KUALA LUMPUR: BMW Group Malaysia further elevates the Premium Electric Ownership Experience with the introduction of BMW Charging, in partnership with local electric vehicle (EV) charging provider – JomCharge.
BMW Charging in partnership with JomCharge brings convenient access to more than 100 charging facilities strategically placed throughout the city centre and national highways, alleviating range anxiety and providing BMW EV owners peace-of-mind on every journey.
The network includes the infrastructures owned by Gentari – the Green Mobility and Clean Energy division of Petronas.
Further completing the Premium Electric Ownership Experience, all new and existing BMW EV owners are entitled to register for the BMW Charging package.
For a one-time fee of RM640, this one-year non-renewable subscription comes with complimentary JomCharge credits worth RM160 to provide a total package value of RM800.
Once registered, customers will be able to enjoy this package as a pay-per-use service with an additional 10% discount on each charging transaction for a year.
To date, BMW Group Malaysia has provided BMW and MINI EV owners with access to over 550 charging facilities nationwide, mainly powered by industry partners such as: JomCharge Malaysia with over 65 charging stations, Gentari with approximately 50 charging stations, and ChargEV with over 330 charging stations -including the 26 charging facilities powered by ChargEV and Yinson GreenTech at 17 Starbucks stores within Klang Valley, Penang, Malacca and Johor.
Over 80 BMW i charging facilities are also available at most authorised BMW and MINI dealerships across the country, with a strategic infrastructure expansion plan already in place for 2023.
BMW Group Malaysia Corporate Communications and Sustainability head Sashi Ambi said an integral part of its ongoing efforts to strengthen the electromobility landscape in Malaysia are the strategic partnerships with industry leaders in the charging infrastructure for EVs such as JomCharge as well as ChargEV and Tenaga Nasional Bhd in the coming months.
“With our shared goals and diversified expertise, we are bringing more key infrastructure and access to these charging platforms to our ever-growing community of existing and potential EV owners here,” he said.
EV Connection managing director Lee Yuen How said, “As the operator of the JomCharge network in Malaysia, our goal is to promote greater Zero-Emission Vehicle (ZEV) adoption in Malaysia by offering transformative, customer-centric infrastructure – which is exemplified through our extensive public charging network.
“This partnership with BMW – a leading premium EV automaker here, enables us to meet our ZEV adoption goals by working together to instil greater confidence amongst the public in our local electromobility ecosystem,” he said.
To learn more about BMW Charging, visit https://www.bmw.com.my/en/topics/bmw-owners/bmw-charging-solution.html.
The JomCharge mobile application is available on both the Apple App Store and Google Play Store.