What’s Happening: Genesis Motor Europe announced its groundbreaking Plug & Charge service, a collaboration with Shell Recharge and Hubject. This advanced charging solution streamlines the electric charging process by allowing customers to plug in and charge without the need for a payment card or dedicated app, after an initial setup.
Why It Matters: The Plug & Charge service demonstrates Genesis’ commitment to delivering a sustainable, fully connected, and premium electric experience. The hassle-free charging system simplifies the user experience, encouraging electric vehicle adoption and promoting a greener future.
- The Plug & Charge service uses a unique Provisioning Certificate Identifier (PCID) code, which is linked to a Shell Recharge charging contract through the Genesis Charge Pass.
- The charging process is authenticated and initiated automatically when the vehicle is plugged into a compatible charging station.
- Setting up the Plug & Charge service is a straightforward process with no extra cost for Genesis Charge Pass users.
- Security is maintained through compliance with ISO 27001 state-of-the-art security standards.
- The Plug & Charge compatibility is available for 2023 GV60 models and will be extended to GV70 and G80 models in the second half of 2023.
Bottom Line: Genesis’ Plug & Charge service, developed in partnership with Shell Recharge and Hubject, offers a seamless and convenient charging experience for electric vehicle owners. The advanced charging solution demonstrates Genesis’ commitment to cutting-edge technology and an unrivaled premium electric vehicle ownership experience, allowing customers to save time and enjoy hassle-free charging. The service is compatible with IONITY and Aral Pulse fast chargers, with more networks to be added soon.