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September 20, 2022
The collaboration between A2A and Hubject gives the users of around 500 electric mobility service providers (EMP) access to the pan-European charging infrastructure via eRoaming through intercharge and simplifies the charging experience for European citizens on A2A charging stations.
Berlin, 19th September 2022: A2A, through its subsidiary A2A E-Mobility, has signed an agreement with Hubject, the leading global operator of eRoaming services in the electric mobility sector. Their common objective is to increase the interoperability of charging stations and electric vehicles for drivers across Europe, raising the standards of EV charging, and furthering EV adoption across Europe.
Christian Hahn, CEO of Hubject, states: „A seamless and convenient charging experience is key to EV adoption. We are convinced that our collaboration with A2A will advance eMobility in Italy. As a strong tourism region, this will have an impact beyond the country's borders to the rest of Europe, bringing us a step closer to our common goal: a sustainable future of mobility worldwide.”
By joining Hubject’s intercharge network, A2A confirms that their charging stations are open to each eMobility service provider and their customers. The intercharge network is the world’s largest EV charging network for electric vehicles and connects CPO networks encompassing over 400,000 charging points. With more than 1,000 B2B partners across 52 countries and four continents, Hubject is as a powerful strategic partner to A2A.
A2A is now able to provide the best charging services on same conditions to all EV drivers: the intercharge network’s built-in access, reservation, and direct-payment functionalities secure maximum convenience and seamlessness for EV drivers on their way through Italy.
The agreement with Hubject is part of A2A's 2030 Business Plan to promote decarbonisation by investing in the electric mobility industry. As envisioned in the Plan, A2A E-Mobility will install 24,000 new recharging points for electric vehicles throughout the country, activating investments equal to 300 million euros.
A2A improves the quality of life for individuals and for businesses by offering them essential services marked by the highest standards of quality and efficiency. One of these services involves the development of charging infrastructures for eMobility purposes. In the sphere of the electrification of transport, we want to become a point of reference and an ideal partner for car sharing companies, businesses, carmakers and public institutions. In fact, through the setting up and management of charging facilities and the development and optimization of charging services, we are making an important contribution to the electrification of mobility. Since 2010, A2A E-Mobility have been developing a network of electric charging stations for two-, three- and four-wheeled vehicles, all using 100% renewable energy. Today, their circuit boasts a total of about 850 charging points, located mainly in Lombardy and in the Friuli-Venezia region. A2A E-Mobility also run a charging service for private and corporate customers which allows access through digital platforms (apps and portals) to a network of charging infrastructures nationwide, allowing users to choose and memorize their payment method and opt for pay-as-you-go or a monthly plan.
Hubject simplifies the charging of electric vehicles. Through its eRoaming platform, called intercharge, the eMobility specialist connects Charge Point Operators (CPOs) and eMobility Service Providers (EMPs) to provide standardised access to charging infrastructure regardless of any network. Hubject has established the world’s largest cross-provider charging network for electric vehicles by connecting CPO networks encompassing over 400,000 connected charging points and more than 1,000 B2B partners across 52 countries and four continents. In addition, Hubject is a trusted consulting partner in the eMobility market, advising automotive manufacturers, charging providers, and other EV-related businesses looking to launch eMobility services or implement Plug&Charge using ISO 15118. In essence, Hubject promotes eMobility and its advancement worldwide. Founded in 2012, Hubject is a joint venture of the BMW Group, Bosch, Mercedes-Benz, EnBW, Enel X, E.ON, Siemens and the Volkswagen Group. Hubject’s headquarters is located in Berlin, with subsidiaries in Los Angeles and Shanghai.
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