Bangkok – 30th May 2022, NTT DATA (Thailand) Co., Ltd., a subsidiary of NTT DATA Corporation and a global digital business and IT service leader, enable to leverage NXT Mobility Charge service, a comprehensive EV charging management platform, providing ranges of services from consulting, designing, system procurement, application development as well as after-sales services. As the whole world is focusing on growing the use of EVs to reach net-zero emissions of Carbon Dioxide (CO2) to create a sustainable world, this complete range of services will find be a perfect fit for customers in car brands, operators of petrol and gas stations, the government sector and property developers. Thailand continues its commitment to becoming an Asia hub for electric vehicles. The Thai government and private sectors have come together to find solutions to accelerate the expansion of EV charging stations. There are currently fewer than 1,000 charging spots. More charging platforms will mean more confidence in electric vehicles for consumers.
Hironari Tomioka, President and CEO of NTT DATA (Thailand) Co., Ltd., revealed that the company enabled leverage NXT Mobility Charge (EV Charging Platform service), a tool for managing 100% electric vehicle charging stations. This software helps optimize the efficiency of all charging points from a central hub and provides mobile application development services that design and create mobile applications to meet the customers’ desires, creating a better customer experience. The back-end system will be available on both Cloud and on-premise, making it suitable for a variety of businesses ranging from EV manufacturers and distributors, medium and large-sized gas/petrol station operators, service providers of EV charging stations supervised by the government to state enterprises, retail operators, as well as real estate developers whose policies support the use of EV cars to meet the sustainable goal of Net Zero Greenhouse Gas Emissions.
The NXT Mobility Charge has been certified in compliance with the latest version of the Open Charge Point Protocol (OCPP standard), an international standard that is globally recognized. This ensures the efficiency of the centralized management of the charging station. The NXT Mobility Charge's technical strengths are as follows:
- Multi-tenant capability for multiple charge point operators (CPOs) and e-mobility providers (EMPs), thus enabling rapid adaptation to different business models.
- The Kernel-based architecture includes an authorization and permission concept for both CPOs and end customers.
- Individual extensions make it possible to add customer-specific functions and react quickly and flexibly to structural or regulatory local market changes.
- Cloud-native application based on highly available and scalable technologies. Enable to provide PaaS (Platform as a Service).
- Open API guarantees easy integration into existing products and services with end-to-end service from consulting, planning, designing, implementing and maintenance.
NXT Mobility Charge can also be used to improve customer experience in order to develop better services and promote marketing and after-sales services by assisting users of the EV Charging Platform in finding nearby charging points and making a reservation for the EV’s use in advance via the application, with ease and little time. It can also help promote marketing campaigns through the application to attract users' interest while they are waiting to use the service. It can level up to a system that collects points or data for CRM and eventually integrates with various payment gateway systems through means of payments such as Credit cards, Debit cards, QR codes, Mobile banking, e-Wallets or even the payment system on the app, which is an add-on service that allows for further data analysis for continuing marketing activities and developing a better service model. Moreover, NXT Mobility Charge promotes efficient consumption of energy, as it utilizes the Intelligent Energy Management system, aiming to be the most cost-effective.
Using Electric vehicles has been encouraged among people, businesses and government sector for a while, to create a better society for the world towards net-zero carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions. The Zero Emission Vehicle Transition Council agreed that by 2040 automakers shall only produce and sell net-zero vehicles. Furthermore, electric vehicles, which are garnering attention, will be an important step to steer away from the challenge of volatile oil prices. Regulations have been issued and various stimulus measures have been taken to promote more electric vehicle sales, globally and domestically. As a result, Thailand has recently become more avid on measures to stimulate the production and use of electric vehicles. In terms of tax measures, the goal is to make 100% electric vehicles, 30% of all the vehicle production, or about 6.22 million vehicles by 2030. The key solution to increasing EVs on the street is to increase the number of fast charging points in public areas. Currently, there are about 600 charging points in Thailand. The cornerstone of the charging point management is efficiency, cost-effectiveness, and sustainable income generation, Mr. Hironari concluded.
About NTT Data (Thailand) Co., Ltd.NTT Data (Thailand) Co., Ltd. or NTT DATA (Thailand) is a subsidiary of NTT DATA Corporation Co., Ltd., a global digital business and IT service leader, originally from Japan. NTT DATA has expertise in managing data networks and telecommunications at the forefront with over 139,500 employees worldwide, operating in more than 50 countries with experience serving leading companies, especially Japanese companies that have established in various countries around the world. In 2020, NTT DATA was ranked 6th in the global IT service provider market from Gartner. NTT DATA (Thailand) started as a technology system provider in payment solutions for debit and credit cards, including web-based and mobile applications, and has been trusted to serve financial sectors in the payment system for a long time. From such expertise, the company has been developed to serve customers in various industries, such as manufacturing, telecommunication, energy, and retail. As a result, NTT DATA (Thailand) has become an IT consulting company, including the design and development of technology solutions that are recognized with world-class standards, flexible to work as well as paying attention to quality and services for the best benefit of customers. For more information, visit the website https://www.nttdata.com/th/en and Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/nttdatathai.
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