Gentari Sdn Bhd (Gentari) through its subsidiary Gentari Green Mobility Sdn Bhd, has in partnership with BMW Group Malaysia, to activate new electric vehicle (EV) charging facilities in the country’s new leading lifestyle destination, The Exchange TRX.

The introduction of these latest facilities marks another noteworthy step in the premium automaker’s mission towards strengthening Malaysia’s EV ecosystem, Gentari said in a statement on Friday.

Located at The Exchange TRX’s basement carpark, the new EV charging facilities boast a combined thirteen units of 22kWh alternating current (AC) chargers that offer EV owners a fast and efficient way to power up their vehicles during their visit to the opulent shopping hub.

“The growth in regard to Malaysia’s reception of electromobility, especially in the most populated areas of the country, has been thriving – and to this end it is more vital than ever to ensure robust EV charging infrastructure is in place to accommodate this heartening maturation,

“Through our partnership with Gentari, we are thrilled to be able to reaffirm our dedication towards advancing this need by establishing more cutting-edge charging technology in strategic urban locations to meet the evolving needs of our valued customers,” said Benjamin Nagel, Managing Director at BMW Group Malaysia.

Shah Yang Razalli, the Deputy Chief Executive Officer of Gentari and Chief Executive Officer of Gentari Green Mobility, said they are pleased to expand their continued collaboration with BMW Malaysia in supporting Malaysia’s energy transition journey.

“This effort underscores our commitment in advancing the growth of green mobility and energy transition within the nation,

“Having deployed over 335 EV charging points with over 100 DC fast chargers nationwide, Gentari proudly operates the largest DC charging network aimed at enhancing accessibility to low carbon transportation options across the country,” he added.

Mitch Wilson, Project Director at The Exchange TRX and Head of Retail at Lendlease Malaysia, said their partnership underlines Lendlease’s vision to integrate sustainable solutions seamlessly into urban living, encouraging more individuals to embrace eco-friendly transportation choices.

“This milestone not only reaffirms our commitment to environmental sustainability but also solidifies The Exchange TRX’s position as a forward-thinking hub for green mobility in Kuala Lumpur,” he added.

To date, BMW Group Malaysia has made over 2,020 charging facilities available in its network to its customers through strategic partnerships with various EV charging providers in Malaysia.

Through purposeful partnerships with influential industry players, BMW Group Malaysia said it remains committed in its mission to shape the future of mobility in the country.

Additionally, over 100 BMW i and MINI charging facilities are also available at most authorised dealerships, as well as partnering venues across the country, with more to come as part of the strategic infrastructure expansion plan set for the year ahead.

Meanwhile, as a leading charging point operator in Malaysia, Gentari highlights its commitment to safety and regulations with the largest network of licensed chargers certified by the Energy Commission.

Through its recently launched clean energy platform ‘Gentari Go’, Gentari’s cross-border roaming partnerships enable customers to access a combined total of over 2,000 chargers across Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand.

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