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    BP trials FreeWire at its Hammersmith forecourt

    2018-10-08T00:00:00Z

    A UK trial of BP’s FreeWire electric vehicle (EV) rapid charging service has been launched in Hammersmith. Customers with CHAdeMO-compatible charge EVs are invited to visit the BP Hammersmith forecourt and have their EV charged for free, using the FreeWire system. BP FreeWire is a mobile rapid-charging system, ...

  • BP to roll-out electric chargers widely over next 12 months
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    BP to roll-out electric chargers widely over next 12 months

    2018-09-28T00:00:00Z

    BP customers in the UK can expect to access BP Chargemaster chargers rolling out at scale on forecourts over the next 12 months, on both company owned and dealer channels. David Newton, chief operating officer at BP Chargemaster, told delegates at this week’s Forecourt Trader Electric Track Day that ...

  • BP to reveal Chargemaster plans at Forecourt Trader Electric Track Day
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    BP to reveal Chargemaster plans at Forecourt Trader Electric Track Day

    2018-09-21T00:00:00Z

    BP will reveal its view of the UK’s electric vehicle charging landscape and its plans for the dealer network at next week’s Forecourt Trader Electric Track Day, which takes place at Rockingham Motor Speedway in Corby. Following BP’s recent acquisition of Chargemaster – the UK’s largest public network of ...

  • BP fuel card deal extended to Esso Tesco Alliance sites
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    BP fuel card deal extended to Esso Tesco Alliance sites

    2018-09-14T00:00:00Z

    BP’s reciprocal fuel card acceptance agreement with Esso has now expanded to include Esso Tesco Alliance sites. BP Fuelcard customers can now fill up at all Esso Tesco Alliance stations displaying the new BP acceptance logo. The expansion means BP Plus Fuel Cards are now accepted at more than ...

  • BP launches UK trial of FreeWire rapid charging service
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    BP launches UK trial of FreeWire rapid charging service

    2018-09-12T00:00:00Z

    A UK trial of BP’s FreeWire electric vehicle (EV) rapid charging service has been launched in Hammersmith. Customers with CHAdeMO-compatible charge electric vehicles are invited to visit the BP Hammersmith forecourt and have their EV charged for free, using the FreeWire system. BP FreeWire is a mobile rapid charging system, ...

  • BP appoints new head for UK fuel card operation
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    BP appoints new head for UK fuel card operation

    2018-09-05T00:00:00Z

    BP has appointed Jo McDonnell as its UK fleet sales manager, putting her in charge of BP’s UK fuel card operation. She will be responsible for managing the performance and growth of the BP UK Fleet Sales business. Her role includes BP’s UK fuel card business, and she will take ...

  • M&S Simply Food added to BP site in Peebles
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    M&S Simply Food added to BP site in Peebles

    2018-08-29T00:00:00Z

    A new M S Simply Food store has opened at the BP service station on Innerleithern Road, Peebles, in the Scottish Borders region. BP district manager Andy Kenney said: “The new store and introduction of the M S Simply Food range means we will now be open late providing customers ...

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    Product news: The Primal Pantry Protein bars win BP/M&S listings

    2018-08-22T00:00:00Z

    More than 300 BP M S Simply Food sites across the UK have listed The Primal Pantry Protein bars. Each bar contains 15g of high quality plant protein. The range is vegan friendly, easy to digest and comes in four flavours: Cocoa Brownie, Cocoa Orange, Mixed Berry and Double ...

  • Attempt to steal ATM causes major damage to BP site
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    Attempt to steal ATM causes major damage to BP site

    2018-08-22T00:00:00Z

    A BP garage at Eaton Socon in Cambridgeshire has suffered major damage after thieves attempted to rip out its cash machine. The raid left one side of the building smashed open. A spokesman for Cambridgeshire police said: “We were called at about 3am today (21 August) with reports of an ...

  • BP site reopens with M&S Simply Food after development
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    BP site reopens with M&S Simply Food after development

    2018-08-03T00:00:00Z

    A new BP service station with M S Simply Food has opened at Junction 16 of the A74(M) near Lockerbie in Scotland. The joint BP and Marks Spencer redevelopment of the BP site was opened on August 1. Andy Kenney, BP district manager, said: “The new store and ...

