Mar 16, 2019 - 07:01 pm

Skoda planning 7,000 factory charging points

As part of its electrification offensive, Skoda will set up almost 7,000 charging points in and around the three Czech plants in Mladá Boleslav, Kvasiny and Vrchlabí by 2025, spending a total of around 32 million euros for the charging infrastructure upgrade.

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Mar 13, 2019 - 03:47 pm

NewMotion now counts 100,000 charger network

According to NewMotion, its roaming network in Europe has now reached the milestone of 100,000 charging points. To operate this network of public charging points, the company is working with more than 200 partners in 28 European countries.

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Mar 10, 2019 - 05:43 pm

ABB teams up with former Statoil in Norway

ABB is to install fast-charging stops in Norway at existing petrol stations run by what was formerly Statoil, now Circle K. The latter is making a business case to turn gas stations into “energy stations” across the country.

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Mar 7, 2019 - 03:29 pm

Swiss name winners of fast-charging network tender

The Swiss Federal Roads Authority (FEDRO) has now awarded the contract for fast-charging stations at 100 rest stops to four Swiss and one Dutch provider: Gotthard Fastcharge (GOFAST), Groupe e, Primeo Energie / Alpiq E-Mobility, SOCAR Energy Switzerland and Fastned.

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Mar 7, 2019 - 12:27 pm

Tesla presents next-gen Supercharger V3 (video)

Tesla has introduced the 3rd generation of its Supercharger. New power cabinets with 1 MW power and liquid-cooled cables enable peak rates of up to 250 kW for each charging electric vehicle at the new Supercharger locations, so no more splitting power.

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Mar 6, 2019 - 04:22 pm

Vattenfall expands into Norway with InCharge network

The Vattenfall energy group is launching its InCharge electric mobility network in Norway with immediate effect. Throughout this year, InCharge intends to expand throughout Norway in cooperations with partner companies to install numerous public charging stations.

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Mar 3, 2019 - 08:48 pm

Oslo: Charging electric cars no longer free of charge

Electric car drivers in the capital of Norway must now pay for charging. Oslo has started the conversion of about 1,300 public charging points in the city to be able to charge a fee. The aim is not so much to cash in but to keep EVs from parking for free without charging.

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Mar 1, 2019 - 03:21 pm

Hamburg aims for 7,400 decentralised charging points

The German port city of Hamburg has launched the large-scale ELBE project together with a wide range of partners. The aim is to install 7,400 private charging points for tenants, apartment owners, employees and their employers but to manage these in a decentralised manner.

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Feb 17, 2019 - 05:27 pm

Shell takes over German battery manufacturer Sonnen

After having become a stakeholder in battery maker Sonnen last year, oil giant Shell is taking over to expand its residential energy storage and services. Sonnen is now to become a wholly-owned subsidiary of Shell following approval by the regulatory authorities.

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Feb 17, 2019 - 05:12 pm

Germany sees record H2 fuel station growth

A total of 48 publicly accessible hydrogen filling stations were put into operation worldwide in 2018. Seventeen of them are located in Germany. Japan still has the largest number of public H2 fuel stations (96), ahead of Germany (60) and the USA (42).

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Feb 14, 2019 - 04:19 pm

Tritium equips its Ionity sites with liquid-cooled cables

Tritium is refitting its chargers at Ionity charging sites with liquid-cooled cables that will enable charging capacities of up to 350 kW. The first site with the new cables was recently opened in Nyborg, Denmark, as Ionity has confirmed to our German colleagues at electrive.net.

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Feb 13, 2019 - 03:26 pm

‘Plug In Suffolk’ launches with 100 stations

In England, EO Charging and Suffolk County Council are launching a charging network called ‘Plug-In Suffolk’ with 100 charging stations, which will be installed by local businesses across the county. This is the fully open public charging network in the UK, meaning that EV drivers make contactless payments with no need to register with networks […]

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Feb 13, 2019 - 03:01 pm

Poland: ABB delivering infrastructure tech to PKN Orlen

ABB is the third supplier to supply EkoEnergetyka and EFACEC Multi-Charger for the planned construction of 150 fast charging stations at PKN Orlen fuel stations in Poland. The Swiss company will be bringing their newest station Terra 54, successor to ABB’s sales hit Terra 53.

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Feb 12, 2019 - 10:53 pm

Power electronics for making charging points

In various trade fair discussions last year, electrive.com was told that the manufacturers of charging stations were struggling with the purchase of power electronics. Is there really such a shortage? And what are the causes? Michael Nallinger has been listening in around the industry. 

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Feb 12, 2019 - 01:15 pm

SPIE is supporting IONITY infrastructure

The SPIE Group has received an order from Ionity to support the planned construction of 400 HPC sites in Europe by 2020. The French installation and maintenance specialist will take care of the installation and wiring of charging stations and the grid connection.

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Feb 11, 2019 - 05:40 pm

Qualcomm platform Halo now with WiTricity

WiTricity has acquired Qualcomm’s Halo technology platform and several patents in contactless power transmission. WiTricity says the acquisition will help accelerate the market introduction of inductive charging for electric vehicles.

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Feb 8, 2019 - 03:54 pm

Electrify America presents details for phase 2

Volkswagen’s subsidiary Electrify America has provided details of the second phase of its US-wide charging infrastructure build-up plan, which includes $300 million in investment over 30 months, the implementation of which will begin in July 2019.

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Feb 8, 2019 - 03:44 pm

Hubject partners with Greenlots

Hubject has entered into a cooperation agreement with Greenlots, the recently acquired US charging network platform, now owned by Shell. The agreement concerns the implementation of Plug&Charge technology via the ISO 15118 standard on the North American market.

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Feb 6, 2019 - 04:30 pm

Innogy presents fast-charging robot

Innogy is showing a robot at the current E-world in Essen, Germany, that can plug a fast-charging cable in the car. The prototype was part of a research project Innogy ran with the University of Duisburg-Essen.

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Feb 6, 2019 - 04:04 pm

Mahle gets involved in inductive charging

In recent years, Mahle has intensified research in the field of wireless charging of electric vehicles and is now entering the development phase with the acquisition of licenses for WiTricity’s magnetic resonance technology.

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https://www.electrive.com/2019/03/16/skoda-planning-7000-factory-charging-points/
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