ABB has received an order for a further 324, 350 kW high-power electric vehicle (EV) chargers from the European charging network Ionity. The chargers are to be rolled out in 24 countries by the end of 2020 as part of the second phase of the network expansion, according to a press release.
ABB was already commissioned in 2018 as technology partner to deliver 340 high-power chargers to Ionity. Such a high-power level can enable a charging speed of 200 kilometers in as little as 8 minutes.
Ionity is a joint venture of BMW Group, Daimler AG, Ford Motor Company, as well as the Volkswagen Group with Audi and Porsche. It has to date opened 202 high-power charging sites across 18 European markets.