Feb 22, 2018 - 05:24 pm

Tesla consolidates supercharger network in China

Tesla has further expanded their charging network in China. Now it covers most cities in the Jangtse Delta, the Pearl River Delta, the Region Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei and the Region Chengdu-Chongqing. Also three of the largest charging parks belonging to Tesla are on Chinese soil. 

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Feb 22, 2018 - 03:37 pm

Renault and EEM launch “Smart Island” project

Renault and EEM launched the ‘Smart Island’ project, that will give EV batteries a sweet second life on the Madeira archipelago. The French manufacturer is cooperating with utility Empresa de Electricidade da Madeira to convert Porto Santo island into a smart grid. On a small scale first.

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Feb 16, 2018 - 08:14 pm

Trump agrees to gasoline tax hike verbally

Donald Trump, when asked to explain the budget for his new 200bn dollar infrastructure plan, has verbally agreed to a proposal, which would hike up the gas taxes in the USA by 25 cents. This move is surprising on various levels.

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Feb 15, 2018 - 03:51 pm

Hydrogen Fuelling station boom in Germany

According to information from TÜV Süd, Germany had the largest growth in hydrogen fuelling stations in the world last year. A total of 24 public fueling stations were installed in Germany, while the global market managed to construct a total of 64.

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Feb 14, 2018 - 05:32 pm

Fast-charging Romania and Croatia – TEN-T

Renovatio and Telekom Croatia say they will install 23 fast-charging stations in Romania throughout this year. The EV stops are part of a wider initiative that entails 69 DC charging stations in Croatia and Romania to be set up with EU funding.

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Feb 12, 2018 - 03:19 pm

UK governments funds 21 V2G projects with £30 million

The British government has embarked on a funding spree worth almost 30 million pounds to foster vehicle-to-grid technology on the Isles. 21 V2G projects have been chosen among them EDF Energy’s V2GO initiative that takes place at delivery and taxi services in Oxford.

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Feb 11, 2018 - 05:27 pm

Renault joins E-VIA FLEX-E project for HPC in Southern Europe

Renault has partnered with southern Europe’s first High Power Charging network, E-VIA FLEX-E. The network aims at charging with 150 – 350 kW just like Ionity, only that this time, it is the South of Europe that is to be connected by the year’s end. Partners include Nissan and Enel among others while funding comes […]

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Feb 7, 2018 - 11:17 pm

10m euros to build 350 charging stations in Munich

The economic committee of Munich wants the city’s main utility to install another 350 EV charging stations until the end of 2019. They calculate the network’s expansion to cost 10 million euros and also want to see if there is interest from the private sector to take it even further.

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Feb 6, 2018 - 10:11 pm

LEVC to enter Scandinavian markets

After hitting the London Taxi scene, the London Electric Vehicle Company has signed a statement of intent detailing a cooperation for charging ports and infrastructure with Fortum Charge & Drive, which is planned to cover Norway, Sweden and Finland.

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Feb 3, 2018 - 06:48 pm

Tesla working on charging network for electric trucks

As the commercial shift to electric transportation modes is taking place, Tesla is taking a proactive approach by working with industry to supply local charging stations for companies. According to Reuters Anheuser-Busch, Pepsi and UPS are among those participating in the development programme.

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Jan 31, 2018 - 04:15 pm

China’s Xcharge to conquer Europe with 240 kW charging

China’s fast-charging startup Xcharge has announced plans to enter the European market – with a bang, if you ask the firm. The E-World in the German town of Essen will see the debut of the C6EU fast-charging device designed for the European market with a max output of 240 kW.

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Jan 30, 2018 - 07:17 pm

BP invests in EV charging company FreeWire

Oil giant British Petrol (BP) has invested 5 million dollars in FreeWire, a U.S.-based manufacturer of mobile EV charging systems. BP plans to roll out FreeWire’s Mobi Charger units for use at selected BP retail sites in the UK and Europe during 2018.

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Jan 25, 2018 - 09:05 am

Tank & Rast provides charging service at 300 of its sites

German autobahn service company Tank & Rast has implemented a publicly subsidised network of 50kW multi-chargers at the majority of its 400 locations. In an interview with electrive.com, Jörg Hofmeister, the company’s electric mobility specialist, reveals how the charging parks are progressing.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2018/02/22/tesla-consolidates-supercharger-network-china/
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