Zembo Motorcycles and MOGO Uganda Partner to Accelerate Access to Electric Mobility Solutions in Uganda


Zembo Motorcycles and MOGO Uganda Partner to Accelerate Access to Electric Mobility Solutions in Uganda

Zembo Motorcycles, a leading provider of electric  motorcycles in Uganda, has announced a strategic partnership with MOGO Uganda, a  subsidiary of Eleving Group, to expand access to electric mobility solutions nationwide. 

Zembo Motorcycles specializes in assembling electric motorcycles in Uganda and  collaborates with external financial institutions to offer innovative rent-to-own plans.  Their unique battery-as-a-service model allows riders to easily swap discharged  batteries with fully charged ones for an affordable fee, ensuring uninterrupted travel and convenience, while saving up to 30% versus fuel. 

The Zembo Thunder motorcycle represents a pioneering effort in Africa to provide  cleaner and more sustainable travel options. By switching to electric motorcycles, riders  can contribute to reducing noise and air pollution in urban areas like Kampala,  promoting a healthier and more environmentally friendly mode of transportation. The  Zembo thunder was designed with and for Boda-boda drivers to meet the demands of  intensive use on Kampala’s roads and hills. 

As part of Eleving Group, MOGO Uganda is an international FinTech company operating  in 15 countries across three continents. MOGO Uganda provides affordable financing  options for various mobility needs, including used cars, Boda Boda, smartphones, cargo  transporters, and Tuk Tuk loans. It is dedicated to empowering individuals to fulfill their  daily mobility needs and achieve their bigger dreams.

"We are thrilled to partner with Zembo Motorcycles to accelerate the adoption of  electric mobility solutions in Uganda," said Kotrynya Lucunaite, Business Operations Manager of MOGO Uganda. 

"Our  collaboration aims to make electric motorcycles more accessible and affordable to a  wider range of customers, supporting sustainable transportation initiatives and  contributing to a cleaner environment." 

With the financing option, MOGO allows its clients to purchase their preferred electric  motorcycle model from Zembo at an affordable down payment of UGX 500,000, after  which they would pay weekly installments that fit their budgetary limits.

"Zembo Motorcycles is excited to join forces with MOGO Uganda to revolutionize the  mobility landscape in Uganda," said James Obarowski, CEO of Zembo Motorcycles. "By  combining our expertise in electric motorcycle assembly with MOGO's innovative  financing solutions, we are confident that we can make significant strides towards  promoting eco-friendly transportation and improving the lives of Ugandan  communities." 

Through this partnership, Zembo Motorcycles and MOGO Uganda are committed to  driving positive change by providing convenient and sustainable mobility solutions that  benefit both individuals and the environment.