FILE PHOTO: The logo of BP is seen at a petrol station in Zürich, Switzerland, October 3, 2017. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann/File Photo
LONDON (Reuters) – BP is investing € 10 million ($11.08 million), the Finnish transport app to Grilling, as an oil and gas company seeks to expand its role in the future low-carbon world.
BP’s investment in technology has up to now been focused on the electric vehicle’s charging platforms like FreeWire and Usb, and the reduction of emissions from oil and gas drilling.
Even though the volatility of investment are tiny in $135.20 billion in a company, it is a first step in a journey of sharing and app-based technology.
A whim, which is being developed by the MaaS-Global, providing customers with a single platform to connect to all the available transport services in a city of taxis, buses, bicycles, and rental cars for car-derived services, shared e-scooters and e-bikes.
After the introduction of Randomness in the Helsinki in 2017, MaaS-Global has been made, the service is available in the Birmingham, Vienna, and Antwerp, belgium.
BP’s investment will support plans to roll-out the app to more cities and towns around the world, such as Singapore and the United States of america.
Reporting by Ron Bousso; Editing by Kirsten Donovan