Thailand to get charging network for electric vehicles

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Pursuant to the international trend to adopt electric mobility, Thailand will see the creation of a network of charging stations for electric and hybrid vehicles in the wake of a booming market for electrical vehicles which surged 400 per cent last year in the Southeast Asian nation.

The initiative is the as a result of an industry-spanning cooperation. A memorandum of understanding has been signed between BMW Group Thailand, Polytechnology Co, Greenlots, Central Group and AP (Thailand) PCL to further their commitment to the development and adoption of electric mobility in Thailand, BMW announced at a press conference in Bangkok on August 1.

Under the agreement,  ChargeNow  – the world’s largest network of public charging stations for electric vehicles and plug-in hybrids of any make and model  – will be launched in Thailand with an initial 50 stations nationwide in the first testing phase which will cost $20 million.

To provide prime locations for ChargeNow, the agreement involves Central Group, which has a network of more than 30 premium shopping centers. AP (Thailand) PCL, a leading property development company, will equip its residential buildings with charging stations.

Thai firm Polytechnology, together with Singapore charging stations provider Greenlots, will provide the hardware and maintain the stations.

Worldwide, ChargeNow operates 56,000 charging stations in over 27 countries.

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Pursuant to the international trend to adopt electric mobility, Thailand will see the creation of a network of charging stations for electric and hybrid vehicles in the wake of a booming market for electrical vehicles which surged 400 per cent last year in the Southeast Asian nation. The initiative is the as a result of an industry-spanning cooperation. A memorandum of understanding has been signed between BMW Group Thailand, Polytechnology Co, Greenlots, Central Group and AP (Thailand) PCL to further their commitment to the development and adoption of electric mobility in Thailand, BMW announced at a press conference in Bangkok...

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Pursuant to the international trend to adopt electric mobility, Thailand will see the creation of a network of charging stations for electric and hybrid vehicles in the wake of a booming market for electrical vehicles which surged 400 per cent last year in the Southeast Asian nation.

The initiative is the as a result of an industry-spanning cooperation. A memorandum of understanding has been signed between BMW Group Thailand, Polytechnology Co, Greenlots, Central Group and AP (Thailand) PCL to further their commitment to the development and adoption of electric mobility in Thailand, BMW announced at a press conference in Bangkok on August 1.

Under the agreement,  ChargeNow  – the world’s largest network of public charging stations for electric vehicles and plug-in hybrids of any make and model  – will be launched in Thailand with an initial 50 stations nationwide in the first testing phase which will cost $20 million.

To provide prime locations for ChargeNow, the agreement involves Central Group, which has a network of more than 30 premium shopping centers. AP (Thailand) PCL, a leading property development company, will equip its residential buildings with charging stations.

Thai firm Polytechnology, together with Singapore charging stations provider Greenlots, will provide the hardware and maintain the stations.

Worldwide, ChargeNow operates 56,000 charging stations in over 27 countries.

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