Shell buys electric vehicle charging firm

Shell has signed an agreement to buy one of Europe’s largest electric vehicle (EV) charging providers. NewMotion operates more than 30,000 private EV charge points for homes and businesses in […]

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By Priyanka Shrestha

Shell has signed an agreement to buy one of Europe’s largest electric vehicle (EV) charging providers.

NewMotion operates more than 30,000 private EV charge points for homes and businesses in the Netherlands, Germany, France and the UK.

It also provides access to a network of more than 50,000 public charging points across 25 European countries.

Matthew Tipper, Shell’s Vice President for New Fuels said: “Today’s announcement is an early step towards ensuring customers can access a range of refuelling choices over the coming decades, as new technologies evolve to co-exist with traditional transport fuels.”