REVOLUTION Podcast is derived from REVOLUTION Live –an EVBox initiative– hosted every last Wednesday of the month. Register on our website to attend the next live edition in real-time and join the conversation by asking questions.
REVOLUTION PodcastMay 02, 2023
3.4 Lessons to learn from Norway's electrifying success
A live discussion with Christina Bu, the Secretary General of the Norwegian EV Association, where we explore how Norway has successfully transitioned to electric mobility. We dive into some valuable lessons learned, debunk common myths, and take a detailed look at how to properly scale charging infrastructure.
3.3 How to optimize EV charging installations for challenging locations
As an EV charging station owner, providing reliable charging solutions is crucial, but how do you achieve it in challenging location specific-or climate conditions? In this REVOLUTION Podcast episode, we speak to Niklas Enkvist, Business Development Director at UTU Oy, and discover the key factors to consider when creating reliable charging solutions that perform optimally, no matter the circumstances.
Tune in to gain valuable insights that can help you optimize your EV charging installations.
3.2 CPOs Unite: simplifying the grid connection and permitting processes
The time it takes to establish a grid connection point, the complexity of the process to get one (and access to sufficient grid capacity), is the largest bottleneck CPOs face today. ChargeUp Europe is leading the charge, uniting CPOs to simplify the grid connection and permitting processes to deploy EV charging infrastructure swiftly and at scale across Europe.
In this REVOLUTION Podcast episode, we welcome Lucie Mattera, Secretary General of ChargeUp Europe, and Peter Badik, co-founder and Managing Partner of GreenWay, to discuss the current challenges and the need and means to tackle this bottleneck.
3.1 SAP Lab France's remarkable fleet electrification story
Workplaces around the globe are offering (or considering) EV charging infrastructure. However, many are still looking for the right approach. So, how did one of the world’s leading software companies go about it? In this episode, we welcome Hanno Klausmeier, Managing Director at SAP Labs France to tell us exactly how they electrified their fleet, which valuable lessons they learned, and how it ended up being a catalyst for the development of new charging management software solutions.
2.12 The truth about fast charging, renewables, and the grid
With the global adoption of electric mobility, fast charging infrastructure is expanding rapidly. However, with the installation of so much high-powered equipment, many wonder what impact fast charging actually has on the grid and how to best go about setting up the much-needed infrastructure. In this episode, we welcome Roland van der Put, Head of Charging Technology at Fastned to discuss the true impact of fast charging and how renewables and smart charging solutions can enhance the sustainability of the grid.
2.11 Selling EV home smart chargers: What resellers should know
As electric vehicle (EV) sales continue to break records, more and more drivers are looking into possibilities to charge their cars at home. While smart charging solutions have a lot to offer, the concept itself is shrouded in a cloud of technical language and misconceptions, making it hard for resellers to inform their customers. In this episode, we welcome Jelle van Doornik, Product Manager at EVBox responsible for the company’s smart charging initiatives to explain what smart charging solutions at home can do today, what they mean, how they work, and what will be possible in the future.
2.10 Top-5 EV charging considerations for property developers
The adoption of Electric mobility is impactful on a far larger scale than just changing the way we get from A to B. As electric vehicles are rapidly becoming the new norm, it is crucial that property and land developers consider the challenges and opportunities in the early stages of planning. In this episode, we welcome Linda Grave, CEO of EV Driver, a UK-based company specialized in consultancy services for the complex world EV Charging Infrastructure to talk about what’s important, where to start, and why?
2.9 How fuel retailers can maximize revenue with EV charging
The rise of electric mobility is undeniable. While the shift towards EVs provides fuel retailers with new challenges it also creates unique opportunities. In this episode, we welcome Francois Parniere, Group EV Director at TSG, the European Leader in Technical Services for Responsible Mobility Solutions, to discuss how fuel retailers can best tap into rapid electric vehicle charging and leverage their strategic locations to grow their business.Speakers Roger Atkins, Founder of Electric Vehicles Outlook Ltd (HOST) Francois Parniere, Group EV Director at TSG
2.8 Don’t electrify your fleet without a digital solution: here’s why
As electric vehicle adoption gains momentum, many businesses are electrifying their commercial fleet. However, operating a fleet of EVs requires a different approach and way of working. In this episode, Mateo Sotomayor, Director Fleet Charging at Digital Charging Solutions, joins REVOLUTION Live to discuss how digital solutions can help bridge the gap between traditional fleet needs and innovative electric mobility opportunities.
- Roger Atkins, Founder of Electric Vehicles Outlook Ltd (HOST)
- Mateo Sotomayor, Director Fleet Charging, Digital Charging Solutions GmbH
2.7 Three facts your business needs to know about EV drivers
As electric mobility is more widely adopted by the general public, the stage in which businesses operate changes. In this episode, Jonathan Goose, Regional Director of EVBox UK and Ireland, dives deeper into the recently released Mobility Monitor 2022 report. Join us as we will discuss how your (potential) customers think, what they truly care about, and what they expect from EV charging (and the businesses offering those services).
