E.ON and Clever, Ultra-Fast Charging Venture Scandinavia and Hubject aim to improve the customer experience

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December 9, 2020

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E.ON and Clever, Ultra-Fast Charging Venture Scandinavia and Hubject aim to improve the customer experience

Berlin, 7 December 2020 – The partners of the Ultra-Fast Charging Venture Scandinavia and eMobility specialist Hubject have joined forces to make their ultra-fast charging sites available on one EV-charging application across three bordering countries: Denmark, Norway, and Sweden. Forty-eight ultra-fast charging sites (150kW+) will be connected with Hubject’s intercharge platform, the world’s largest cross-provider charging network, further enabling long-distance travel over Scandinavia.Ultra-Fast Charging Venture Scandinavia, established by German E.ON and the danish eMobility Service Provider Clever, is a charge point operator, that has the vision to provide more ultra-fast charging stations and better customer experience for EV drivers across Scandinavian borders.By cooperating with Hubject, the joint venture significantly extends the influence of its eMobility network, providing a long-distance charging infrastructure with a connection to an eRoaming platform.End customers will quickly drive through Scandinavia, using only one application. As such, the user will be able to charge their car in all charging stations of the Ultra-Fast Charging Ventures Scandinavia network through Hubject’s intercharge platform, thus widely expanding the mobility of eMobility customers in all Ultra-Fast Charging Ventures countries.Mathias Wiecher, Co-Managing Director of Ultra-fast Charging Venture Scandinavia ApS says:“Providing easy access to our stations for all customers is a fundamental need to accelerate electric mobility across Scandinavia. Cooperating across country borders, industries, and partners, to the ultimate benefit to the end-customer is a necessity to propel E-Mobility into the center stage of transportation.”Casper Kirketerp-Møller, Co-Managing Director of Ultra-fast Charging Venture Scandinavia ApS adds: “It’s also about making it easier for people to choose to go electric, by removing the elements of complexity which are within our power to change. One element of complexity for the end customer is understanding who has access to what. Therefore, we are happy to have signed up with Hubject, opening our network to all players sharing our philosophy.”Christian Hahn, CEO of Hubject GmbH, explains: “We are thrilled to work closely with E.ON and Ultra-Fast Charging Venture Scandinavia to enable emission-free mobility with this one-of-a-kind mobility partnership. The opportunity to give every EV driver access to a long-distance charging network is invaluable and will help fostering the adoption of electric vehicles further.”About Ultra-Fast Charging Venture Scandinavia ApSDanish E-Mobility Service Provider Clever and German E.ON Drive have formed the joint venture Powered by E.ON Drive & Clever to build and operate ultra-fast chargers along the freeways throughout Scandinavia. Powered by E.ON Drive & Clever aims to connect cities in Denmark, Norway, and Sweden with a total of 48 ultra-fast charging sites. The joint venture is fulfilling a promise to the European Commission’s Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) program to build 28 co-financed sites in Denmark and Sweden. In addition, the joint venture will deploy 20 sites in Norway outside of the funding scope.For more information, please visit poweredby.dk.

About Hubject

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 Bosch, Mercedes-Benz, EnBW, Enel X, innogy, Siemens, and the Volkswagen Group. Hubject’s headquarters “ in Berlin, with subsidiaries in Los Angeles and Shanghai.HUBJECT — Heading for the future.For more information on Hubject and its services, please visit hubject.com.

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Hubject GmbH | EUREF-Campus 22 | D 10829 Berlin | GermanyChristian Hahn, CEOT +49 30 587 088 91 13presse@hubject.com

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December 9, 2020

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