Schneider Electric signs deal with Revolta to promote battery-powered vehicles
- Schneider to provide its EVlink electric vehicle charging solutions at several locations nationwide
- Revolta aims to offer charging units in 7 governorates in the project's first phase
Cairo, 8 February 2018- Schneider Electric, a global specialist in energy management and automation, has signed a deal aiming to promote electrical vehicle technology in Egypt with Revolta Egypt, the country's leader in building the first electric vehicle infrastructure.
Under the deal, Schneider will be providing its EVlink electric vehicle charging solutions at several locations nationwide.
The first phase of the partnership will offer 65 charging points covering seven Egyptian governorates, allowing electric vehicle owners to charge their cars at service stations, shopping malls, restaurants, clubs, cinemas, work and universities.
The deal is scheduled to be announced on Sunday at an event at the state-run Wataniya gas station on the Cairo-Suez road which is expected to be attended by Egyptian Minister of Trade and Industry Tarek Kabil and Minister of Environment Khaled Fahmy.
Revolta has already teamed up with oil giant Total, state-owned Wataniya stations and the American University in Cairo, and Schneider Electric will assist the company roll-out its expansion plan to include shopping malls, sporting clubs and more service stations.
Revolta will be the country's first provider of electrical vehicles, offering a range of premium battery-powered Hyundai and Tesla cars.
The company is planning to soon open its electric car showroom on the outskirts of Cairo, the first in Egypt and the Middle East. It seeks to sell some 1,000 vehicles in Egypt in 2018.
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