Plug Mobility and Fortum join hands for charging infra

Plug Mobility from Carzonrent India, the country’s first electric vehicle mobility as a service brand, has partnered with Fortum Charge & Drive India, a leading Nordic EV charging service provider, to provide charging infrastructure for Carzonrent fleet of 19,000 cars to be inducted over the next five years across India. 

Fortum C&D will set up 3,200 charging points for lug mobility during this period to support energy requirement of the fleet. 

As part of the agreement, a total of 3,200 DC001 and CCS charging point chargers will be deployed in 79 cities and towns. The charging infrastructure will be used for Carzonrent’s recently-launched EV fleet brand ‘Plug’ and it will also be available for general public.  

Mr. Rajiv Kumar Vij, MD, Carzonrent India, said, “Carzonrent will provide a chauffeur-driven EV fleet through its initiative Plug for different ground mobility needs and our aim is on saving 4 lakh tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions in the next five years by introducing 19000 EVs across India. We are happy to partner with a pioneer such as Fortum to bolster our efforts towards this.”

Mr Sanjay Aggarwal, President, Fortum India, said, “We are happy to collaborate with Carzonrent to set up charging infrastructure for four- wheelers across the country as a step towards decarbonisation.”