The trademark brand for Kuwait Petroleum International’s fuel service stations in Europe, Q8, in collaboration with IONITY Company, has launched the very first High Power Charging Stations for electric vehicles on the Belgian motorway network.
With an objective to building an extensive and reliable 350 kW High-Power- Charging network for electric vehicles in Europe, in order to make comfortable longdistance travel an everyday reality, IONITY is a joint venture of top carmakers BMW Group, Daimler AG, Ford Motor Company and the Volkswagen Group with Audi and Porsche. Part of the EUROP-E project, the charging stations in Belgium is co-financed by the European Union.
Kuwait’s ambassador to Belgium, European Union and NATO, Jasem Al-Budaiwi, expressed pleasure to be taking part today in the inauguration of the first of its kind in Belgium electric station operated solely by Q8. “This is where the market is going to be geared and I want to congratulate the management of Q8 for thinking in an innovational way. Our participation today comes in line with the activities of the embassy of the State of Kuwait does in Belgium to coordinate and cooperate with Q8 in helping it in its investments and plans and in achieving its strategic goals.
Fadel Al-Faraj, Managing Director Q8 Northwest Europe, said “we are really proud of what we have achieved today. This is a great collaboration between the European Union, car manufacturers and Q8.” PWKD30042019