Tag: CCS

Sep 10, 2019 - 05:35 pm

Ionity presents new HPC charger at IAA

Ionity presented its new HPC charging station at the IAA. With the new design Ionity wants to improve the charging experience. The first columns of the new type are scheduled to go into operation in Denmark in October.

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Sep 9, 2019 - 03:42 pm

Hyundai-Kia joins Ionity

With Hyundai-Kia, Ionity has a new partner. The Korean carmaker has just become a strategic partner and shareholder in the European high-power charging network founded by BMW, Ford, Daimler and Volkswagen.

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Aug 28, 2019 - 05:20 pm

Allego charging station for electric buses and cars

In Germany, Allego has opened a special HPC location near Munich. The three CCS chargers were built for Josef Ettenhuber but while the private bus company charges its three e-busses at night, during the day the chargers can be used by the public.

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Aug 21, 2019 - 02:18 pm

TomTom to improve navigation for electric cars

TomTom has introduced two new programming interfaces (APIs) to help develop applications for electromobility. This applies not only to the charge status but also to the available charging stations with suitable connections.

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Aug 15, 2019 - 07:46 pm

BP opens first 150kW chargers at UK service station

BP Chargemaster has opened its first 150kW chargers on BP forecourts in the Greater London area. The plan is for BP service stations across the UK to get 400 of the so-called Ultracharge 150 units by 2021 as part of the Polar network.

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Aug 7, 2019 - 03:54 pm

Nissan & EVgo expand fast charging in the USA

Nissan and EVgo have announced the expansion of their electric car charging network in the USA by a further 200 fast-charging stations. The new DC chargers will each deliver 100 kW of charging power and feature both CHAdeMO and CCS connections.

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Aug 6, 2019 - 02:02 pm

India: Tata to build 300 charging stations

Tata Motors has announced that it will build a total of 300 charging stations for electric vehicles in five major Indian cities by the end of fiscal 2020 in cooperation with their sister company Tata Power.

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Jul 17, 2019 - 08:54 pm

Hubject and IoTecha to cooperate

Hubject is going to cooperate with IoTecha, a company specialising in the provision of software and hardware to support the charging infrastructure for e-vehicles. Their main focus will be on the use of Plug&Charge.

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Jul 11, 2019 - 02:49 pm

CharIN is working on truck charging with up to 3 MW

The CCS initiative CharIN and its members in the High Power Commercial Vehicle Charging Task Force (HPCVC) are now also working on high power charging for electric commercial vehicles with a charging capacity of one to three megawatts and, with the help of Tesla.

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Jun 17, 2019 - 02:05 pm

VW is guaranteeing 8 years of battery life on the ID.3

Volkswagen guarantees that the batteries of the ID.3 and future models of the ID.family will retain at least 70 per cent of their usable battery capacity after eight years and 160,000 kilometres, respectively. The batteries are designed for a charging capacity of up to 125 kW, as VW has now officially confirmed.

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Jun 11, 2019 - 04:03 pm

Tesla raises Model 3 charge capacity to 200 kW

Since last weekend, Tesla has been installing a new firmware update for Model 3 already delivered in Europe. This means that charging capacities of up to 200 kW are now also possible with third-party suppliers – at least at a few locations.

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May 23, 2019 - 04:07 pm

UK: IONITY opens first HPC EV charging park

Ionity has opened its first high power charging park in the UK with four charging stations with up to 350 kW capacity. The CCS charging park is located in Maidstone, Kent Kent and Ionity say it will soon add locations at Milton Keynes and Gretna Green.

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May 21, 2019 - 05:22 pm

Efacec presents next-gen QC45 fast charger

At the EVS32, the Portuguese charging infrastructure manufacturer Efacec presented the second generation of its QC45 fast charger, which, according to Efacac, offers considerable improvements in hardware and software.

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May 12, 2019 - 01:59 pm

Australia: Chargefox deploying Tritium HPC chargers

Australia’s high power charging specialist Tritium has teamed up with network operator Chargefox to fit a charging site in Brisbane with two Tritium Veefill PK 350kW chargers, accompanied by a 50kW DC Veefil-RT fast charger, also from Tritium.

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May 8, 2019 - 01:27 pm

Tesla presents CCS adapters for Model S & X

Tesla is now offering the promised CCS adapters for Model S and Model X. The Tesla website for Germany states that all models manufactured since 1 May have the necessary on-board electrical equipment to be charged via a CCS adapter on CCS charging stations.

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Apr 15, 2019 - 04:58 pm

EVgo enables Plug & Charge in USA

The U.S. charging infrastructure operator EVgo is introducing Plug & Charge into its network. Called Autocharge, the technology allows registered customers to start a fast-charging session in seconds without having to open the EVgo app or handle RFID or credit cards.

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Apr 12, 2019 - 12:21 pm

Japan: ABB to set up charging network for Porsche

ABB will install a rapid charging network in Japan for Porsche’s Taycan and future electrical models from the manufacturer. An agreement has now been reached to install ABB fast chargers at Porsche centers and public facilities throughout Japan.

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Apr 2, 2019 - 12:49 pm

Tesla claims discrimination by NY courts

The Californian EV manufacturer says they face discrimination by New York’s infrastructure policies, as they only provide initiatives for providers that support both CHAdeMO and CCS. Clearly Tesla does not feel they should have to upgrade their chargers.

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Feb 13, 2019 - 03:01 pm

Poland: ABB delivering infrastructure tech to PKN Orlen

ABB is the third supplier to supply EkoEnergetyka and EFACEC Multi-Charger for the planned construction of 150 fast charging stations at PKN Orlen fuel stations in Poland. The Swiss company will be bringing their newest station Terra 54, successor to ABB’s sales hit Terra 53.

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Feb 12, 2019 - 12:35 pm

New Zoe generation to feature 95kW and 400km range

The newest generation of the Renault Zoe is due to be launched in September 2019. Official information is still scarce, but it is now leaked that the updated battery electric vehicle will offer an increased output of around 95 kW and an improved range of 400 kilometres (WLTP).

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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 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 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 - 11:30 pm

Tesla Model 3 design flaw vs CCS Supercharger flow (videos)

Must Tesla brace itself for a social media storm under the #trunkgate? Possibly, since EV fan Bjørn Nyland demonstrates that the Model 3 trunk has a design flaw when it rains. Yet in our own news, we present one of the first CCS adapted Superchargers ready for the Model 3’s arrival in Europe. 

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Jan 10, 2019 - 03:12 pm

Around 6k CCS charging stations now in Europe

According to the CCS Charge Map, there are now around 6,000 CCS charging locations in Europe. Among the countries with the most charging sites, Germany has taken the lead ahead of the UK, Norway, France, and Sweden. Moreover, the trend points upwards, particularly in the YOY analysis.

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Jan 8, 2019 - 05:42 pm

Clever and E.ON found JV for charging in Scandinavia

The Danish e-mobility service provider Clever and the German energy provider E.ON are setting up a joint venture to operate ultra-fast charging stations on Scandinavia’s motorways. The joint venture is called Ultra Fast Charging Venture Scandinavia.

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Jan 8, 2019 - 03:38 pm

Harley Davidson airs technical details of the LiveWire

Harley-Davidson has published technical details about its first electric motorcycle, the LiveWire. The Harvey LEV will be launched in autumn this year and can be pre-ordered from U.S. dealers starting immediately. First prototypes can also be seen at the CES in Las Vegas.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2019/09/16/xcharge-can-now-offer-360-kw-charging-power/
16.09.2019 16:18