MEDCO S.A.L deploys the first Electric Vehicle Chargers in Lebanon
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Mediterranean Oil Shipping & Transport Co. MEDCO SAL, the leading and centennial Lebanese petroleum company announced today, the launch of the FIRST Electric Vehicle chargers in the country, at a press event held at the MEDCO Beirut Central District service station, under the patronage of his Excellency the Minister of Energy & Water Mr. Cesar Abi Khalil with the presence of major Car Importers, corporate guests, environmentalists & journalists. e-medco is the first electric vehicle charger in Lebanon introduced by MEDCO and deployed in MEDCO BCD, Dora, Chiyah and Unesco stations. The EV chargers are suitable for all car models and brands. e-medco is another proof that innovation is becoming a tradition in MEDCO’s DNA, proactively anticipating the Consumers’ highest expectations. With more than 200 service stations accross Lebanon, MEDCO drives eco-friendliness to the next level. His Excellency Mr. Cesar Abi Khalil, Minister of Energy & Water congratulated MEDCO for such an initiative saying that EV chargers are the next necessity adopted by MEDCO since electric vehicles are more environmentally friendly than regular cars especially that two years from now, Lebanon will be producing electricity through gas which is 27 times less polluting. Mr. Raymond G. Chammas, Chairman and CEO at MEDCO, said: “MEDCO is proud and honored to welcome the EV Era with you! The World is changing at a fast pace and only agile companies, having the adaptability to anticipate their customers’ needs will survive. Today, MEDCO already deployed the fastest EV chargers in our BCD, Dora, Chiyah and Unesco stations for ultimate routing convenience. Waiting to serve the EV & hybrid vehicles pioneers with excellence, as we have been “propelling” gas car the extra mile for the past 108 years.” About MEDCO S.A.L MEDCO is an importer and distributor of Quality refined petroleum products and the leading Lebanese Petroleum Company. Its roots go back to 1910, established by Georges N. Chammas (Ets. GNC) Its driving mission is to fuel the market with innovation and customer oriented value-added services. First in the region to import bulk gasoil by tankers, MEDCO introduced to the Lebanese Market electronic pumps, Liters Plus fuel credit and loyalty smart card serving 65% of the corporate market share, Convenience Stores branded Medmart, Calmart, Yala Stop, electronic flow meters for digital gasoil distribution, Xpand red gasoil, environmentally friendly Propell Gasoline enhanced with additives for a cleaner engine and first CSR loyalty programs for NGOs with the Sharing program, offline and online programs, the Blue Pages (El 7al bel 7ay), the loyalty scheme, introducing the first woman tank truck driver and installed the First Electric Vehicle chargers in Lebanon. MEDCO distributes refined Petroleum products to over 203 service stations across Lebanon.