Press Release

Gentari and BMW Group Malaysia sign MoU for green mobility and renewable energy collaboration

Parties will work to explore green mobility services, solutions, and infrastructure as well as renewable energy deployment.
Published 04 August 2023

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia – 4 August 2023 – Clean energy solutions provider Gentari Sdn Bhd (Gentari) via its wholly-owned subsidiary, Gentari Green Mobility Sdn Bhd, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with BMW Malaysia (“BMW”) to explore the implementation of green mobility services and solutions, as well as renewable energy deployment.

Gentari and BMW are currently actively working together to explore potential collaborations in areas such as installation of electric vehicle (“EV”) charging infrastructure at various facilities, including among others, the BMW network of dealerships; various EV fleet solutions in the Malaysia market; value-added services for BMW EV owners including EV charging subscription plans, electric forecourts, portable charging and mobile charging services; and deployment of joint renewable energy infrastructure.

The signing ceremony held at the Mandarin Oriental, Kuala Lumpur was attended by Deputy CEO of Gentari & CEO of Green Mobility Sdn Bhd, Shah Yang Razalli and Hans de Visser, Managing Director of BMW Group Malaysia.

“We are thrilled to collaborate with a prestigious automotive brand like BMW to expand the accessibility of green mobility services and solutions in Malaysia. Additionally, Gentari’s capabilities in renewable energy will also help to establish a more comprehensive green electron value chain and together, we can pave the way for a greener and more sustainable future,” said Shah Yang Razalli, Deputy CEO of Gentari & CEO of Green Mobility Sdn Bhd.

Hans de Visser, Managing Director, BMW Group Malaysia, meanwhile, said, “As the leading premium automaker offering the largest portfolio of Electric Vehicles in Malaysia, we at BMW Group Malaysia are pleased to collaborate with Gentari to develop more mobility solutions, services as well as infrastructure to drive more Clean and Responsible technology and practices for the automotive industry here. I can already envision this partnership shaping the future mobility landscape of Malaysia, offering more solutions created through the means of sustainable development and circularity.”

A fast-growing EV charging network

Since its introduction in June 2022, Gentari has rapidly expanded its green mobility network. To date, Gentari through its affiliated entities, has deployed over 160 charging points in Malaysia and over 170 charging points in India. With a mission to be Asia Pacific’s most valued clean energy solutions partner by 2030, Gentari aims to capture over 10% market share of charge points and Vehicle-as-a-Service (VaaS) offering, across key markets in Asia Pacific.