Opens second Experience store in Hyderabad offering access to over 20+ brands
Launches second store within a month in Hyderabad
February 7, 2022: India’s first Digital platform for EVs, BLive, today announced the opening of its second Multibrand EV Experience Store in Hyderabad. The BLive EV Experience store launched at Pragathinagar in Hyderabad will offer a wide range of products and support directly to EV customers across Telangana region. BLive aims to offer an interactive experience to all its customers by showcasing over 20+ brands of electric two-wheelers (e2Ws) and electric bicycles (e-bikes) designed and manufactured by Indian brands, through its unique Omni channel platform.
Through this Experience store, BLive aims to bring everything related to e2wheelers under one roof from key brands like Kinetic Green, Techo Electra, Gemopai, Batt:RE, LML – Detel and others to charging solutions and also post Sales service packages. There are specific products for businesses especially for Delivery companies. BLive Experience Stores brings the unique Phygital experience to help consumers experience EVs and understand EVs before purchase.
Sharing his thoughts on the launch of the store, Samarth Kholkar, Co-Founder, BLive, said, “EVs are here and projected to reach $5Bn Market by 2024. Our Vision at BLiveis to offer customers a platform to Discover, Buy and Use EVs, The demand for EVs is increasing with more and more customers and businesses opting for an affordable and sustainable commuting option. The BLive Experience Stores which will soon be across 100 plus locations will help consumer experience and buy their choice of EVs.”
He further added, “Hyderabad has been at the forefront of technology innovation and has equally played a significant role in adopting and encouraging electric vehicles and setting an example for other cities to move forward with clean mobility solutions. Our first EV Experience store has received tremendous response and due to the high demand amongst customers we are elated to open our second store in the city.”
The store is not only going to give the customers a hands-on EV experience but a variety of brands and designs of vehicles to choose from as per their convenience. The store will also provide an extensive after-sales EV care experience, including roadside assistance, easy finance options, comprehensive service packages and e-mobility spares parts.
Emphasizing on BLive’s plans for the future, Sandeep Mukherjee, Co-Founder, BLive said, “We are in the middle of an EV revolution and as a disruptor we are focused on strengthening the EV ecosystem by partnering with like-minded partners to provide smarter mobility choices, giving better access to finance, as well as after sales and service for consumers at large. We plan to change the perceptions of customers towards EVs and give them the best buying experience. .”
Commenting on the partnership, Mr. Joseph Chinnabathini, Saavi Motors, Store Partner for BLive said, “We are looking forward to our partnership with BLive. We are happy to be one of the first Store Partners. Having a multi brand EV Store gives us an opportunity to offer more products to customers and offer the unique BLive Store Experience.”
BLive is focused on launching EV Experience stores initially in South and West India. BLive also plans to drive a deeper penetration in tier-2 and tier-3 cities where customers struggle to shift to clean mobility due to lack of options and is looking for more store partners on a franchise model to open more stores across the country.