2.6 EV charging business models: How to get started
Businesses all over the world feel the pressure to invest in EV charging stations to keep up, while having limited knowledge about this fast-paced and continuously evolving industry. In this episode, our host Roger Atkins speaks to Rami Abu Hayah, CEO at CATEC Mobility, a leading provider of global EV charging solutions and e-mobility services. Join the conversation, and get inspired by examples of innovative business models for different markets.
2.5 Is your business EV ready?
Private individuals and fleets globally are adopting electric mobility. Fleet operators are finding new ways to optimize their day-to-day operations. At the same time, retail businesses are tapping into new opportunities by offering EV charging. In this episode, our host Roger Atkins, speaks to Christophe de Valroger, VP Retail EMIA of Bridgestone, a global leader in tires and rubber providing solutions for safe and sustainable mobility. Join them during this live event, and learn everything about the necessity and benefits of becoming EV ready.
2.4 Commercial fleet electrification, let's talk practice not theory
As electric mobility is widely adopted by commercial fleets across the globe, the conversations we’re having tend to focus on the future and are often laced with uncertainties. In this episode, our host Roger Atkins speaks to Marcus Fendt, CSO and Managing Director at The Mobility House, about what is possible and relevant for fleet managers TODAY. Join them in this refreshingly current approach, and get tangible insights from one of the leading experts in energy management.
2.3 How fleet and last mile logistics have thrived through COVID-19
The growth of the last mile delivery market is led by the increased number of online orders. A development that has skyrocketed during the global pandemic. In tandem, as the world is shifting towards electric mobility, many organizations are electrifying their fleet.
In this episode, our host Roger Atkins speaks to Matthew Sudweeks-Ward, Group EV Commercial & Partnerships Director at TSG, about the challenges and opportunities that come with setting up suitable charging infrastructure for last mile logistics.
2.2 How to adapt your business strategy to Europe’s new climate laws
Last year, the European Commission unveiled the Fit for 55 package—a revised set of climate and energy laws intended to help Europe achieve a 55 percent net reduction of greenhouse gas emissions by 2030. The package will soon be adopted and put the European economy on track towards climate neutrality. In this episode, our host Roger Atkins speaks to Koen Noyens, European policy Director at EVBox, about how businesses should react to this accelerated shift in clean mobility.
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2.1 2022: Why there is no better time to invest in electric mobility
How will the inevitable switch to electric mobility affect your business, and how can you benefit? In this episode, our host Roger Atkins, speaks to topic expert Johanna Heckmann, Team Lead Charging at P3 Group.
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20. Mass adoption, EV goals, and COP26 with Monica Araya
In this episode of the podcast, we welcomed Monica Araya, an independent adviser on eMobility, and decarbonization strategist. We discussed the mass adoption of electric vehicles across the world, the different stakeholders involved, and the campaigns she’s involved in, including Climate Champions for COP26, and the ClimateWorks Foundation.
19. ENGIE, Scania, and EVBox with Ovarith Troeung, Fredrik Allard, and Bjorn Utgard
In this episode of the podcast, we welcomed Ovarith Troeung, Managing Director of Offer Accelerator, and Director of Green Mobility at ENGIE, Fredrik Allard, Senior Vice President, and Head of eMobility at Scania, and Bjorn Utgard, VP of Sales at EVBox. We discussed the differences between electrifying the passenger car industry and heavy transport, the main challenges to adapting charging infrastructure to eTrucks and eBuses, and announcing Scania as an official partner for REVOLUTION Conference 2021.
18. Vehicle-to-grid, electric car leasing, and Octopus Electric Vehicles with Fiona Howarth
In this episode of the podcast, we welcomed Fiona Howarth, CEO at Octopus Electric Vehicles. We discussed electric car leasing, vehicle-to-grid technology, and Octopus Electric Vehicles.
17. Sport, changing careers, and Ireland with Peter Bracken
In this episode of the podcast, we welcomed Peter Bracken, former professional rugby union player, turned eMobility advocate. We discussed his transition from professional rugby player to eMobility advocate, the state of EV infrastructure in Ireland, and his upcoming project in 2022.
16. EV road trips, travel guides, and charge cards with Felix Hamer
In this episode of the podcast, we welcomed Felix Hamer, EV travel hacker, and eMobility enthusiast. We discussed all things electric vehicles, including his blog electricfelix.com, the role of charge cards in planning an EV road trip, and some of the exciting trips Felix has undertaken in electric vehicles.
15. 2020, the future, and REVOLUTION with Roger Atkins
In this episode of the podcast, we welcomed Roger Atkins, Host of REVOLUTION Conference 2021. We discussed how the event industry has changed and embraced an online format, his plans for 2021, and REVOLUTION Conference 2021 in October.
