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Helping you on your journey to lower carbon 

Together with bp, your fleet business will thrive and will be one step closer to a lower carbon future.

Drive your fleet into the future

A vision of a lower carbon world

Our purpose is reimagining energy for people and our planet. We want to help the world reach net zero and improve people’s lives. 


As we continue to use transport and logistics to support our economies and lifestyles, one key area we need to focus on is the decarbonisation of corporate fleets.In 2021, corporate fleets accounted for 20% of the vehicles on the road in Europe. And they produced half of all road transport emissions.*


With our heritage, infrastructure, support and investment, we’re uniquely placed to help fleets undertake this journey to lower carbon.It’s time to make a change.


*Colle, S. Et al, 2021. Accelerating fleet electrification in Europe, p1

We are pursuing multiple routes to reduce fleet emissions

The transformation to lower carbon energies for transport sector is happening now, and faster than anyone thought. We’re collaborating with our customers, partners, and suppliers to help make this happen, and we are working with governments across the world and support policies which drive transition to lower carbon energies.
We are uniquely placed to support customers through energy transition, providing integrated energy solutions to businesses across traditional fuels, EV, hydrogen and other lower carbon transition fuels.
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Hydrotreated Vegetable Oil (HVO)

Renewable fuel also known as Hydrotreated Vegetable Oil (HVO)

HVO is a fuel produced from renewable materials such as cooking oil, waste, and non-food cover crops and represents a simple first step towards decarbonising fleets: 

  • HVO100 (100% HVO) can reduce lifecycle CO2e emissions compared to fossil diesel (typically by up to around 90% depending upon the source of the raw material used to produce it).
  • It's a direct substitute for conventional diesel, meeting the EN 15940 paraffinic diesel specification, meaning trucks approved to use EN 15940 fuel can start using it now without any vehicle modifications or the need to buy new vehicles.
  • There's no issue using HVO100 interchangeably with conventional diesel. Drivers of trucks approved to use EN 15940 fuel can confidently use it by itself or top up with conventional diesel if needed (in case there is no HVO refil available enroute).

We are planning to launch HVO at select sites in Europe in the short-term.


At the end of 2022 we launched a pilot for the first lower carbon retail bp fuel offer paving way to lower carbon retail sites. Public retail demo of Futura gasoline and diesel fuels containing at least 30% renewables was launched at two Aral stations. 


“We believe that petrol and diesel fuels that save CO2 emissions can play an important role in the energy transition of transport”

Patrick Wendeler, CEO of Aral AG

Biomethane (bio-LNG and bio-CNG)

Biogas is generated by adding bacteria to the waste materials (manure, food and plant waste) and is then processed to produce pure biomethane, which is supplied to the gas grid or to vehicles as transport fuel. 

Renewable biomethane is available in two fuel types: 

  • Compressed at ca. 200 bar to produce bio-Compressed Natural Gas (bio-CNG) or 
  • Liquefied at around -160°C to produce bio-Liquefied Natural Gas (bio-LNG).


Both can be used in gas trucks, helping reduce CO2 emissions by up to 85%.


Bio-LNG is a fuel compatible with vehicles that have been specially manufactured or converted to run on LNG. Due to its higher density, it offers a better range than bio-CNG and is typically used to power larger trucks that make long-distance journeys. 


Bio-CNG is suitable for use in dedicated or converted CNG vehicles, typically passenger cars to medium sized trucks that make shorter journeys. 


We’re investing in Gasrec, the UK’s largest dual provider of bio-LNG and bio-CNG to road transport. bp is supplying Gasrec with renewable biomethane from organic wastes for use in its network of heavy goods vehicle (HGV) refuelling stations in the UK. 


Aral, part of bp since 2002, has 2,400 filling stations in Germany serving 2mln customers daily. Bio-CNG is available across 20 forecourts. The portfolio of low carbon offers continues to grow and will include bio-LNG at the main transport routes.


In 2018, bp & Clean Energy, operating 550+ public and private natural gas fueling stations in USA, signed an agreement making bp the main supplier of biogas to Clean Energy’s stations converting fleet haulers, private companies & municipalities to CNG.



Hydrogen is a versatile fuel and can be used in transport applications where electrification via batteries proves difficult. Hydrogen’s energy density, and refuelling rate makes it an ideal option for heavy-duty, long-haul transport, although there are many challenges to overcome, including vehicle technology, infrastructure and emissions from production.


Low carbon hydrogen can be produced by several methods:

  • Blue Hydrogen though SMR (Steam Reformation with natural gas) and Carbon Capture Usage and Storage (CCUS) and
  • Green Hydrogen through electrolysis.

