Jun 11, 2019 - 04:03 pm

Tesla raises Model 3 charge capacity to 200 kW

Since last weekend, Tesla has been installing a new firmware update for Model 3 already delivered in Europe. This means that charging capacities of up to 200 kW are now also possible with third-party suppliers – at least at a few locations.

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Jun 9, 2019 - 06:55 pm

BP Chargemaster presents new 150 kW charger

By 2021, BP Chargemaster plans to have 400 rapid charging stations in the United Kingdom. The company has also introduced a new 150 kW high power charger. By the end of the year, 100 of the new charging stations should already be in use.

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Jun 9, 2019 - 06:35 pm

Electrify America to build more chargers at Walmart

Volkswagen’s diesel-gate redemption subsidiary has announced the completion of 120 fast-charging stations installed at Walmart locations across 34 states. While no specific final number was announced, the partners announced plans to continue expanding the EV charging network.

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Jun 6, 2019 - 06:12 pm

VW to install 36,000 charging points in Europe

Volkswagen plans to build 36,000 charging points in Europe by 2025, 11,000 of which will be built by the VW brand itself. The German automaker made a not-so-subtle dig at the Federal German government for failing to make significant progress in infrastructure for electric mobility.

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Jun 3, 2019 - 02:57 pm

Australia: XCharge to set up 1,000 fast chargers

The Chinese fast-charging startup XCharge wants to set up a network with at least 1,000 DC chargers for electric cars in Australia and is cooperating with Southern Sustainable Electric Australia (SSE Australia) as its sales partner. The network will also include liquid-cooled 350 kW HPC charging stations. XCharge has not yet specified a timetable.

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May 31, 2019 - 05:18 pm

USA: GM & Bechtel JV to tackle charging stations

General Motors plans to set up a joint venture with the construction company Bechtel to set up a network of thousands of rapid charging stations for electric vehicles in the USA. However, the two companies do not want to invest their own money in the project, but are in talks with investors who are to […]

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May 31, 2019 - 05:01 pm

Netherlands: Kia and Plugsurfing charging cooperation

In the Netherlands, Kia is offering a new charging service to the buyers of their electric cars and plug-in hybrids. In cooperation with Plugsurfing, customers will have access to more than 47,500 charging stations in the Netherlands and more than 110,000 charging stations throughout Europe.

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May 28, 2019 - 03:10 pm

Hubject further expands in China

Hubject continues its expansion in China and expands its worldwide roaming network by 35,000 charging stations with the help of new cooperations. Several charging operator networks have recently signed agreements with Hubject.

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May 26, 2019 - 05:41 pm

Tesla limits output to 80% SOC at busy Superchargers

To increase the throughput of particularly frequented US Superchargers, Tesla now stops charging at 80%. The “upgrade” affects around 17% of Superchargers in the USA. It is also not unlikely that Tesla may change chargers outside of the States soon as well.

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May 23, 2019 - 04:07 pm

UK: IONITY opens first HPC EV charging park

Ionity has opened its first high power charging park in the UK with four charging stations with up to 350 kW capacity. The CCS charging park is located in Maidstone, Kent Kent and Ionity say it will soon add locations at Milton Keynes and Gretna Green.

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May 23, 2019 - 03:01 pm

NewMotion signs V2X agreement with Amsterdam

NewMotion has signed a Memorandum of Understanding at the EVS32 with the City of Amsterdam, and a number of other public and private companies to develop Vehicle-to-Anything (V2X) technology. The partners are planning the commercial introduction of V2X technologies in projects linking electric vehicles with energy systems in the Amsterdam area.

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May 22, 2019 - 04:12 pm

California: SCE adresses commercial vehicle market

The utility company, Southern California Edison (SCE) has launched the Charge Ready Transport programme with a budget of around $356 million USD. The scheme offers commercial clients the installation of charging stations for medium- and heavy-duty electric vehicles for free and some rebates on top.

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May 21, 2019 - 05:08 pm

Tritium to supply a further 120 Ionity charging parks

Tritium has signed a contract with Ionity for the supply of its HPC chargers for a further 120 charging parks. Last year, the joint venture already commissioned the Australian company to equip 100 sites. In addition, Tritium has received another order from Nissan.

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May 20, 2019 - 05:19 pm

NewMotion now official charging partner for Renault

NewMotion is now Renault’s official charging partner for the all-electric Z.E. vehicle range. NewMotion is supplying hardware for the new Renault charging points, which will be available in 19 European countries. The stations are on display at the EVS32 in Lyon.

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May 16, 2019 - 06:16 pm

India: Nymbus charging network launched

Panasonic, in cooperation with SmartE and qQuick, has launched a new EV charging network for India named Nymbus. In the first phase, Panasonic will deploy the service on 150 SmartE electric three-wheelers and on 25 qQuick two-wheelers in the Delhi-NCR region.

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May 16, 2019 - 06:08 pm

Smatrics and BEÖ join forces in Austria

It is now official that an e-mobility alliance focused on user-friendliness is being formed in the Alpine nation: The eleven partner companies of the Federal Association for Electric Mobility (BEÖ) and the joint venture Smatrics are networking their charging stations in Austria.

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May 16, 2019 - 06:04 pm

Hubject releases OICP as open source

Hubject has turned their Open InterCharge Protocol (OICP) into an open source protocol to facilitate connectivity with their popular roaming platform. In addition to publishing OICP, Hubject will also allow connection to the platform via other roaming protocols.

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May 16, 2019 - 05:10 pm

Germany: EnBW announces plans to build 2,000 HPCs

The energy group EnBW announces the construction of a further 2,000 fast charging points at up to 1,000 locations throughout Germany. Completion by the end of 2020 was named as the time window. The declared aim by the company is to provide customers with comprehensive rapid charging in the DACH region.

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May 15, 2019 - 05:46 pm

Bosch to test blockchain solution for charging

Bosch is working with EnBW, an utility in Germany’s south, on a prototype for a charging process based on blockchain technology. The entire process – from the selection of the charging station to reservation and payment – is simplified and tailored to the customer’s needs.

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https://www.electrive.com/2019/06/15/germany-four-h2-stations-closed-after-norway-explosion/
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