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NaaS Technology Partners with NavInfo Subsidiary Ohways to Co-Develop a New Smart Charging Ecosystem

BEIJING, July 25, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — NaaS Technology Inc. (NASDAQ: NAAS, “NaaS” or “the Company”), a leading provider of electric vehicle (EV) charging services in Chinaand NavInfo’s smart charging integration solutions subsidiary, Ohways, recently signed an agreement under which the two parties will integrate their abundant resources and strong capabilities in electric vehicle smart charging and mobility services to to jointly provide automakers and electric vehicle owners with intelligent digital power solutions and an industry leader. charging experience.

As the lead product in NavInfo’s expansion into the electric vehicle sector, Ohways offers smart mobility services and business operation solutions. Through deep integration of electric vehicle charging data and services across the entire industry chain, Ohways can provide unique solutions to OEMs, fleet operators and other partners, offering services ranging from provision of power sources to assessments of charging efficiency. To date, Ohways partners include Ford, Toyota, Honda, Audi, BMW, Mercedes-Benz and Wuling, among other major global automakers.

The partnership will make it easier for electric vehicle owners to find chargers with minimal fuss and hassle, leveraging the strengths of Internet+. This is achieved by enabling NaaS to connect its nationwide digital charging network to in-vehicle dashboards and consoles, as well as mobile apps from Ohways’ OEM partners. In terms of smart mobilityboth parties will provide OEMs with EV charger route planning, smart discovery and personalized recommendations, while building a robust ecosystem for smart connected mobility.

The cooperation will be officially launched and initiated within the next three months, with the service becoming available in major models of 10 different car brands, including Ford, Toyota, Lexus, Mercedes-Benz, Dongfeng-Nissan and BYD.

“Smart transportation is in a period of rapid development and will become a key part of the world’s future smart cities,” said Liang XingVice President of Operations, NaaS. “We will work with Ohways to improve the integration of resources, the upgrading of electric vehicle charging services and the digitization of energy supplies, while advancing the development of intelligent vehicles and digital transport, with the aim of contributing at China dual carbon objective.”

As one of the largest and fastest growing renewable energy service providers in the China, NaaS provides a wide range of unique solutions to manufacturers and operators of charging batteries, OEMs and other industry players to make energy delivery more efficient, through the deployment of digital technologies throughout the industry chain. Based on the company’s strong capabilities in cloud computing, intelligent algorithms and big data services, NaaS helps OEMs digitally align with customer needs, electric vehicle scenario data and services. charging station, creating a new smart charging experience based on Energy + Scenario.

To date, NaaS has rolled out its EV charging services in the most popular models from NIO, FAW, Volkswagen and Voyah, as well as those from other car brands. By the end of 2021, the Company had connected 290,000 charging stations in 288 cities. In 2021, a total of 1,233 Gigawatt-hours were billed through the NaaS network, representing 18% of China public charging market for the year.

“NaaS, one of the leading renewable energy service providers in Chinais dedicated to developing one-stop charging service solutions for drivers, with strong resources and experiences in the electric vehicle charging industry,” says Wang YinCo-founder and CEO of Ohways. “The collaboration will see the two companies integrate their respective capabilities to provide OEMs with a new smart charging experience and create smart cabins as part of our joint efforts to build a new smart connected vehicle ecosystem.”

About NaaS Technology Inc.

NaaS Technology Inc. is one of the largest and fastest growing electric vehicle charging service providers in China. The company is a subsidiary of NewLink, a leading energy digitalization group in China. NaaS provides one-stop services to charging station manufacturers and operators, OEMs, companies with their own delivery fleets, and fleet operators, with online, offline, and non-electric services spanning the entire value chain of the electric vehicle sector. By 2021, NaaS had connected 290,000 charging stacks, with an annual charging capacity of more than 1,200 Gigawatt hours, representing approximately 18% of China public charging market and eliminating 900,000 tonnes of carbon emissions per year. On June 13, 2022NaaS Technology Inc. was officially listed on NASDAQ under stock code NAAS.

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