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March 3, 2021
PRESS RELEASE — Berlin | London, March 15th,2021: Hubject & ev.energy join forces to simplify home and public EVcharging through one app.
ev.energy and Hubject have signed a partnership deal toenable users of ev.energy's home smart charging app and platform to get accessto Hubject's intercharge platform, the world’s largest cross-provider chargingnetwork with over 270,000 away from home EV charging points.
The new service will enable electric vehicle owners totrack and access home and on-the-go charging through the ev.energy app. Userswill also earn rewards for charging on certain networks, and be able to pay fortheir roam charging through their home energy bill (through participating homeenergy suppliers).
ev.energy's smart charging service already enableshome charging electric vehicle owners to tap into the greenest and cheapestenergy rates, while ensuring their vehicle will be ready when they need it. ev.energyis compatible with any energy supplier and has a rapidly expanding list ofpartners that offer customers special rewards and discounts.
Outside of the home, Hubject's platform provides accessto the largest network of CPOs in Europe. By joining forces, ev.energy andHubject will deliver a single service that enables electric vehicle owners tocharge anywhere, using one platform launching an exclusive beta in Spring 2021.
The Cooperation of Hubject and ev.energy started whenev.energy won the first Hubject eMobility Start-Up Award competition at the InterchargeNetwork Conference 2020 (ICNC). At the ICNC, several young start-ups had theopportunity to present their innovative business models to play across theglobal eMobility market. ev.energy convinced the jury and snatched the hotlycontested award. The prize set the foundations for the cooperation, and the twocompanies have planned a series of activities throughout 2021.
Nick Woolley,CEO of ev.energy says: “Both Hubject and ev.energy share a mission to simplifycharging for electric vehicle owners. Christian's approach is highlycollaborative, and we share a number of key energy utility and car OEM clients.The synergy between our focus on home charging, and Hubject's focus on roamingmakes me very excited about what we can deliver together in 2021 andbeyond.”
Christian Hahn, CEO of Hubject explains: “Cooperation is one of the key success factors in eMobility.Therefore it’s an excellent opportunity for both companies to join forces andextend each other’s business portfolio to provide a great customer experience.This cooperation is an example of reducing barriers between companies to workwith each other as well as reducing the barriers for end customers to accessprivate and public charging infrastructure.”
ev.energy’s mission is simple: to make ev ownershipeasier, greener and cheaper. Our software manages vehicle charging,automatically optimizing for greener and cheaper rates. Operating in Europe, USand Australia, ev.energy offers a freely downloadable app that integrates witha growing list of popular home chargers, Tesla, Volkswagen vehicles and othervehicles such as Jaguar, currently in beta testing.
For more information on ev.energy and its services, please visit ev.energy.
Hubject simplifies the charging of electric vehicles.Through its eRoaming platform, called intercharge, the eMobility specialistconnects Charge Point Operators or CPOs and eMobility Service Providers orEMPs, thus providing standardized access to charging infrastructure regardlessof any network. With over 270,000 connected charging points and more than 750B2B partners across 52 countries and four continents, Hubject has establishedthe world’s largest cross-provider charging network for electric vehicles by connectingCPO networks. In addition, Hubject is a trusted consulting partner in theeMobility market, advising automotive manufacturers, charging providers, andother EV-related businesses looking to launch eMobility services or implementPlug&Charge using ISO 15118. In essence, Hubject promotes eMobility and itsadvancement worldwide. Founded in 2012, Hubject is a joint venture of the BMWGroup, Bosch, Mercedes-Benz, EnBW, Enel X, innogy, Siemens and the VolkswagenGroup. Hubject’s headquarters is located in Berlin, with subsidiaries in LosAngeles and Shanghai.
For more information on Hubjectand its services, please visit hubject.com.
Hubject media contact
Hubject GmbH | EUREF-Campus 22 | D-10829 Berlin | Germany
Christian Hahn, CEO
T +49 30 587 088 91 13
ev.energy media contact
T +44(0) 7940712031
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