ABB and Porsche in new partnership
Posted on 14 Feb 2020 and read 1317 times
The industrial technology leader ABB and the automotive manufacturer Porsche have announced a new partnership to jointly promote e-mobility.
As part of a ‘multi-level agreement’, ABB is becoming an official partner of the TAG Heuer Porsche Formula E Team.
Porsche Motorsport is in its inaugural year of racing in the ABB FIA Formula E Championship, while ABB is in its third year as title partner of the first all-electric global race series.
The announcement was made on the eve of race three of season six of the ABB FIA Formula E Championship in Santiago (Chile) in the presence of Peter Voser (ABB CEO), Michael Steiner (member of the executive board — R&D — of Porsche AG) and Fritz Enzinger (vice-president of Porsche Motorsport).
Mr Steiner said (www.porsche.com
): “We are delighted that ABB, as the world’s technology and market leader for electric fast chargers, is now one of our top-tier partners and will work with us on opportunities to support our customers’ growing demand fore-mobility.
“That underlines Porsche’s Mission E strategy, which includes an investment of 6 billion euros in the field of e-mobility by 2022.
“ABB and Porsche have already entered into an agreement to install fast chargers at ‘Porsche Centers’ and public facilities across Japan. The first installation is set to go live in mid-2020.
"The expanding global reach of ABB Formula E showcases the innovative technology that is key to the success of this sustainable form of motor-sport.”
) has become a global leader in connected DC fast charging systems for electric vehicles, having sold more than 13,000 DC fast chargers in more than 80 countries world-wide.