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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Feb 5, 2019 - 12:59 pm

Fastned opens fast-charging station at Van der Valk Hotel

Fastned has opened a fast-charging location at the Van der Valk Hotel in Germany as part of larger cooperation across Europe. Fastned was also successful with a complaint filed with the Dutch state regarding their idea of turning charging stations into more pit stop like facilities.

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Feb 5, 2019 - 12:18 pm

Tesla saves Panasonic business margins

Panasonic has lowered its forecast for the 2018/19 fiscal year, which ends in March, following a decline in profits over the winter. However, the Energy division, which also includes the battery business with Tesla, recorded its first operating profit in three quarters at 131 million euros.

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Feb 4, 2019 - 05:16 pm

VW’s Electrify America to integrate Tesla batteries

Volkswagen’s redemption subsidiary for diesel gate, Electrify America has made a surprise announcement on cooperation with Tesla. Throughout this year, Electrify America plan to equip 100 charging station across 42 states with stationary energy storage systems by Tesla.

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Feb 3, 2019 - 06:17 pm

Audi’s new charging service available internationally

The Audi e-tron Charging Service now has officially gone online in ten European countries, including Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Belgium, the Netherlands, France, Italy, Finland, Ireland and Luxembourg. Six more countries are to follow in the first quarter of the year.

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Feb 2, 2019 - 06:57 pm

Innogy presents next-generation charging stations

Innogy eMobility Solutions will be presenting the new generation of charging stations they developed in-house for the first time at E-world from 5 to 7 February in Essen. The new product portfolio for charging with up to 22 kW alternating current consists of three different variants.

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Feb 2, 2019 - 05:10 pm

Mobile metering: Honda buys into Ubitricity

Honda has acquired a significant stake in the Berlin-based company Ubitricity as part of a new financing round. The Japanese automobile manufacturer may have far-reaching plans with Ubitricity’s mobile metering technology.

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Jan 31, 2019 - 05:56 pm

Shell acquires charging provider Greenlots

Shell’s New Energies division acquires charging infrastructure specialist Greenlots. The US supplier is to form the basis for the oil company’s e-mobility business in North America under the Shell umbrella but will retain its brand identity and management team.

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Jan 30, 2019 - 07:15 pm

Audi e-tron to work as energy storage in smart homes

Audi is getting involved in the EEBUS initiative for the intelligent home integration of electric cars with the e-tron being the first EV to use the standard. Earlier this week at the Audi plant in Brussels, developers tested the standard’s cross-industry compatibility.

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Jan 29, 2019 - 06:10 pm

Nissan V2G project in Germany shows results

A V2G pilot project launched in Hagen, Germany, in which a Nissan Leaf is used to stabilize the power supply as part of the primary control power has rendered results. The electric car can certainly earn money as part of the energy market.

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Jan 29, 2019 - 12:14 pm

Virgin Media testing alternative charging stations

The British telecommunications provider Virgin Media, which is owned by Liberty Global, is testing a secondary use for their broadband cabinets, to harness the infrastructure for EV charging. If tests prove successful, thousands of stations could follow in the UK.

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Jan 29, 2019 - 11:42 am

Taycan customers get free charging in the USA

Purchasers of the electric Porsche Taycan will be allowed to use Electrify America fast-charging stations for up to 30 minutes for free for a three year period. The corresponding agreement between Porsche and the VW subsidiary was just announced.

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Jan 29, 2019 - 11:05 am

Huber+Suhner liquid-cooled HPC cables prove safe

After a potential safety issue was discovered regarding the liquid-cooled cables produced by Huber+Suhner, several major charging infrastructure operators shut down the affected stations. Now the manufacturer has confirmed “correct functionality of the system and proved that the series products supplied by HUBER+SUHNER meet the required standards without any restrictions.”

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Jan 26, 2019 - 01:26 pm

Blackout: Major operators shut down HPC stations

Several major charging infrastructure providers have shut down their High Power Chargers over the past two days to investigate a potential safety issue with Huber+Suhner’s liquid-cooled charging cables. Extensive safety testing is unfolding as you read.

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Jan 25, 2019 - 06:55 pm

Endesa cooperating with SABA to install EV chargers

The Spanish energy supplier Endesa is cooperating with parking management company SABA to install up to 400 charging points for electric cars in its carparks. The first 144 of the 22 kW charging points have already been put into operation in 36 locations across 14 Spanish cities.

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Jan 25, 2019 - 05:10 pm

Air Liquide buys 18.6% stake in Hydrogenics

French gas company Air Liquide has purchased a “strategic investment” of 18.6% in the Canadian Hydrogenics Corporation, who develops electrolytic hydrogen production equipment and fuel cells. The $20.5 million investment also includes provisions for a cooperation on PEM electrolysis technology.

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Jan 24, 2019 - 05:38 pm

CharIN: Bidirectional CCS charging by 2025

The CharIN initiative, formed to develop and establish CCS as a fast-charging standard, has published two new papers. These illustrate CharIN’s position on network integration and bi-directional charging (V2G), as well as giving an outlook on future developments.

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Jan 21, 2019 - 03:35 pm

NL: GreenFlux to provide EV charging at government offices

The Dutch charging infrastructure specialist GreenFlux and energy solutions provider Unica has been awarded a major tender from the Dutch government. This includes the construction, management and maintenance of charging infrastructure for electric vehicles at more than 100 government offices.

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Jan 20, 2019 - 06:35 pm

Nio completes first battery swapping route

The Chinese EV manufacturer Nio announced the completion of its first network of battery exchange stations. On the G2 motorway between Beijing and Shanghai, eight stations were built over a length of more than 1,000 kilometers.

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Jan 19, 2019 - 01:38 pm

Tesla cranks up charging prices globally

After the announcement of the end of the Tesla referral programme, which entailed free use of the Superchargers for electric car drivers among other things, Tesla has upped the ante by increasing the prices for the use of their charging network around the world.

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Jan 17, 2019 - 05:24 pm

Tesla presents plug-in home charger

Tesla presents a new home charging solution that just plugs into a regular wall socket, given it is a high-voltage NEMA 14-50 connection so common in the USA. Thus it is the first Tesla charging solution that does not require hard-wiring.

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Jan 17, 2019 - 05:08 pm

BEV charging solution powered by a fuel cell

The British company AFC Energy has demonstrated a network-independent charging solution for electric vehicles under the name CH2ARGE. A hydrogen fuel cell system provides energy to charge a connected battery that lastly delivers the charge for the electric car.

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Jan 17, 2019 - 03:34 pm

China JV to operate national charging network

In China, state-owned energy providers and private companies have formed a joint venture called Xiongan Lianxing Network Technology, which is now the largest operator of charging stations and controls 80 percent of the country’s current 730,000 charging stations.

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Jan 17, 2019 - 01:37 pm

Korea presents hydrogen economy plan

A new plan by the South Korean government to build a hydrogen economy includes a massive increase in the number of fuel cell vehicles produced in the country. While only around 2,000 such vehicles were built by 2018, the number is expected to rise to 100,000 by 2025.

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https://www.electrive.com/2019/02/06/mahle-gets-involved-in-inductive-charging/
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