Zaptec expands to Germany

June 1st, 2021

Zaptec is growing rapidly. In March, we had offices in two countries. In April, we expanded to the UK, and now we are opening our very first office in Germany, located in Munich.

–I am thrilled to join Zaptec and to have the opportunity to establish a new subsidiary in Germany, says Annika Kunze, Managing Director Germany of Zaptec.

As the sales numbers of electric cars increase rapidly in Germany since last year, and as installation numbers of private chargers accelerate, Kunze believes this is a great opportunity to enter the market.

–I am excited to provide EV drivers with excellent charging products and to support the transition to a more sustainable and electric future, the new country manager adds in.

The market share for EV’s in Germany grew more than threefold in only two years. The market is projected to grow to ten million by 2030. With this significant growth in EVs, there is an urgent need to give more people the opportunity to charge at home, while at work, or when they are out and about in their everyday lives.

 

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In Norway, the CEO is looking at the future with optimism:

– It’s exciting to enter the German market. This is an essential step in giving intelligent charging solutions to Europe’s largest economy and most populous country., says the CEO of Zaptec, Anders Thingbø.

With the solutions empowering the customer to charge their car when they need to, Zaptec has had rapid growth in the market. Zaptec chargers work in apartment buildings, houses, offices, public places, malls, and hotels. The users can take advantage of starting charging in the app, real-time overview of usage, charging when energy prices are lower, and it gives everyone the peace-of-mind to charge when they need to.

About Annika Kunze

Annika started her career in the energy and utility industry at E.ON Inhouse Consulting. She then entered the e-mobility industry nine years ago and worked for BMW Group as Project and Product Manager, establishing the public charging service ChargeNow globally. She was later involved as Product Manager e-Mobility at Volkswagen Financial Services AG and in establishing a corporate start-up for connected energy solutions, coneva GmbH.

Annika worked several years as a self-employed consultant and project leader with a focus on developing new business opportunities, international market launches, and transition and change in energy and mobility. Now, Annika joins Zaptec to establish an office in Germany, which will be located in Munich.

Annika’s motivation is to contribute to the electrification in Germany, be part of making the world cleaner, and expand the success story of Zaptec.

Fredrik Hegland, Ladeekspert i Zaptec

Annika Kunze
Managing Director Zaptec Germany 

About Zaptec

Based on the west coast of Norway, Zaptec is a fast-growing green tech company specialized in smart EV charging systems. Within just a few years, Zaptec’s technology has been adopted by a significant portion of the private EV using public and assured domestic market leadership. As a market leader in a country that is already leading in the development of green mobility infrastructure, Zaptec’s ambitions stretch beyond Norway’s borders as they establish a foothold in foreign markets, from Europe to the USA.

 

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