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Technology leaders will offer home and public charging solutions for fleet customers giving them a complete view of their energy reports, greenhouse gas savings and charging activity
Des Plaines, Ill. February 22, 2022 — Wheels Donlen, a leader in automotive fleet management, and ChargePoint Holdings, Inc., a leading electric vehicle (EV) charging network, today announced a fleet partnership to provide Wheels Donlen customers with fleet mobility and home charging solutions. These leading technology brands provide customers access to the ChargePoint® nationwide charging network, at-home charging hardware and cloud software that provides holistic management and consolidated billing for fueling across customer fleets.
“As we continue to support fleet sustainability goals, we know this partnership gives our clients an opportunity to reach their zero-emission goals through fleet electrification,” said Ahsan Rahim, acting COO at Wheels Donlen. “Together with ChargePoint, we can meet the diverse charging needs of our clients’ fleets while keeping drivers productive.”
Wheels Donlen and ChargePoint will provide the tools companies need to electrify their fleet including at-home charging hardware, access to over 125,000 public-charging points and software that allows for consolidated reporting, visibility, and financial controls for fleet managers. The ChargePoint cloud solution provides a complete view into energy, greenhouse gas savings and charging activity for any fleet vehicle, whether it charges on route or at home. In addition, comprehensive reporting on activity and aggregated billing ensure that customers have the data needed to understand their charging habits, total energy use and more.
“This partnership with Wheels Donlen allows interested companies to easily realize their e-mobility goals with a comprehensive bundled solution that allows all fleet drivers to charge at home and on the road,” said Rich Mohr, vice president, Fleet at ChargePoint. “We’re excited to partner with Wheels Donlen, a true leader in the fleet management space.”
As organizations look to decrease their carbon footprint and meet greenhouse gas emissions reduction targets, partnerships with industry leaders and vehicle technology innovators make it easy for fleets to electrify, giving customers access to the comprehensive solutions needed to modernize fleet operations from end to end.
About Wheels Donlen
Since the 2021 announcement of their merger within Athene, Wheels Donlen has emerged as one of the largest partners in the fleet management industry. Blending two like-minded corporate cultures, each with an emphasis on client-focused service, the new organization honors the legacy of each entity while combining their strengths to build a powerful mobility solutions provider with $5 billion in assets, a larger product range and a highly diversified customer base.
With 140+ years of collective fleet industry experience, Wheels Donlen has more than 1,000 clients and manages more than 525,000 vehicles in North America. Additionally, through its partnership with ALD Automotive, Wheels Donlen provides services to clients in 59 countries worldwide.
ChargePoint is creating a new fueling network to move people and goods on electricity. Since 2007, ChargePoint has been committed to making it easy for businesses and drivers to go electric with one of the largest EV charging networks and a comprehensive portfolio of charging solutions available today. The ChargePoint cloud subscription platform and software-defined charging hardware are designed to include options for every charging scenario from home and multifamily to workplace, parking, hospitality, retail and transport fleets of all types. Today, one ChargePoint account provides access to hundreds of thousands of places to charge in North America and Europe. To date, more than 105 million charging sessions have been delivered, with drivers plugging into the ChargePoint network every two seconds or less. For more information, visit the ChargePoint Press Room or the ChargePoint Investor Relations site.