Fisker has announced that Deftpower is the provider of the European public charging platform, providing access to the EU’s leading charging network via the Fisker Flex℠ Charge app
Fisker names Deftpower as European public charging platform provider
Deftpower gives Fisker Ocean owners access to more than 425,000 public charging points across Europe
European Fisker owners get convenient access to local public chargers, efficient vehicle charging and a simple payment system
Fisker owners in Europe can access the Deftpower network via the FISKER FLEX℠ Charge app and the Ocean in-vehicle navigation system
Through this app, Fisker Ocean owners in Europe also receive one year of free charging at more than 30,000 eligible charging ports in the Allego network.1
LOS ANGELES & MUNICH, March 8, 2023—(BUSINESS WIRE)—Fisker Inc. (NYSE: FSR) (“Fisker”), whose mission is to create the world’s most emotional and sustainable electric vehicles, is Deftpower, a leading provider of electric vehicle charging software solutions. Fisker’s European mobility service provider. The partnership gives Fisker Ocean owners access to one of Europe’s largest aggregate public charging networks for electric vehicles.
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Fisker announces Deftpower as a European public charging platform provider with access to the EU’s leading charging network via the Fisker Flex℠ Charge App. (Photo credit: Fisker)
Deftpower gathers more than 425,000 public charging stations at 900 different charging providers in one convenient, comprehensive charging network, which has grown by 32% in the past year. With the FISKER FLEX℠ Charge app, Fisker Ocean owners can seamlessly find, access and pay for public electric vehicle charging with transparent pricing. As a unique service, Fisker is also offering one year of free charging to Ocean’s European customers1 at over 30,000 eligible charging ports on the Allego network via this app.
“With Deftpower, we offer Fisker owners a comprehensive European public charging solution on delivery. Once they receive their new Fisker Ocean, our owners want convenient and easy-to-find public charging stations, a seamless experience when using a public charger, and extremely easy payment options,” said Henrik. President and CEO Fisker: “Partnering with Deftpower provides our owners with excellent charging convenience and choice.”
“At Deftpower, we believe that simplifying the charging experience is essential to the adoption of electric vehicles and customer satisfaction,” said Jacob van Zonneveld, CEO of Deftpower. “Our solutions are designed to make charging as simple and convenient as possible, while also providing an excellent user experience. We are delighted to work with partners like Fisker to make charging services for premium electric vehicles more accessible across Europe and we are proud to be part of the transition towards a cleaner and more sustainable future.”
The Deftpower network will be available to Fisker Ocean owners starting with vehicle delivery in European launch countries. Fisker Ocean owners can find charging stations connected to Deftpower through the FISKER FLEX℠ Charge app and the Fisker Ocean navigation system. At launch, owners can search for and navigate to charging stations, filter DC fast charging locations, plan essential electric vehicle routes, and calculate charging station arrival times. By tapping a Fisker-provided RFID card or using the FISKER FLEX℠ Charge app, owners can seamlessly initiate and pay for charging processes and see all rates.
Fisker Ocean, Fisker’s pioneering all-electric SUV, is available in the sold-out limited edition Fisker Ocean One and in three additional trim levels: Extreme, Ultra and Sport. The Fisker Ocean One and Extreme equipment cover up to 630 km2 with one charge, dual motor, all-wheel drive, three driving modes, Revolve 17.1″ rotatable screen, SolarSky roof, California mode, intelligent towing and many first-to-market safety features, including the world’s first digital Find out more and book Fisker’s Ocean at fiskerinc.com.
Deftpower aligns charging station operators, car manufacturers and utilities through the Automotive Charging Platform, resulting in cost savings for all participants. With many years of experience and technical expertise, Deftpower offers modular and flexible electric charging software solutions tailored to customers’ unique needs. Deftpower’s commitment to realistic and ambitious goals, innovative technology, and reliable and hassle-free charging experience make it the leading provider in the industry. For more information, visit deftpower.com.
About Fisker Inc
California-based Fisker Inc. is revolutionizing the automotive industry by designing and developing personal mobility in harmony with nature. Passionately driven by a vision of a clean future for all, the company’s mission is to create the world’s most sustainable and emotional electric vehicle. To learn more, visit Fiskerinc.com and enjoy exclusive content on Fisker’s social media channels: Facebook, Instagram, TwitterYouTube and LinkedIn.
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Deftpower was founded in 2020 by Marc Diks and Jacob van Zonneveld to build a sustainable charging platform. Their automotive charging platform aligns charging station networks, car manufacturers and utilities and delivers cost savings for all involved. As the transition to electric vehicles is moving fast, supporting charging platforms must meet high standards, which the Automotive Charging Platform does. Deftpower has now secured the business of prominent customers in four countries and provides access to all major charging networks in Europe.
For more information, visit www.deftpower.com.
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1 Fisker customers will only be able to access one year of free charging at eligible Allego charging ports if they register and take delivery of a new Fisker Ocean car between 2023 and 31 March 2024. Allego’s free charging period begins after the customer subscribes. for the “Allego 1 Year Free Charging” subscription package within the FISKER FLEX℠ app.
2 Based on Fisker simulations using WLTP standards. Actual results will vary depending on external environment, wheel size and vehicle usage. An official WLTP classification is expected.
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