In line with the Government’s vision of evolving India into an electric automotive nation, electric vehicles start-up EV Motors India today announced the launch of its first Public EV Charging Outlet ‘PlugNgo’.
The company is seeking to install over 6500 charging outlets, each with multiple charging stations, spread across cities, businesses and residential complexes of India, over the next five years with an estimated investment requirement of USD 200 million. The chargers will be networked and connected to Plug Ngo’s innovative cloud-based integrated software platform. Speaking at the launch event, Vinit Bansal, Managing Director, EV Motors India Pvt. Ltd. said, “For the nation to progress towards the vision of a large fleet of EVs across the country, a co-ordinated approach between Real Estate Developers, Vehicle OEMs and Charger Manufacturers is necessary and we thank our partners for all their support and look forward to a continued engagement with them.”
With an idea to provide one-stop-shop, PlugNgoaims to deliver customised installation support, round the clock service, maintenance support and remote vehicle charging monitoring & e-payments through the PlugNgo mobile application based on iOS & Android platforms, in addition to the range of charging equipment for all kinds of two wheelers, three wheelers, passenger cars and buses that comply with the Global Charging Standard including Type-2, CCS, CHAdeMO and BIS.
The PlugNgo charging solution also comes laced with a vehicle to vehicle charging proposition that can be availed through the PlugNgo mobile application, controlled and maintained by a location based networking system. Under this service, any vehicle, within the company’s network, left stranded due to battery dissipation shall be assisted with its charging needs within 30 minutes by a services vehicle provided by the company’s service centres.