Mercedes-Benz announced they have formed a strategic partnership with Buc-ees, the company renown for some of the world’s most beloved-travel centers. Their goal is to bring a coast-to-coast electric vehicle charging network to all Buc-ee’s locations throughout North America.
“Mercedes-Benz HPC North America’s collaboration with Buc-ee’s represents an important moment in our pursuit of a national charging network that sets a new standard in both convenience and quality,” said Andrew Cornelia, President and CEO of Mercedes-Benz HPC NA.
“Within a remarkably short period, we’ve made significant strides towards opening several charging hubs at Buc-ee’s travel centers,” she said. “Buc-ee’s strategic locations along major travel routes, combined with their commitment to clean and accessible amenities, aligns perfectly with our vision.”
“Together, we’re not only providing exceptional value but also redefining the EV charging experience for drivers nationwide.”
Buc-ee’s General Counsel, Jeff Nadalo, said that the new partnership continues a tradition of excellence.
“Buc-ee’s values people and partnerships,” he said. “Our new collaboration with Mercedes-Benz HPC North America will continue our traditions of elevated customer convenience and excellent service that have won the hearts, trust and business of millions in the South for more than 40 years.”
The goal of Mercedes-Benz is to have 30 charging stations at various locations across the continent by the end of 024.
Since 2019, Buc-ee’s has opened travel centers in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, South Carolina, and Tennessee, and has broken ground on locations in Springfield, MO, Hillsboro, TX, Amarillo, TX, Harrison County, MS, Smiths Grove, KY, Luling, TX, and Johnstown, CO.
Austen Shipley is a staff writer for Yellowhammer News.