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Volkswagen Group and bp partner to roll out EV fast charging in Europe

The fossil fuel industry’s takeover of public charging infrastructure continues. This week, ABB announced plans to supply charging stations to Shell, and Volkswagen and bp unveiled a charger in Dusseldorf, Germany that will be the first unit in a planned network of fast chargers across Europe. Volkswagen’s Flexpole 150 kW charging unit features two charge… Read more »

Tritium to supply chargers and services to bp’s EV charging network

The long-term consequences of oil companies’ interest in the charging industry remain to be seen, but they’re moving in, and they’re buying hardware. Australian EVSE manufacturer Tritium (Nasdaq: DCFC) has entered into a multi-year contract with bp to supply chargers and related services to the bp pulse charging network. bp has placed an initial order… Read more »

BP says fast charging could soon be more profitable than selling gas

The European oil companies BP, Shell and Total have been buying up assets in the EV charging value chain, and some suspect there’s a sinister strategy—could the oil barons monopolize public charging in key markets, jack up the prices, and kill the electric car once and for all? Maybe. But what if the companies find… Read more »

Oil giant bp acquires EV fleet infrastructure specialist AMPLY Power

The European oil comanies bp, Shell and Total have been buying up companies in many charging infrastructure-related fields. Now this trend has spread to the US, as bp announces the acquisition of AMPLY Power, a charging and energy management provider for EV fleets.    Under the terms of the agreement, AMPLY Power will continue to operate… Read more »

bp invests $7 million in EV charging firm IoTecha

bp ventures has invested $7 million in smart charging specialist IoTecha, leading a $13.2-million investment round. This investment is aligned with bp’s stated aim to provide over 70,000 public EV charging points worldwide by 2030. IoTecha will use the new investment to scale its operations through bp’s electrification network. Shaun Healey, bp ventures Principal, will… Read more »

Daimler, BMW, bp join to invest in EV charging venture

The BMW Group, Daimler Mobility and bp will each acquire a 33.3% stake in Digital Charging Solutions (DCS), a European developer of digital charging solutions for auto manufacturers and fleet operators. DCS works with OEMs to integrate its charging solutions into vehicle operating systems. The company currently operates charging services for BMW and Daimler, including… Read more »

The EV Network and bp pulse team up to roll out DC fast charging hubs across the UK

The EV Network, which describes itself as “an independent EV charging infrastructure development company,” and bp pulse, the EV charging arm of global oil giant bp, have signed an agreement to deploy DC fast charging hubs across the UK. Under the new agreement, EVN will construct “a significant number of rapid and ‘ultra-fast’ EV charging… Read more »

Volkswagen Group and bp partner to expand ultra-fast charging across Europe

Volkswagen and bp have announced a partnership to deploy DC fast charging facilities at bp and Aral retail sites in the UK, Germany and elsewhere in Europe. Oil giant bp aims to grow its public charging network to over 70,000 charging points worldwide by 2030. In the UK, bp pulse, the company’s charging arm, plans… Read more »

BP Chargemaster installs first of 400 150 kW chargers

BP Chargemaster, BP’s UK-based charging network subsidiary, has powered up its first 150 kW ultra-fast charger at a BP retail site. The charger is the first in a planned network of ultra-fast chargers across the UK. BP plans to roll out 400 ultra-fast chargers at BP sites across the UK by the end of 2021,… Read more »