Comdata Partnership with Hubject Provides EV Charging, Payment Capabilities



Comdata's partnership with Hubject provides a streamlined authentication method via the Hubject Plug&Charge ecosystem – giving fleets a hassle-free alternative to the traditional app-based or...

Comdata’s partnership with Hubject provides a streamlined authentication method via the Hubject Plug&Charge ecosystem – giving fleets a hassle-free alternative to the traditional app-based or credit card terminal methods of starting a charging session.

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Comdata, a Corpay brand, is joining forces with Hubject, a provider of eMobility solutions. The strategic partnership will provide roaming and Plug&Charge capabilities to Comdata’s commercial fleet customers with electric vehicles (EVs) in North America.

Expanding EV Charging Capabilities and Providing Secure Payments

Comdata’s integration with Hubject enables fleets to access and pay on thousands of EV chargers across the United States and Canada.

It also provides a streamlined authentication method via the Hubject Plug&Charge ecosystem – giving fleets a hassle-free alternative to the traditional app-based or credit card terminal methods of starting a charging session.

Effectively, this allows fleet drivers to simply plug in at a charging station, and the charging session will start without the need for RFID, or managing multiple third-party apps, a spokesperson told Automotive Fleet. For fleet operators, this allows for reconciliation of charging sessions across multiple networks without driver involvement.

By adhering to the ISO 15118-2 standard, the Hubject Plug&Charge solution delivers a secure approach to EV charging, following strict cybersecurity requirements while











maintaining ease in charging experience.

The adoption of vehicle-based authentication for EV charging, like Plug&Charge, offers fleets an extra layer of fraud prevention and security when paying for public charging.

“We are excited to be partnering with Comdata as they continue to innovate and support the smooth transition to electric for their partners,” Hubject North America CEO Trishan Peruma said. “Together, we will be harnessing technologies such as Plug&Charge for fleet drivers, reducing complexity, and making EV charging seamless, secure, and interoperable.”


Members of Comdata and Hubject's teams gathered at the 2024 ACT Expo. - Photo: Comdata

Members of Comdata and Hubject’s teams gathered at the 2024 ACT Expo.


How to Access the New Feature

Beginning this summer, Comdata customers will have access to a BETA version of the EV driving app.

Initially, drivers will have access to real-time charger location, availability, and session pricing via the app for in network stations. As more locations are integrated, drivers will gain the ability to start and pay for charging sessions via the app and with Plug&Charge for vehicles equipped with this feature.

Corpay and Hubject have partnered on roaming in Europe since 2022. The expansion brings roaming and Plug&Charge to Comdata’s North American drivers.

“Fleets on the electrification journey know EV charging is a rapidly evolving space,” said John Donahue, VP EV Product & GTM Strategy, Corpay. “As the market gets more complex, our goal is to simplify the public charging experience as much as possible for drivers. Our partnership with Hubject will enable us to provide innovative EV charging payment methods with added functionalities. We’re excited to help fleets usher in an EV future!”

Future use cases will provide the opportunity for bi-directional energy management and home charging applications for fleets, the spokesperson told AF.



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