Scania has selected EVBox Group and ENGIE as charging partners for electric buses and trucks. The three companies have signed a four-years global partnership.

This cooperation «will focus on both trucks and buses applications, and provide complete charging solutions to Scania’s customers. The solutions will be tailored to real fleet and depot management needs, electrified heavy vehicles, smart charging infrastructure, service and maintenance, green energy supply, as well as financing», the charging partners explains.

The partnership between the three companies will begin with operations in 13 European countries that will be extended to other regions from the end of 2021. ENGIE and EVBox Group will be working together with regional partners such as Caverion and Alpiq.

With regards to the brand’s electric bus activities, Scania recently got an oder for ten new Scania Citywide LF Electric form Vy Buss, in Sweden. The Citywide electric range has been updated and unveiled at Busworld 2019.

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Scania goes with EVBox Group and ENGIE

To support its customers throughout the entire electrification process, Scania will not only offer electric vehicles but also electric charging solutions. EVBox Group is providing Scania with intelligent and scalable high-power charging solutions tailored to the needs of its customers. Additionally, Scania will offer field services and training sessions for its drivers as part of its standard portfolio.
ENGIE will design, offer, install, and maintain the electric charging solutions and related services for Scania customers across a variety of key regions.

«Scania, EVBox Group, and ENGIE share the same goal of accelerating the transition to a carbon-neutral economy through reduced energy consumption and more environmentally-friendly solutions», it is highlighted in the press note announcing the start of the cooperation.

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Complete charging solutions for Scania’s customers

Kristof Vereenooghe (CEO of EVBox Group) comments: «The electrification of transport is one of the key initiatives for reducing emissions—especially since transport represents almost a quarter of Europe’s greenhouse gas emissions. This partnership poses new opportunities for EVBox Group, and with over 10 years of experience, we’re confident that our expertise and competitive offering will support Scania in achieving its business and sustainability goals».

Shankar Krishnamoorthy  (Executive Vice President of ENGIE Group) says: «Scania and ENGIE share the same goal of establishing sustainable transport solutions. This unique European partnership specific to electric buses and trucks is the result of a mutual trust developed through our historical collaboration on gas mobility. We are proud to join forces for this new electric truck segment offering that will positively impact urban and peri-urban use cases. ENGIE will be glad to design, offer, install and maintain leading charging solutions and related services to Scania customers, who will benefit from Scania’s European network of qualified technicians and its partners’ regional networks».

Alexander Vlaskamp (Head of Sales and Marketing at Scania) says: «A complete charging solution encompasses energy supply, charging hardware and software as well as installation, maintenance and other related services adapted to each customer’s specific needs. This strong partnership with ENGIE and EVBox Group will simplify the transition by our customers to an increasingly electrified fleet on the journey towards more sustainable transport».


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