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Hero MotoCorp and BPCL companion to arrange EV charging infrastructure | Autocar India

Written by Ravi Kapoor

Within the first section, charging stations might be arrange throughout 9 cities, beginning with Delhi and Bengaluru.

Hero MotoCorp and Bharat Petroleum Company (BPCL) have introduced a collaboration to arrange electrical automobile charging stations throughout the nation. 

The businesses stated they first goal to ascertain a considerable charging infrastructure at present nationwide BPCL stations by together with EV charging stations amongst a number of fuelling choices. Again in November 2021, BPCL had introduced plans to arrange charging stations at round 7,000 of its gas stations throughout the nation over the following few years. The Indian Oil Company Ltd had additionally stated it should to put in 10,000 new charging stations.  

As a part of the primary section of the mission, charging stations might be arrange throughout 9 cities, starting with Delhi and Bengaluru. Every charging station will characteristic a number of charging factors together with DC and AC chargers. These stations will cater to each electrical automobiles and two-wheelers. 

So far as accessing the stations is anxious, clients might want to use a Hero MotoCorp cell app and funds will embody a cashless transaction mannequin. 

Dr Pawan Munjal, chairman and CEO, Hero MotoCorp, stated the partnership will “unlock alternatives for asset allocation and growth sooner or later.”

With this announcement, Hero MotoCorp turns into the primary automotive OEM to tie up with a Public Sector Endeavor (PSU) to arrange charging infrastructure throughout India.

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Ravi Kapoor