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 fully 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 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.
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 localiSation, 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.