Automakers team up on highway charging stations

By Myles McCormick
Published: Wednesday, 30 November 2016

BMW, Daimler, Ford, Volkswagen, Audi and Porsche will come together to roll out a network of charging stations over major European travel routes by 2020, in a further indication of carmakers pivot towards the vehicle electrification which is fuelling lithium demand.

Six major European automakers have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to roll out battery electric vehicle (BEV) charging stations across the continent.

Under a joint venture (JV) agreement, BMW Group, Daimler AG, Ford Motor Co. and Volkswagen Group, along with Audi and Porsche (part of the VW Group), will deploy...

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