14. Adapting, shifting perceptions, and Fully Charged with Robert Llewellyn
In this episode of the podcast, we welcomed Robert Llewellyn, Founder and Presenter at Fully Charged. We discussed his early career as an actor and comedian, starting Fully Charged in 2010, and how they’ve grown and adapted over the last year.
13. Software, growth, and Everon with Piotr Krzepczak
In this episode of the podcast, we welcomed Piotr Krzepczak, CTO at Everon. We discussed the role of software within the eMobility industry, how software has evolved and will continue to evolve in the future, and Everon.
12. Solar racing, world champions, and the Vattenfall Solar Team with Tanya Spee
In this episode of the podcast, we welcomed Tanya Spee, Partnerships & PR Manager at the Vattenfall Solar Team. We discussed the history of the team, the success that followed, but also the setbacks that have been just as crucial in shaping the team.
11. Ride-hailing, congestion, and TomTom with Dosanna Wu
In this episode of the podcast, we welcomed Dosanna Wu, Product Marketing Manager at TomTom. We discussed ride-hailing, predicting an ETA, and advanced map technologies as important factors in creating technology that can create more efficient transportation.
10. #10YearsofEVBox, diversity, and growth with Hugo Pereira
In this episode of the podcast, we welcomed Hugo Pereira, Chief of Staff and Growth Officer at EVBox. We discussed REVOLUTION's transformation since its inception, diversity in the automotive industry, and how collaboration is fundamental in ensuring eMobility continues to grow.
9. Mobility culture, the UAE, and Egypt with Ahmed Samir Elbermbali
In this episode of the podcast, we welcomed Ahmed Samir Elbermbali, a sustainable mobility expert based in the UAE, who's currently part of the Middle East and North Africa Clean Energy Business Council, and the World Economic Forum's Global New Mobility Coalition. We discussed mobility culture in the Middle East, the UAE's recent surge in EV adoption, and Egypt's potential as an EV hub in the future.
8. New markets, emerging technologies, and Norway with Bjorn Utgard
In this episode of the podcast, we welcomed Bjorn Utgard, VP Global Industry Segments at EVBox, and former Director of New Markets. We discussed the rise of EV adoption in new markets, emerging technologies such as vehicle-to-grid, wireless charging, and autonomous vehicles, and Norway's position as Europe's biggest EV adopter.
7. Regenerative transport, OEMs, and Bangladesh with Tauseef Anwar
In this episode of the podcast, we welcomed Tauseef Anwar, electric mobility and motorsport enthusiast, as well as co-founder and Chief Business Officer at Advanced Dynamics. We discussed his June 2019 solar electric powered SUV trip across Bangladesh, regenerative transport, the role of OEMs in the eMobility industry, and Bangladesh’s present and future in adopting electric vehicles.
6. Range anxiety, EV adventures, and e-bikes with Chris Ramsey
In this episode of the podcast, we welcomed Chris Ramsey, electric vehicle adventurer, speaker, presenter, and expedition leader at Plug in Adventure. We discussed the myths around range anxiety, Chris's intercontinental EV adventures, and his Guinness World Record for the greatest distance on an electric bike in 12 hours.
5. Solar energy, rickshaws, and India with Sushil Reddy
In this episode of the podcast, we welcomed Sushil Reddy, an energy engineer from IIT Bombay, and a Guinness World Record holder for the longest journey on a motorized bicycle. We discussed his electric bike and rickshaw journeys in India and Europe, the social impact on communities, and initiatives in India to promote sustainable transportation.
4. China, leadership, and transformation with Angelika Berger-Sodian
In this episode of the podcast, we welcomed Angelika Berger-Sodian, a senior executive in the automotive industry, and formerly the Managing Director of NIO UK. We discussed the flexible and agile approach taken by Chinese businesses, her role in facilitating NIO's growth in Europe, Formula E, and her recently published book, "In the Year of the Tiger - Why it is not too late to learn from China?"
3. Data, subsidies, and fast charging with Colin McKerracher
In this episode of the podcast, we welcomed Colin McKerracher, Head of Advanced Transport at BloombergNEF. We discussed the role of data in the fast-growing eMobility industry, the drop in lithium-ion battery prices over the last few years, and whether fast charging is the future for charging infrastructure.
2. Policy, autonomous vehicles, and EV charging with Chelsea Sexton
In this episode of the podcast, we welcomed Chelsea Sexton, EV advocate, and Presenter at Fully Charged. We discussed the differences in eMobility and environmental policies between North America and Europe, as well as how autonomous vehicles and EVs have transformed the global automobile industry together.
1. Fleets, batteries, and EV adoption with Roger Atkins
In this episode of the podcast, we welcomed Roger Atkins, Founder at Electric Vehicles Outlook and our host for REVOLUTION 2020. We discussed the biggest eMobility trends for 2020, including fleets, carsharing, and the annual REVOLUTION Conference in September.