On World EV Day, Jio-bp partners with BluSmart to set up EV charging infrastructure in India

 Jio-bp signs agreement with BluSmart to set up EV charging stations pan-India for
passenger electric vehicles and fleets
Mumbai, 9 September 2021: Jio-bp, the fuels and mobility joint venture between Reliance Industries
Limited and bp announced a partnership with BluSmart, India’s first and largest all-electric ride-hailing
platform to set up a network of commercial large scale EV charging stations. As part of the partnership,
Jio-bp will set up these stations for passenger electric vehicles and fleets across the country.
BluSmart, through its all electric fleet, has been disrupting the mobility landscape by providing
reliable, zero-surge and zero-tailpipe emission ride-hailing service in Delhi NCR. Running the largest
fleet of EVs, BluSmart aims to expand its network into other major cities across India.
Through this partnership, both companies will collaborate in planning, development and operation of
EV charging infrastructure, at suitable locations across cities where BluSmart operates. With the first
phase-roll out in the National Capital Region, these EV charging stations will be capable of
accommodating a minimum of 30 vehicles at each station and will be concentrated in urban areas.
Speaking on the collaboration, Mr Harish C. Mehta, Chief Executive Officer, Jio-bp said, “Jio-bp will
be at the forefront of EV infrastructure development in the country. Leveraging bp’s learnings from
the UK with bp Pulse, where they have the country’s largest EV charging network, from Germany
through their Aral brand, Jio-bp intends to bring in the latest in EV technology to our consumers. In
line with the New Energy vision of RIL, our Advanced Mobility teams are working tirelessly to create
cleaner and smarter ways for Indians to travel. Our partnership with BluSmart is a significant milestone
in our vision of offering new age low-carbon emitting, cleaner and more affordable options.”
Mr Anmol Jaggi, Co-Founder and CEO, BluSmartsaid “BluSmart operateslarge EV charging Superhubs
powering the burgeoning EV fleet. Our partnership with Jio-bp is a true testament of our ability to
provide world-class EV charging infrastructure solutionsfor India. We are thrilled to be partnering with
Jio-bp and are committed to take this strategic collaboration to greater heights. EV Superhubs are the
future of EV charging as it provides seamless charging access to consumers and ride-hailing fleets and
we will be jointly building some of the largest EV Superhubs in the world.”
As an integrated EV infrastructure player, Jio-bp is actively partnering with leading OEMs, technology,
and platform players for setting up its EV fixed charging stations with a format-specific approach for
all vehicle categories.
Jio-bp will bring the best of bp’s global learnings in electrification and apply them to the Indian market
to create a differentiated customer experience that delights the consumer.