Ampersand is Africa’s first electric transport energy company with the longest track record of serving a commercial e-motorcycle fleet and battery swapping network at scale.
We are creating a world where motorcycle transport is cleaner and more profitable for its consumers than ever before.
Going electric will double a driver’s income now, and leapfrog Africa towards a zero carbon future.
8,000 tons of emissions
180 million km
Increased customers income by
45% per day
Our customers work hard.
They tend to be in their late 20’s - 30’s, work 6 days a week, for an average of 14 hours and covering up to 190km per day. Electric motorcycle drivers earn 50% more than with petrol bikes due to fuel and maintenance savings – They save 40% a year on fuel. The income they generate typically supports 4.4 people.
Ampersand's solution is designed with taxi drivers' in mind. Our guiding philosophy is to offer drivers a motorcycle and energy that costs less to acquire and operate, outperforms their current setup in every way, and happens to be electric. Battery swaps are faster than refuelling, cost less than a tank of petrol, and take the driver further. We take care of the batteries’ maintenance and financing is also available.
Ampersand has developed a business model and technology that seamlessly fits drivers' operations. We have created a network of swap stations that allow drivers to access smart batteries as and when they need them.
Our technology captures live battery data every 30 seconds, resulting in greater efficiency, meaning that our solution can electrify Africa’s motorbikes quickly.