Dec 19, 2018 - 10:17 pm

Engie and Arval lure customers with e-mobility package

The energy group Engie is cooperating with Arval to offer companies, municipalities and private individuals an eMobility package in the future. On the basis of a monthly rental fee, the service combines leasing from Arval with the installation and maintenance of charging stations by Engie.

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Dec 18, 2018 - 05:30 pm

Opel turning base into ‘Electric City’ Rüsselsheim

The city of Rüsselsheim, Opel and the RheinMain University are driving the extension of charging infrastructure. Sponsored by the Federal Ministry of Economics, the installation of around 1,300 charging stations across Opel’s hometown will commence in the coming months.

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Dec 17, 2018 - 01:25 pm

Charging network evpass finds new investor

The Swiss charging station network evpass run by Green Motion and FMV has found an new investor in energy supplier AEW Energie. Each of the three partners now owns 33 percent of the company. The fresh capital will accelerate the expansion of evpass’ charging network.

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Dec 16, 2018 - 06:13 pm

UK requires home charge points to be smart by 2019

All publicly funded home charge points for electric vehicles must use smart technology from July 2019, the British government announced. This means charge points must be able to be remotely accessed, and capable of receiving, interpreting and reacting to a signal.

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Dec 16, 2018 - 04:39 pm

Smart home charging networks vulnerable to cyber attacks

Kaspersky Lab, an IT specialist firm from Russia, warns that electric vehicle chargers supplied by a “major vendor” are vulnerable to cyber attacks that could damage the home grid. Experts from Fraunhofer SIT have looked into the issue as well and developed a solution scenario.

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Dec 13, 2018 - 07:29 pm

DE: ChargePoint to supply Daimler dealers

Daimler has selected ChargePoint to install charging equipment at their retailers in Germany ahead of the carmaker’s electrification and EQC roll-out. The agreement comes after Daimler led ChargePoint’s $125 million funding round last year in support of the company’s expansion into Europe.

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Dec 13, 2018 - 07:48 am

FastCharge delivers high power charging at 450 kW

BMW, Porsche, Allego, Phoenix Contact and Siemens succeed in boosting the charging capacity to a remarkable 450 kW. The companies demonstrated prototypes of both charging stations as well as dedicated demo vehicles developed as part of the FastCharge project this Wednesday in Bavaria. And, we were there to document.

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Dec 11, 2018 - 06:21 pm

Hubject expands executive circle in Berlin

The roaming joint venture Hubject will soon be headed by three top managers. This comes after Thomas Daiber’s contract as co-CEO expires at the end of the year, though he will continue to work with Hubject in an advisory capacity.

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Dec 8, 2018 - 10:53 pm

Fastned launches shop & charge pilot at Albert Heijn supermarket

Fastned have joined up with Albert Heijn supermarkets in Amsterdam for a pilot project. They have now opened the first fast-charging station at the chain store with another two locations to follow. If the pilot project proves successful, both partners want to increase the number of stations at supermarkets.

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Dec 6, 2018 - 05:12 pm

Hungary: CEZ to install fast charging stations

The Czech Energy Group (CEZ) has been tasked with setting up fast charging stations in Hungary. The expansion is part of a $44M investment, first in their home nation before coming to Hungary, Bulgaria, Poland, Romania and Slovakia in the next decade.

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Dec 6, 2018 - 04:55 pm

FreeWire gathers $15 million in financing round

The high speed charging specialists from FreeWire managed to take in 15 million dollars (about €13.2 million) in fresh capital during a financing round. The investors included BP and Volvo, who had also previously invested in the company.

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Dec 1, 2018 - 02:33 pm

EV Motors India plans to install 6,500 charging parks

EV Motors India plans to use a cooperation with DLF, Delta Electronics and ABB India to set up a brand name PlugNgo, which will install more than 6,500 EV charging parks across India over the next five years. They will equip major cities in India with multiple charging parks each, and are calculating an investment […]

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Nov 28, 2018 - 04:19 pm

ChargePoint gets $240M for expansion in Europe & US

Network operator ChargePoint generated no less than 240 million dollars in a new financing round. Existing investors such as BMW i Ventures and Siemens were joined by the likes of Daimler Trucks & Buses, Chevron Technology Ventures or American Electric Power.

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Nov 27, 2018 - 05:16 pm

Wallbox launch China JV to make charging equipment

Wallbox Chargers of Spain set up a new joint venture with Chinese Changchun FAWSN. Together they aim to sell up to half a million Wallbox charging stations a year. A new factory in the manufacturing city of Suzhou, close to Shanghai, will cover the entire production.

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Nov 27, 2018 - 02:18 pm

Sixt banks on mobile charging service Chargery

The car rental company Sixt acquires a share in Chargery. The Berlin-based start-up runs a mobile charging service for electric cars using bicycles. Sixt is the latest member of a growing circle of supporters that include Daimler, DriveNow and VW Commercial Vehicles.

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Nov 21, 2018 - 09:18 pm

Zapinamo power boosts rapid home charging

There is a new player on the scene for rapid-charging boosted by stationary energy storage. Zapinamo is a Coventry-based start-up that patented a home (!) charging station with a “power boost” from an extra battery and thus enables an output of up to 350 kW.

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https://www.electrive.com/2018/11/20/new-york-state-kicks-off-large-scale-ev-scheme/
20.11.2018 21:57