Hero Electric, SpareIt collaborate to train garages and use their network as EV service hubs
By siliconindia | Wednesday, 05 January 2022, 11:07 Hrs
Source: Press Release
India’s No.1 electric two-wheeler brand Hero Electric, announced its partnership with SpareIt,India’s largest automotive aftermarket multi-sided platform to train and use their garage network as EV service hubs. Moving a step ahead in fostering EV ecosystem and Preferred Garage Owners (PGOs) growth, Hero Electric willprovidetraining to garage owners associated with SpareIt. Furthermore, it will also coach trainers from SpareItas part of their train-the-trainer program.
As part of the collaboration, SpareIt will offer these trained garages as Private Garage Owners (PGO) for Hero Electric’sB2B and B2C clients. Additionally, SpareIt locate app willintegratefleets and customers for garage discovery and service calls to make EV owning experience seamless.
Commenting on the association Mr. Sohinder Gill, CEO, Hero Electric said, “At Hero, we believe that a robust and well-equippedservice network is key to a satisfied customer experience. Mechanics need to be re-skilled and trained to readily address various issues faced by customers in the operation, usage, and maintenance of theelectric scooters. This partnership further brings us closer to our commitment of training 20,000 PGOs and also reflect the growth of the electric vehicle segment fastening the green mobility shift. We look forward to this next phase of electric mobility where our PGOsdrivethis green revolution.”
Prashant Kamdar, Founder & Director, SpareIt said, “Our platform digitizes the offline neighbourhood garages by empowering them with easy access to sourcing, last-mile logistics, business management solutions and digital credit. This partnership with Hero Electric allows us tocreate a convenient and efficient ecosystem to service our customers and further the growth of the EV segment.”
"We are proud and excited to be partner with Hero Electric. Garages are a key link in the EV ecosystem and this partnership is a testament of how working together and leveraging one’s strengths can be beneficial,” said Romi Chugh, Cofounder& Director, SpareIt®.
Hero Electric is committed to create an ecosystem by re-skilling and training mechanics and garage owners, under its PGOs initiative, to service all types of electric bikes in the near future.So far, Hero has trained over 6,000 such PGOs and is now committed to train over 20,000 such owners in the next two years.