Bounce Infinity ties up with Bharat Petroleum to determine 3,000 battery swapping stations throughout the nation. It at present provides the E1 electrical scooter, which encompasses a detachable battery. The E1 may be purchased with the battery or with out it through the use of a ‘battery as a service’ subscription mannequin. Those choosing this subscription mannequin are free to make use of any of Bounce’s battery swapping stations throughout the nation.
To make this swapping resolution extra possible, the corporate has now joined forces with Bharat Petroleum (BP). As a part of the partnership, Bounce will likely be putting in its swapping stations at BP’s filling stations throughout India. In whole, the partnership will end in 3,000 new swapping stations being established in 10 main cities. If that distribution is equal, then every main metropolis ought to find yourself with roughly 300 swapping stations, which is kind of a wholesome quantity, and certain to make this a possible resolution.
Bounce’s swapping stations comprise 4, six or 9 slots, the place the batteries may be saved and charged. A buyer merely has to take away a fully-charged battery and re-insert the depleted battery and plug it in to cost. Bounce says it has each manned and unmanned swapping stations in its community, and within the case of the unmanned stations, all of the actions are achieved through the corporate’s app.
Bounce additionally says that these swapping stations will assist its interoperable companions (another autos that use the identical battery as its personal), which means that two- and three-wheelers from different producers may also have the ability to use these stations. The battery pack within the Bounce Infinity E1 is a 2kWh lithium-ion unit.