Participants at this year’s World Economic Forum annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland will be the first to be able to travel by road between Zurich International Airport and Davos, in an environmentally sustainable way. The shuttle service will also drive in Davos. Fifty Audi e-tron sedans will charge in a matter of minutes at a total of 31 fast-charging stations provided by global market leader ABB in Kemptthal, Heidiland, Küblis and Davos. The charging infrastructure is operated by IONITY, a joint venture between leading automotive manufacturers. The three partners are using the project to underscore the crucial importance of e-mobility for the advancement of sustainable transport.
ABB is the global market leader with over 8,500 fast charging stations installed in 70 countries around the world. The technology company offers the most powerful charging station available today. It can supply enough energy to achieve a range of 100 km in just four minutes. ABB has played a decisive role in the worldwide breakthrough of e-mobility with various other innovations.
ABB (ABBN: SIX Swiss Ex) is a pioneering technology leader in power grids, electrification products, industrial automation and robotics and motion, serving customers in utilities, industry and transport & infrastructure globally. Continuing a history of innovation spanning more than 130 years, ABB today is writing the future of industrial digitalization with two clear value propositions: bringing electricity from any power plant to any plug and automating industries from natural resources to finished products. As title partner in ABB Formula E, the fully electric international FIA motorsport class, ABB is pushing the boundaries of e-mobility to contribute to a sustainable future. ABB operates in more than 100 countries with about 147,000 employees. www.abb.com.