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Supermarkets to offer electric car charging stations in Poland?

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Victoria Bieniek 24.02.2017 19:57
The tech company behind some of Poland's electric car charging stations wants to team up with a supermarket chain to build more charge points near shops, the Puls Biznesu daily has said.
Photo: Flickr.com/Sean Barbour.Photo: Flickr.com/Sean Barbour.

According to the daily, ABB, a Swedish-Swiss multinational corporation headquartered in Zürich, wants to join forces with German supermarket chain Lidl.

ABB, which built eight of Poland's 20 existing quick charging stations, seeks to further invest in the country, the daily reported, adding that Lidl, with over 600 stores in Poland, which would allow the two companies to build an "impressive" network of charge points.

It would also allow Lidl customers to charge their cars while grocery shopping, the paper added.

According to Puls Biznesu, French megamarket chain Auchan is currently negotiating a similar project with Polish state-run power group Tauron.

Interest in electric charging stations has increased following the Polish government's announcement last year that the country aims to have one million electric cars on its roads by 2025, as it seeks to cut carbon emissions, the Puls Biznesu daily reported. (tf/vb)

Source: Puls Biznesu

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