In order to let people know that they’re back in town, Dewan motors has just launched Pakistan’s First ever public charging station for hybrid and electric vehicles at the Emporium Mall, Lahore.
On the launch of the charging station, BMW group Middle East Managing Director, Johannes Seibert had the following to say:
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. Dewan Motors’ investment in this technology is a significant step towards supporting the BMW Group’s vision to offer electro-mobility internationally, and in providing easy access to charging stations for customers of our plug-in hybrid and electric vehicles
ChargeNow is an attempt to spread awareness of the importance of alternate fuel vehicles
In a research study, it was found out that by 2030, around 60% of the world population is going to be in the major cities of the world.
By looking at the growth potential of hybrid and electric cars in Pakistan, Dewan Motors took the step to spread awareness about electric mobility by installing these BMW ChargeNow stations.
According to Dewan Motors, this is the first of the three stations they have planned to set up by the end of 2016. The other two stations will be launched in Karachi and Islamabad.
BMW ChargeNow stations are a network of charging stations that been providing BMW plug-in hybrid and electric cars with easy, quick and secure charging services through nominal fee.
Dewan Motors Chairman Dewan Mohammad Yousuf Farooqui had the following to say on the occasion:
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. Not only does this result in minimum to zero emissions, but also leads to tremendous fuel savings. This has a direct and very positive impact on foreign exchange reserves of the country.