ChargeHub’s Recap Of EVS29

ChargeHub at EVS29 29th World Electric Vehicle Symposium Exhibition

Did you get the chance to go to the 29th World Electric Vehicle Symposium and Exhibition (EVS29) taking place in Montreal last week?

ChargeHub was right in the center of it with a booth that got some high profile visitors and a conference presentation that received a lot of praises.

Here are some ChargeHub EVS29 highlights:

 

ChargeHub Booth

During the 4 days of the EVS29 event, everyone who stopped by the ChargeHub Booth could try the ChargeHub mobile app on dedicated iPads and signup to receive a free market report.  

This market report looks at:

  • Charging infrastructure growth in the United States Vs. in Canada
  • The charging infrastructure status in Canada’s top 3 provinces
  • The charging infrastructure status in USA’s top 3 states
  • Number of charging stations per location
  • Networked stations Vs. non networked
  • Number of charging stations per inhabitants
  • Number of charging stations per EV & PHEV

Missed us at EVS29 but you want to receive this complete report of North America’s charging infrastructure status? No Problem! Send us a request here.

ChargeHub Booth EVS29

 

Public Charging User Experience: Are you doing it right?

Simon Ouellette, co-founder and CEO of ChargeHub, presented an analysis of the actual public charging user experience in North America. The presentation was targeted at any stakeholder in public charging infrastructure. Simon presented alongside Jamie Dunckley from EPRI, Patrick Jochem from Karlsruhe Institute of Technology and Daniel Boston from Ford Motor Company in session 5F titled “Understanding EV Consumers: Plugging In”.

With ChargeHub’s extensive database of user comments at charging stations throughout North America, we were able to pinpoint the 5 key elements that impact user public charging user experience the most.

  • On-site Personnel
  • Signage / Accessibility
  • Information
  • Redundancy
  • Activation

This session was one of the most attended session at EVS29. The room was packed and the delegates show a lot of interest with many questions on the topic of user behavior for the presenters.

ChargeHub presentation EVS29

 

Government representatives see how ChargeHub can help them meet their EV & GHG objectives

ChargeHub had the chance to meet David Heurtel, Quebec’s Minister of Sustainable Development, Environment and the Fight against Climate Change, and to talk EV infrastructure with him. Minister Heurtel promptly downloaded ChargeHub on his phone and had some good words for the work ChargeHub is doing to help grow a strong EV ecosystem by bridging the gap between the charging infrastructure and EV drivers (current and future).

When Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport in the Government of Canada, stopped by the ChargeHub booth, he immediately saw the immense value ChargeHub brings to EV drivers. Immediately his first question was: show me how I can plan an EV trip from Montreal to New York. Olivier Proulx, co-founder & CTO, was happy to do so on the spot for Minister Garneau.

Glen Murray, Minister of the Environment & Climate Change in the province of Ontario, stopped by our booth and had a lot of questions about ChargeHub’s services. Minister Murray was particularly interested in the interactive tools ChargeHub has developed to provide support to dealerships to increase engagements and increase EV sales. The tool also caught the attention of Mark Nantais from the Canadian Vehicle Manufacturer Association and David Adams from Global Automakers of Canada.

ChargeHub Governments EVS29 David Heurtel Glen Murray

Left: David Heurtel and Glen Murray answer questions at EVS29 Right: David Heurtel, alongside Simon Ouellette, downloads ChargeHub on his phone

 

Brian Kent (aka Mr. EV)

Brian Kent, who holds the world record of the longest continuous EV roadtrip, spent the 4 days at EVS29 sharing his road trip experience with everyone. He even received a large ovation by all delegates in attendance during ChargeHub’s presentation about user experience at public charging stations.

For his Negative Carbon Road Trip project, Brian Kent teamed up with ChargeHub and used the ChargeHub app as his go-to charging locator. With the ChargeHub app he could easily find all the charging stations in the U.S. and Canada and get the turn-by-turn directions to his next charging point.

 

Brian Kent ChargeHub EVS29

 

You have a project related to electric vehicles? You would like to access to the most reliable information on electric vehicle infrastructure? We can help!

Read about our CAA partnership success story for an example of how we can contribute to your project.

At ChargeHub, custom is our standard. Email or call us (514-452-5322) now, we want to hear about your project and we look forward to helping you.

 

 

Olivier Proulx

Olivier Proulx is the co-founder of Mogile Technologies and currently leads the development team.

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