09 August 2021

Winnonie debuts automatic battery swapping station Expanding service coverage, targeting to reduce Carbon Emissions by 75 tons per year

Bangchak expands its Winnonie EV battery and battery swapping services, managed by BCV Innovation Company Limited (BCVI), a Bangchak subsidiary, unveiling its first self-serve automatic battery swapping station for its E-motorbike users, providing fast service and reducing wait times at its Sukhumvit 63 (Ekkamai) location on 7 August 2021.

Presently, there are 3 Bangchak service stations providing manual 24H unlimited battery swapping services for E-motorbikes, namely Sukhumvit 62, On Nut 17/1, Udomsuk 45, and with an additional 3 branches currently in development in Wattana, Khlong Toei, and Pathumwan districts. The automatic battery swapping station is located at the Sukhumvit 63 service station (Ekkamai), with plans to upgrade the entire network within the year.

Winnonie, by Bangchak, is the first battery swapping E-motorbike rental service in Thailand, with its E-Motorbike and Battery Rental Platform, improving the quality of life of motorcycle taxi drivers by providing a service that reduces associated costs and supplements their present income.

Winnonie plans to expand its to user base to 250 members and to service 5 districts in Bangkok catering to motorcycle taxis drivers and delivery “riders” to promote the use of E-motorbikes, targeting the reduction of Carbon emissions by 75 tons per year, calculated from the average daily use of users, to address the problem air pollution.

The operation of the automatic battery swapping station is simple. Verify the identity of the user of the e-motorbike by scanning the QR Code from Line OA: @winnonie, then scan the used battery before returning and charging the battery at the station, and receive a charged battery. Initially, a technician or employee will be on hand to provide assistance, or for more information Winnonie is available via telephone and Line OA.