Shell Recharge Solutions (Shell), a provider of electric vehicle (EV) charging solutions has announced that it has signed a new EV roaming agreement with Motor Fuel Group (MFG), affording its customers access to more than 240 additional chargepoints.
EV roaming, theoretically, allows users to charge with any provider’s station, even if they don’t have a subscription with that provider.
Shell suggests that this latest roaming agreement will especially benefit those who charge on a pay-as-you-go basis, such as fleet drivers, as customers will now have access to more ultra-rapid chargers on motorways, a-roads and at EV hubs.
MFG is an independent forecourt operator and currently has more than 240 charge points across the UK.
According to the new roaming agreement, Shell Recharge customers can now access MFG’s network of high-powered EV chargers via their Shell Recharge app.
Both the Shell Recharge network at Shell forecourts and all of MFG’s chargers reportedly run on 100% renewable electricity.
“This example of collaboration across EV charging networks helps build a more cohesive and flexible public network in the UK, “ said Euan Moir, regional manager for the UK & Nordics at Shell Recharge Solutions.
“A more accessible network provides a higher level of confidence, and a far more consistent and better customer experience, encouraging more drivers and businesses to accelerate their transition to e-mobility.”
Martin Symes, operations director, EV network at MFG, said: “We are extremely happy to be working with Shell Recharge Solutions to open the MFG EV Power network to their customers.
“At MFG our focus is to provide an easy access network for all EV drivers to be able to charge and working in synergy with roaming partners is a key component of that.
“Our sites have been built with customer journeys and safety in mind and offer ultra-rapid charging with food to go offerings in safe, well-lit and secure environments that include services such as valeting.
“MFG EV Power is also excited to have a pipeline of amazing sites to add in 2023.”