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This page contains all current press releases on topics and news about chargeBIG.

MAHLE chargeBIG now offers a charging card

chargeBIG is now offering its customers a charging card that can be used to activate the charging process quickly and easily.

MAHLE chargeBIG receives the mobiliTree Award 2024

chargeBIG is one of the winners of the mobiliTree Award, which was presented for the first time this year.

MAHLE chargeBIG’s new CEO

Dr Matthias Kreimeier becomes new CEO of chargeBIG

MAHLE chargeBIG launches new training concept for installers

With a new training concept, chargeBIG wants to train its installation partners from installation to maintenance and handling of the partner portal.

MAHLE chargeBIG takes part in funding project for bidirectional charging

MAHLE chargeBIG is taking part in the Fraunhofer “BiFlex-Industrie” funding project for bidirectional charging and remains true to its business model.

MAHLE chargeBIG wins environmental technology prize of the state of Baden-Württemberg

The environmental technology award of the state of Baden-Württemberg 2023 goes to MAHLE chargeBIG. The subsidiary of the automotive supplier MAHLE wins in the category “measurement, control and regulation technology, Industry 4.0” with the charging solution chargeBIG6. It is specially designed for charging electric cars in apartment buildings and for smaller fleets.

MAHLE chargeBIG wins Stuttgart Innovation Award 2023

MAHLE chargeBIG wins the second Stuttgart Innovation Award in the category “mobility” and thus 25,000 euros in prize money. At the award ceremony on October 18, 2023 in Stuttgart’s city hall, the prize was handed over to chargeBIG by Lord Mayor Dr Frank Nopper.

Webinar on charging electric cars in smart cities

Together with BABLE Smart Cities, Nicole Dötterer from MAHLE chargeBIG spoke about the future of charging infrastructure, the challenges and the solution for municipalities. Pilot projects and experience reports were shared with the participants.

Chancellor Scholz impressed by chargeBIG charging infrastructure

On Tuesday, Chancellor Olaf Scholz was impressed by MAHLE’s innovations for sustainable mobility. During his traditional opening tour at the IAA Mobility in Munich, Scholz visited the booth of the technology group from Stuttgart.

The funding Charge@BW is back

The Charge@BW funding has been newly launched with a duration until end of June 2024. Either 40% or up to €2,500 per charging point can be funded. In the case of condominium owners, the same applies per charging station, as only the installation costs are covered for shared apartments.

MAHLE chargeBIG supplies the charging infrastructure for the STOPA Energy Campus

MAHLE chargeBIG is a provider of charging infrastructure for the STOPA Energy Campus. This project supports climate neutrality.

More charging infrastructure in Stuttgart thanks to MAHLE chargeBIG

The City of Stuttgart is supporting ten other innovative climate projects and MAHLE chargeBIG is also involved. With the “Stuttgart Island – chargeBIG18 Off Grid” project, MAHLE chargeBIG aims to establish and operate a grid-independent charging infrastructure for electric vehicles.

MAHLE chargeBIG at Power2Drive from 14 to 16 June 2023

MAHLE chargeBIG was once again part of Power2Drive Europe, the international trade fair for charging infrastructure and electromobility. A special highlight was the chargeBIG charging cabinet, which was present for the first time in real size at an event.

MAHLE chargeBIG Part of the MAHLE TechTalk with the Autodoktoren

MAHLE chargeBIG presented the new chargeBIG6 charging system at the MAHLE TechTalk with the Autodoktoren. The live talk took place in the car workshop of the Autodoktoren near Cologne.

Reinforcement for MAHLE chargeBIG management

Dr Matthias Kreimeier joined MAHLE chargeBIG as CSO (Chief Sales Officer) on March 1 2023. With the experience from another start-up in the e-mobility industry outside the MAHLE world, he actively supports the further development and scaling of chargeBIG.

First in-house exhibition for the new charging solution chargeBIG6

On May 4 2023, an in-house exhibition took place in our office in Stuttgart. Participants were able to learn more about our intelligent charging solutions. The focus was on our solution for apartment buildings and small businesses. The chargeBIG team presented the new solution with all its advantages and the participants were able to test the shop directly on site. The interested parties included electricians, building technicians, project developers, municipal councils, chairpersons of residential owner communities and much more.

MAHLE chargeBIG installs 28 public charging points for e-vehicles at the P&R car park in Lorch

MAHLE chargeBIG successfully realizes its first project for public charging infrastructure. The subsidiary of the MAHLE Group thus achieves another milestone and assumes the public operating role at this location. The 28 charging points for electric vehicles were installed at Lorch train station in the P&R car park.

MAHLE concludes strategic partnership with Ideanomics

MAHLE and Ideanomics Inc. conclude a strategic partnership for intelligent fleet charging solutions. The listed American tech company and the Stuttgart-based technology group are thus jointly accelerating the market ramp-up of the chargeBIG system in North America. The signing of the contract took place on February 7 at MAHLE in Stuttgart.

MAHLE chargeBIG6 brings inexpensive charging infrastructure for apartment buildings

MAHLE is now making charging of electric vehicles possible even for smaller applications, such as in apartment buildings, workshops, or small businesses. With the new MAHLE chargeBIG6, up to six electric
vehicles can be charged simultaneously at the existing house connection in the future. The central charging distributor is connected to the existing electricity meter. Thanks to Plug & Play, the system is easy to install, inexpensive and can be expanded by six additional bays at any time. MAHLE chargeBIG has already successfully established itself on the market with its centralized and intelligent charging infrastructure for drivers who leave their cars in a parking lot all day, fleet operators, and large application areas with 18 charging points or more, and is now expanding its range of products for small users with the new offering.

Parking and charging: MAHLE chargeBIG and DKV Mobility cooperate

Over 30 public charging points connected at Stuttgart Airport in P2 parking garage. DKV Mobility, the leading European B2B platform for on-the-road payments and solutions, is expanding its charging network to include 31 public charge points in the P2 multi-storey parking lot at Stuttgart Airport, operated via MAHLE chargeBIG GmbH.

Retrospect – IAA Transportation in Hannover

From 19th to 25th September, MAHLE chargeBIG presented their charging infrastructure solution to interested visitors at the Test Drives and Plug & Play Campus at the IAA Transportation. Also test drivers had the opportunity to experience and test the charging process live on the chargeBIG charging infrastructure.

MAHLE chargeBIG is now conform to the calibration law according to Modul D

MAHLE chargeBIG GmbH has reached another milestone for the existing quality management system. Since 4th of August 2022, MAHLE chargeBIG complies to the requirements of the calibration law according to MessEV Appendix 4 Part B Module D. Module D is an additional certification to Module B (type examination certificate). Based on the module B approval, the module D approval was successfully achieved.

MAHLE chargeBIG receives certification according to DIN ISO 9001:2015

MAHLE chargeBIG transfers its processes to a quality management system according to ISO 9001 and receives the certification according to DIN ISO 9001:2015 from TÜV Rheinland. On 28 July, MAHLE chargeBIG GmbH receives the certification according to DIN ISO 9001:2015 from a representative of TÜV Rheinland.

MAHLE chargeBIG implements the standard OCPP protocol for the AC fleet charging solution

Centralized AC fleet charging solution chargeBIG from MAHLE for applications from 18 charging points can also be controlled via the standard OCPP protocol in the future. With the implementation of the charging point communication standard OCPP 1.6, MAHLE chargeBIG is taking the next step towards an open and universally applicable charging solution.

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