The New Motion welcomes Egis as a shareholder and opens its Paris office for the French Market

Thinking Highways
By Thinking Highways November 10, 2015 11:00

The New Motion welcomes Egis as a shareholder and opens its Paris office for the French Market

The New Motion, European market leader in charging solution for electric vehicles, welcomes Egis as a new shareholder, joining the existing shareholders.

As new shareholder of The New Motion, Egis strengthens its position in eMobility and sustains The New Motion’s network expansion in Europe and more specifically in France, a nascent but rapidly growing Electrical Vehicle (EV) market.

The investment of Egis will also contribute to the further development of The New Motion’s charging services and platform. All European The New Motion customers, including on the French Market, will benefit from innovative and qualitative services.

The New Motion is now the first truly pan-European player with sales being realized across Europe and operations being established in The Netherlands, Belgium, Germany and France.

From left to right: Sander Ouwerkerk, Development Manager of The New Motion, Rik Joosten, General Manager of Egis Projects and Sytse Zuidema, General manager of The New Motion

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“The New Motion is very proud to announce Egis as a new shareholder. Egis has a longstanding reputation in operations of mobility related infrastructures, which now includes charging infrastructures for electrical vehicle via its investment in The New Motion. This new strategic partnership will help us expand and improve our portfolio of charging products and services to a wider European level. And most importantly, because of our new partnership with Egis, our customers will be able to drive electric to more European countries, especially in France” says Sytse Zuidema, CEO of The New Motion.

“Egis is proud to become a shareholder in The New Motion. The New Motion is clearly a leader in charging solutions at a European level, and a great partner for Egis especially for its connected car services company Easytrip. Egis has recently won the tender for Amsterdam parking, for example, and together with The New Motion and another partner, the company is now answering to the Electrical Vehicle charging management tender for the Amsterdam municipality. We look forward to work with The New Motion in transforming personal mobility towards electrical mobility.” says Rik Joosten, CEO of Egis Projects.

About Egis 

€854 M turnover in 2014

12,000 employees

Egis is an international group offering engineering, project structuring and operations services. In engineering and consulting its sectors of activity include transport, urban development, building, industry, water, environment and energy. In roads and airports its offer is enlarged to encompass project structuring, equity investment, turnkey systems delivery, operation and mobility services. Employing 12,000 people, including 7,800 in engineering, the group generated a managed turnover of €854 million in 2014. Egis is 75% owned by the French “Caisse des Dépôts” and 25% owned by Iosis Partenaires, (a “partner” executive and employee shareholding).

About The New Motion

The New Motion, founded in 2009, offers advanced charging solutions for drivers of electric vehicles (EV) and EV- charge locations. All our activities aim to facilitate drivers of (Plug-in Hybrid) EV’s to be able to drive as many kilometers on electricity as possible using, as much as possible, electricity retrieved from renewable energy sources. Electric driving is a fantastic experience and it’s not only great for the environment but it’s also great for your wallet. We make electric driving easy and fun.

In the last five years The New Motion has installed 20.000 intelligent charge points. By using The New Motion charge card, drivers can access The New Motion’s charge network consisting of 25.000 public charge points spread across Europe. The New Motion charge network is the largest, fastest growing and most intensely used charging networks in Europe. A growing number of European EV drivers use The New Motion products and services, including Europe’s most interoperable charge pass. We also offer charging solutions to companies for (commercial) operation of chargers, and work closely together with leasing companies and car manufacturers. The New Motion is continuously expanding its charging network in and outside The Netherlands. Also in Belgium, Germany, Luxembourg, Austria, Switzerland, Finland and the United Kingdom EV-drivers can charge their EV’s at The New Motion charge points and use our comprehensive offering of charging services.

Thinking Highways
By Thinking Highways November 10, 2015 11:00