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Jun 17, 2019 - 05:02 pm

California aims to open up charging markets

The California Air Resources Board is considering a new regulation in two weeks, which would mandate that EV charging network operators have credit card readers. Besides, it looks like memberships or subscriptions may also be banned.

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Jun 16, 2019 - 08:33 pm

FCA teams up with Engie & Enel X for charging solutions

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) has concluded two charging infrastructure cooperations for future electric cars and plug-in hybrids of the Group. Enel X will provide for the installation of charging stations in Italy, while Engie will roll-out infrastructure in 14 other European countries for FCA.

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Jun 11, 2019 - 04:03 pm

Tesla raises Model 3 charge capacity to 200 kW

Since last weekend, Tesla has been installing a new firmware update for Model 3 already delivered in Europe. This means that charging capacities of up to 200 kW are now also possible with third-party suppliers – at least at a few locations.

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Jun 9, 2019 - 06:55 pm

BP Chargemaster presents new 150 kW charger

By 2021, BP Chargemaster plans to have 400 rapid charging stations in the United Kingdom. The company has also introduced a new 150 kW high power charger. By the end of the year, 100 of the new charging stations should already be in use.

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Jun 9, 2019 - 06:35 pm

Electrify America to build more chargers at Walmart

Volkswagen’s diesel-gate redemption subsidiary has announced the completion of 120 fast-charging stations installed at Walmart locations across 34 states. While no specific final number was announced, the partners announced plans to continue expanding the EV charging network.

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Jun 6, 2019 - 06:12 pm

VW to install 36,000 charging points in Europe

Volkswagen plans to build 36,000 charging points in Europe by 2025, 11,000 of which will be built by the VW brand itself. The German automaker made a not-so-subtle dig at the Federal German government for failing to make significant progress in infrastructure for electric mobility.

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Jun 3, 2019 - 02:57 pm

Australia: XCharge to set up 1,000 fast chargers

The Chinese fast-charging startup XCharge wants to set up a network with at least 1,000 DC chargers for electric cars in Australia and is cooperating with Southern Sustainable Electric Australia (SSE Australia) as its sales partner. The network will also include liquid-cooled 350 kW HPC charging stations. XCharge has not yet specified a timetable.

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May 31, 2019 - 05:18 pm

USA: GM & Bechtel JV to tackle charging stations

General Motors plans to set up a joint venture with the construction company Bechtel to set up a network of thousands of rapid charging stations for electric vehicles in the USA. However, the two companies do not want to invest their own money in the project, but are in talks with investors who are to […]

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May 31, 2019 - 05:01 pm

Netherlands: Kia and Plugsurfing charging cooperation

In the Netherlands, Kia is offering a new charging service to the buyers of their electric cars and plug-in hybrids. In cooperation with Plugsurfing, customers will have access to more than 47,500 charging stations in the Netherlands and more than 110,000 charging stations throughout Europe.

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May 28, 2019 - 03:10 pm

Hubject further expands in China

Hubject continues its expansion in China and expands its worldwide roaming network by 35,000 charging stations with the help of new cooperations. Several charging operator networks have recently signed agreements with Hubject.

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May 26, 2019 - 05:41 pm

Tesla limits output to 80% SOC at busy Superchargers

To increase the throughput of particularly frequented US Superchargers, Tesla now stops charging at 80%. The “upgrade” affects around 17% of Superchargers in the USA. It is also not unlikely that Tesla may change chargers outside of the States soon as well.

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May 23, 2019 - 04:07 pm

UK: IONITY opens first HPC EV charging park

Ionity has opened its first high power charging park in the UK with four charging stations with up to 350 kW capacity. The CCS charging park is located in Maidstone, Kent Kent and Ionity say it will soon add locations at Milton Keynes and Gretna Green.

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May 23, 2019 - 03:01 pm

NewMotion signs V2X agreement with Amsterdam

NewMotion has signed a Memorandum of Understanding at the EVS32 with the City of Amsterdam, and a number of other public and private companies to develop Vehicle-to-Anything (V2X) technology. The partners are planning the commercial introduction of V2X technologies in projects linking electric vehicles with energy systems in the Amsterdam area.

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May 22, 2019 - 04:12 pm

California: SCE adresses commercial vehicle market

The utility company, Southern California Edison (SCE) has launched the Charge Ready Transport programme with a budget of around $356 million USD. The scheme offers commercial clients the installation of charging stations for medium- and heavy-duty electric vehicles for free and some rebates on top.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2019/06/20/north-west-of-england-56-charge-points-in-carpark/
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