ABB has received an order from EnBW to expand the electric vehicle charging network on motorways in Germany.

By the end of this year, ABB will have delivered an additional 117 rapid-charging columns at service stations operated by Tank & Rast.

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The latest deal comes after EnBW last year awarded an order to ABB for 68 rapid-charging stations with a capacity of 50 kW.

“This latest major order demonstrates that ABB is also the preferred partner in the charging infrastructure sector for electric and hybrid vehicles in Germany,” said ABB chief executive Ulrich Spiesshofer.

“The need to rapidly expand the charging infrastructure network has once again been shown during this year’s International Motor Show in Frankfurt, where nearly all automotive companies have announced a massive expansion of their electric vehicle ranges.”

ABB’s portfolio in DC fast-charging solutions ranges from 20kW wall boxes to ultra-fast charging solutions for cars and 600kW electric buses.

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