EUROPE. Fastned and Arval launch an attractive charging offer

Amsterdam, 4 April 2024. Fastned, the European fast-charging company, launches a new partnership with Arval, a European leader in full-service leasing and multi-mobility solutions. As of January 2024, Arval drivers benefit from attractive charging offers and enjoy a seamless charging experience across the entire European Fastned charging network, through Arval Energy, an initiative dedicated to developing smart charging for leased vehicles. With this new partnership, Fastned and Arval join hands in helping fleet managers, corporations and private individuals transition to electric vehicles and reduce their carbon footprint.

Attractive offer for a smooth EV journey

With this partnership, Arval clients and drivers can look forward to easy access to Fastned’s multi-awarded top-quality charging experience at 1,700+ chargers in 300+ fast charging stations across seven European countries. Fastned’s focus has always been to deliver the most reliable fast charging experience. With an industry-leading uptime performance over 99% and top performing session success rate, Fastned’s ambition is to turn range anxiety into ancient history.

Fastned and Arval want to offer a market leading charging package. In addition, a practical information package full of EV knowledge will be provided to Arval drivers to help them get on their EV journey with peace of mind.

Shared ambition in reducing carbon emissions

With a goal of 1,000 fast charging stations in Europe by 2030, Fastned is thrilled to support arval sustainability strategy, and notably its ambition to have 350,000 battery electric vehicles in fleet by 2025, lowering overall CO₂ emissions of its fleet by 35% to an average of 93g per vehicle per kilometer. Founded in 2012, Fastned’s mission is to give freedom to electric drivers and accelerate the transition to sustainable mobility. With only sustainable energy from the sun and wind, every kWh charged at Fastned stations avoids CO₂ emissions.  In 2023 only, the renewable energy charged at Fastned’s stations enabled driving a distance of close to 500 million electric kilometers. Total emissions avoided since Fastned was founded now stands at 171,749 tonnes of CO₂.

In addition to Arval Charging Services, an all-in-one package including the charging station with the leasing of a BEV, this new joint offer with Fastned provides freedom to Arval drivers in choosing where to charge, whether it’s on a long cross-country roadtrip or daily commute routines. With this innovative and timely offering, Arval contributes to making the switch to electric mobility easier and more convenient for everyone.

Fastned is proud of this impactful new partnership that will contribute to reducing even more CO2 emissions, as explained by Lieke Duijmelings, Commercial Director at Fastned: “Since its founding in 2012, Fastned’s mission is to accelerate the transition to electric mobility. Our ambition with our new partner, Arval, is to actively grow the number of EVs on European roads by offering Arval’s fast-growing electric fleet easy access to our European high-density network and hassle-free charging experience. We are thrilled to support Arval’s electrification journey as they’ve set ambitious goals for their fleet. This partnership will avoid many tonnes of CO2 emissions as more drivers will choose electric driving and renewable energy sourced charging with Fastned.”