Tag: CCS

Jul 27, 2021 - 02:13 pm

Tesla reveals details on opening Superchargers

During the Tesla earnings call last night, the company also provided details on the planned opening of the Supercharger network to third parties. Central to the idea is the Tesla app to facilitate drivers of electric cars from other manufacturers to supercharge.

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Jul 22, 2021 - 01:04 pm

TU Graz presents autonomous charging robot (video)

Together with the Austrian companies Alveri and Arti Robots, TU Graz has developed a fully autonomous and mobile charging robot. The prototype independently finds its way to the parked electric car, where a robot arm guides the charging cable to the charging port and docks it there.

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May 11, 2021 - 05:23 pm

Rocsys closes multi-million dollar financing round

Rocsys, which specialises in robotic charging solutions for electric vehicles, has raised 6.3 million US dollars (5.25 million euros) in a new financing round from existing investors. This will be used to drive expansion in the EU and North America.

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May 2, 2021 - 12:48 pm

Electric Highway goes high power charging

The Electric Highway, tge UK’s longest-standing fast-charging initiative, has opened its largest high power charging site at a Moto pitstop, Rugby Services, at Junction 1 of the M6. The new facility includes 12 ultra-rapid chargers from Tritium, able to charge supported vehicles at 350kW.

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Apr 26, 2021 - 05:59 pm

Robotic charging solutions for heavy-duty EVs

Robotics specialist Rocsys is now cooperating with Grivix and VDL Enabling Transport Solutions to develop a robotic charging solution for high-performance charging of heavy electric commercial vehicles. The consortium plans to start validation tests this year.

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Apr 22, 2021 - 09:03 pm

ABB reveals 3rd-gen Terra HP with up to 350 kW

ABB has introduced the third generation of its Terra HP (High Power) fast-charging station. The new station is the further development of the second-generation Terra HP, which has over 2,500 installations to date. This third generation can charge one electric car with up to 350 kW and 500 A or two vehicles simultaneously with up […]

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Apr 21, 2021 - 12:05 pm

Partners pledge to implement Plug&Charge across Europe

Major players such as BMW AG, Groupe Renault, Stellantis, Tritium and Volkswagen AG, and Shell, bp, and Total, have agreed to implement Plug&Charge as standardised by ISO before the second half of this year. A dedicated project team at CharIN is to drive the implementation.

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Mar 13, 2021 - 11:34 pm

UK: Electric Highway to be upgraded by Ecotricity

In the UK, Ecotricity’s network of charging stations that form the ‘Electric Highway’ one of the oldest charging networks in Britain, is to be comprehensively modernised. This will include contactless payment and multiple charging options.

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Mar 11, 2021 - 02:45 pm

Swiss charging station built to include trucks

In Switzerland, a project by the Swiss company GOFAST not only offers fast charging for cars and vans but also charging for 40-tonne electric trucks. The fast-charging station on the Oftringen Ost motorway service area on the A1 recently opened with a total of eight high-performance charging points for electric vehicles.

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Jan 21, 2021 - 05:58 pm

Is Ionity looking for external investment?

Because the expansion of the Ionity fast-charging network is progressing too slowly, the owners are discussing attracting private equity capital for Ionity. According to a media report, financial circles are talking about at least 500 million euros in fresh money.

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Jan 8, 2021 - 01:32 pm

Allego to use Alpitronic and Tritium chargers

Allego has announced that in the future it will also rely on fast charging columns from Tritium and Alpitronic. Until now, the Dutch operator has mainly relied on DC columns from the Portuguese manufacturer Efacec.

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Dec 15, 2020 - 05:13 pm

Plug&Charge: The missing link to a breakthrough

In the coming year, more and more charging stations will be Plug&Charge-capable, thanks to several steps that have been taken behind the scenes. This lays the groundwork from which the automotive industry at large should now benefit. That being said, for the technology to be widely used, one main thing is still missing: a large […]

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Nov 25, 2020 - 06:45 pm

Ebusco and Rocsys reveal e-bus charging robot

Dutch electric bus and charging infrastructure manufacturer Ebusco and Rocsys, a supplier of plug-in robots, are joining forces to automate bus depots. Their first robot automatically inserts the CCS plug of the depot charger into the electric bus for charging.

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Nov 17, 2020 - 04:00 pm

Tritium launches modular charging for scalable charging networks

Australian company Tritium has launched its MSC hardware platform to enable “truly scalable electric vehicle charging networks anywhere in the world”. A modular charging system approach is designed to both cater to today’s smaller electric car batteries, as well as being able to scale for future expansion.

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Nov 17, 2020 - 03:45 pm

Electrify America charging network can Plug&Charge

Electrify America has now officially started the introduction of Plug&Charge at all charging stations in the USA. This means that drivers of compatible electric cars can now use the automated charging and payment process after online registration.

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Nov 5, 2020 - 03:02 pm

Hyundai-Kia officially joins Ionity high power charging

The Hyundai Motor Group’s entry into the Ionity fast-charging network is now official. The Korean company through its Hyundai and Kia brands holds a 20 per cent stake in the Europe-wide high power charging network founded by BMW, Ford, Daimler and Volkswagen.

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Sep 15, 2020 - 12:32 pm

Free charging at Tesla soon to be no more

A software error in Tesla’s V3 Superchargers temporarily prevented other brand’s electric cars from being able to charge via CCS for free throughout Europe. On Sunday, however, this gap was closed via a software update.

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Sep 6, 2020 - 05:50 pm

Aldi to build 1,500 charging stations in Germany

Supermarket chain Aldi Süd has announced the construction of a further 1,500 charging stations in the parking lots of its stores. This would mean that more than 75 per cent of the discounter’s stores would have at least one charging point.

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Aug 19, 2020 - 12:11 pm

Porsche Taycan to feature Plug&Charge and FoD

Starting in October, there will be numerous innovations for the Porsche Taycan at the change of the model year. The new Plug & Charge function allows for automated charging and payment without a card or app. Other innovations include Functions on Demand, FoD, and faster acceleration.

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Jul 9, 2020 - 07:31 pm

Delta launches 200-kW charging station for EMEA region

Delta Electronics has just presented its new HPC station for Europe, the Middle East and Africa. As the name UFC 200 suggests, the station enables a maximum charging power of 200 kW that can be split into two 100 kW to charge two electric cars at the same time.

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Jul 9, 2020 - 07:23 pm

Huber+Suhner present 200 ampere charging cable

The Swiss company Huber+Suhner has introduced the RADOX HPC200, another charging cable system for DC fast chargers. The new cable is primarily intended for use on less pricey charging stations, as it does not require liquid cooling.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2021/07/27/tesla-earnings-call-reveals-details-on-opening-superchargers/
27.07.2021 14:52