FCA signs partnership with ENGIE group for new eMobility solutions
Amsterdam, June 18th, 2019. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) has signed an agreement with ENGIE group (including EVBox) for new eMobility solutions in 14 European countries. ENGIE will supply innovative charging solutions, both for dealers and customers, that will serve the new FCA’s hybrid and full electric models recently announced.
Electrifying European network
ENGIE will bring its expertise directly and through its subsidiaries ENGIE Eps (Electro Power Systems), a technology pioneer on energy storage solutions, and EVBox, a leading global manufacturer of electric vehicle charging stations. EVBox will supply FCA with charging stations for their dealers and customers, and will set up the online platform needed for FCA to manage its growing charging infrastructure in the majority of European markets. Together they will support FCA with all its innovative technology and know-how, implementing the full installation and maintenance of the charging stations for FCA and for approximately 2,800 dealers.
EVBox charging solutions for private and public use
End-users will be offered the possibility to have their own charging point at home (wallbox), while in public spaces a dedicated app will be developed for easy localization, booking, use and payment. Furthermore, ENGIE will also provide the software and infrastructure to manage FCA’s growing charging network, allowing the automotive group to offer best-in-class services to its customers moving towards electric mobility.
The partnership will involve FCA’s activities in Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, the Netherlands, Poland, Slovakia, Sweden, Switzerland and the UK.
EVBox is the leading global manufacturer of electric vehicle charging stations and charging management software. With an installed base of over 85,000 charging points across more than 55 countries worldwide, EVBox drives sustainable mobility, by bringing durable electric vehicle charging solutions to the world. EVBox has offices in Amsterdam, Antwerp, Copenhagen, Oslo, Milton Keynes, Madrid, Munich, Paris, Bordeaux, New York and Los Angeles. Since March 2017, EVBox is a part of ENGIE. In 2018, EVBox acquired ultra-fast charging station manufacturer EVTronic, adding 700 previously installed fast charging stations to its European network.