ABB – Elatec partnership brings EV charging payment to the mobile wallet

EV charging

ABB has partnered with Elatec to deliver mobile-enabled electric vehicle charging – the partnership makes charging at out-of-home ABB EV charging stations as simple as pulling up your Apple or Android Wallet.

The economics of electric vehicles (EVs) are hard to ignore – significantly cheaper to charge vs. fuel; up to 10x cheaper to maintain; a lifetime up to 2.5x as long as internal combustion engine vehicles and prices that continue to come down, driven by improving battery costs. These fundamentals are largely why the Bloomberg New Energy Finance 2019 Electric Vehicle Outlook suggests there will be 540 million EVs on the road by 2040: 500 million passenger vehicles and more than 40 million commercial EVs.

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