Tata Motors and HPCL Partner To Install EV charging stations

CIOTechOutlook Team | Thursday, 28 March 2024, 04:56 IST

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The automotive firm added that its electric portability unit, Tata Passenger Electric Mobility (TEPM), has agreed to a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Hindustan Petroleum Corporation (HPCL) to install 5,000 electric vehicle charging stations across India.
The partnership will use HPCL's broad fuel station network and TPEM's experiences from over 1.2 lakh Tata EVs on Indian streets to set up chargers in areas that Tata EV proprietors often visit. Furthermore, HPCL will assemble knowledge on charger utilization to develop the customer experience further.
The arrangement between TPEM and HPCL plans to investigate collaborations between the two organizations to urge more individuals to take on electric vehicles nationwide. The organization added that the two organizations are likewise investigating the presentation of a convenient payment framework through a co-marked RFID card, which will make the charging experience uncomplicated.
While TPEM orders a piece of the share of more than 68% in electric traveler vehicles, HPCL brags a cross-country network of 21,500 fuel stations and is focused on a supportable future, it added. Moreover, HPCL expects to introduce 5,000 electric vehicle charging stations by December 2024. With four items in its portfolio, TPEM has driven the nation's ascent of the EV ecosystem. On the other hand, HPCL has introduced 3,050 EV charging stations across the country, including battery swapping stations. 
Balaje Rajan, chief strategy officer, Tata Passenger Electric Mobility and Tata Motors Passenger Vehicles, said, This strategic partnership with HPCL emphasizes our dedication to advancing Indias EV ecosystem in which the growth of charging infrastructure plays a pivotal role. This collaboration is essential for facilitating infrastructure development to support the expanding EV customer base. Leveraging TPEMs extensive insights into EV usage and HPCLs extensive nationwide network, this partnership has the potential to transform the charging infrastructure landscape in the country.

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