NaaS Technology partners with NavInfo subsidiary Ohways to co-develop new smart charging ecosystem

BEIJING, July 25, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — NaaS Technology Inc. (NASDAQ: NAAS, “NaaS” or the “Company”), a leading provider of electric vehicle (EV) charging services in Chinaand NavInfo’s smart charging integration solution subsidiary Ohways recently signed an agreement in which both parties will integrate their abundant resources and strong capabilities in smart EV mobility and charging services to jointly provide vehicle OEMs and owners of EV smart digital energy solutions and an industry-leading charging experience.

As the flagship product driving NavInfo’s expansion into the EV sector, Ohways offers intelligent mobility services and commercial operations solutions. With deep integration of EV charging data and services across the industry chain, Ohways can deliver one-stop solutions for OEMs, fleet operators and other partners – offering services ranging from power source delivery to performance evaluations charging. To date, Ohways’ partners include Ford, Toyota, Honda, Audi, BMW, Mercedes-Benz and Wuling, among other leading global automakers.

The partnership will make it easier for EV owners to find chargers with minimal worry and hassle, leveraging the strengths of Internet+. This is achieved by enabling NaaS to connect its national digital charging network to dashboards and in-car consoles, as well as Ohways’ OEM partners’ mobile apps. In terms of smart mobilitythe two parties will provide OEMs with EV charger route planning, intelligent detection and personalized recommendations, while building a robust ecosystem for intelligent connected mobility.

The collaboration will be officially launched and initiated within the next three months, with the service becoming available on the main models of 10 different car brands, including Ford, Toyota, Lexus, Mercedes-Benz, Dongfeng Nissan and BYD.

“Smart transport is going through a period of rapid development and will become a key component of the world’s future smart cities,” says Liang SinVP Operations, NaaS. “We will work with Ohways to improve resource integration, upgrade EV charging services and digitize energy supply, while advancing the development of intelligent vehicles and digital transportation, with the aim of contributing to of China dual carbon targets.”

As one of the largest and fastest growing renewable energy service providers in China, NaaS provides a wide range of one-stop solutions for charging manufacturers and pile operators, OEMs and other industry players to make energy delivery more efficient, through the implementation of digital technologies throughout the industry chain. Based on the company’s strong capabilities in cloud computing, intelligent algorithms and big data services, NaaS helps OEMs digitally align with customer needs, data from EV scenarios and charging services, creating a new experience in smart charging based on Energy + Scenario.

To date, NaaS has implemented its EV charging services in the most popular models of NIO, FAW, Volkswagen and Voyah, as well as those of other car brands. By the end of 2021, the Company has connected 290,000 charging stations in 288 cities. In 2021, a total of 1,233 gigawatt hours were billed through the NaaS network, representing 18% of of China public charging market for the year.

“NaaS, a leading provider of renewable energy services in Chinahas dedicated itself to developing one-stop charging service solutions for drivers, with strong resources and expertise in the EV charging sector,” says Wang Yinco-founder and CEO of Ohways. “The collaboration will allow the two companies to integrate their respective capabilities to give OEMs a new smart charging experience and create smart cabs as part of our joint efforts to build a new ecosystem of smart connected vehicles.”

About NaaS Technology Inc.

NaaS Technology Inc. is one of the largest and fastest growing providers of EV charging services in China. The company is a subsidiary of NewLink, a leading energy digitization group in China. NaaS provides a one-stop service for manufacturers and charging operators, OEMs, companies with their own delivery fleets, as well as fleet operators, with online, offline and non-electrical services covering the entire value chain of the EV sector. As of 2021, NaaS has connected 290,000 charging piles with an annual charging capacity of over 1,200 gigawatt hours, representing about 18% of of China public market for charging and eliminating 900,000 tons of carbon emissions per year. On June 13, 2022NaaS Technology Inc. was officially listed on NASDAQ under the stock code NAAS.

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