New digital service shows true cost of EV charging
A new digital service has been launched which gives electric vehicle owners and fleet managers full visibility on how much it really costs to charge their electric vehicle.
The service, called EEVEE, allows EV drivers to accurately claim back home charging costs for business use. Like a digital fuel card, EEVEE generates reports for users which can be sent automatically to the accounting department of their employer. EEVEE also links directly to many accounting and fleet management systems.
EEVEE founder, Steffen Brans “We are electric car enthusiasts and we want to help accelerate the adoption of EVs by giving owners the full story on how much it’s costing them to charge and run. The increasing number of charging solutions, cards and rates makes it hard for EV owners to keep track of how much they are spending, with multiple data sources for charge costs if they use different charging networks.
“EEVEE, with its powerful app and secure, advanced connected vehicle technology, cuts through the confusion. It is the ultimate tool for giving consumers and companies total transparency to all charging costs and real-time efficiency information.”
To establish a safe and secure connection with a vehicle, EEVEE uses a ‘virtual key’ provided by the manufacturer, known as an API token. Once connected, advanced ‘Vehicle to Cloud’ (V2C) technology allows vehicles to share information with EEVEE, which can then provide users with real-time information on consumption, cost and efficiency.