EVC – first UK nationwide roll-out

The GeniePoint Network already stretches the length of the country from Carlisle to Falmouth, with GeniePoints across London, Hampshire, Cornwall, Cumbria, and a growing number in between
ChargePoint Services and Motor Fuel Group (MFG) have signed a partnership deal for the roll-out of forecourt electric vehicle charging (EVC) across their UK network.
The proposed roll-out is the first of its kind in the electric vehicle charging market. With 413 stations MFG is the second largest independent forecourt operator in the UK, the company will host the 50kW plus rapid chargers at their sites nationwide which operate under the BP, Shell, Texaco, JET and Murco fuel brands.
“We’re delighted to be extending our fuel offer to customers,” said Jeremy Clarke, MFG’s chief operating office.
“The growth of the electric and hybrid vehicle market is an important part of the fuel mix going forward. MFG is determined to be at the forefront of this technology, satisfying this growing demand.”
The chargers will become part of ChargePoint Services existing GeniePoint Network, run and managed by its GeniePoint Platform.
“Electric Vehicle Charging is now a critical public service,” said Alex Bamberg, managing director, ChargePoint Services.
“ChargePoint Services’ GeniePoint Network is the most robust, reliable rapid charging network in the UK, its high level of functionality enables continuous monitoring of all the chargers on the network to ensure maximum uptime for drivers.
“We’re on target to provide the most reliable, widespread rapid charging facilities across the UK for drivers of electric vehicles, backed up by our excellent, continuous customer care program.”