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MG Ties Up With Bharat Petroleum To Boost EV Charging Infrastructure

MG Motor India has tied up with Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL) to boost the EV charging infrastructure across the country. Under this collaboration, the two entities will set up EV chargers at BPCL fuel stations across highways and within cities, catering to customers’ needs for intercity travel.

The press statement further reveals that both the companies will combine their expertise to strategically identify charging sites, garner consumer insights, develop loyalty programs, and develop technology to govern charging systems.

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As of now, MG Motor India has a 6-way charging ecosystem for its customers. These include a free-of-cost AC fast-charger (installed at the customer’s preferred place), an extended charging network at its dealerships, a plug-and-charge cable onboard, and charge-on-the-go with RSA (Roadside Assistance), and community chargers. 

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Commenting on the development, Rajeev Chaba, President, and Managing Director, MG Motor India, said, “The key to a successful transition to electric mobility is a robust EV ecosystem. MG has been at the forefront of the development of a strong EV ecosystem since the launch of the ZS EV in 2020. Along with our ecosystem partners, we are working to create a vast network of EV charging stations, in addition to battery recycling & battery second life solutions for end-to-end sustainability for electric vehicles. Furthermore, our customers also benefit from the unique 6-way charging ecosystem that makes using an EV every day much easier. Our partnership with BPCL is yet another step to strengthening the EV charging infrastructure in India to energize and enhance customer confidence in EVs. BPCL’s strong presence and vast network in India will ensure that existing and prospective customers across the country have convenient access to charging solutions. We aim to further expand the opportunities of charging an EV and educate consumers on the environmental benefits of the same.”

In the other news, Hero MotoCorp has also recently partnered with BPCL to develop charging infrastructure for electric two-wheelers across the nation. As part of this alliance, Hero will set up charging stations across nine cities in the first phase, starting with Delhi and Bengaluru.