Mar 22, 2023 - 02:55 pm
New Hyundai Ioniq 6 owners get Electrify America deal
Volkswagen’s charging subsidiary Electrify America has agreed upon a deal with Hyundai to provide first-time owners of the Ioniq 6 EV with two years of complimentary charging sessions at Electrify America’s network of DC fast chargers.
Mar 22, 2023 - 01:28 pm
New white-label wall box by Katek’s eSystems MTG
The Katek Group, headquartered in Munich, has signed a framework agreement to deliver over one million white-label wall boxes. The company also aims to become the market leader among wall box manufacturers and says this is the third order in a year.
Mar 21, 2023 - 02:41 pm
InstaVolt installs 1,000th charger in the UK
UK charging network InstaVolt expanded its rapid charging hub in Banbury, Oxfordshire, making the site one of the largest charging hubs in the country. Situated on the M40, the site now has doubled the number of chargers bringing the total to 32.
Mar 21, 2023 - 01:47 pm
Nottingham now home to one of UK’s largest V2G installations
Nottingham and Connected Energy have launched a large-scale vehicle-to-grid (V2G) demonstrator project. Installation of solar panels, battery storage and 40 bi-directional EV chargers complete the CleanMobilEnergy pilot at Nottingham City Council’s Eastcroft Depot.
Mar 20, 2023 - 01:23 pm
Electrify America goes Hawaii
Electrify America has opened its first DC fast-charger on the Hawaiian island of Oahu. The station has four charging points and can deliver up to 150 kW.
Mar 17, 2023 - 03:33 pm
TotalEnergies to sell gas stations in Germany & Netherlands
The French mineral oil group wants to sell its entire service station network in Germany and the Netherlands to the Canadian company Couche-Tard. The reason is allegedly the planned phasing out of internal combustion engines in Europe. In countries where TotalEnergies is not the market leader, the company wants to focus on hydrogen and charging […]
Mar 17, 2023 - 01:53 pm
HPC network: BP Pulse launches in France
BP has partnered with real estate company Compagnie de Phalsbourg in France to build more than 25 HPC hubs by 2025. The venture marks the market debut of charging infrastructure subsidiary BP Pulse in France.
Mar 17, 2023 - 12:50 pm
7-Eleven plans to build fast-charging network in North America
US retail group 7-Eleven has announced the construction of its own fast charging network in the US and Canada under the new ‘7Charge’ brand. This is set to become “one of the largest and most compatible electric vehicle fast charging networks of any retailer in North America”.
Mar 16, 2023 - 03:11 pm
Blink Charging redesigns free-standing EV charger
Blink Charging announced the introduction of its redesigned mobile charging station. The free-standing mobile charging station supports 240-volt AC charging and provides up to 7.7kW of charge to electric vehicles.
Mar 16, 2023 - 02:34 pm
Fastned wins contract for two charging parks in Flanders
Fastned has been awarded the contract to install two charging parks on the E17 motorway near the Flemish town of Gentbrugge. The company also reports that it has opened the largest drive-through location in the company’s network in France.
Mar 15, 2023 - 02:00 pm
Ubitricity scores its next UK contract
Kerbside charging specialist Ubitricity has won another contract in the UK. The West Suffolk Council wants the Shell-owned company to install 100 EV charge points across the county. West Suffolk says it is among the upper third of councils offering public charging in the UK.
Mar 15, 2023 - 11:57 am
Elsälerhetverket imposes sales ban on Easee wall boxes in Sweden
The dispute around Easee wall boxes is starting to read like a nordic noir series. Today, Elsälerhetverket, the Swedish authority for electrical safety, has imposed a sales ban on the models ‘Charge’ and ‘Ready’ with serious consequences for the Norwegian manufacturer.
Mar 14, 2023 - 01:34 pm
Bonnet charging app rakes in over £3 mn in funding
Bonnet, a London-based EV charging app with a European scope, has launched a public crowdfunding campaign after drivers already using the app had pledged to take a stake in the company. Bonnet also reveals that it got £3 million in equity from powerful investors.
Mar 14, 2023 - 01:14 pm
Fastned marks 250 fast-charging hubs with a new UK site
Fastned has inaugurated a charging station in East Anglia, UK, and counts it as the 250th site in Europe. It is also its 14th UK location, comprising six 300 kW charging bays. Fastned plans to open a further two sites later this summer.
Mar 14, 2023 - 01:09 pm
EDP Comercial relying on GreenFlux platform in Portugal
EDP Comercial, part of the energy firm EDP Group, has made a deal with GreenFlux to use their digital platform for intelligent charging. EDP’s main markets are Portugal, Spain, and Brazil, and the company says it offers e-mobility services to more than 50,000 EV drivers.
Mar 13, 2023 - 02:32 pm
Indra receives over £20 million in funding
British company Indra announced that it completed its oversubscribed Series B funding round. According to the company, investors paid more than £20 million for Indra to continue its work on bidirectional charging technology. Gulf Oil International led the investment.
Mar 10, 2023 - 12:32 pm
Mercedes to build first own fast chargers before 2023
After Mercedes-Benz announced far-reaching plans to build its own global HPC network in North America, Europe, China at the beginning of this year, the company is now giving more details. The development is to begin in the fourth quarter of 2023 in the USA and in the European countries of Germany and France.
Mar 9, 2023 - 04:15 pm
Webasto enables HR to assign charging profiles and bill sessions
Webasto has launched a new add-on for its ChargeConnect software that allows companies to integrate charging data into cloud enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems. It enables fleet managers to bill employees for charging sessions right on their payroll, among other things.
Mar 9, 2023 - 01:39 pm
InstaVolt launches large charging hub on Iceland
EV charging provider InstaVolt started working on its first public charging hub in Iceland. The site at a hotel near Keflavík Airport will boast 20 chargers, making it the largest rapid charging hub in Iceland.
Mar 8, 2023 - 03:33 pm
Stellantis appoints Vehya to help US dealers get EV-ready
Stellantis has chosen its next partner in support of getting its US dealers ready to sell the Group’s electric models. Vehya, a Detroit-based company, will offer Stellantis’ 2,600-strong dealer network evaluations and EV integration services.