The brands include Volkswagen, Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles, Škoda, Cupra, and Seat. It will see the company recommends Ohme chargers to customers. According to Electric Cars Report, the Ohme Home Pro charger will be displayed in showrooms for customers to see.
“Our partnership with these Volkswagen Group brands underlines Ohme’s position as one of the UK’s fastest growing smart charging companies,” said David Watson, CEO at Ohme. “The Volkswagen Group has one of the most comprehensive electrified vehicle choices available to British car buyers. We are looking forward to introducing those drivers to the benefits of smart charging with reduced running costs and low CO2 charging.”
“We are delighted to announce that we will be partnering with Ohme as our preferred home wallbox supplier,” says Alistair Shields, Group Commercial Services Director for the Volkswagen Group. “Earlier this year, we conducted a review of leading home wallbox providers and it was clear from customer feedback that smart and intelligent charging, together with carbon optimisation, were among their top expectations for a wallbox provision, which is why we chose Ohme. Its award-winning Home Pro product and excellent attitude towards customer service represents a clear differentiator in the market.”
Peter McDonald, Ohme sales director, told Car Dealer, “We’re really excited to be working with Volkswagen Group, and keen to establish a relationship with their network partners.”
Ohme’s Home Pro smart charger can connect to the national grid in real-time. It allows owners to automatically adjust their charging to take advantage of the lowest charging prices with off-peak tariffs. The smart charger offers the option to charge their vehicle when the renewable energy generation on the National Grid is at its peak, lowering CO2 impact.
It could cost £5.78 to charge a 77kWh Volkswagen ID.3 from zero to 100 using an Ohme Home Pro in a smart off-peak tariff such as Octopus Intelligent. In comparison to Octopus Standard Variable tariff for £26.