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Public Electric Charging Station for Cars to be Set in Pakistan by BMW

Pakistan’s first public charging station for electric vehicles and plug-in hybrid vehicles has been inaugurated by Dewan Motors at Emporium Mall, Lahore.

Mr. Johannes Seibert who is the Manging Director of BMW Group Middle East said “Today is an important milestone for the BMW Group: not only does it mark the inauguration of the first public BMW charging station in Pakistan but also the first in the entire region. We call this service BMW ChargeNow.”

He also added, “ Dewan Motors’ investment in this technology is a significant step in supporting the BMW Group’s vision to offer Electromobility internationally, and in providing easy access to charging stations for customers of our plug-in hybrid and electric vehicles.”

Talking about future mobility, BMW considers giving latest solutions and innovative services to the majority of the population of the world. It is expected that by 2030, 60 percent of the population of the world will move into the urban localities and will start living a more advanced life.

Dewan Motors took the decision of installing the first BMW ChargeNow station after seeing the growing interest of public in electric vehicles. The plug-in hybrid cars have an immense potential for growth in Pakistan as a lot of people are going towards this technology.

BMW has come up with a network of charging stations known as BMW ChargeNow which provide convenient, easy, and safe charging services to the owners of BMW electric vehicles.

Chairman of Dewan Motors namely Mr. Dewan Mohammad Yousuf Farooqui said, “ The latest BMW plug-in hybrid and electric vehicles offer even greater mobility than conventional Hybrid vehicles making it possible to have everyday motoring purely on electric mode with practically little to no requirement for fossil fuels.”

He continued saying, “Not only does this result in minimum to zero emissions; but also tremendous fuel savings. This as you know sir, has a direct and very positive impact on foreign exchange reserves of the country.”

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  • eletric charging station: upsbatterycenter

About Palwasha Qasim

Palwasha Qasim is a graduate of the University of the Punjab in communication studies and an alum of the Global UGRAD Pakistan. She loves to write about technology news.