Digital Charging Solutions is entering into a partnership with the car manufacturer smart Europe. smart customers will get uncomplicated access to one of Europe’s largest charging networks, with over 460,000 charging points, via the existing smart applications using DCS’s white label solution. The collaboration will start in time for the market launch of the new smart #1 in Germany, with other countries to follow in stages over the coming months.
Digital Charging Solutions (DCS) is constantly working to improve services for its OEM customers. Customers of smart Europe will now also benefit from these efforts. The cooperation gives them access to the DCS charging network. By integrating the smart [email protected] service into the Hello smart app, which provides information such as location, available plug types and general availability, charging an EV becomes child’s play. In addition, the service can be used via a dedicated website and the map integrated in the vehicle. smart [email protected] makes it possible to search for charging locations according to individual parameters and check their availability – making it ideal for integrating charging into everyday life. In addition, a DCS charging card comes free of charge with every smart #1.
“The charging infrastructure on the road is as important as charging solutions at home. A key factor in advancing green mobility is to give drivers of electric vehicles the best possible support in accessing the charging network. In DCS, smart has found a partner that not only shares this mindset but can also deliver: DCS has an excellent and constantly growing public charging network with more than 460,000 charging points across Europe,” says Bernd Vollmayr, Chief Product Officer (CPO) of Digital Charging Solutions GmbH.
Xuan-Zheng Goh, Head of Product Management smart Europe: “With DCS we have found the perfect partner to give our customers the best possible access to a nationwide charging network. By integrating the smart [email protected] service into the Hello smart app and in-car systems, we create a seamless user experience, making e-mobility even more effortless to integrate into everyday life – another important building block towards the electric future of individual mobility.”
The collaboration will initially start in Germany, where the new smart #1 is already available to order. The smart [email protected] service will then be rolled out successively in other European countries in line with the planned market launches. However, the service can already be used for charging outside Germany in 17 DCS markets in Europe via roaming.
DCS offers innovative charging solutions for drivers of electric cars through cooperations with car manufacturers. The services are tailored precisely to the needs of drivers and make charging simple and convenient. As a key driver of the shift to electric mobility, DCS is working closely with the automotive, energy and public sectors to improve the future of urban mobility and reduce range anxiety. With more than 460,000 charging points, DCS provides access to the largest charging network in Europe.