EV brand BLive opens 4th experience store in Hyderabad
By Retail4Growth Bureau | July 25, 2022
The multibrand EV platform has aggressive plans of 100 + EV experience stores across cities in India by 2023.
Multibrand EV platform, BLive, has opened its fourth EV Experience store at Malakpet, Hyderabad. Hyderabad has three other EV experience stores at Pragathinagar, Hafeezpet and Bapu Nagar, respectively. The store is launched with the franchisee Shalini E-Motors. With this store BLive takes a step further in its plans to set up at least 15 multi-brand stores spread across Hyderabad and other major cities in Telangana. “The phenomenal growth of BLive aligns with its vision of reaching EVs to every household in India over the next few years. The EV sector pioneer aims to set up over 100 stores pan-India by 2023,” says the company statement.
It adds, “The BLive experience store offers a wide range of products for personal mobility and mobility solutions for businesses. Through the store, BLive aims to promote sustainable mobility to all its customers by showcasing multiple brands of electric two-wheelers (e2Ws), electric bicycles (e-bikes) and electric delivery vehicles all designed and manufactured by Indian brands. The new store also has an in-house quick service kiosk, battery swap facilities and EV charging infrastructure. This store also is a testimony to the fact that more and more people are investing in green mobility.”
With the store, BLive brings everything related to E2W under one roof housing key brands like Kinetic Green, BattRE, LML – Detel, Techo Electra, Gemopai, E-Motorad, Hero Lectro and others. The store will also offer charging solutions, expert guidance on selecting the right EVs and post sales service packages. The store has a range of EVs for Businesses e.g. delivery vehicles for e-commerce companies, food delivery vehicles and more.
Samarth Kholkar, Co-Founder, BLive, said on the launch of the fourth store in the city, “We started our journey of physical multi-brand store from Hyderabad and today we are launching our fourth store here. The response that we have got here is really encouraging. Today more people are open to the idea of multi-brand franchise model, and we have a loyal franchise base here. BLive is on a mission to create awareness, drive accessibility and affordability of EVs to help customers transition seamlessly to EV. We want to help consumers experience and buy EV of their choice and make the switch to EV smooth.”
Speaking about BLive’s plans, Sandeep Mukherjee, Co-Founder, BLive said, “Today EV adoption is happening at a great pace in India. At BLive, we endeavour to engage and educate consumer through our multiformat touch points. The key to accelerating adoption is through information and accessibility. The consumer today is more aware and is willing to make the switch to green mobility. With our platform and experience stores, we will continue to raise awareness and adoption of EV.”