Announced last January, the joint venture specializing in electric mobility initiated by Stellantis and Engie is called Free2Move eSolutions. Scheduled for the second quarter of 2021, it will be headed by Roberto Di Stefano.
« Free2Move eSolutions aims to support and facilitate the transition to e-mobility by offering innovative and personalized electrical solutions for individuals and businesses », Explains a press release published today. The entity will offer charging infrastructure (installation, maintenance and operation), monthly recharge subscriptions in public or residential terminals, the battery life cycle management, as well as innovative energy services, such as the integration of Vehicle-to-Grid (V2G) technology and energy management solutions to reduce the total cost of vehicle ownership. The joint venture between Stellantis and Engie will facilitate access to electric mobility and will thus complete the current portfolio of the Free2Move brand.
All antitrust authorizations having already been obtained, the formation of the joint venture is scheduled for the second quarter of 2021.
An FCA man at the helm
With more than 30 years of international experience in the automotive and technological sectors, Roberto Di Stefano will take charge of Free2Move eSolutions. Head of the E-mobility team at Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) then Stellantis since 2019, with his entire team, he has participated in the company’s transition to electrification. It is committed to finding more sustainable e-mobility solutions while offering immediate benefits to customers through a comprehensive ecosystem of services and strategic partners, eco-responsible and economically competitive. ” As part of his new role, Di Stefano will bring the company to play an active role in the continuous development of new innovative e-mobility solutions and thus take its place as a new technological player thanks to a solid team of electronic engineers and system engineers and a consolidated industrial presence in the automotive sector », Emphasizes Stellantis.