Milence, the joint venture between Daimler Truck, the TRATON GROUP and Volvo Group, has recently announced its second charging hub in France, located in Perpignan. This strategically positioned hub, which will be developed in phases, has a significant geographical advantage. It is situated close to the A9 highway, a strategic logistics route connecting Spain with France and northern Europe.

This announcement follows the opening of Milence’s first charging hub in France, located near Rouen, in April 2024. Both hubs embody Milence’s commitment to a fossil-free future for road transport. To achieve this, Milence is actively developing its network to create green corridors for road transport.

The new Milence charging hub is close to the Spanish border

The new charging hub is located in the city of Perpignan, under the administration of the Perpignan Town Hall. The city is 40km from the Spanish border, within a key industrial zone in the shipping of fruit and vegetables in the region and Europe-wide. 

Like other similar projects announced by Milence, the hub will be developed in phases. In phase one, scheduled for September 2024, charging infrastructure will be built alongside on-site facilities such as toilets and showers. Initially, the hub will feature three CCS (Combined Charging System) charging points powering six bays with up to 400 kW of charging power. This will be further supplemented in the second phase of development, to increase capacity by adding additional MCS (Megawatt Charging System) charging points.

“We are very happy to expand our network and announce the development of our second charging hub in France. This new site in Perpignan will enhance our presence along key corridors, supporting electric road transport between key logistics hubs in the south of France and towards Spain. Our commitment to building a sustainable charging infrastructure across Europe is clear and each new development is a strong step forward”, commented Milence CEO, Anja van Niersen.



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