Germany-based Wirecard is teaming up with joint venture emonvia to digitise several thousand charging stations.
They are launching charge@work, a secure and sustainable charging solution for company car parks. More than 60,000 corporate customers and public utilities throughout Germany use the energy services of N-Ergie AG, the joint venture behind emonvia.
In addition, Wirecard will process all payments, billing, and payout for the solution via its digital platform. The main target group comprises firms such as airports, hotels and supermarkets.
Laser specialist TRUMPF Group is an early adopter. Its employees have the opportunity to charge their vehicles in one of the largest charging parks in Germany. Furthermore, individual transactions are settled automatically and payments are immediately assigned to booking accounts and receipts sent to drivers.
The market solution is an easy entry into electric vehicles with a solution comprising software and hardware.
“E-Mobility is one of the biggest trends of the coming years: By 2025, the market is expected to experience a ten-fold growth. By partnering with innovative companies such as emonvia, we are working to ensure that the trend reaches our daily lives. The entire process must be completely digital, and this is where our digital platform comes into play, handling all financial processes between end consumers, charge point operators and corporate customers,” said Jan Rübel, Head of Sales Travel & Mobility at Wirecard.
“For electric vehicles to fully establish themselves, consumers must be able to charge them everywhere, simply, transparently and safely. The payment process plays a central role in this. With Wirecard, we are pleased to have an experienced partner at our side who can reliably automate these important processes for us,” added Eduard Schlutius, CEO of emonvia.
emonvia is a joint venture between Germany’s largest energy providers, N-Ergie, and the leading charging infrastructure provider ABL, and others. It states its goal is to make electromobility available as easily as possible.