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NewMotion starts Fortum roaming partnership

By Simon Warburton | 5 February 2020

NewMotion is starting a roaming partnership with Nordic clean-energy company, Fortum.

With the agreement, NewMotion is the first external Mobility Service Provider (MSP) to receive access to Fortum's charging network in Finland, Norway and Sweden.

The partnership expands NewMotion's European roaming network for EV charging to more than 135,000 charge points, offering EV drivers charging in the Nordics and beyond.

Roaming, or interoperability, is the creation of an open network where every party uses each other's services, with a single charge card. Additionally this includes international billing, as a single invoice will be given for all charging.

"Making EV charging more accessible by adding new charging locations, will help the majority switch to driving electric.", says NewMotion CEO, Sytse Zuidema.

"We are pleased with this partnership with Fortum as it will give our clients in the Nordics access to more charging locations for their EVs. We strongly believe in bi-directional roaming agreements like this as they provide EV drivers, independent from their service provider, the comfort to charge their electric vehicle everywhere."

NewMotion currently collaborates with 200-plus partner charging networks.