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Why EVs and AVs could be a ‘win’ for future retailers
Chris Griffiths, Managing Partner at REPL, recently spoke with TechHQ about the move to EVs being a “complete game-changer” for retail. New commercial opportunities will arise; fuel (or charging) stations could launch value-adding subscription services and app-based loyalty schemes, while other retailers may look to build in charging infrastructure to attract customers.
“We have moved beyond an era where refueling your vehicle necessarily forces the consumer to go to a fuel station as a destination, meaning you ‘must’ go to a forecourt to refuel your vehicle thus drive a physical interaction with the fuel retailer.
“Now you can now charge your vehicles at home, your workplace and other public locations.”
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