Mar 8, 2021 - 03:56 pm

Tesla China claims 6,000-Supercharger-milestone

Tesla has made large strides in extending its Supercharger territory across the Chinese mainland. The company had started manufacturing next-gen fast-chargers only this February in Shanghai, and recent numbers suggest further rapid expansion.

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Mar 5, 2021 - 01:14 pm

Netherlands launch parking garage charger offensive

A recent study found that the Netherlands already leads Europe in the expansion of charging infrastructure for electric cars. Despite the head start, the number of charging points in parking garages is to be increased tenfold over the next four years compared to the current level.

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Mar 5, 2021 - 12:51 am

Octopus Energy joins up with Ionity

UK energy supplier and charging network operator Octopus Energy has signed a roaming agreement with Ionity. Ionity’s HPC chargers in the UK and mainland Europe will be now be connected to Octopus Energy’s Electric Juice Network (EJN).

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Mar 5, 2021 - 12:28 am

EAFO study: charging infrastructure in the EU

A new analysis by the European Alternative Fuels Observatory (EAFO) provides interesting insights into the status of charging infrastructure development in Europe. The study also shows that a major effort is still needed to reach the European Green Deal’s milestone of one million public charging points by 2025.

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Mar 4, 2021 - 11:40 pm

Ample rolls out battery swapping in the USA

In the USA, electric mobility startup Ample has announced the rollout of its new modular battery swapping technology for electric cars. Currently, the company is focussing on fleets and says it has integrated its modular batteries into nine vehicle models across five different automakers.

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Mar 3, 2021 - 02:23 pm

US-based EVLOMO to install fast-chargers in Thailand

Florida-based eMobility company EVLOMO is investing 50 million dollars in building charging infrastructure for electric vehicles across Thailand. Their Thai subsidiary EVLOMO Technologies will install together with partners such as Tritium and EAST Group.

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Mar 2, 2021 - 04:35 pm

NYC municipal fleet adds fast-chargers to network

New York City’s government announced it had opened 58 fast-charging stations to power the city’s fleet vehicles. NYC currently has over 2,700 electric vehicles in its services. By the end of the year, the city expects double the number of fast-charging stations and open some to the public.

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Mar 2, 2021 - 04:07 pm

EVBox enables pre-booked charge spaces in the UK

EVBox has signed a new deal with the British company YourParkingSpace to enable EV drivers to pre-book park and charge spaces across the country. YourParkingSpace also intends to set-up more EVBox charging spaces at Atlas Hotel sites across the UK.

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Feb 26, 2021 - 02:11 pm

Efacec introduces new EV charger generation

The Portuguese charging infrastructure manufacturer Efacec presented a new generation of chargers, including an AC column for private or public use, an HPC column with up to 350 kW charging power and a DC station with three charging ports and up to 120 kW.

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Feb 25, 2021 - 07:35 pm

ChargeUp Europe gains new members

ChargeUp Europe has just welcomed ABL + reev as its newest member. The Association says it is gaining ground in its mission to accelerate the rollout of EV charging infrastructure and enable seamless charging for drivers across the EU.

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Feb 25, 2021 - 12:10 am

Prague’s charging infrastructure set to grow

The city of Prague has adopted a plan that will initially see the building of over 750 charging stations for electric cars. These are to be placed at strategically favourable locations in the Czech capital within the next four years. The City has also outlined plans for further expansion.

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Feb 24, 2021 - 09:38 pm

KiaCharge & Charge myHyundai for UK charging

In the UK Kia has launched its charging service KiaCharge. This gives the brand’s BEV- and PHEV-drivers access to more than 13,900 charge points across the UK, meaning access to around 68 per cent of the public charging network from a single account.

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Feb 23, 2021 - 06:49 pm

EVBox selects TSG as sales & service partner in 30 countries

EVBox has entered into a sales and service partnership with the TSG Group from France. The service provider will offer charging solutions including installation and on-site services for the Dutch company in 30 countries across greater Europe. The two companies already have a partnership in the Netherlands, France, Denmark and Croatia.

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Feb 21, 2021 - 03:25 pm

Electric Highway Tasmania open for fast-charging

Tasmania has made progress in charging infrastructure. The Australian states’ Premier Peter Gutwein has formally opened the Electric Highway Tasmania, a state-wide fast-charging network. It comprises twelve 50 kW chargers as well as two ultra-rapid chargers.

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Feb 18, 2021 - 10:12 pm

Can anyone become a charging provider? Deftpower thinks so.

The former team behind Plugsurfing and Allego has launched an AI-based software-as-a-service platform for electric vehicle charging. The promise: anyone who wants to enter the electric vehicle charging market should be able to set up their own charging app within 24 hours with Deftpower.

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Feb 17, 2021 - 06:06 am

Aral expands HPC network in Germany

Aral is now uniting all of its e-mobility activities under its new Aral Pulse brand and says it will expand its HPC network in Germany more extensively than previously planned. This should mean that by the end of the year, 500 charging points with up to 350 kW are to be in operation at more […]

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Feb 17, 2021 - 05:55 am

BMW introduces new charging tarifs in Europe

The BMW Group has introduced a new tariff structure for its charging services BMW Charging and Mini Charging in 19 European countries. Only one of the two tariffs offers fixed prices at all available charging stations. In both cases, preferential conditions with Ionity cost more.

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Feb 15, 2021 - 12:49 pm

France funds fast-charging sites with €100Mn

The French government is launching a 100-million-euro funding programme to build more charging stations for electric cars on the national road network. The scheme is for companies installing charging hubs with at least four fast-charging stations.

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Feb 12, 2021 - 12:48 pm

Shell to install half a million charge points by 2025

Petrochemical giant Shell has presented its strategy for achieving climate neutrality by 2050. From the perspective of e-mobility, one point stands out: Shell wants to increase the number of charging points for electric vehicles from 60,000 to 500,000 by 2025.

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