Bridgestone and Webfleet Launch Pioneering EV Services Platform

Innovative Collaboration Aims to Accelerate Electrification and Enhance EV Operations

Bridgestone Mobility, in partnership with fleet management service provider Webfleet, has unveiled a groundbreaking EV Services Platform. Announced at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) last week, this platform represents a world-first initiative to streamline and optimize EV operations.

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Published on
January 17, 2024

A One-Stop Solution for EV Operators

The new EV Services Platform is designed to function as an all-encompassing hub for EV operators. It integrates a range of services including charging hardware and software, energy management, battery analytics, and fleet management capabilities. This comprehensive approach aims to simplify the process of EV integration for operators, potentially reducing costs and enhancing the efficiency of EV use.

Bridging the Gap in EV Electrification

Taco Olthoff, Bridgestone’s EV program director, highlighted the challenges faced by businesses in transitioning to electrification, citing high investments and the need for reliable operation. “These issues can only be solved when the energy and mobility industries collaborate,” Olthoff explained. The new platform seeks to address these challenges by enabling seamless data exchange, a critical component in optimizing EV operations.

Enhanced Data Insights and Industry Collaboration

A key feature of the platform is its ability to facilitate the sharing of vehicle data between EV service providers. This will streamline fleet operations, making them more efficient and cost-effective. Webfleet plans to contribute by providing valuable vehicle data insights, further enhancing the services offered through the platform.

Early Adopters and Industry Interest

The platform has already attracted attention from various industry players. Energy service providers like Eaton and Heliox, as well as mobility service providers including TomTom, Simacan, and Volytica, are set to become early adopters. This diverse range of participants underscores the platform’s potential impact across different sectors of the EV industry.

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