Point S Sets Ambitious Target to Become Europe's Largest EV Maintenance Network by 2026

Point S, is making waves in the industry with its ambitious plans to become Europe's largest qualified and certified network for electric vehicle (EV) maintenance by the end of 2026. In a crucial first step towards achieving this goal, Point S has secured recognition as an Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI) Approved Training Centre in the United Kingdom.

This prestigious accreditation highlights the network's commitment to meeting the highest standards of training and places it among an elite group of training providers in the UK.

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Published on
May 23, 2023

Pioneering EV Training:

Point S has been working diligently to accelerate the qualification of its network for EV maintenance throughout Europe, aiming to establish common standards and certifications. With nearly 400 points of sale already equipped for EV maintenance, the franchise plans to triple this number by 2026. The achievement of IMI Approved Training Centre status in the UK marks a significant milestone in Point S's European roll-out strategy.

According to Fabien Bouquet, Point S Global CEO, this recognition is a vital step in the right direction. He emphasized the company's determination to equip Point S members with the skills and knowledge required to confidently service modern vehicles and systems, in line with the goal of futureproofing the business of every member in the network. By offering bespoke training programs, Point S ensures that its members stay at the forefront of EV maintenance expertise.

Expert Leadership:

Jon Taylor as the Point S UK and European Training Manager. | Image: Point S

To lay the foundation for its EV training ambitions, Point S appointed Jon Taylor as the Point S UK and European Training Manager in 2022. Taylor assumes the crucial role of researching, managing, and overseeing a market-leading training program for Point S network members across the UK and Europe. Under Taylor's guidance, the training program has shown significant progress in a relatively short span of time.

Taylor expressed his pride in the accomplishments achieved thus far, highlighting the importance of a methodical approach to building a comprehensive training offering. The IMI's recognition demonstrates that Point S is moving in the right direction, and the focus now lies in expanding these achievements on a European scale. Taylor and his team are dedicated to putting all the necessary building blocks in place to ensure the network achieves its ambitious goals.

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