Panasonic Corp. said May 16 the company launched its smart electric vehicle charging service, Nymbus, in the Delhi NCR region.
The consumer electronics company has partnered with electric mobility service providers SmartE and qQuick to provide EV charging service on 150 SmartE electric three-wheelers and on 25 qQuick two-wheelers in Delhi NCR.
Panasonic will expand the charging service to Bangalore, Pune, Hyderabad, Chennai and Amaravati in the next three years. In the next five years, the company targets 1 million vehicles in 25 more cities.
The service is currently available only for two-wheelers and three-wheelers. The Japanese company has plans to expand charging service to other vehicles in the future.
Nymbus includes physical components such as charging stations, swap stations, onboard charges and telematics systems. The service also has virtual components like cloud service, analytics, intuitive dashboard and artificial intelligence.
"With the launch of the EV charging service, Panasonic for the first time is venturing into service domain in energy and eMobility we are creating an integrated common platform to cater to unsatiated needs of multiple stakeholders and enable faster adoption of EV in the country," said Panasonic India President and CEO Manish Sharma.