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Hero Electric partners with Zypp Electric to facilitate last mile delivery

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Hero Electric on Thursday announced its partnership with Gurgaon-based Electric mobility start-up Zypp Electric (Formerly Mobycy), to transform the last mile deliveries from petrol to electric.

Part of a larger association, an initial order of 1000 customized Nyx-HX, Zypp Electric has been placed at present. The EVs will be catering to Hero Electrics’ major business consumer base across major cities in India.

Hero Electric’s commitment to delivering a 360-degree mobility solution will see it provide service support through its 500+ dealer network along with a dedicated relationship manager for maximum uptime.

With the addition of the Nyx-HX under the “City Speed” variants, Hero Electric’s two-wheelers will ensure low running cost, high load-carrying capability, intercity range, and various other customizable features for its clients.

[Also read: Electric mobility startup ZYPP delivers 5 lakh+ shipments during lockdown]

As per the release, the bikes will be serviced end-to-end through Hero Electric’s robust service model with at least 90% uptime through the life of the vehicle.

“India today stands at the brink of a EV revolution that is seeing more and more businesses opting for cleaner and cost economic solutions to reach their consumers. The new Nyx-HX series is flexible, modular and versatile workhorse to answer most of the needs of a discerning customer. Available in 3 variants and 4 options of smart connectivity, one can tailor make a Nyx to suit specific business needs. We also have arrangements to offer various options on purchase/leasing, buy backs, extended warranties and bikes with riders. Our objective is to offer a holistic solution to our B2B partners that improves operational efficiency as well as significantly reduce the logistics cost.”

~ Sohinder Gill, CEO, Hero Electric

Hero Electric’s partnership with the start-up makes it closer to its endeavour of making the country greener and to be the best in ‘Zero Pollution’ transportation in the country that is supported by their Mission “No Emission”.

“We at Zypp Electric are constantly looking for innovations and reliability in our last mile delivery services. Over the last 2yrs of operations, we have mastered last mile delivery service for our customers in e-commerce, e-grocery, food and hyperlocal delivery segments. Hero Electric came forward with a great proposition and customizations that we were looking in e-scooters to serve our partners in a much better way with speed, suspension, batteries and warranties which are key to our business. The new Nyx is a great product for commercial purposes and we intend to deploy an initial fleet of 1000 E Scooters in next 5 months. Equipped with their trained & highly penetrated service network, it will help us expand at a much faster rate. This helps our business with better utilization and more run time which is key focus at Zypp. We look forward to building this partnership bigger together and make all deliveries go Electric.”

 Akash Gupta Co-founder & CEO, Zypp Electric

The Gurgaon-based 3-year-old startup, Zypp Electric is one of the leading Electric Mobility startups in India with a mission to “Make all Last mile Deliveries Go Electric”. The company aims to make India carbon-free by transforming the last-mile deliveries from petrol to electric with its expertise in EV technology and tech-enabled operations on the ground. With this partnership, Zypp Electric intends to electrify 100% last-mile delivery by 2025.

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