Jio-BP to Power EV Charging Stations at Nexus Malls
Nexus Malls today announced its association with Jio-bp, a fuel and mobility joint venture between Reliance Industries Limited and BP PLC, for the rollout of Electric Vehicle charging stations and battery swapping stations across 17 malls across 13 cities.
Jio-BP plans to create an ecosystem for all those in the EV value chain and last year, the company constructed and launched two of India’s largest EV charging hubs. Further, as part of this partnership, Nexus malls will be installed with charging infrastructure for two and four-wheeler EVs. the first phase will be by June 2022 and will power Nexus malls in Navi Mumbai, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Pune and Ahmedabad.
Operating under the brand ‘Jio-bp’, Reliance BP Mobility Limited (RBML) is an Indian fuels and mobility joint venture between Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) and bp. The joint venture leverages Reliance’s presence across the country and its millions of consumers through the Jio digital platform. bp brings its extensive global experience in high-quality differentiated fuels, lubricants, retail, and advanced low-carbon mobility solutions. In addition to marketing conventional fuels, RBML provides advanced mobility solutions and alternate fueling options to its customers such as Electric Vehicles (EV) charging points, and Battery Swapping Stations (BSS). The company’s aviation brand ‘air bp-Jio’ is a leading supplier of Aviation Turbine Fuel across India. The brand ‘Jio-bp Fuel4U’ caters to on-demand doorstep delivery of diesel and is a market leader in the segment.
Nexus Malls is one of the largest mall owners in the country with over 17 malls across 13 cities. It is the Retail Portfolio arm of, a leading investment firm, Blackstone Group. Nexus Malls marked its foray into Indian Retailing in 2016. Nexus will help encourage customers to charge vehicles at their malls, along with some other environmentally conscious initiatives, to accelerate EV adoption.
The electric mobility business of this joint venture, offering charging infrastructure to Indian consumers, operates under the brand Jio-bp pulse. Customers can easily find nearby charging stations nearby with the Jio-bp pulse mobile app.