ISLAMABAD, Oct 16 (APP): The Electric Vehicle (EV) charging stations would be installed at five Motorways locations, keeping in view the number of vehicles commuting on a particular road.
“NHA has included EV charging stations in the contracts of filling stations. Concessionaires/contractors are installing the same in line with the numbers of EV vehicles commuting on a particular road,” an official told APP.
He said that presently, the EV charging stations were being installed at locations, including Rashakai service area, Islamabad -Peshawar motorway (M-1), Tandliyanwala service area, Lahore – Islamabad motorway (M-3), Dandewal service area, Pindi Bhattian -Faisalabad, Khanewal motorway (M-4), Khanewal service area, Pindi Bhattian – Faisalabad, Khanewal rnotorway (M-4) and Hazara service area, Hassanabdal-Havelian Expressway (E-35).
“Moreover, M/s MORE (Pvt.) Ltd. being the BoT concessionaire of M-2, has installed EV charging facility at Bhera Service Area on M-2,” he said.
He was of the view that other fuel stations across the motorway network would also install the EV charging facilities, with an increase in the number of EV vehicles.