BPCL launches EV fast charging corridor

by Autocar Pro News Desk , 17 Feb 2022


Bharat Petroleum has launched EV fast charging corridors on Chennai - Trichy - Madurai highway, with the rollout of CCS-2 DC Fast chargers at 10 of its conveniently located fuel stations along the 900 km route on both sides of the highway.

The company is converting 7,000 conventional retail outlets into energy stations providing multiple fuelling options, which will also include EV charging facility, in the medium to long term.

The first phase launch on Chennai - Trichy - Madurai highway will be followed up by key routes which have high existing motorist traffic and a propensity for transition to travel by electric vehicles. 

Speaking at the fuel station at Meenambakkam in Chennai, PS Ravi, executive director in-charge (Retail), BPCL said, “BPCL fuel stations on highways offer a wide range of conveniences and amenities and we look forward to welcoming and serving our EV customers the Pure for Sure experience in this exciting new and sustainable world of Electric mobility.”

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