However, the hydrogen industry is nascent, and in the next 3-5 years our focus is to develop a pipeline of supply options and refuelling infrastructure with sufficient optionality to learn and then grow as the market matures. 


Working with vehicle manufacturers and technology specialists, bp is helping to overcome known challenges and start building the production facilities and infrastructure to create reliable hydrogen mobility. This includes the green hydrogen projects such as HyGreen Teesside (UK),  Lingen (Germany) and HyVal (Spain), and blue hydrogen project H2 Teesside (UK) which together with HyGreen have the potential to deliver 30% of the UK’s 2030 target for hydrogen production. 


In addition, we’re working with Daimler Truck AG to explore how to accelerate the introduction of a hydrogen network, supporting the roll-out of key technology for the decarbonisation of UK freight transport. We intend to pilot both the development of hydrogen infrastructure and the introduction of hydrogen-powered fuel-cell trucks in the UK. 

EV charging

Electric vehicles (EVs) use a battery to store power from the electricity grid that is then used to run an electric motor to turn the wheels. Trucks are larger than passenger cars, they typically need a lot more power to ensure the battery is charged in a timely way. When the electricity used to run an EV is made from renewable sources, tailpipe emissions fall by 100%.


Many OEM companies, such as Scania, HyzonMotors, Daimler, Volvo and MAN are launching new electric. About 30-40% of new trucks sold by 2030 are forecasted to be EVs. As the quality and capabilities of  electric vehicles continue to improve, many fleets are already making the switch.

The benefits are clear

EVs can be more cost effective to run, which makes them a great choice for fleets. Plus, they can help fleets reduce their impact on the environment. Just one electric car on the road can save an average of 1.6 tons of CO2.


The change is here

Fleet managers are embracing the cost and fuel emissions savings of EVs. Around 52% of fleets have started operating EVs, and 54% of those fleets who haven’t yet adopted zero emission motoring will do so in the next 5 years. Customers will need access to a high-quality network of charging solutions to ensure they can keep fleets powered and moving. At bp, we have expert knowledge and experience of helping fleets transition to EV, so we’re perfectly placed to help our customers navigate this journey. 

bp pulse

bp pulse, bp’s EV charging business, is rapidly growing its network for both passenger cars and the truck industry. Globally, bp aims to grow its network of public EV charging points by 2030 to over 100,000 worldwide, with a particular focus on ultra-fast charging (above 100kW). 

United Kingdom 

bp pulse is the UK market-leader for public rapid and ultra-fast charging and operates the largest electric vehicle charging network in the UK. With over 10 years’ experience in the electric vehicle (EV) space, bp pulse is one of the only companies in the UK to build, operate, install and maintain electric charge points. In the UK bp pulse network has over 8000 charge points including ultra-fast. 

In June 2023 bp has expanded the network of electric vehicle (EV) charge points that fleet customers can access through bp Fuel & Charge card. Fleet customers will now have access to over 12,000 charge points across the UK, including bp pulse and operators such as Ionity, Osprey, Fastned, Chargepoint EV, EB Charging, EV Box and Allego. 


Aral pulse has quickly become one of the market leaders with a country wide network. The network has grown to more than 1,500 charging stations by March 2023 and the aim is to double this number by end of 2023 with a €100mln investment. In July 2022, we opened our first ultra-fast-charging facilities aimed at medium and heavy-duty electric trucks on our retail site at Schwegenheim in Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany. This station is part of the European TEN-T network of corridors for EV trucks.

We’ve announced partnerships with BMW and Daimler to create Digital Charging Solutions (DCS) to offer EV drivers access to 300,000 charge points in 30 countries.  We also announced we had joined forces with VW where we plan to develop ultra-fast EV charging network at our bp and Aral retail sites, and for bp’s charging networks to be integrated into VW Group vehicles.  
In February 2023 we opened 8 dedicated E-Truck charging stations at key sites in Germany along the Rhine-Alpine corridor – part of the TEN-T network and one of Europe’s busiest road freight routes, to provide ultra-fast 300kW electric chargers capable of adding up to 200km of range to medium and heavy-duty vehicles in 45 minutes. 

Integrated charging solutions from bp pulse.

To help businesses transition their fleets to EV, bp pulse offers a completely integrated electric vehicle charging solution, with customers able to select their ideal blend of home, workplace, customer depots and road charging. 

We are already working with some of our biggest fleet customers to help them navigate the energy transition. bp's ability to provide advice and help develop integrated energy solutions to fleet customers across traditional fuels, EV, Hydrogen and other lower carbon transition fuels means that we believe we are perfectly placed to provide this support. 

We are excited to be a part of this journey and, together with our partners, and customers, to help shape the next decades of lower carbon energy to help the world get to Net Zero.