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May 19, 2021
PRESS RELEASE — Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 19 May 2021 TomTom (TOM2), the leading independent location technology specialist, today announced an extension to their relationship with Hubject, an eMobility digital specialist. Hubject has established the world’s largest cross-provider platforms for electric vehicle charging. TomTom’s EV suite and TomTom’s Maps APIs now receive more information related to charging point locations, connector types and, critically, availability, helping drivers and EV fleet managers to save time and avoid stress.
The cooperation brings the total global number of charging points on TomTom’s maps to almost 450,000. More than 175,000 of those charging points provide availability information to drivers via TomTom’s EV charging points service.
Improved EV points-of-interest (POIs) will further enhance the EV driving experience with TomTom’s location technology. The latest TomTom EV Routing and Range technology use a broad catalog of factors to plan the best route, precisely predict range, and calculate a reliable estimated time of arrival (ETA). These factors include current and maximum battery level, driving speed, road type, and gradient, as well as traffic and charging point information.
“TomTom is constantly upgrading its maps and EV services, removing barriers to widespread adoption of electric vehicles as we push towards our vision of a cleaner, emission-free future,” said Antoine Saucier, Managing Director, TomTom Automotive.
“We are delighted to be working with TomTom to bring information on the world’s largest cross-provider EV roaming platforms to even more EV drivers,” said Christian Hahn, CEO of Hubject.
TomTom is the leading independent location technology specialist, shaping mobility with highly accurate maps, navigation software, real-time traffic information, and services.
To achieve our vision of a safer world, free of congestion and emissions, we create innovative technologies that keep the world moving. By combining our extensive experience with leading business and technology partners, we power connected vehicles, smart mobility, ultimately, and autonomous driving. Headquartered in Amsterdam with offices in 30 countries, TomTom’s technologies are trusted by hundreds of millions of people worldwide.
For more information on TomTom and its services, please visit tomtom.com.
Hubject simplifies the charging of electric vehicles. Through its eRoaming platform, called intercharge, the eMobility specialist connects Charge Point Operators or CPOs and eMobility Service Providers or EMPs, thus providing standardized access to charging infrastructure regardless of any network. With over 270,000 connected charging points and more than 750 B2B partners across 52 countries and four continents, Hubject has established the world’s largest cross-provider charging network for electric vehicles by connecting CPO networks. 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, innogy, Siemens, and the Volkswagen Group. Hubject’s headquarters is located in Berlin, with subsidiaries in Los Angeles and Shanghai.
For more information on Hubject and its services, please visit hubject.com.
Hubject Press Contact
EUREF-Campus 22, D-10829 Berlin, Germany
Christian Hahn, CEO
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