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Ampol AmpCharge to Sponsor TOCEVA Racing Group — Solely EV In Perth-to-Sydney Marathon

As a part of Ampol’s nationwide rollout of electrical car charging infrastructure, an AmpCharge web site was commissioned at Ampol Foodary, Belmont, in Perth, Western Australia, in August. On the identical time, Ampol AmpCharge introduced that it might be the primary sponsor for the TOCEVA Racing workforce because it takes half within the Perth-to-Sydney re-enactment.

“The brand new quick charging infrastructure at Ampol Foodary Belmont is likely one of the first AmpCharge websites in Ampol’s deliberate preliminary roll out of 120 new charging websites on forecourts nationally by the tip of 2023. The opening comes as Ampol proclaims a brand new naming rights sponsorship of the ground-breaking TOCEVA Racing Group, that has entered the one EV rally automotive within the upcoming Perth to Sydney Marathon,” Ampol states.

“Ampol is trying to set up the main EV charging community in Australia by 2030 and this primary web site in Western Australia at Belmont comes in the beginning of the preliminary roll out of 14 websites throughout the state to be delivered at Ampol shops by the tip of subsequent yr.

“The supply of AmpCharge infrastructure on our forecourts will likely be complemented by new at-destination charging options in locations like procuring centres, and our residence charging infrastructure supply to be launched quickly. We can even leverage our information and powerful relationships throughout trade to supply charging options to fleet infrastructure that can help power transition.”

“The sponsorship of the TOCEVA Racing Group displays our historical past as a powerful supporter of Australian motorsport and connects us with a bunch of electrical car fans and an occasion that can assist drive pleasure and additional curiosity in battery electrical autos. We want Jon, Jurgen, Helen and workforce one of the best as they put together the Tesla Mannequin 3 for the marathon occasion in October,” says Brent Merrick, Ampol’s Govt Basic Supervisor, Worldwide and New Enterprise.

The Tesla Mannequin 3 rally automotive has been rebranded accordingly.

Ampol AmpCharge

AmpCharge Mannequin 3 — prepared for the marathon. Photograph courtesy of Ampol AmpCharge.

“We’re taking up an unprecedented problem crossing the nation in an EV navigating some very distant gravel roads competing in a discipline of almost 80 conventionally fuelled rally automobiles. We’re happy to be selling the Ampol AmpCharge model which inserts completely with our EV racing ambitions and want to be half within the power transition,” Jon Edwards, TOCEVA Racing workforce supervisor, mentioned.

The Perth-to-Sydney Marathon will get underway from Perth’s Wellington Sq. on 28 October and arrive at Warwick Farm in Sydney 10 days afterward 6 November. 

From child steps to leaps and bounds, Ampol has actually accelerated the set up of its charging infrastructure and it appears like there’s extra to return.


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