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Leading smart-charging provider Ohme has been voted as the Best Electric Charging Point Provider by Business Motoring for the second year in a row.
The award was in recognition of Ohme’s overall dynamic smart charging package including the new ePod untethered charger, introduced onto the market earlier this year. Ohme also won the Best Electric Charging Point Provider award last year.
“Ohme has made smart chargers affordable and this will be invaluable as the grid adapts to cars charging at home in addition to the current market challenges,” said Chris Wright, Managing Editor at Business Motoring. “Several pieces of new legislation have been introduced in the last year in a fast-changing sector. However, despite that, Ohme’s smart charging package with its chargers and its customer experience, continues to be second to none.”
According to the SMMT, two-thirds of all EV new car registrations in the UK are to fleets and businesses, while BEV van sales rose by more than 30% in 2022. Ohme was also highly commended in the Business Van Awards for the Best Van Electric Charging Point Provider. The UK fleet sector is expected to account for 80 per cent of all UK EV sales by 2025 according to the British Vehicle Rental and Leasing Association.
“Winning this award for the second year in a row is a fantastic recognition of all the hard work that we have put in at Ohme over the past year and continue to do as our business grows,” said David Watson, Ohme CEO. “We want to give drivers the control to get more from their EV and help them to reduce their everyday motoring costs through dynamic, smart charging.”
With their unique smart charging software, Ohme’s chargers can connect with the National Grid in real time and automatically adjust their charging for drivers to take advantage of all the times of low price charging with smart off-peak tariffs.
A full charge on a Volkswagen ID. Buzz with an Ohme charger on a smart off-peak tariff, such as Octopus Intelligent, could cost just £7.70 compared to more than £26 on the Standard Variable Tariff*.
Ohme also offers drivers the option to charge their car when renewable energy generation on the National Grid is at its highest, further lowering their CO2 impact. Ohme is the official charger provider for the Volkswagen Group in the UK as well as Motability Operations, the largest fleet operator in the UK.
* Octopus Intelligent at 10p/kWh
For more information please contact:
Nat Barnes, Head of PR, Ohme – +44 7917 829088 – [email protected]
Ohme was founded in 2017 and is the UK’s leading smart charging platform provider.
At the forefront of EV charging, Ohme offers a smart charging system solution for consumers, business and fleets that enables consumers to charge at off-peak times and reduce their charging costs and environmental impact. Ohme has been named by outside investors as a ‘gigacorn’ – a company that has the potential to get rid of one gigatonne of CO2 from the atmosphere per year.
Ohme is the official charger provider for Motability Operations and the Volkswagen Group in the UK as well as for many housing developers such as Harron Homes and Hollins Homes. Ohme has just passed the rigorous industry standard certifications for ISO 9001 and ISO 27001 for monitoring quality processes and information security.