Jio-bp builds EV charging infra for Citroen network
New Delhi: Jio-bp, a fuels and mobility joint venture between Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) and bp, will build EV charging infrastructure for Indian unit of French automobile manufacturer Citroen, said the two firms on Friday. Jio-bp will install DC fast chargers across Citroen's key dealership network and workshops across the country in phases.
"These chargers will also be open to the entire universe of EV car customers to help boost EV adoption among consumers," said the two firms in a statement. With the New Citroen -C3 All Electric scheduled for launch in the first quarter of 2023, this partnership will ensure Jio-bp's charging infrastructure network is accessible via an app.
'Jio-bp currently operates a rapidly expanding network of EV charging and swapping stations'
Jio-bp currently operates a rapidly expanding network of EV charging and swapping stations under the Jio-bp pulse brand. The entire range of Jio-bp pulse offerings can be accessed via its mobile app that helps customers easily locate EV charging stations in their vicinity, facilitates digital payments amongst others.
"Driven by the vision to be among India's largest EV charging network, Jio-bp is creating an electric mobility ecosystem that will benefit stakeholders across the EV value chain and is expanding its Jio-bp pulse branded EV charging network by setting up charging facilities at multiple touch points within cities and major highways to ensure smooth intra-city and inter-city commutes for EV owners," it said.
(With PTI inputs)
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