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PowerX Opens Ultrafast EV Charge Station at Azabudai Hills as Part of BMW Destination Charging


PowerX Inc. (Headquarters: Minato City, Tokyo; President and CEO: Masahiro Ito) will open an ultrafast EV charging station at Azabudai Hills (Minato City, Tokyo), which is operated by Mori Building Co., Ltd. (Headquarters: Minato City, Tokyo; President and CEO: Shingo Tsuji). This station is part of the BMW Destination Charging Project led by BMW Japan Corp. (Headquarters: Minato City, Tokyo; Representative Director, President and CEO: Masatoshi Hasegawa) and will commence operations on June 1, 2024, coinciding with the opening of the brand store "FREUDE by BMW" at Azabudai Hills.

This charging station will be accessible to all electric vehicle owners, not just BMW and MINI drivers. Users can reserve charging sessions via the PowerX App, ensuring a seamless and wait-free experience. The installed chargers support ultrafast charging with a maximum output of 150kW, making them among the fastest in Japan. Users can charge for up to 60 minutes, allowing them to enjoy the shops, restaurants, and cafes at Azabudai Hills while their vehicles charge.

Starting with this station, PowerX plans to expand the installation of ultrafast EV charging systems, including at BMW/MINI dealerships and other locations, to contribute to the development of a reliable infrastructure for EV users.

Station Info: BMW Destination Charging - Azabudai Hills Station

Address: Azabudai Hills, P1 Basement 4th Floor Parking, Parking Space:E-95
1-3-1 Azabudai, Minato City, Tokyo 106-0041
ProductPowerX Hypercharger Compact
Charging Capacity 1 vehicle
Operation Hours 24 hours
Target Users Owners of electric vehicles compatible with the CHAdeMO charging standard Some vehicle models may not be supported.
Pricing Information Free during the "Try! PowerX" promotion After the promotion ends, usage will be charged per kWh. Details will be announced in the PowerX app.
Operational Start Date June 1, 2024
Project Owner BMW Japan Corp.
Operation and Maintenance PowerX Inc.

About PowerX Inc.

Company Name: PowerX, Inc.
Representative: Masahiro Ito, President and CEO
Headquarters: Midtown Tower 43F, Akasaka 9-7-1, Minato City, Tokyo, Japan
Main Business: R&D and Production of Energy Storage System Solutions and Power Transfer Vessels, EV Charging Station Service, Renewable Energy and Power Supply Business

About BMW Japan Corp.

Company Name: BMW Japan Corp.
Representative: Masatoshi Hasegawa (Representative Director, President and CEO)
Headquarters: Tokyo Shiodome Building, 1-9-1 Higashi-Shimbashi, Minato City, Tokyo

About Mori Building Co., Ltd.

Company Name: Mori Building Co., Ltd.
Representative: Shingo Tsuji (President and CEO)
Headquarters: Roppongi Hills Mori Tower, 6-10-1 Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo, Japan

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