Introducing the all-new Elli Charger 2: cost-effective charging to drive the energy transition at home

Julia Pirlich
Julia Pirlich
Volkswagen Group Technology / Head of Corporate Communications (Elli)
Three men presenting a signed document on stage. 'Elli' and 'Otovo' logos in the background. Date: June 7, 2024.
left to right: Thomas Schmall, Member of the Board of Volkswagen Group Technology, Andreas Thorsheim, CEO Otovo, Giovanni Palazzo, CEO Elli. Signing partnership between Otovo and Elli in Berlin, Jun 7, 2024
  • Lower charging costs thanks to smart charging features: the new Elli Charger 2 optimizes charging according to a home’s solar energy production and electricity prices and reduces charging costs by up to 40 percent.
  • Developed for Europe: tailored to 28 European markets, the Elli Charger 2 will be available in four product versions starting from summer 2024.
  • All-in-one solution: Volkswagen Group offers an industry-unique ecosystem featuring an electric vehicle, home charger, an exclusive green electricity tariff, and soon a photovoltaic system via our partner Otovo.
  • Cutting-edge design meets best-in-class technology: the new charger engineered in close coordination with vehicle experts, manufactured in Germany at high-quality standards.

Wolfsburg/Berlin. The Volkswagen Group brand Elli presents a significant product innovation for charging EVs. The new Elli Charger 2 is equipped with a wide range of services, enables significantly reduced charging costs, and is characterized by a perfectly coordinated ecosystem. Volkswagen customers can now purchase their electric vehicle, charger, and electricity tariff in an easy and integrated manner from a single source. In the future, they will also be able to purchase a solar panel system via selected Volkswagen sales channels. As part of the product launch of the new charger, Elli today announced a strategic partnership with the European solar panel provider Otovo to offer e-mobility customers holistic and innovative energy solutions for their home.

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