Tag: BP

Apr 21, 2021 - 12:05 pm

Partners pledge to implement Plug&Charge across Europe

Major players such as BMW AG, Groupe Renault, Stellantis, Tritium and Volkswagen AG, and Shell, bp, and Total, have agreed to implement Plug&Charge as standardised by ISO before the second half of this year. A dedicated project team at CharIN is to drive the implementation.

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Mar 30, 2021 - 04:03 pm

BP buys into Digital Charging Solutions

Alongside the BMW Group and Daimler Mobility AG, BP will become the third shareholder in the charging infrastructure provider Digital Charging Solutions GmbH (DCS) with a share of 33.3 per cent. DCS will also offer combined charging and refuelling solutions through the partnership with the mineral oil company in the future.

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Mar 15, 2021 - 05:21 pm

Power Day: Volkswagen plans standard battery cell

Volkswagen has just presented its technology roadmap for the battery and charging sectors up to 2030 at its Power Day presentation. The aim of the roadmap is to significantly reduce the complexity and costs of batteries. At the core of the plan are six “Gigafactories” throughout Europe.

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Jan 28, 2021 - 05:44 pm

Freewire gathers $50Mn in third funding round

FreeWire Technologies has gained $50 million in a Series C funding round, led by Riverstone Holdings, with participation from current shareholders such as BP ventures. The new investment will enable FreeWire to accelerate international market expansion of its Boost Charger and expand production capacity.

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Jan 28, 2021 - 05:16 pm

UK: West Midlands to add over 100 AC charge points

In the UK, the West Midlands will get a boost to its electric vehicle infrastructure, following Warwickshire County Council’s award of a £584,000 contract to BP pulse. The former BP Chargemaster will install over 100 charge points across the region.

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Jan 19, 2021 - 02:13 pm

StoreDot to showcase sample cells for potential partners

Battery developer StoreDot makes the development samples of its first generation of batteries available. The Israeli company is aiming for an extreme reduction in charging time: In mid-2019, StoreDot had demonstrated the complete charging of an electric two-wheeler in just five minutes. In the meantime, this has also been documented on video.

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Dec 14, 2020 - 08:12 pm

Polar & BP Chargemaster reorganise under new brand

Polar and BP Chargemaster have officially rebranded their charging business under the banner ‘bp pulse’. This now includes both bp Chargemaster and Polar, who have combined their networks. Further, a deal was inked with Freewire technologies.

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Nov 22, 2020 - 05:29 pm

Kia UK partners with BP Chargemaster & Pod Point

Kia Motors UK has teamed up with both BP Chargemaster and Pod Point to offer electric car drivers preferential terms for the provision of a home charge point. Kia says home charging would cost less than £3 depending on tariffs.

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Jun 11, 2020 - 03:06 pm

BP Chargemaster chosen as Mercedes partner in UK

The Mercedes Benz electric car charging service in the UK is now hooked up with BP Chargemaster’s Polar network. This gives British customers access to the network on a single subscription. BP Chargemaster will also install private and business charging points for Mercedes customers.

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Apr 26, 2020 - 03:22 pm

FreeWire Technologies completes financing round

FreeWire Technologies announced the successful closing of a $25 million Series B and venture debt financing round. The funding was led by existing investor BP Ventures, together with new investors ABB Technology Ventures and Energy Innovation Capital.

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Jan 24, 2020 - 01:31 pm

Lancashire to build 150 new charging points

A project to install 150 on-street charging points in Lancashire, in partnership between BP Chargemaster and Lancashire County Council, is nearing completion and reached a milestone this week with the opening of a new charging ‘super hub’.

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Aug 15, 2019 - 07:46 pm

BP opens first 150kW chargers at UK service station

BP Chargemaster has opened its first 150kW chargers on BP forecourts in the Greater London area. The plan is for BP service stations across the UK to get 400 of the so-called Ultracharge 150 units by 2021 as part of the Polar network.

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Aug 1, 2019 - 03:41 pm

BP & Didi launch charging joint venture

The British oil company BP announced the establishment of a joint venture for charging infrastructure with the Chinese mobility company Didi Chuxing. The partners are planning to set up a nationwide network of charging stations for electric vehicles in China.

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Jun 13, 2019 - 04:13 pm

StoreDot can recharge an e-scooter in 5 minutes

The BP-funded Israeli battery developer StoreDot has apparently fully charged an electric scooter from Torrot in just five minutes. Ordinarily, the Spanish scooter maker Torrot specifies a charging time of four hours.

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Jun 9, 2019 - 06:55 pm

BP Chargemaster presents new 150 kW charger

By 2021, BP Chargemaster plans to have 400 rapid charging stations in the United Kingdom. The company has also introduced a new 150 kW high power charger. By the end of the year, 100 of the new charging stations should already be in use.

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Mar 20, 2019 - 11:34 pm

UK: BP Chargemaster open large rapid-charge hub

BP Chargemaster and its network arm Polar have opened what they claim to be Britain’s biggest rapid-charge hub in Milton Keynes. Up to eight electric vehicles can charge with up to 50 kW at the multi-standard stations. The set-up uses existing facilities.

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Mar 7, 2019 - 04:28 pm

Highways England award charging network contracts

Highways England has awarded contracts worth a total £2.8 million, for the installation of more than 50 electric vehicle charging points across the country within the next nine months. BP Chargemaster and Swarco will share the work.

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Jan 24, 2019 - 02:37 pm

China: BP invests in e-mobility provider PowerShare

BP Ventures, the financial arm of the petrochemical company, is investing in PowerShare. They provide integrated hardware and software solutions for charging electric vehicles in China. Meanwhile, BP Chargemaster is progressing in Britain.

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Dec 6, 2018 - 04:55 pm

FreeWire gathers $15 million in financing round

The high speed charging specialists from FreeWire managed to take in 15 million dollars (about €13.2 million) in fresh capital during a financing round. The investors included BP and Volvo, who had also previously invested in the company.

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Jun 28, 2018 - 11:55 am

BP buys Britain’s POLAR charging network

BP will buy one of the UK’s largest EV charging providers. Chargemaster runs aboout 6,500 stations in their Polar network. They did not disclose any details but the new company will be called BP Chargemaster and plans on setting up more fast-charging stations at pit stops.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2021/04/21/partners-pledge-to-implement-plugcharge-across-europe/
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