Fuel payment firm Allstar has added charge point provider InstaVolt to its EV charging network, taking the Allstar network to over 11,000 charge points across more than 4,000 locations.

InstaVolt operates over 1,000 public charging point and is aiming for a total of 10,000 rapid EV chargers by 2030.

The company brings more than 500 locations and 1,100 chargers to the Allstar network, of which 440 are rapid and 660 are ultra-rapid.

Tom Rowlands (pictured left), general manager of global EV solutions at Allstar's parent company Fleetcor, said: “InstaVolt has a fantastic rapid network, of more than 1,100 chargers at around 500 locations, it's an essential network for our fleet drivers and our customers have been asking for it for some time. I’m thrilled we’re now able to offer it to them.

He added: “The partnership gives our customers peace of mind that we’re continuing to expand our network, particularly with rapid and ultra-rapid charge points, so that our fleet drivers can charge quickly and be on their way.”

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This latest deal is part of Allstar's wider plans to make strategic partnerships to bolster its EV charging network and to to double the size of the network with an additional 10,000 charging points by the end of this year.

Adrian Keen (pictured right), InstaVol chief executive, said: “I’ve been talking to Allstar for a number of years to find a solution to bring InstaVolt charging to Allstar customers across the UK, and I’m thrilled that our partnership is now a reality.

"InstaVolt’s ambition is to make public rapid charging easy and accessible to all, and that perfectly aligns with Allstar’s vision of bringing public charging infrastructure to fleets, across the UK, in a painless manner.”