Business Cases Studies

E-mobility is more business for you

More and more businesses are adopting electric vehicles for their fleets or are using the electric vehicles boom to attract and retain new customers. From car to van, from truck to bus, you can acquire more business and save more money by offering services with electric vehicles or charging services to your clientele. From logistics to retail, from infrastructure maintenance to people transportation, what will be your case?

E-USERS SPEND MORE

On average they earn more and have a higher spending pattern

CUSTOMERS WANT THEM

E-Vehicles are cooler and project positive thinking

A CHARGE IS A SALE

Allow charging attract customers and reduce costs to your suppliers

E-USERS DO CARE

They engage with businesses who care too

FLEETS ARE CHEAPER

by 20-30% and growing

industry: Retail

Leading German Retail Group to attract and retain loyal customers using e-vehicles charging points

Case

  • Second largest retailer in Germany, 10,000 stores

Goals

  • Attract and retain customers
  • Increase dwelling time and sales
  • Understand customer behaviour

Implementation

  • 50 multi-standard rapid DC charging points in Germany.
  • Management and reporting through cloud-based software platform

Results

  • 1,000 unique charging sessions per month
  • +300% Increased average customer dwell time by 45 minutes
  • €650K of additional gross revenues with less than €6K of electricity per month

Follow-on

  • Roll-out on 350 in Hungary and evaluation on 4100 stores in Germany and 620 stores in the UK

industry: Retail

Leading US Retail Group to attract and retain loyal customers using e-vehicles charging points

Case

  • On of the largest US retail group, with 1,700 location in US and Canada

Goals

  • Attract and retain customers
  • Increase dwelling time and sales
  • Understand customer behaviour

Implementation

  • Initially six installations of 7.5kW multi-standard AC chargers. Now fast chargers.
  • Management and reporting through cloud-based software platform

Results

  • 1,100 unique charging sessions in 9 month during the pilot
  • +327% Increased average customer dwell time by 50 minutes
  • €56K of additional gross revenues with only $430 of electricity spent.

Follow-on

  • Roll-out to 1000 location in the US

industry: Automotive

Leading German Automotive Group install charging points on sites for corporate e-fleet and employers e-vehicles

Case

  • A German car maker leader in the premium segment, with a global presence that generates over €160bn in annual revenues, with almost 300,000 employees.
  • Full vehicles range electric by 2022

Goals

  • Convert the corporate fleet into an e-fleet
  • Promote savings and sustainability at site
  • Allow employees and visitors to charge, at corporate / dealers’ sites
  • Create an open network to support the electric vehicles sales

Implementation

  • High power (50 to 350kW of capacity) multi-standard rapid DC charging Management and reporting through cloud-based software platform

Results

  • 1,500 (and counting) charging stations
  • 22 sites in Germany.
  • Charging corporate e-vehicles
  • All employees and visitors can user the charging infrastructure

Follow-on

  • Further expansion to the entire car dealers network to offer charging services to customers and for corporate use.
  • Worldwide expansion

industry: Commercial Real Estate

Leading British Real Estate Group to increase sites attraction using e-vehicles charging points

Case

  • One of the leading real estate group in UK (£14bn in assets) rolled out e-vehicles charging stations across 29 retail locations the UK.

Goals

  • Demonstrate the value of e-vehicle charging services for real estate owners
  • Attract and retain customers for tenants, by increasing dwelling time and sales.

Implementation

  • Installations funded by property owners.
  • Running costs funded by occupiers through the service charge.
  • Vehicle charging is currently offered for free on most sites, to attract high paying shoppers.

Results

  • 76 charging points used 11,648 times
  • 50% increase in dwelling time (from 1 to 2 hours)
  • 78% shoppers visiting weekly
  • 31 tons of CO2 avoided, sustainability credential of the sites

Follow-on

  • Expansion to all sites of the real estate owner.