Tag: AC

May 19, 2020 - 02:26 pm

EnBW & Smatrics launch charging joint venture

EnBW and Smatrics found Smatrics mobility+ GmbH. The joint venture aims to operate the largest charging network in Austria and, above all, to expand high power charging. All Smatrics charging stations will be transferred to the new operating company.

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May 18, 2020 - 01:48 pm

Mercedes-Benz Bank offering electric car insurance

Together with partner HDI, Mercedes-Benz Bank now offers “comprehensive” insurance cover for hybrid and electric vehicles. The new electric protection module is automatically added to insurance policies for EVs and thus does not incur any additional costs.

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May 7, 2020 - 06:46 pm

Sygic adds electric car mode to navigation app

Slovakian navigation specialist Sygic has introduced an electric car mode to its App Sygic GPS Navigation. The new EV Mode allows route planning with compatible charging points, payment without installing an additional app and real-time data from the stations.

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May 6, 2020 - 07:05 pm

Lightning Systems reveals mobile DC charger

EV powertrain developer Lightning Systems has just announced Lightning Mobile, a mobile DC fast charger for electric vehicles. The mobile fast charger can be quickly deployed to provide fast roadside charging to support the operation of electric fleet commercial vehicles.

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Apr 15, 2020 - 07:35 pm

Largest utilities in China invest in charging infrastructure

China’s two largest power utilities, State Grid and China Southern Power Grid, are investing heavily in the expansion of charging infrastructure. State Grid plans to provide 2.7 billion yuan this year alone, and China Southern Power Grid plans to provide 25.1 billion yuan within four years.

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Mar 31, 2020 - 07:00 pm

Fastned increases turnover by 178 per cent

The Dutch charging network operator Fastned has published its annual report for 2019. The turnover generated by charging services increased by 178 per cent to 4.5 million euros compared to 2018.

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Mar 29, 2020 - 02:05 pm

Charging infrastructure affected by coronavirus

Due to the Covid 19 pandemic, not only are the production lines in most electric car plants at a standstill but now first effects on charging infrastructure are becoming apparent. This concerns both the production of charging points and the maintenance and distribution of the pillars.

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Mar 18, 2020 - 05:03 pm

Lamp post charging solution from India

There’s a curbside charging solution from India as Magenta Power unveils a street lamp charge post. The ChargeGrid Flare, designed in partnership with Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL) is for the Indian market first.

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Mar 13, 2020 - 01:34 pm

BYD presents forklift dual charging system

On the occasion of its tenth anniversary as a manufacturer of forklifts running on lithium iron phosphate batteries, BYD has presented an innovation in this field: Their new dual charging system. They are also launching the new generation of their PTP20P pallet truck.

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Mar 11, 2020 - 04:01 pm

Iberdrola aims to build 150,000 charging stations

Iberdrola is expanding their plans to build charging infrastructure for electric cars: The Spanish energy provider plans to invest 150 million euros over the next five years in the installation of 150,000 charging points in households, companies and cities, as well as on motorways and main roads.

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Mar 10, 2020 - 06:27 pm

Gridserve EV Forecourt breaks ground in the UK

Gridserve has today announced that the first of a nationwide network of over 100 Electric Forecourts is now under construction and will open this summer. UK firm’s first solar-powered site in Essex will house 24 rapid chargers, a supermarket and an EV education centre.

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Mar 9, 2020 - 02:49 pm

ABB now covers home charging with Terra AC Wallbox

Until now, ABB used the name Terra for DC charging stations, but now the Swiss company has expanded its range with the Terra AC Wallbox for charging electric cars at home. The new wall box offers up to 22 kW and is scheduled to be available worldwide from May 2020.

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Mar 5, 2020 - 06:25 pm

Volkswagen and British Gas: UK home charging package

Volkswagen has agreed to a three-year partnership with the British energy supplier Centrica to provide home charging solutions and services for VW’s electric car customers in the UK. The offers will be handled specifically by the Volkswagen subsidiary Elli and the Centrica brand British Gas.

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Mar 5, 2020 - 06:04 pm

NL: Unilever Innovation Center to get 124 charging points

EVBox partner Hollander Techniek has installed 124 charging points on the campus of Wageningen University in the Netherlands. The charging point each have an output of 11 kW and are meant for guests and employees of Unilever’s Global Foods Innovation Center at the University.

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Mar 5, 2020 - 05:50 pm

Porsche plans 900 more Destination Charging locations

Porsche has just announced that its charging network called Porsche Destination Charging is to grow by around 900 new locations by the end of this year. The network currently comprises 1,035 AC charging points in around 20 countries. Porsche customers with a Taycan or plug-in hybrid model may use these free of charge.

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Mar 3, 2020 - 07:23 pm

Share&Charge launches Open Charging Network

Share&Charge has just launched the Open Charging Network (OCN). The aim is to create a charging roaming network that will make digital communication between charging point operators, eMobility service providers and other market participants easier, safer and more cost-effective.

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Mar 3, 2020 - 04:18 pm

USA: Maine approves $500k for EV charging stations

In the USA, Maine Public Utilities Commission has approved four pilot projects to manage $500,000 dollars in incentives towards EV charging stations across the state. Central Maine Power and Efficiency Maine Trust (EMT) were chosen for the four pilot projects that should inform future policies to support EV deployment in Maine.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2020/05/24/frank-muhlon-abb-executive-sees-demand-for-cheaper-charging-solutions/
24.05.2020 16:26