Hero MotoCorp, BPCL collaborate for smart and connected large scale EV infrastructure 

Hero MotoCorp has collaborated with Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL) to set up charging infrastructure for two-wheeled electric vehicles (EVs) across the country.

This is first such collaboration between an automotive OEM with an oil sector Public Sector Undertaking (PSU) to set up charging infrastructure in the country. 

As part of its focus on new business segments for sustainable growth, Bharat Petroleum  in September 2021 announced that it is converting 7,000 conventional Retail Outlets into Energy Stations providing multiple fueling options, which will include EV charging facility also, in the medium to long term.

The two entities will first establish a substantial charging infrastructure at the existing nationwide energy station network and subsequently may broaden the collaboration to develop more synergies within the EV ecosystem and adjacent business verticals, thereby enabling prospects…


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