Siemens AG has successfully acquired Heliox, a front-runner in DC fast charging solutions for eBus and eTruck fleets, along with passenger vehicles. With about 330 employees, Heliox is based in the Netherlands.
- Strategic Acquisition: The addition of Heliox broadens Siemens’ eMobility charging suite, enhancing their product range from 40 kW to megawatt charging for depots and on-route charging.
- Market Expansion: Heliox’s portfolio bolsters Siemens’ presence in Europe and North America, with added competencies in power electronics.
- Innovative Solutions: Heliox’s mobile, scalable, and parallel charging solutions allow Siemens to more effectively cater to these markets.
Matthias Rebellius, CEO of Smart Infrastructure at Siemens AG, highlighted the rapid growth in the EV charging infrastructure market. He noted, “DC fast charging solutions for eBus and eTruck fleets are the fastest growing segment. The Heliox acquisition positions Siemens eMobility to efficiently serve global customers.”
Heliox also offers charger monitoring and energy management services, enhancing Siemens eMobility’s IoT products and fortifying its digitalization and software services.
- Combined Strength: The merger of the two companies’ charging portfolios presents a robust solution for eBus and eTruck clients.
- Scalability and Growth: Siemens’ extensive industrial capabilities and global network will help Heliox escalate production and meet growing customer demands.
Siemens eMobility, a division of Siemens Smart Infrastructure, delivers IoT-enabled hardware, software, and services for AC and DC charging across a spectrum from 11 kW to 1 megawatt for diverse applications. The acquisition of Heliox was made from private equity firm Waterland and an entity owned by Heliox employees and individual shareholders.