NewMotion welcomes Egis as a new shareholder and opens a Paris office for the French Market
9 November 2015 - As a new shareholder of the NewMotion, Egis strengthens its position in eMobility and sustains the NewMotion’s network expansion in Europe and more specifically in France, a nascent but rapidly growing Electrical Vehicle (EV) market.
The investment of Egis will also contribute to the further development of the NewMotion’s charging services and platform. All European the NewMotion customers, including on the French Market, will benefit from innovative and qualitative services.
The NewMotion is now the first truly pan-European player with sales being realized across Europe and operations being established in The Netherlands, Belgium, Germany and France.
Egis is an international group offering engineering, project structuring and operations services. In engineering and consulting its sectors of activity include transport, urban development, building, industry, water, environment and energy. In roads and airports its offer is enlarged to encompass project structuring, equity investment, turnkey systems delivery, operation and mobility services. Employing 12,000 people, including 7,800 in engineering, the Egis group generated a managed turnover of €854 million in 2014. Egis is 75% owned by the French “Caisse des Dépôts” and 25% owned by Iosis Partenaires, a “partner” executive and employee shareholding entity.
NewMotion, founded in 2009, offers advanced charging solutions for drivers of electric vehicles (EV) and EV-charge locations. All our activities aim to facilitate drivers of (Plug-in Hybrid) EV’s to be able to drive as many kilometers on electricity as possible using, as much as possible, electricity retrieved from renewable energy sources. Electric driving is a fantastic experience and it’s not only great for the environment but it’s also great for your wallet. We make electric driving easy and fun.
In the last five years the NewMotion has installed 20.000 intelligent charge points. By using the NewMotion charge card, drivers can access the NewMotion’s charge network consisting of 25.000 public charge points spread across Europe. The NewMotion charge network is the largest, fastest growing and most intensely used charging networks in Europe. A growing number of European EV drivers use the NewMotion products and services, including Europe’s most interoperable charge pass. We also offer charging solutions to companies for (commercial) operation of chargers, and work closely together with leasing companies and car manufacturers. The NewMotion is continuously expanding its charging network in and outside The Netherlands. Also in Belgium, Germany, Luxembourg, Austria, Switzerland, Finland and the United Kingdom EV-drivers can charge their EV’s at the NewMotion charge points and use our comprehensive offering of charging services.