ABB and Amazon Web Services (AWS) announced a collaboration to jointly develop a cloud-based digital solution for the real-time fleet management of EVs. The solution will help operators maintain business continuity as they switch to electric, will roll out in the second half of 2021. The new platform will offer a tailored user experience in a single-view platform.
The collaboration will combine ABB’s energy management, charging technology, and e-mobility solutions with AWS’s portfolio of cloud technologies and software expertise.
ABB has created a pureplay venture in Berlin that will develop tailored, scalable and cost-effective technologies for fleet operators which can be used by all vehicle OEMs. Working with AWS, this new venture will design the interoperable fleet management solution to work with all vehicle types and charging infrastructure. Using machine learning and analytics, it will include a compelling set of features including charge planning and real-time monitoring with insight and actions for vehicle health and servicing, along with EV route optimization based on time of day, weather and use patterns.