EVlink charging stations by Schneider Electric are cloud-enabled and can be integrated into the ChargePoint network. The new stations come either for wall or pedestal installation and feature the SAE J1772 connector (Type 1).
Smart parking metres: The city of Madrid is installing smart parking metres that will charge drivers differently depending on their type of car and the current local parking demand. Hybrid cars will receive a 20% rebate on the standard rates, whereas electric cars park for free.
E-Tuk goes USA: Amsterdam-based The Tuk Tuk Factory has secured a deal with e-Tuk USA, which now is the official E-Tuk distributor for the US. The first three vehicles have reached Denver and are currently in the process of gaining certification from the US Department of Transportation.
Made in Italy: Bicycles from Italy prove to be very popular among buyers in Europe. General export figures increased by 39% in 2013 compared to 2012. Because of anti-dumping duties on China-made bikes, the numbers on E-bike exports were able to rise by 12%.
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