BMW and Westfield JV creates 40 free charging stations

A total of 40 electric vehicle (EV) and plug-in hybrid vehicle (PHEV) public charging stations have been opened throughout 10 major metropolitan Westfield shopping centres in a joint venture from BMW Group Australia and Scentre Group.

The charging stations are available to all EV and PHEV owners and allow free charging for customers at the participating centres which are located at:

New South Wales

  • Westfield Bondi Junction
  • Westfield Chatswood
  • Westfield Miranda
  • Westfield Sydney
  • Westfield Parramatta
  • Westfield Warringah Mall

Queensland

  • Westfield Carindale
  • Westfield Chermside

Victoria

  • Westfield Doncaster
  • Westfield Southland

As part of the partnership Westfield customers will be able to explore the interactive BMW i3 displays that will tour the various Westfield centres that outline the sustainable and green features of the BMW i3 as well as the underlying technology that makes it all possible.

BMW remains at the forefront of providing e-mobility solutions, the revolutionary BMW i3 being just one example of this,” said BMW Group Australia CEO Marc Werner.

This partnership reinforces the BMW i brand’s innovative strength and commitment to smart sustainable solutions here in Australia,” he said.

We’re pleased to partner with BMW Group Australia to provide such a comprehensive network of EV charging stations to our customers,” said Greg Miles, COO, Scentre Group. “We’re committed to continually upgrading our facilities to meet new customer needs. This is not only a step in sustainability, but convenience for the growing number of EV drivers in our local communities.

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