just-auto.com

PSA names UK charge point supplier

By Graeme Roberts | 12 December 2019

PSA Group has announced Pod Point as its exclusive charge point supplier for its Peugeot, Citroën, DS Automobiles and Vauxhall brands in the UK.

The new two year partnership is a major advance in the French group's electrification strategy, by assisting customers with the infrastructure to move to electric.

Pod Point is said to be the UK's largest independent provider of charging infrastructure for electric vehicles and are a fully authorised by OLEV to install charge points under the Workplace Charging Scheme and the Electric Vehicle Homecharge Scheme.

The charge point supplier will also work with PSA's leasing arm, Free2Move Lease, as the preferred charging provider.

As part of the UK partnership, PSA are offering the first retail customers for the full-electric Vauxhall Corsa-e, the Peugeot e-208 and the DS 3 Crossback E-tense a free home charge Pod Point and standard installation.

All models are already available to order as well as the plug in hybrid Peugeot 3008 SUVs, Peugeot 508 & 508 SWs, DS 7 Crossback E-tense and Vauxhall Grandland X Hybrid4 with commercial launches planned for early 2020.

PSA aims to be one of the key European players in electrified mobility and every new model launched from 2019 onwards will have either a plug-in hybrid (PHEV) or full electric variant. Additionally, by 2025 every model sold by the group will have an electrified version.