Enterprise fee service supplier FLEETCOR Applied sciences has acquired Plugsurfing, the operator of an “EV charging ecosystem platform.”
Plugsurfing, which has places of work in Berlin, Stockholm and Helsinki, goals to allow “a seamless driver expertise” by connecting drivers, cost level operators and carmakers. The corporate’s platform incorporates a community of over 390,000 cost factors throughout Europe, in addition to a shopper app and customized options designed for enterprise companions. “We serve charging level operators with a back-end cloud software program for managing every part from country-specific laws to offering various fee choices for purchasers. Carmakers profit from white-label options in addition to deeper integrations with their in-house expertise.”
FLEETCOR says the acquisition of Plugsurfing will develop its EV capabilities in Europe and improve its product providing to present and new clients.
FLEETCOR mum or dad firm Fortum’s funding “introduced Plugsurfing the Energy Platform, Europe’s most strong platform for EV charging,” stated Tatu Kulla, CEO of Plugsurfing. “FLEETCOR will convey extra focus to our product roadmap, delivers complementary capabilities to clients and companions, and offers us a possibility to develop extra quickly and broadly throughout market segments and geographies.”
“The acquisition of Plugsurfing demonstrates FLEETCOR’s dedication to growing world-class EV options for our 1000’s of economic fleet clients, whereas tapping into new buyer segments by way of distinctive capabilities that Plugsurfing has in the present day,” stated Tom Rowlands, World Managing Director of EV at FLEETCOR. “Tatu and group have constructed a compelling suite of services and products.”