Foodtech giant Zomato partners with Battery Smart to enable battery swapping access for delivery partners

Zomato, a foodtech giant, has partnered with EV startup Battery Smart to provide access to battery swapping to its food delivery partners

Battery Smart's existing network of over 800 swap stations is available to Zomato's delivery partners in over 30 cities

Zomato is committed to adopting 100% EV in its delivery fleet by 2030

Battery Smart and Zomato held an EV Mela in Delhi to raise awareness about the benefits of using an EV and to showcase Battery Smart's battery-as-a-service model

Battery Smart was founded in 2019 by Pulkit Khurana and Siddharth Sikka to provide two-minute battery swapping facilities to both two-and three-wheeler electric vehicles (EVs)

In July 2023, Battery Smart raised $33 million as part of a pre-Series B round from existing investors, US-based Tiger Global and Blume Ventures

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