Herbert Diess to become Executive Chairman of the Board of The Mobility House, spearheading Vehicle-to-Grid technology

January 09, 2024|Munich, Zurich

  • The Mobility House announces the appointment of Herbert Diess as its new Executive Chairman of the Board.  
  • The former CEO of the Volkswagen Group will take over the role of energy market expert Alexander Landia.  
  • The Mobility House strengthens the renewable energy system with innovative Vehicle-to-Grid technologies, utilizing electric vehicle batteries as energy storage to promote the integration of renewable energies, as well as to reduce electricity costs and CO2 emissions.  

Dr. Herbert Diess will join The Mobility House as the new Executive Chairman of the Board. The Mobility House is the world's leading technology company in the field of Vehicle-to-Grid (V2G) and intelligent charging. Starting 2024 Diess will take over the role from Dr. Alexander Landia, who has been holding the position since 2017 as a recognized energy market expert. Landia will continue to contribute his outstanding energy market expertise to the company. This strategic decision marks a significant milestone in the realization of V2G by The Mobility House. Since its founding in 2009, the company has been committed to the transformation towards a sustainable and efficient energy and mobility future.  

Together for zero zero – reaching zero emissions at zero cost

"The strongly advancing expansion of wind and solar energy requires significantly higher storage capacities and flexibility in the future energy system. The rapidly growing fleet of electric cars, which is used on average for less than one hour daily, is already the world's largest electrical energy storage. To use this to optimize the power grids and thereby offer electric car users significantly lower energy costs is the vision for the future that I share with The Mobility House. This will benefit drivers, manufacturers, energy providers, and, in particular, the energy transition can be significantly accelerated. The Mobility House has developed market-ready solutions for this, which can now be delivered to customers in collaboration with automakers and energy providers. The latest electric cars are already Vehicle-to-Grid (V2G) capable. I look forward to shaping and accelerating this disruptive transformation of the energy ecosystem together with The Mobility House. It's a great goal, as formulated by the founder Thomas Raffeiner of The Mobility House: in the end, electric cars will drive for free and emission-free."

Dr. Herbert Diess

"We are excited to welcome Dr. Herbert Diess, a pioneer and visionary in the field of electromobility, to The Mobility House. We are united by our vision. Our gratitude goes to Dr. Alexander Landia, who has been a valuable guide to The Mobility House and has significantly contributed to the success of the company with his dedication. He will continue as a member of the board of directors."

Thomas Raffeiner,

Founder of The Mobility House

Technological advances and benefits for customers  

Vehicle-to-Grid technology is a key element for the rapid and cost-effective implementation of a renewable energy system and the global energy transition. This concept utilizes electric vehicles not only as means of transportation but also as mobile energy storage units that can feed energy back into the grid when needed. The forward-thinking technology portfolio of The Mobility House focuses on transforming both mobile and stationary electric vehicle batteries into swarm storage or flexibility potentials. This promotes the expansion and integration of renewable energies while reducing CO2 emissions. The Mobility House markets approximately 100 MWh, or 4,500 stationary 1st- and 2nd-life vehicle batteries in Germany, France, and the Netherlands. These batteries are utilized in energy and power markets as well as in various products. At the same time, The Mobility House globally manages more than 1,600 charging locations intelligently through the Charging and Energy Management system ChargePilot. In 2024, the company, in collaboration with Mobilize, a brand of the Renault Group, will launch the first commercial V2G offering in the European market. With a track record of successful projects, a growing international presence, and support from strategic investors, the company is ideally positioned to play a leading role in the future of sustainable mobility and usher in a new era.

The Mobility House and Herbert Diess at CES 2024  

From January 9th to 10th, The Mobility House, together with Dr. Herbert Diess, will be at CES® 2024 in Las Vegas (USA). The experts will be available at the German Pavilion, Booth 55439, to answer questions on the topic of electric mobility.  

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