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Exicom's Kashmir to Kanyakumari EV Drive

Feb 15, 2023

Get ready for an electrifying journey unlike any other!


Who would have thought Kashmir to Kanyakumari on an electric vehicle? Well, hold onto your seats, because Sushil Reddy did it again. Supported by Exicom, one of the largest EV charging solution providers in India. Sushil Reddy is a two-time Guinness World Record holder hailing from IIT Bombay. He embarked on "The SunPedal Ride," igniting inspiration nationwide. From the snowy peaks of Kashmir to the sun-kissed shores of Kanyakumari, his mission is to unveil a brighter, greener future.

Exicom Supports Sushil's Eco-Drives: A Journey of 20,000+ Kilometers

 In 2023 and 2024, Exicom supported Sushil's electric adventures, covering more than 20,000 kilometers together. With Exicom's backing, Sushil proved that switching to EVs isn't scary; it's just the uncertainty about EVs and charging that holds us back. His trips sparked conversations about sustainability and e-mobility, especially at places like IIMs and IITs.Together, they're driving change, one kilometer at a time. But Sushil's journey wasn't just about the destination; it was about the stories woven along the way. With each stop in bustling cities and serene towns, Sushil engaged with communities, spreading awareness about the importance of sustainability and the role of electric vehicles in shaping a cleaner, greener future.


Sushil chose the EV for his awareness mission because it offers an eco-friendly and cost-effective driving experience in India, providing a substantial range on a single charge. Meanwhile, Exicom, a leader in EV charging solutions, has deployed over 70,000 chargers in India and Southeast Asia. They're expanding into the UK with innovative DC fast chargers and user-friendly SPIN EV chargers. With the Harmony Direct DC 360kw Fast Charger ,Exicom is revolutionizing global EV charging. Their partnership proved that the transition to electric mobility isn't just a distant dream—it's a reality that's charging ahead, one kilometer at a time.


Embarking on an Eco-Adventure


Zooming through vibrant cities and serene towns, Sushil explored the diverse tapestry of our nation, covering 35 states and union territories along the way. From the snowy north to the sunny south, he cruised through iconic cities like Pune, Mumbai, and Ahmedabad, spreading the word about sustainable travel with each turn of the wheel. Every mile he drove, he sparked lively conversations and inspired others to join the movement towards a cleaner, greener tomorrow.


Overcoming Hurdles and Embracing Solutions


The road to sustainability was not without its challenges. Sushil encountered rugged terrain, unpredictable weather, and a scarcity of charging infrastructure along his route. Yet, armed with determination and resourcefulness, he navigated through adversity, turning obstacles into opportunities.


Behind the scenes: In the Himalayas, Sushil faced the daunting task of traversing treacherous mountain roads with limited charging stations. Despite the challenges, he strategically planned and approached them with a pioneering spirit, overcoming hurdles and illuminating the path for future electric adventurers.


Insights from the Journey


Throughout his expedition, Sushil engaged in enlightening discussions at prestigious institutions such as the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) and Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs). These discussions delved into the realm of sustainable mobility and renewable energy, igniting conversations about the future of transportation in India.

In bustling Delhi, members of IIT Delhi's racing team were captivated by Sushil's journey, eager to learn about the challenges and triumphs of long-distance travel in an electric vehicle. Similarly, at IIM Ahmedabad, aspiring entrepreneurs and future leaders explored the economic and environmental benefits of electric mobility, inspired by Sushil's commitment to a cleaner, greener India.


As his journey unfolded, Sushil visited esteemed institutions like VIT Vellore, NIT Trichy, and SRM University Chennai, connecting with students from diverse backgrounds and disciplines. From engineering to business management, students resonated with Sushil's message of sustainability and innovation, embracing the idea of actively contributing to an eco-friendly future.


Cost Efficiency

At an average of approximately INR 3 per kilometer when charging at a DC Fast Charger, every rupee spent was a strategic investment in sustainable travel. With meticulous planning and resourcefulness, Sushil managed to navigate the complexities of long-distance electric travel while keeping costs manageable. From budgeting for charging sessions to optimizing routes for maximum efficiency, every decision was a testament to Sushil's commitment to sustainable living.

Pit stops and power-ups

Throughout the journey, Sushil made strategic pit stops at charging stations across the country. From bustling cities to remote towns, each charging session was an opportunity to refuel his EV and recharge his spirit of adventure. With the support of charging infrastructure partners like Exicom, Sushil seamlessly integrated charging sessions into his itinerary, ensuring that he could cover vast distances without compromising on convenience or reliability.

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Financial Planning

Beyond the road, Sushil's journey was a lesson in financial prudence and environmental stewardship. By opting for electric mobility, Sushil not only reduced his carbon footprint but also saved significantly on fuel expenses. With careful budgeting and a forward-thinking approach, Sushil demonstrated that sustainable travel is not just an eco-friendly choice—it's also a financially savvy one.


Fostering Community Connections


Sushil Reddy's journey goes way beyond just clocking miles. It's all about creating buzz and making lasting friends with students all over India. Whether he's revving up the excitement at VIBGYOR Malad West or chilling at GITAM University in Vizag, Sushil's love for eco-friendly travel is contagious. With Exicom having his back, Sushil's adventure transforms into more than just a road trip—it turns into a loud call for a cleaner, greener future. Together, they're building a cool story of hope and motivation, bringing people and encouraging the new generation to jump on board the electric revolution!


A Vision for Tomorrow


As Sushil Reddy zipped across the nation in his electric chariot, he wasn't just on a road trip—he was on a mission to revolutionize how we think about transportation. Along the way, he discovered that electric vehicles aren't just cool—they're also kind to our wallets and the planet we call home.


Thanks to companies like Exicom, Sushil saw first-hand how big businesses are stepping up to support sustainable initiatives like his.


So, what's next for Sushil? Well, the adventure doesn't end here! With the wind in his hair and a spark in his eye, he's gearing up for even bigger and bolder initiatives to promote sustainability and electric mobility. And guess what? You can join the ride too! Whether it's choosing an electric car for your next road trip or advocating for EV infrastructure in your community, together, we can power a brighter, cleaner tomorrow

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