Kristof Vereenooghe | CEO | EVBox | Insights Success

EVBox: An Energized Approach Shaping the EVs’ Market

The demand of electric vehicles has significantly increased over the last decade. Vehicle owners around the globe are switching from gas stations to an electrical outlet to fuel their vehicles. When the market for electric vehicles (EVs) was still in its initial stages Amsterdam based company, EVBox made its breakthrough in the year 2010. A techie at heart, EVBox’s co-founders identified the importance of having a connected charging infrastructure at an early stage. With this mindset, the company throve and expanded to several countries in Europe and North America, while building diverse electric vehicle charging solutions for home, business, commercial and public charging.

An Elite Electric Vehicle Institution 

EVBox is the leading global manufacturer of electric vehicle charging stations and charging management software. With an installed base of over 50,000 charging points across more than 980 cities worldwide, EVBox drives sustainable mobility, by bringing leading electric vehicle charging solutions to the world.

In 2014, Gilde Equity Management Benelux became EVBox’s new major shareholder to help EVBox expand internationally. EVBox’s strong market position in the Dutch industry, promising customer base and range of expertise, as well as the exponential growth of electric vehicle sales around the world, enticed Gilde to invest heavily in its expansion plans.

In 2017, EVBox was acquired by ENGIE Digital, who identified EVBox as a disruptive, leading clean tech company making a difference in the fast growing industry of electric mobility. Today, EVBox moves forward as a strong leading brand perfecting its original recipe of a second generation of hardware and software that are energy efficient, future proof, and easy to use.

A Versatile Leadership 

The insightful leadership of EVBox’s CEO, Kristof Vereenooghe, is the motoring factor behind its remarkable success. Kristof is a seasoned entrepreneur with SaaS cloud software expertise with a track record in driving international growth. His innovative, entrepreneurial and versatile behavior has successfully resulted in building many teams and companies. Prior to joining EVBox, Kristof has extensively contributed at various startups that have now become the key players within their industries, such as Bynder, LUMA Marketing Technologies, Eclipse International and Xeikon.

Charging Solutions with Uncompromising Quality and Reliability 

EVBox believes that its charging solutions maximize the return on investment while minimizing costs. From the installation and online integration of every station, to the tracking and billing of all charging sessions it helps everyone in operating and managing their charging stations with ease and efficiency.

Powered by durable components and intelligent software, EVBox’s charging stations are compatible with every electric vehicle, now and in the future. Its broad range of solutions includes home charging stations, business charging stations, public charging stations, charging management, charge cards, and accessories.

Determined to Provide Flexible and Scalable Solutions 

EVBox came up with its latest innovations which involves home charging station ‘Elvi’ and charging management platform ‘Everon’.

Elvi is the first charging station from the new generation EVBox designed for every electric car with its upgradable and future-proof features. It has charging capacity that ranges from 3.7 kW to 22 kW. Elvi is durable, smart, and simple design that can track and invoice charging sessions. Its compatibility with every electric car makes it easy to use, install, and upgrade. Whereas, Everon is a widely customizable platform that helps every charging point operator to easily manage and control all charging sessions, costs, and power consumption. From lease drivers and charging stations, to parking facilities and commercial fleets, Everon is forever flexible and scalable.

In addition, EVBox tries to shape the future of mobility by hosting its own annual conference and network event rEVolution. rEVolution is the annual networking and idea- sharing conference for the e-mobility industry. Each year, the sector’s finest gather in Amsterdam for a full day of inspiring presentations and conversations aimed at deliberating the ways to accelerate the adoption of sustainable mobility. In 2018, the event brought together 514 experts from 32 countries to debate on above deliberation. It is estimated that the year 2019 will see up to 1000 emobility experts & professionals coming together to discuss the future of mobility.

Unfolding the Uncertain Knowledge of Electric Vehicles 

According to EVBox expertise, knowledge among consumers (drivers) and businesses that are uncertain about how to prepare for electric mobility is a substantial challenge in the EV industry. For instance, many fleet managers, retail outlets or hotels are unsure about changing their parking offerings to be set for electric vehicles.

Hence, EVBox envisions being a knowledge partner and inspiration for all the stakeholders, by visiting many different regional & global events and publicly sharing insights on the future of the industry. In addition to this, the company also writes qualitative articles and whitepapers to educate people about the industry and its current trends.

A Vision of Emission-Free Future 

EVBox envisions a future where everyday transport is electric, emission-free, and sustained by a green charging infrastructure. Climate change is forcing the company to take action in favor of the occurrence of the full-hearted adoption of electric vehicles or rEVolution as EVBox likes to call it. Its role will be to provide the smart and scalable charging solutions around the world and advising governments, cities, OEMs and companies through this rEVolution.

Source: The 10 Fastest Growing EVs Solution Providers, 2018

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