Tag: BP

Oct 26, 2022 - 03:35 pm

BP invests $6 million in Freebee EV ride-hailing

In the USA, BP has invested $6 million in Miami-based all-electric ride-hailing business Freebee. BP led the business’s $8 million Series A funding round, with support from Freebee’s current infrastructure capital partner, Tensile Mobility.

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Oct 24, 2022 - 05:02 pm

New South Wales releases fast-charging funds

The New South Wales Government has followed up on its plan to help companies install ultra-fast charging bays across the Australian state. Round one funds have been released to help major beneficiaries install fast chargers at 86 locations along highways and urban centres.

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Jul 28, 2022 - 02:21 pm

Iberdrola & BP to spend €1BN on EV charge points

Iberdrola and BP have announced a strategic alignment to advance electric vehicle charging infrastructure. The partners earmarked €1bn for deploying up to 11,000 fast charge points across Spain and Portugal. Up to 600ktpa production capacity of green hydrogen is the next target, also including the UK.

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Jul 6, 2022 - 04:10 pm

BP & BOC explore H2 networks for HGV transport

In the UK, BP and BOC, a Linde hydrogen production company, have just completed a joint feasibility study exploring optimised designs for a potential hydrogen distribution and supply network for heavy duty transportation.

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Apr 29, 2022 - 01:57 pm

VW and BP put first joint charging station into operation

With the inauguration of the first charging station in Düsseldorf, Volkswagen and BP have now officially launched their strategic partnership announced last year. In the first step of this cooperation, up to 4,000 additional fast charging points will be set up at petrol stations over the next 24 months.

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Apr 19, 2022 - 04:16 pm

BP orders a thousand Tritium fast chargers

Australian charging infrastructure manufacturer Tritium has signed a multi-year contract with BP for the supply of DC charging stations and associated services. BP is placing an initial order with Tritium for almost 1,000 fast charging stations for the UK, Australian and New Zealand markets.

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Feb 2, 2022 - 03:38 pm

BP Pulse opens ultra-rapid charge stop at Gatwick Airport

Through its subsidiary BP Pulse, Britain’s oil company BP has opened its latest new electric vehicle charging hub at Gatwick airport near London. The HPC columns currently deliver 150 kW, but BP says new hardware will upgrade these units to deliver 300 kW in future.

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Nov 23, 2021 - 02:35 pm

BP backs battery swapping in China with Aulton

BP has acquired a stake in Chinese battery swapping specialist Aulton. The resulting joint venture is to offer battery swapping services for taxis, ride-hailing vehicles and other passenger cars, initially in the Chinese city of Guangzhou.

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Oct 27, 2021 - 02:54 pm

Daimler Truck & BP to drive hydrogen transport in UK

Daimler Truck and BP have agreed to jointly accelerate hydrogen infrastructure development and the introduction of fuel cell trucks in the UK. Concrete terms will see BP installing hydrogen refuelling infrastructure throughout the decade with Daimler to push fuel cell trucks through dealerships.

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Oct 25, 2021 - 02:57 pm

BP & Piaggio announce EV bike & trike cooperation

BP and the Italian scooter manufacturer Piaggio have signed a memorandum of understanding to promote electric mobility on two and three wheels in Asia and Europe. The plan is to develop charging stations and replaceable batteries, as well as various services related to batteries and vehicles.

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Sep 9, 2021 - 05:24 pm

BP Pulse opens ultra-fast charging sites in Scotland

BP Pulse has opened two new ultra-fast charging sites on the M8 motorway at bp pulse’s Harthill services in Scotland. Situated on the Edinburgh to Glasgow corridor, the sites feature ten 150-kW chargers servicing the east-and west-bound carriageways near Harthill, Lanarkshire.

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Jun 23, 2021 - 02:21 pm

BP Ventures invests $7Mn in smart charging firm IoTecha

BP Ventures has invested seven million dollars in smart EV charging firm, IoTecha, leading a $13.2 million investment round (about 11Mn euros). The start-up uses Internet-of-Things (IoT) technology to connect EV chargers with the grid, optimising the charging process and enabling automated payments.

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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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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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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2022/11/17/bp-pulse-launches-fast-charging-network-in-australia/
17.11.2022 15:59