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    Rontec signs new £2bn fuel supply deal with BP

    2018-08-03T00:00:00Z

    Top 50 Indie Rontec has agreed a new £2bn fuel supply contract with BP. The deal involves renewal of an existing contract for fuel supply at 50 sites, with a further 13 forecourts across England and Wales added including Rontec’s two motorway service sites. These are set to be ...

  • BP makes BPme app available to fuel card users
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    BP makes BPme app available to fuel card users

    2018-07-25T00:00:00Z

    BP claims it has won the race to introduce the first mobile fuel purchasing app in the UK that connects to fuel cards. From this week, BP Fuel Card customers will be able to add fuel cards to the BPme app, making BPme available for fleets. Fuel card customers can ...

  • Rontec and BP agree £2bn fuel supply deal
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    Rontec and BP agree £2bn fuel supply deal

    2018-07-16T00:00:00Z

    Top 50 Indie Rontec has agreed a new £2bn fuel supply contract with BP. The deal involves renewal of an existing contract for fuel supply at 50 sites, with a further 13 forecourts across England and Wales added – including Rontec’s two motorway service sites. These sites are set ...

  • Normal service returns to BP sites following system outage
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    Normal service returns to BP sites following system outage

    2018-07-09T00:00:00Z

    BP confirmed on Monday that all its sites had returned to normal service and were once again accepting card payments, after the majority were affected by a system failure forcing customers to pay by cash or complete forms to return and pay later. The system was down for around ...

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    BP buys Chargemaster to roll out rapid chargers

    2018-07-06T00:00:00Z

    BP is set to roll out rapid chargers to selected sites after it agreed to purchase Chargemaster. Chargemaster operates the UK’s largest public network of EV charging points, with more than 6,500 across the country. It also designs, builds, sells and maintains EV charging units for a wide range of ...

  • Shop Doctor: In the surgery this month - Orsett South Grays BP, Orsett, Grays, Essex
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    Shop Doctor: In the surgery this month - Orsett South Grays BP, Orsett, Grays, Essex

    2018-07-06T00:00:00Z

    Location: On the busy A13 Westbound in Essex. Forecourt: The site is easy to see thanks to the ’golden arches’ of McDonald’s towering over the trees there’s a fast food drive-thru adjacent to the forecourt. The pole sign has BP, M S and the Wild Bean Café all highlighted. ...

  • InstaVolt chairman welcomes BP’s involvement in EV charging
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    InstaVolt chairman welcomes BP’s involvement in EV charging

    2018-07-04T00:00:00Z

    InstaVolt chairman Adrian Pike has welcomed the announcement that BP is buying Chargemaster, the UK’s largest electric charging network. Pike said the investment would accelerate the growth of the country’s charging infrastructure and underline the industry’s credibility with the City. He explained: “This move by BP is further evidence that ...

  • BP buys UK’s largest electric vehicle charging company
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    BP buys UK’s largest electric vehicle charging company

    2018-06-29T00:00:00Z

    BP is set to roll-out rapid chargers to selected sites after it agreed to purchase Chargemaster, the UK’s largest electric vehicle (EV) charging company. Chargemaster operates the UK’s largest public network of EV charging points, with more than 6,500 across the country. It also designs, builds, sells and maintains ...

  • BP wins consent for scheme with M&S and McDonald’s drive-thru
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    BP wins consent for scheme with M&S and McDonald’s drive-thru

    2018-06-13T00:00:00Z

    BP Oil has won planning permission for a new petrol filling station, M S Simply Food and McDonald’s drive-thru restaurant on a greenfield site in Suffolk. Mid Suffolk District Council granted permission for the development on land next to the A140/A143 roundabout at Scole, near Diss, on June 8. ...

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    product news: Hippeas wins BP listing

    2018-06-08T00:00:00Z

    Hippeas, the organic chickpea puff brand, has secured listings at 200 BP sites across the UK. Launching in this month, BP will range all five flavours in the 22g single-serve bag. The range includes Cheese Love, Far Out Fajita, Salt Vinegar Vibes and Sweet ...