Hero-Gogoro partnership in India; to accelerate shift to EVs

Hero MotoCorp has partnered with Gogoro, the world leader in battery-swapping technology. The partnership will allow Hero MotoCorp to fast-track their transition to electric two-wheelers in India.

Hero MotoCorp has announced a partnership with Gogoro, a battery-swapping platform for electric vehicles (EVs).

The partnership will allow the two companies to collaborate on electric vehicle development. The Indian two-wheeler company also announced that the partnership will result in a Hero MotoCorp branded, Powered by Gogoro Network vehicle in the market.

The partnership will also allow Gogoro to bring its battery-swapping platform to India. The Taiwan-based company is currently said to have 3.75 lakh riders and 2,000 battery-swapping stations. Gogoro also claims to manage 2.65 lakh daily battery swaps, with more than 174 million swaps recorded to date.

The Gogoro network is an open platform for battery-swapping and smart mobility services. The 'Powered by Gogoro Network' program offers its partners access to the brand's drivetrains, controllers, components and other systems. This allows its partners to introduce electric vehicles which will integrate Gogoro's battery swapping technology.

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