MG Motor India and HPCL partner to enhance EV charging network

The collaboration focuses on providing convenience to EV users by increasing the availability of EV chargers during their long distance and intercity commutes.

Autocar Pro News Desk By Autocar Pro News Desk calendar 29 May 2024 Views icon2330 Views Share - Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Share to LinkedIn Share to Whatsapp
MG Motor India and HPCL partner to enhance EV charging network

MG Motor India and Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd. (HPCL) announced their strategic partnership to enhance and enrich India’s EV charging infrastructure. Under this alignment, MG and HPCL will together install 50kW/60kW DC fast chargers at key locations covering highways and cities across India.

The collaboration focuses on providing convenience to EV users by increasing the availability of EV chargers during their long distance and intercity commutes.

The public-mode network of chargers is designed for all EVs compatible with the CCS 2 charging standard, like that of the MG ZS EV. These charging stations will be available for MG customers on the MyMG App and will be discoverable via the integrated HPCL network discovery tool, the press release noted. 

Gaurav Gupta, Chief Growth Officer, MG Motor India, said, “The key to a successful transition to electric mobility is a robust EV ecosystem. As an early mover in the EV space, MG has been at the forefront of the development of a strong EV ecosystem. 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 of electric vehicles.”

Rajdip Ghosh, Chief General Manager, Highway Retailing, HPCL, “HPCL has a nationwide network of 22,000 plus Fuel Stations and is committed to a sustainable future by providing green fuel to the customers. Furthermore, HPCL aims to install 5000 electric vehicle charging stations by December 2024."

Through this partnership with MG Motor India, HPCL shall leverage the vehicle base of MG to increase the utilisation of its chargers installed across India. HPCL will analyse charger usage to improve customer experience and strategic expansion in EV Charging infrastructure at places,” he added. 

 

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