Sime Darby Partners Wallbox For EV Charging Solutions
Sime Darby Berhad has entered into a strategic partnership with Wallbox, a leading global provider of electric vehicle (EV) charging and energy management solutions to help boost EV adoption in Malaysia. Under this partnership, Mecomb Malaysia, a Sime Darby subsidiary, will distribute a range of Wallbox products and be one of the preferred AC charging solutions for its sister company, Sime Darby Motors.
Sime Darby Motors is the automotive arm of Sime Darby and distributes, markets and sells various automotive brands such as BMW, Ford, Hyundai, Jaguar, Land Rover, MINI, Porsche, and Volvo.
“We are delighted to partner with Wallbox in offering premium compact EV solutions to our customers,” said Ooi Sim Mun, Managing Director of Mecomb Malaysia. “We look forward to growing this partnership within Malaysia and expanding across the Asia Pacific region in the future.”
“We are delighted to team up with Sime Darby as we continue to expand our EV solutions across Malaysia,” said Moises Barea, Vice President of Sales, Wallbox. “Their commitment to sustainability goes beyond charging solutions and encompasses the entire EV ecosystem. As always, our goal continues to be to provide consumer-friendly products that are well-received by customers around the globe.”
Founded in 2015, and headquartered in Barcelona, Wallbox creates smart charging systems that combine innovative technology with outstanding design and manage the communication between vehicle, grid, building and charger. Wallbox offers a complete portfolio of charging and energy management solutions for residential, semi-public and public use in more than 100 countries.
Sime Darby offers end-to-end solutions for the EV market through the sale of EVs via Sime Darby Motors as well as the supply and installation of EV chargers and EV charging solutions via Mecomb in Malaysia. These efforts are in line with Sime Darby’s Sustainability Blueprint which targets to have more than 50% energy-efficient products in its portfolio by 2025.