ABB, EPM, Enerlink, Evergo, Voltway, Vehya and Wallbox Present Projects and Vision for Charging Infrastructure

The “Latam Mobility: Mexico 2023” was the setting for the panel “Charging infrastructure as an ally of the massification of electromobility in Latin America”, with the participation of prominent industry leaders, who offered their perspectives and range of solutions in the field.

Lorenzo Ortego Martínez, CEO of Voltway, went back to 2018 when there was hardly any talk of electric vehicles, and currently there is evidence of a remarkable evolution in the sector of electrified cars and charging infrastructure.

He stressed that through alliances between the different players in the ecosystem, it has been possible to reach the point that the mobility segment is currently going through, with significant growth in charging points in Latin America.

Ortego stressed that Voltway’s focus is to develop charging solutions for electric vehicles, engineering projects, installation and after-sales, which is one of the most important processes.

Finally, he urged the various public and private actors to continue working hand in hand for the massification of electromobility in the region.

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Vehya Platform

Daniela Garcia, LATAM Business Development Manager of Vehya, pointed out that the company acts as a large charging infrastructure marketplace with a robust platform of solutions.

“We have a great platform on which we offer the product and also maintenance services.

Customers can get instant quote for residential projects with the respective accompaniment of the entire operation,” she explained.

Vehya seeks to become a key player in the electrification of transportation and the automotive fleet in general, through public-private partnerships that will allow to promote investments and accelerate technological development.

Garcia stressed that a large part of the company’s strategy contemplates the growth of the economy through job creation, labor training and investment attraction.

Charging infrastructure panel at Latam Mobility Mexico 2023

ABB Adapted to Requirements

Gabriela Gallego, eMobility Business Leader of ABB Mexico, highlighted the great impact the company has had in the process of vehicle electrification in Mexico and Latin America.

She explained that the vision is not only focused on massifying electric mobility, but to reach the market with a varied portfolio that adapts to the needs of each user.

“There are different types of users and needs. Our approach is to reach the market with a variety of alternating current offers, adapted to each requirement,” she said.

Gallego noted that within the projects there is a lot of ignorance about what is really required for fleet operation, and the goal beyond sales is to offer the support that meets the needs.

“Our goal is to create an ecosystem, support, connectivity, monitoring and charging applications that allow the entire chain to develop,” concluded the ABB executive.

Evergo’s Leadership

Daniel López, Chief Commercial Officer of Evergo, pointed out that they are present in 9 countries as the main operator of public charging infrastructure in Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean with 25,000 chargers.

He highlighted that tools such as the “MyEvergo application significantly facilitates all interaction and connection in the middle of operations.

“We have more than 1,200 electrified agencies and chargers. We have made progress adapting to new technologies with the arrival of vehicles with larger and more advanced batteries,” said López.

He assured that the fleets “have brought us closer to electromobility through services such as last mile, which has allowed them to serve more than 4,000 electric vehicles in fleets in Mexico.

He revealed that Evergo will invest US$200 million to strengthen and expand the public charging network.

Wallbox Experience

Franco Gillio, Account Manager LATAM at Wallbox, explained that the company’s vision is focused on improving the charging experience throughout the value chain, from chargers to user assistance.

“Our goal is to develop solutions for the public sector, Charging as a Service, intelligent structure, energy management, taking into account that this is really where they manage the impact of energy distribution”.

Together with the strengthening of public charging in the regions where they have operations, Wallbox seeks to really offer a great experience for users to have a quality service and assistance.

Sebastian Waldmann, Chief Business Development Officer of Enerlink, explained that they are betting significantly on the markets of Colombia, Chile and Mexico.

“Our vision is focused on B2B solutions, technology and B2C. We are pioneers in Chile looking for lower barriers to electrification. We have a high number of kilometers that are traveled every day with cost reduction, cargo as a service that makes the operation more efficient and also offers a business model.

He explained that any company that has fleet can take load as a service and rely on Enerlink to electrify safely through digitization.

“We are convinced that nowadays we cannot do anything without technology, we have to use technology with data and integration to advance in the massification of electromobility,” concluded Waldmann.

EPM’s Scope

Juan Felipe Valencia, Commercial Vice President of EPM, highlighted the great development that the company has had from its beginnings in Medellín to the present day with presence in six countries and more than 9 million customers.

“We have a robust operation with energy generation, distribution and commercialization. We are pioneers in sustainable mobility since 1995 with the first subway in Colombia, that was the beginning of the great contribution that EPM offers for the promotion of a decarbonized transportation”, he pointed out.

He detailed that since 2012 they started with electric vehicle pilots, and in 2016 they strengthened their promotion of the electric mobility ecosystem. “It has not been easy, but there are more and more key players dynamizing this scheme, for the construction of public policies that enhance electric mobility.”

“The challenge is great but we are seeing that the industry is moving, we must do it collectively,” concluded Valencia.

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