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FLO named finalist for Reuters D.R.I.V.E Honours

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FLO now has three production facilities in Canada and the U.S.

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QUEBEC CITY and AUBURN HILLS — FLO, a North American electric vehicle (EV) charging company and a smart charging solutions provider, was selected as a finalist in two categories for the 2023 Reuters Automotive D.R.I.V.E Honours.

FLO is a finalist in the following categories, as part of a global initiative recognizing commitment to automotive excellence.

Innovation Category Finalist: FLO Ultra FLO’s new fast charger. This category honors organizations driving innovation within the automotive industry. FLO Ultra, FLO’s new fast charger was nominated as a finalist and FLO was the only EV charging company named in this category, showcasing FLO’s place as an industry leader. FLO Ultra is a charger engineered to maximize energy delivery with a smart design that enables the ultimate EV charging experience.

Visionary Leader Category Finalist: FLO Founder and CEO Louis Tremblay. This category recognizes five executives for their leadership. Tremblay co-founded FLO in 2009 while studying electrical engineering and working on an electric vehicle project.


“When I founded FLO, I had one mission in mind—to help overcome climate change,” said Tremblay. “Over the last 14 years, FLO has increased access to reliable EV charging infrastructure across North America, helping to achieve our long-term goals of providing EV drivers the best charging experience and curbing emissions through accelerated EV adoption. As the only EV charging company on the shortlist for the Innovation category, we are thrilled to be included with such an impressive group of finalists.”

FLO now has three production facilities in Canada and the U.S. The company enables more than 1 million charging events each month and maintains an uptime of more than 98 per cent.

“The growing EV user base mandates that fast, reliable, and easy-to-use charging solutions are essential in keeping the millions of North American EV drivers charged and on their way,” said Nathan Yang, FLO Chief Product Officer. “With the power to charge most EVs to 80% in 15 minutes, the FLO Ultra was designed to provide the ultimate EV charging experience. As a finalist for the Innovation category, FLO Ultra cements its place in the EV charging sector as a best-in-class charger designed with users in mind.”


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