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Jan 25, 2023 - 05:25 pm

E.ON & Contipark to install 4,000 wallboxes

In Germany and Austria, the parking operator Contipark and the energy company E.ON want to install more than 4,000 new charging points in car parks and underground garages between 2023 and 2025. The project will involve AC wall boxes with an output of up to 22 kW.

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Jan 24, 2023 - 04:18 pm

Vattenfall to install chargers at NH Hotels in Germany

In Germany, Vattenfall and the NH Hotel Group are collaborating to set up charging stations for electric vehicles across the country. The hotel group is planning to install publicly accessible fast-charging infrastructure with 180 kW charging columns and AC chargers at 50 of its hotel locations.

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Jan 23, 2023 - 03:33 pm

Volkswagen publishes findings from smart charging pilot

Volkswagen’s energy business Elli and German grid operator Mitnetz Strom started a pilot in the summer of 2022 to optimise charging processes in line with the grid. They aimed to achieve efficient and environmentally-friendly interaction between distributors and VW electric vehicles. Here’s the result.

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Jan 19, 2023 - 03:05 pm

New JV focuses on truck charging at largest US ports

A new joint venture wants to benefit from California’s bid to transition the trucking industry to zero emission. Forum Mobility, CBRE and Homecoming Capital poured $400 mn into funding the venture and have investors like Amazon already engaged with plans to progress e-trucks as a service this year.

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Jan 19, 2023 - 01:19 pm

Shell buys out Volta Charging in the US

Shell keeps accelerating its “green buying” attempts as the oil and gas corporation acquires another US charging business. Volta Charging and its entire network of existing and planned charge points now belong to Shell for $169 mn.

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Jan 18, 2023 - 05:05 pm

BP places major charging station order with Tritium

Australian charging station manufacturer Tritium has received the largest order in its history. The new order comes from BP and includes fast charging stations of the RTM product series with 50 kW and PKM with 150 kW for use by BP Pulse in the USA, UK, Europe and Australia.

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Jan 16, 2023 - 02:33 pm

Renault & CEA to develop new bidirectional charger

Renault Group and the French Commissariat for Atomic Energy and Alternative Energies CEA are jointly developing a bidirectional charger with very high efficiency for electric vehicles. The new charger is meant to be used in Renault’s production models by the end of the decade.

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Jan 16, 2023 - 12:57 pm

Wattif EV secures financing for €50 million

Norwegian charging station provider Wattif EV has closed a 50-million-euro investment from Marguerite, one of Europe’s largest investment fund managers for sustainable infrastructure projects. Marguerite is including Wattif EV in the portfolio of its latest fund, Marguerite III.

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Jan 14, 2023 - 01:49 pm

Consortium to build truck charging network in Sweden

A consortium of three Nordic companies wants to implement a nationwide fast-charging network for electric trucks in Sweden. The aim is to provide infrastructure for some of the 85,000 heavy trucks currently using Swedish roads, that will need charging facilities if they are to convert to electric power.

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Jan 12, 2023 - 02:54 pm

Rolec launches modular DC charger range with Sinexcel

British charging equipment manufacturer Rolec EV has announced a new deal with Sinexcel. The technology company will support Rolec in launching a new range of DC charging stations offering 60kW through to 480kW. Rolec EV expects these to become the most price competitive in the industry.

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Jan 12, 2023 - 02:26 pm

EnBW joint venture plans fast-charging network in Turkey

Borusan EnBW Enerji, a joint venture between EnBW and the Turkish industrial group Borusan, wants to install a network of fast chargers for electric cars in Turkey. They have already received their operating license and plan to invest over five billion Turkish liras (€250 mn) by 2030.

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Jan 11, 2023 - 03:32 pm

CharIN gains new members such as Nio

The CCS charging standard association CharIN announced a number of new members. The most prominent intake is the Chinese electric car manufacturer Nio, which recently launched in Europe, but the organisation has now also reached Dubai.

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Jan 11, 2023 - 03:05 pm

TPA to run Toronto’s burgeoning charging network

Toronto launched the ‘EV Charging Initiative’ and appointed the Toronto Parking Authority (TPA) to run it. TPA, the largest municipality-owned parking operator in North America, just installed eight chargers in a parking garage as part of a more comprehensive plan.

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https://www.electrive.com/2023/01/28/vw-announces-that-they-have-15000-hpc-stations-around-the-globe/
28.01.2023 12:19