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Hyundai Motor Group signed a business agreement with Singapore's largest charging company SP Group
Electric vehicle battery subscription service to Southeast Asia along with building the Singapore electrification ecosystem
[The story of the case / Reporter Moon Hong-cheol] = Hyundai Motor Group is setting up a foothold for electric vehicle battery subscription service (BaaS, Battery as a Service) business in Southeast Asia along with building an electrification ecosystem in Singapore such as electric vehicle supply and charging infrastructure expansion.
At the headquarters of the SP Group (Singapore), Hyundai Motor Group recently attended the participation of Hong-beom Chung, head of the SF Innovation Center of Hyundai Motor Group, and Chuah Kee Heng, CEO of the eco-friendly energy division of SP Group. It was announced on the 12th (Thursday) that it has signed a'Business Cooperation Agreement'.
SP Group, the largest state-run electricity and gas distribution company in Singapore, is an unrivaled electric vehicle charging business that plans to secure about 1,000 electric charging stations in Singapore by the end of 2020.
The signing of a business agreement between Hyundai Motor Group and SP Group aims to build an innovative electrification ecosystem in Singapore such as △Expanding electric vehicle supply and charging infrastructure △Singapore electrification policy research △Electric vehicle battery subscription service business development △Eco-friendly resource virtuous cycle through electric vehicle battery recycling I am doing it.
In October, Hyundai Motor Group announced its plan to build an open innovation base to present a new mobility paradigm through a groundbreaking ceremony for the “Hyundai Motor Group Innovation Center in Singapore (HMGICS).”
Based on this business agreement, the two companies plan to take the lead in expanding the supply of electric vehicles in Singapore by developing a business model that lowers the entry barrier for electric vehicle purchase costs and allows customers to conveniently use electric vehicles.
Hyundai Motor Group collaborated with SP Group to expand the electric vehicle charging infrastructure in Singapore, and conduct joint research on the electrification policy of the Singapore government, which plans to convert all cars to eco-friendly vehicles by 2040. It plans to cooperate in vitalizing the electric vehicle market.
In addition, Hyundai Motor Group utilizes customer's actual electric vehicle battery utilization data and SP Group's charging system data to provide a battery subscription and management service provided in the form of a lease △Battery that uses batteries that are no longer available for vehicles for other purposes. Reuse' △ It is planning to discover new business models such as'battery recycling' that extracts metals of economic value such as lithium, nickel, and cobalt from vehicle batteries.
Through this, it is expected that a virtuous cycle system can be established throughout the use of electric vehicles by providing innovative services that can use batteries environmentally while lowering the initial cost of purchasing electric vehicles.
Hong-beom Jung, head of the SF Innovation Center of Hyundai Motor Group, said, “For the success of innovation activities through HMGICS, cooperation with local partners with innovative capabilities like SP Group is important.” “With this cooperation, we will cooperate with various local partners. We plan to strengthen it.”
Stanley Huang, CEO of SP Group, said, “To vitalize the Singapore electric vehicle market, it is essential to reduce the purchase cost of electric vehicles and secure charging infrastructure.” ”
On the other hand, Hyundai Motor Group focused on HMGICS △industrial-university cooperation with Nanyang Technological University for future new business areas △Local Port Authority (PSA Cargo Solutions) for the construction of automatic logistics service and business cooperation to build an innovative ecosystem in Singapore. It is working closely with universities, startups, and research institutes.
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