Rotterdam installs five AED-equipped EVBox charging stations

After the successful pilot last year in Delft, Rotterdam is now also using its public chargers to improve AED accessibility.

Amsterdam, April 9th 2019 - Since this week five more AED-equipped electric vehicle charging stations have been installed in the Netherlands. Following the successful pilot last year in Delft, the city of Rotterdam has now also upgraded five of its public charging stations to include an AED (Automated External Defibrillator). Yesterday the stations were revealed in the presence of Rotterdam officials, EVBox, City AED, Dutch Heart Foundation and local press.

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The first installation in Rotterdam

Growing the national AED coverage

Many AEDs are currently still located inside buildings, limiting access to them especially outside of business hours. This was why City AED decided to take action last year by equipping EVBox's public charging stations with AEDs, to improve the national AED coverage and allow first-aid helpers easier and quicker access. After positive feedback from the pilot in Delft, other cities (including Rotterdam) are now placing the AED-equipped charging stations across their cities.

About EVBox

Founded in 2010, EVBox empowers forward-thinking businesses to build a sustainable future by providing flexible and scalable electric vehicle charging solutions. With its offering of residential, commercial and fast charging stations, as well as scalable charging management software, EVBox ensures that electric mobility is accessible to everyone. The company has shipped over 400,000 charging ports to customers and partners and processes more than 1.4 million charging transactions per month on the EVBox Everon charging management software. Backed by ENGIE, EVBox is a leader in R&D, with facilities across Europe and North America developing groundbreaking electric vehicle charging technology.

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