Renewable Energy Startup ZERO21 launches “Project Gagan: an EV Exchange Program for Rapid Adoption of Three-Wheelers
Hyderabad, 31st, January 2024: Hyderabad-based ZERO21 Renewable Energy Solutions Pvt. Ltd. announces the launch of Project Gagan, a revolutionary initiative aimed at reshaping the landscape of auto-rickshaw mobility in India. Beyond introducing an innovative product range, Project Gagan aligns with a broader mission of promoting sustainable living in one of the world’s most dynamic nations, Bharat. Zero21 aims to target 100,000 autos as part of Project Gagan either through retrofitment or exchange to new electric autos in the next 5 years.
Project Gagan is an unprecedented plan offering owners of fossil fuel auto-rickshaws the option to retrofit their vehicles into electric or exchange them for new electric three-wheelers. The retrofitting process, facilitated by a specially designed Conversion Kit, seamlessly converts any internal combustion engine (ICE) passenger three-wheeler to electric in less than four hours.
This forward-thinking approach allows owners to faster transition to electric mobility effortlessly, ensuring an extended vehicle life with minimal maintenance and exceptionally low running costs.
As part of ZERO21’s strategic vision to uplift the image of the three-wheeler & facilitate faster services, the company has introduced Roadside Assistance (RSA) with a unique theme.
Speaking on the initiative, Rani Srinivas, Founder & CEO of Zero21 said, “Through Project Gagan we have laid a platform for faster transition into EV’s for all our potential 3 Wheeler customers across the country playing our part in achieving Sustainable Development Goals which resonates with our motto of Driving Differently. Our intent is simple – Bharath badal raha hai ab 3 wheeler bhi badlega.”
Project Gagan primarily targets auto-rickshaw owners and fleet operators with the core objective of enhancing health through reduced pollution and lower operating & maintenance costs, providing long-term financial benefits to drivers . By replacing older, less efficient auto-rickshaws with clean energy Electric Vehicles (EVs), this initiative aims to significantly reduce air and noise pollution, contributing to a healthier environment. The project seamlessly aligns with broader goals of sustainable urban development by encouraging the adoption of EVs and supporting the transition to a more sustainable transportation system.
Zero21 is manufacturer of electric 3 wheeler based in Hyderabad operating in both L3 & L5 categories covering both Passenger & Load Carrier Segments. Zero21 product range includes indigenously developed & approved “Retrofit” Kit for 3 Wheeler which can convert existing ICE engine passenger Autos into Electric in less than 4 hours time.