Electromobility 2020: Flash in the Pan or Breakthrough?

The smarter E Podcast Episode 35 | January 21, 2021 | Language: German

The year 2020 could indeed go down in history as the year in which electromobility began its triumphal march. Pure electric cars are more sought-after than ever, with the total number of newly registered passenger cars with pure electric drive systems rising by more than 200 percent compared to the previous year. But how sustainable is the development? And what are the possible reasons, but also obstacles, to a future dominated by electromobility?

Marcus Fendt, Managing Director of The Mobility House, and Checrallah Kachouh, Co-CEO and CTO of Compleo, tell us.


1.26: Looking back, was 2020 the year of electromobility?
4.30: What is the status quo for charging infrastructure?
10.15: On the IPO of Compleo
12.32: What disruptive power does electromobility have?
14.50: Will we soon see pure electric charging stations on a grand scale?

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About Marcus Fendt and The Mobility House

Marcus Fendt, Managing Director at The Mobility House

Shaping an emission-free energy and mobility future - that is the goal of The Mobility House. Its technology links the automotive and energy sectors. The company integrates vehicle batteries into the power grid through intelligent charging and energy solutions.

In this way, The Mobility House promotes the expansion of renewable energies, stabilizes the power grid and makes electromobility more affordable. Marcus Fendt is Managing Director at The Mobility House and leads its fortunes.

About Checrallah Kachouh and Compleo

Checrallah Kachouh, Co-CEO and CTO of Compleo

Compleo has been one of the leading manufacturers of charging stations for electric cars for ten years. With charging stations and comprehensive know-how, Compleo empowers its customers for electromobility. Large companies, operators and utilities rely on Compleo's AC and DC charging stations throughout Europe.

Active in the industry since 2009, more than 200 employees now work for the Compleo team. Checrallah Kachouh acts as co-CEO and CTO of the green tech company.

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Press Release

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The role of e-mobility in the new energy world, charging infrastructure as the intersection between mobility and power grids as well as perspectives on the Vehicle2Grid concept – these are just a few of the topics that await you at the Power2Drive Forum from October 6–8 at the exhibition Power2Drive Europe Restart 2021 in Munich. The major players of the energy transition in the transportation sector will be meeting here: Manufacturers, suppliers, distributors and start-ups will be presenting the latest developments and business models. At the Power2Drive Forum, attendees will have the opportunity to meet influential players in the industry in person.


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