BMW, Mercedes to establish premium charging station network in China

BMW, Mercedes to establish premium charging station network in China

MANILA: BMW and Mercedes-Benz  are planning to establish a network of premium charging stations in China.

KEY TAKEAWAYS

  • When are BMW and Mercedes-Benz planning to first open charging stations in China?

    The first charging stations from BMW and Mercedes-Benz will open in 2024.
  • How many charging stations does BMW and Mercedes-Benz plan to build by 2026?

    BMW and Mercedes-Benz plan to build at least 1,000 charging stations in 2026.
  • Per the German car brands, they will use the expertise they gained from global and Chinese charging operations as well as their in-depth understanding of the Chinese new energy vehicle (NEV) market.

    As a result, BMW and Mercedes-Benz aim to deliver fast, convenient, reliable, and tailor-made charging solutions for the Chinese electric vehicle market.

    BMW and Mercedes-Benz plan to open their first charging stations in China by 2024. These charging stations will be located in top NEV regions, with further stations to be installed nationwide.

    Ultimately, the joint venture aims to establish a network of at least 1,000 high-power charging stations with around 7,000 high-power charging piles by the end of 2026.

    “The premium charging network will be open to the broader public, while it is intended that customers of BMW Group and Mercedes-Benz Group will be able to enjoy a series of exclusive features, such as plug & charge and online reservation for a seamless digital experience. The joint venture intends to procure electricity generated from renewable sources, where conditions allow, to create a sustainable and eco-friendly charging experience,” the BMW Group wrote in a press statement.

    Photo from BMW Group 

    Also read: 

    Vice Ganda buys a new BMW 735i luxury sedan

    BMW 5 Series showcases capabilities, state-of-the-art tech on Austrian glacier

    BMW PH to showcase EV lineup at SM Aura this weekend

    Sell your car at the best price

    Verified and genuine buyers Verified and genuine buyers
    Free listing Free listing
    List your car

    You might also be interested in

    • Upcoming

    Latest Car Videos on Zigwheels

    Zigwheels
    Watch Car Videos

    Car Articles From Carmudi

    • journal
    • advice
    • financing
    • insurance
    • Toyota PH now under Hashimoto's helm
      Toyota PH now under Hashimoto's helm
      Ruben Manahan IV, Feb 24, 2024
    • Nissan PH's 'Ready. Get Safe. Go!' returns for 2024
      Nissan PH's 'Ready. Get Safe. Go!' returns for 2024
      Ruben Manahan IV, Feb 23, 2024
    • NLEX Corp. receives ISO 50001:2018 certification
      NLEX Corp. receives ISO 50001:2018 certification
      Paulo Papa, Feb 23, 2024
    • Nissan PH updates Urvan
      Nissan PH updates Urvan
      Ruben Manahan IV, Feb 21, 2024
    • More than P1/L oil price hike to be implemented this week
      More than P1/L oil price hike to be implemented this week
      Ruben Manahan IV, Feb 19, 2024
    • How intense heat damages your car
      How intense heat damages your car
      Cherryl Anne Cruz, May 08, 2020
    • How Often Should I Clean My Air Conditioning System?
      How Often Should I Clean My Air Conditioning System?
      Cherryl Anne Cruz, Jul 21, 2017
    • How Can You Avoid Back Pain When Driving?
      How Can You Avoid Back Pain When Driving?
      Margarett Escano, Sep 15, 2017
    • How to Buy a Family Car
      How to Buy a Family Car
      Cherryl Anne Cruz, Jul 21, 2017
    • How to Test Drive a Car Before Buying
      How to Test Drive a Car Before Buying
      Wilbert Tan, Jul 21, 2017
    • Advantages and Disadvantages of Car Financing
      Advantages and Disadvantages of Car Financing
      Wilbert Tan, Jul 21, 2017
    • Most Common Car Financing Issues & How to Solve Them
      Most Common Car Financing Issues & How to Solve Them
      Cherryl Anne Cruz, Jul 21, 2017
    • What Is Effective Interest Rate
      What Is Effective Interest Rate
      Wilbert Tan, Jul 21, 2017
    • What Is a Secured Car Loan?
      What Is a Secured Car Loan?
      Cherryl Anne Cruz, Jul 21, 2017
    • Car Financing vs. Car Loans
      Car Financing vs. Car Loans
      Cherryl Anne Cruz, Jul 21, 2017
    • Is My Address Making My Car Insurance Expensive?
      Is My Address Making My Car Insurance Expensive?
      Cherryl Anne Cruz, Jul 21, 2017
    • Everything You Need to Know About GAP Insurance
      Everything You Need to Know About GAP Insurance
      Cherryl Anne Cruz, Jul 21, 2017
    • Car Insurance for Newlyweds- Combining Policies
      Car Insurance for Newlyweds- Combining Policies
      Wilbert Tan, Jul 21, 2017
    • How to Calculate Your Premium
      How to Calculate Your Premium
      Wilbert Tan, Jul 21, 2017
    • The Different Levels of Car Insurance in the Philippines
      The Different Levels of Car Insurance in the Philippines
      Cherryl Anne Cruz, Jul 21, 2017