Hitachi Energy strengthens its position in the electric mobility sector with the acquisition of Italian manufacturer Coet. The Milan-based company specializes in the design and manufacture of power equipment for electric mobility, rail, and industry.
The deal aims to further expand Hitachi Energy’s production capacity for electric vehicle charging infrastructure and other grid applications, while keeping Coet as an autonomous company. Hitachi Energy, in fact, a assured that Coet will maintain corporate autonomy, ensuring business continuity and stability for its executives and approximately 80 employees.
This project focuses on the development of Grid-eMotion by Hitachi Energy charging infrastructure for electric bus and truck fleets and has already been successfully implemented in various countries, including Australia, Canada, Dubai, France, Germany, Italy, Sweden, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom.
The Grid-eMotion fleet, introduced in 2020, uses standard containers that contain all grid connection and charging systems. Its charging capacity, varying from 50 to 600 kW depending on configuration, offers several pantograph chargers, as well as wired CCS charging.