Wednesday, April 28, 2021 in Press information
commitment of the BMVI and the market participants in the young retrofit
industry is exemplary. We are very pleased with the outcome of the task force
and the defined minimum standards for the retrofitting of commercial vehicles.
catalog of criteria creates certainty for procurers of commercial vehicles and
guarantees the safe and reliable use of converted commercial vehicles.
is an important signal to the market and an elementary prerequisite for
establishing retrofitting in the market as a technologically high-quality
complement to new electric vehicles - in order to achieve the climate targets
with combined forces.
an innovative developer and technology leader in the retrofitting of
zero-emission commercial vehicles, e-troFit attaches great importance to the
highest series production quality. The ongoing exchange within the task force
supports us in anchoring retrofitting as a long-term, economical and
sustainable control instrument in vehicle procurement for commercial vehicle
fleets and fleets. Last but not least, high standards stand for the German
automotive industry's claim to innovation and leadership in the commercial
vehicle sector, which must be safeguarded," comments Andreas Hager,
Managing Director of e-troFit GmbH.
e-troFit - electrifying transportation! The German, privately financed start-up company with headquarters in Ingolstadt and offices in Garching near Munich employs about 50 people. e-troFit is represented with three further sales and development locations in Austria, Italy and Spain.
e-troFit is the first digital OEM worldwide (without own warehousing and production) to offer innovative solutions for the electrification (retrofitting) of used and new commercial vehicles such as trucks in distribution traffic, buses in public transport as well as municipal vehicles.
e-troFit is ISO 9001 certified and thus the only provider of retrofitting solutions to guarantee operational safety according to international standards of the automotive industry such as functional safety ISO 26262. e-troFit's international partner network guarantees service and availability in Europe.
With its holistic approach including telematics, charging infrastructure, fleet management and autonomous driving the company designs quickly realizable and cost-efficient solution packages for a sustainable change in mobility and a "Second Life" of diesel commercial vehicles. They effectively support the implementation of the CO2 savings targets according to the European Green Deal Agreement and the Clean Vehicles Directive, which will apply from 2021 on.
e-troFit has been awarded the German Mobility Prize (2018) and the Austrian VCÖ Mobility Prize (2019) and was voted as one of the top 50 startups in Europe in the field of mobility (2020, EUSP).
Further information: www.e-trofit.com
Tel: +49 89 5436994 00