BP has announced that it is buying the UK’s largest electric vehicle charging company, Chargemaster, the deal will see Chargemaster charging points installed at BP’s forecourts in the UK.
The devices will know be known as BP Chargemaster and BP has plans to expand the charging network in the UK. This is great news for electric vehicles and also EV charging in the UK as BP has over 1200 petrol stations throughout the UK.
Tufan Erginbilgic, chief executive, BP Downstream, said: “Bringing together the UK’s leading fuel retailer and its largest charging company, BP Chargemaster will deliver a truly differentiated offer for the country’s growing number of electric vehicle owners.
“At BP we believe that fast and convenient charging is critical to support the successful adoption of electric vehicles. Combining BP’s and Chargemaster’s complementary expertise, experience and assets is an important step towards offering fast and ultra-fast charging at BP sites across the UK and to BP becoming the leading provider of energy to low carbon vehicles, on the road or at home.”
You can find out more information about the deal between BP and Chargemaster over at BP’s website at the link below.