NewMotion gives Volvo’s electric vehicle drivers a smart charging experience and access to comprehensive service portfolio
Berlin, 8 January 2020 - NewMotion, a leading European smart charging solutions provider, and Volvo Car Germany today announce their partnership. Volvo launches the ‘Volvo Recharge Leasing’ programme for private and commercial customers ready to drive electric. Included in this lease offer are a Volvo car with Twin Engine and NewMotion’s smart charging solutions for charging at home and on-the-go. The partnership between Volvo Car Germany and NewMotion will make it more easy and accessible to drive electric for a wider audience.
As part of the leasing offer Volvo drivers receive professional installation of a Mess und Eichrecht (M&E) compliant charge point, a NewMotion charge card and access to the NewMotion app: for one fixed price per month. With a charging capacity of up to 22 kW, a vehicle can be charged up to eight times faster than a conventional standard socket.
Smooth transition to e-mobility Thomas Bauch, Managing Director of Volvo Car Germany GmbH: "With NewMotion as our new partner, we benefit not only from a large network of partner companies that install the charge points at the customer's site, but also from years of experience in all areas of electric mobility. Thanks to the full-service solutions and competent on-site service throughout Germany, we can now offer our private and business customers an attractive overall package from a single source.”
"We are delighted to put our ten years of expertise in the e-mobility industry in our partnership with Volvo Car Germany. And we’re proud that Volvo chose our smart and M&E compliant charging solutions to serve their customers. Collaborating with Volvo will make smart charging available to a wide audience, making their transition to driving electric easy and seamless.” says Klaus Schmidt-Dannert, Country Manager at NewMotion Germany.
The complete charging solution Volvo electric vehicle drivers can rely on NewMotions expertise: from installation to after care and with solutions to fit their needs while charging at home or on-the go. The NewMotion Home Advanced View charge point available for drivers of Volvo’s newest plug-in hybrid model is compatible with the German legislation Mess und Eichrecht, that states that the MID electricity meter measurements used in a charge point needs to be visible to the user. The user must be able to verify that the amount of energy used for billing is correct.
Drivers can make use of NewMotion’s customer care day and night, seven days a week, have access to the NewMotion app and receive the NewMotion card for charging when on-the-go. Billing is quick and easy and the costs for all charging sessions are summarized on one bill.
About NewMotion NewMotion is a leading company in smart charging solutions for electric vehicles in Europe and has installed more than 52,000 charge points across the region. The company also provides access to a roaming network of more than 125,000 charge points across 35 countries in Europe for more than 200,000 registered drivers’ charge cards. NewMotion is ISO 9001 & ISO 27001 certified and has been active in the market since 2009, fulfilling a pioneering role in the industry. NewMotion is a member of the Shell group. For more information: www.newmotion.com
About Volvo Car Germany Volvo Cars, a premium manufacturer with a long tradition, is one of the world's most renowned brands in the automotive sector and its product range covers almost all major vehicle segments. The Swedish manufacturer has been officially represented in Germany since 1958. Volvo Car Germany GmbH, as a wholly owned subsidiary of the Volvo Car Group (Gothenburg), is responsible for all activities in this country and employs around 210 people at its headquarters in Cologne, at its second location in Dietzenbach and in field sales. In addition, it has an extensive sales and service network comprising 236 sales locations and additionally 79 service operations. In 2019 Volvo recorded its best year ever in Germany with almost 53,400 new registrations - and the sixth year of growth in succession.