30 Jan '18, 2pm

#BP invests $5M in mobile #EV charging company #FreeWire; intro at some retail sites this year

The chargers are supported by a software platform in which everything is accessible from a central dashboard. A mobile app for the drivers makes the charging experience seamless and convenient. Mobility is changing and BP is committed to remaining the fuel retailer of choice into the future. EV charging will undoubtedly become an important part of our business, but customer demand and the technologies available are still evolving. Using FreeWire’s mobile system we can respond very quickly and provide charging facilities at forecourts where we see the greatest demand without needing to make significant investments in today’s fixed technologies and infrastructure. The opportunity also to explore options for providing charging services away from our existing retail sites makes FreeWire an ideal partner for BP. —Tufan Erginbilgic, chief executive, BP Downstream BP says it is c...

Full article: http://www.greencarcongress.com/2018/01/20180130-bp.html

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