 25 more cities in the next five years,” Atul Arya Head Energy Systems Division, Panasonic India said.
The company said that the service could potentially have use cases for electric vehicle fleet owners, e-commerce, food-tech, and logistics companies to manage their fleet more efficiently.
Manish Sharma, President & CEO Panasonic India said, ” With the launch of the E V charging service, Panasonic 1 the first time is venturing into the service domain in energy and e-mobility we are creating an integral Common platform to cater to unsatiated needs of multiple stakeholders and enable faster adoption of electric vehicles in India.”