Hubject, a Berlin, Germany-based eRoaming platform for Europe-wide charging of electric vehicles, received an investment from The Volkswagen Group.
The amount of the deal was not disclosed.
The investment will enable Volkswagen to digitally interconnect charging stations for electric vehicles starting in early 2017 as well as to expand and internationalize the company’s platform together with founding shareholders BMW, Bosch, Daimler, EnBW, innogy and Siemens.
Founded in 2012 by Thomas Daiber, CEO, Hubject provides provides EV drivers with access to charging stations as well as payment solutions. Almost 40,000 charge points on three continents are already available on this platform.
In 2013, the company launched “intercharge”, a cross-provider and cross-border solution for charging electric vehicles through its own eRoaming platform in order to interconnect isolated solutions of the charging infrastructure.