Shell India to install fast chargers at Hyundai Motor EV dealerships
Hyundai Motor India Ltd (HMIL), India’s first smart mobility solutions provider and largest exporter since inception, has signed a memorandum of agreement (MoA) with Shell India Markets Private Limited to install 60 kW DC Fast Chargers across 36 of its EV Dealerships in India. This strategic partnership aims to increase the expansion of charging infrastructure for battery electric vehicles (BEV) in India.
This collaboration with Shell India is a part of Hyundai’s EV charging infrastructure expansion plan for providing customer-centric solutions towards a cleaner and greener future through the adoption of environment-friendly BEVs. Shell India Markets Private Limited will also consider installing DC 120 kW Fast Charger in dealers instead of DC 60 kW Fast charges if feasible.
The MoA was signed between Hyundai Motor India Ltd. and Shell India Markets Private Limited in the presence of Jae Wan Ryu, executive director, Hyundai Motor India Limited and Sanjay Varkey, director, Shell India Markets Private Limited, at HMIL headquarters in Gurugram, Haryana, India.
“We are glad to announce our partnership with Shell India to further expand Hyundai’s EV ecosystem in India and enhance our BEV charging network. Such strategic partnerships are fundamental in accelerating the adoption of electric vehicles by customers to achieve the national goal of carbon neutrality. This partnership will power-up the nations’ electric mobility mission by offering end-to-end EV charging infrastructure at HMIL Dealerships,” said Unsoo Kim, managing director and CEO of Hyundai Motor India.
Commenting on their strategic partnership, Varkey assed that “As a solution-driven and customer-centric organisation, our effort is to offer integrated Mobility solutions, including convenience retail, enhancing the overall journey for our customers, and meeting the growing demand for electric mobility Our strategic partnership with Hyundai Motors India Limited, aims to improve the charging infrastructure for BEVs in India by offering easy access and dynamic availability for a safe, reliable, and seamless charging experience. “
HMIL currently has an existing network of 72 EV Dealers in 45 cities. Phase1, the establishment of a public EV charging facility across EV dealerships of HMIL, has been completed. Phase 2 has been initiated with Shell India across 36-additional dealerships for installation of DC 60/120 kW fast chargers. Their collaboration enables the customer value proposition of Fast Charging, Green Energy and 24×7 customer support, creating a new benchmark in customer experience in this transformational drive towards clean mobility.