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Germany: OMV to install EV ultra-fast chargers at 100 stations

International oil and gas distributor OMV will invest in electric vehicle charging across Southern Germany.

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OMV has partnered with EnBW, one of the leading energy providers in Germany, to install ultra-fast EV chargers at 100 stations in the country’s South.

The agreement between the Austrian retailer and the German energy supplier will see around 100 petrol stations equipped with high-performance chargers by the end of 2019.

The cooperation is a major step in the expansion of the fast-charging infrastructure in Germany, especially in urban areas belonging to the regions of Bavaria and Baden-Württemberg, where there are a significant number of EV drivers.

OMV Germany has over 300 service stations nationwide, more than 220 of them in Bavaria, as well as further stations in Baden-Württemberg and Hesse.

The cooperation is another step forward for EnBW to achieve market leadership in fast-charging continues, by 2020 the company hopes to operate more than 1,000 fast-charging systems in Germany.

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