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BPCL in talks with e-2w-makers to share outlets for charging stations

BPCL is planning to invest Rs 1,400 crore for four-wheeler EV facilities at 7,000 outlets


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Shine Jacob Chennai
Divestment-bound Bharat Petroleum Corporation (BPCL) is in talks with two original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) in the electric two-wheeler segment to set up charging stations at their retail outlets across the country.

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The company is also planning to invest around Rs 1,400 crore to add four-wheeler EV charging facilities at around 7,000 or 36 per cent of its retail outlets by 2024, a top company official told Business Standard. On Thursday, the company launched India's first EV fast-charging corridor on Chennai – Trichy

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First Published: Feb 18 2022 | 2:06 PM IST

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