Tag: AC

May 26, 2023 - 03:40 pm

Volvo Cars invests into home energy systems by dcbel (V2X)

Volvo Cars steps into the smart home business with an investment in an energy company based in Montreal, Canada. The Swedish car manufacturer has chosen to support dcbel’s R&D endeavours through its venture capital arm, the Volvo Cars Tech Fund but the technology may tie in well into Volvo’s own V2X efforts.

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May 26, 2023 - 02:10 pm

Bender & CCV cooperate to offer open payment systems

The payment specialist CCV and Bender, a supplier of charging controllers, will jointly implement open payment systems at EV charging stations throughout Europe. Their targets include installing around 300,000 open-loop terminals, including in the UK, over the next few years.

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May 26, 2023 - 01:25 pm

LG Electronics launches EV charger suite

It is official – LG Electronics is entering the EV charging business. After the move leaked earlier this year in March, the South Korean company presented a new product portfolio comprising four models.

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May 25, 2023 - 04:03 pm

Easee temporarily restricts wall box sales on its own account

After Sweden banned the sales of Easee wall boxes due to potential safety deficiencies, authorities in other countries have become active. In Austria, Easee is now temporarily restricting the sale of two products itself, and the situation also appears to have changed in Germany.

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May 25, 2023 - 10:53 am

Volkswagen’s Elli adjusts charging tariffs Europe-wide

Volkswagen’s energy subsidiary, Elli, is set to change tariffs with higher prices coming in from June. This adjustment will affect not only Elli customers but also the charging fees of VW brands. We have learned that prices across the board are rising, including the previously affordable Ionity rates.

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May 17, 2023 - 01:48 pm

EVCS expands DC charging in Washington State

In Washington State, USA, the electric vehicle charging services provider EVCS has begun the construction and upgrade of its fast charging network across the state. By the end of this year, 52 DC fast chargers will be added across 21 locations.

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May 2, 2023 - 10:02 am

Kostal Group takes over Compleo

The insolvent company Compleo Charging Solutions has found a buyer. The Kostal Group will take over the charging infrastructure manufacturer. All activities concerning stationary charging technology will continue under the Compleo brand name.

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Apr 28, 2023 - 02:28 pm

Zeeba to electrify California fleet with Ford

The Californian fleet leasing provider Zeeba is procuring almost 250 electric vehicles from Ford. These are a mix of the Mustang Mach-E, F-150 Lightning and E-Transit models. Additionally, Ford will supply Zeeba with AC chargers at various locations in Southern California.

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Apr 28, 2023 - 01:18 pm

UK charging providers set up lobby group ChargeUK

In the UK, 18 of the country’s leading charging infrastructure providers have joined forces in a new organisation called ChargeUK. The companies want to invest more than six billion pounds in developing and operating charging infrastructure in the UK by 2030.

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Apr 27, 2023 - 03:18 pm

Leoni focuses on EV charging cables in new division

Automotive supplier Leoni announces a new business unit. ‘Charging & Power Solutions’ will unify the company’s cable business and focus on electromobility. The product suite ‘EcoSense’ covers cables for all types of charging, including new liquid-cooled solutions for HPC.

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Apr 20, 2023 - 02:05 pm

Apcoa launches 500 EV charge points at car parks in the UK

Parking provider Apcoa says it opened its first Urban Mobility Hub in the UK. The charging hub offers five AC chargers (22 kW) and twelve Tesla Superchargers of the latest generation. The opening is part of Apcoa pushing 500 EV charging points across the UK.

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Apr 20, 2023 - 12:43 pm

Europe has over 450,000 charge points at present

Power2Drive Europe has crunched some numbers taking data from the EU Commission’s European Alternative Fuels Observatory (EAFO) as its base. At the end of 2022, EV drivers could access 450,478 charge points in Europe; however, the deployment is not spread evenly.

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Apr 18, 2023 - 03:16 pm

Italy investigates Enel over alleged EV charging monopoly

Italy’s antitrust authority has opened an investigation into Enel, the country’s biggest utility, for possibly abusing its dominant position in charging stations for electric vehicles. The investigation concerns all of Enel’s EV charging business and could also have repercussions for Volkswagen.

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Apr 18, 2023 - 02:48 pm

USA: New York State funds 250 charging stations

The US state of New York has earmarked $8.3 million in funding for a total of 255 charging stations that will be installed in some 70 municipalities. The state is also looking to provide more EV chargers for agancy fleets in the coming years.

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Apr 18, 2023 - 01:51 pm

RAW charging coming to National Trust sites across UK

British infrastructure provider RAW Charging has made a deal with the National Trust to install EV charging at heritage sites in England, Wales and Northern Ireland over the next three years. Once complete, RAW expects the rollout to be one of its most significant and worth £12 million.

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