Shell Deutschland, a subsidiary of global oil giant Shell, has acquired SBRS Charging Solutions, a provider of infrastructure products and services for commercial EVs.
SBRS, which is headquartered in Dinslaken, Germany, has a client base that includes municipalities, public transport operators and OEMs. “The acquisition brings significant experience in electric bus charging and a material pipeline in electric truck charging,” says Shell.
SBRS is just the latest in a number of companies that Shell has acquired in the EV infrastructure segment, including Shell Recharge Solutions, ubitricity, Cable Energia, Next Kraftwerke, sonnen and LimeJump. The conglomerate currently operates over 100,000 charge points at Shell retail sites and other locations.
“This acquisition will enable us to offer more charging solutions to business customers who need to electrify and decarbonize their fleets or improve their depot charging capabilities,” said István Kapitány, Global Executive VP of Shell Mobility. “These include end-to-end charging solutions, customized hardware, specialized software, operations and maintenance at business premises, homes and on the go.”