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11/30/18
Wolfsburg/Milton Keynes
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Charge your electric car while you shop: Volkswagen and Tesco now partners in the UK

  • More than 2,400 charging bays at 600 branches of the supermarket chain
  • Stations to be operated by Volkswagen and Pod Point, one of the leading operators of charging infrastructure in the UK
  • Partnership underlines strategic target of the brand: making attractive electric cars and developing appropriate charging infrastructure

Volkswagen is working to develop areawide charging infrastructure for electric cars. This is why the brand has embarked on a strategic partnership with the Tesco supermarket chain in the UK. Over the next three years, more than 2,400 electric vehicle charging bays are to be rolled out at 600 Tesco stores. The cooperation will create the largest electric vehicle charging network in the British retail sector. The stations are to be operated by Volkswagen and Pod Point, one of the leading providers of charging infrastructure in the UK.

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