Tag: CCS

Mar 17, 2023 - 12:50 pm

7-Eleven plans to build fast-charging network in North America

US retail group 7-Eleven has announced the construction of its own fast charging network in the US and Canada under the new ‘7Charge’ brand. This is set to become “one of the largest and most compatible electric vehicle fast charging networks of any retailer in North America”.

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Mar 1, 2023 - 02:29 pm

Tesla opens US Supercharger network to all EVs

Tesla has officially opened its Supercharger network in the USA to non-Tesla vehicles. Via so-called “Magic Docks”, all CCS-capable electric cars can now charge at select Supercharger locations. And to ensure that Tesla vehicles are no longer limited to its own charging network, the manufacturer now offers a retrofit for older models, so they can […]

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Feb 15, 2023 - 02:27 pm

White House confirms NEVI requirements; gets Tesla on board

The US government has set the final requirements for its “Made in America” EV charging stations to qualify for the 7.5 billion dollar subsidy programme and NEVI. As leaked in advance, CCS is the new standard, and this time, Tesla is specifically on board.

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Feb 13, 2023 - 12:12 pm

USA considers requiring CCS standard for subsidies

The US Department of Transportation is expected to set the final requirements that all electric vehicle charging stations must meet to qualify for the US government’s $7.5 billion incentive programme this week. According to an agency report, one of the policy decisions is unlikely to please Tesla.

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Jan 23, 2023 - 05:35 pm

Volkswagen and OVO Energy launch V2X trial in the UK

INFLEXION is a new consortium comprising Volkswagen UK, OVO Energy, and its platform provider Kaluza. Using hardware by Indra, the partners aim to launch vehicle-to-everything solutions that could save drivers over £420 a year, and Ovo told us more.

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Jan 11, 2023 - 03:32 pm

CharIN gains new members such as Nio

The CCS charging standard association CharIN announced a number of new members. The most prominent intake is the Chinese electric car manufacturer Nio, which recently launched in Europe, but the organisation has now also reached Dubai.

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Jan 10, 2023 - 04:03 pm

Revel to open five new fast charging hubs in NY

The Brooklyn-based electric mobility and infrastructure company Revel has announced plans to develop and open five new fast-charging ‘Superhubs’ in New York City, adding a total of 136 public charging stalls to New York’s EV infrastructure.

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Dec 6, 2022 - 04:28 pm

Commercial Vehicle Charging Europe now called Milence

Commercial Vehicle Charging Europe, the joint venture founded by Daimler Truck, the Traton Group and the Volvo Group to build a high-performance charging network for heavy trucks and coaches in Europe, has now started its business activities under the brand name Milence.

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Nov 30, 2022 - 02:57 pm

CharIN angered over change in Supercharger plug design

The CCS association CharIN has released a statement of discontent after Tesla recently announced it would release the design of its proprietary Supercharger connector to make its system the charging standard in North America. Tesla remains a member of the consortium behind the CCS charging standard.

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Nov 18, 2022 - 06:51 pm

Honda e cars become a virtual power plant in Germany

Honda has received certification for a fleet of mass-produced electric vehicles for primary control reserve (PRL) prequalification by transmission system operator Amprion as part of a pilot project with Next Kraftwerke. Honda calls it a “significant breakthrough in V2G technology.” 

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Nov 18, 2022 - 04:56 pm

Tesla Superchargers open to third parties in Italy

Tesla has also started to open Supercharger stations in Italy for electric cars of other brands. The Supercharger map in Italy now also includes the note, “This Supercharger is open to Tesla vehicles and Non-Tesla vehicles with CCS compatibility”.

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Jul 26, 2022 - 11:57 am

Tesla significantly increases investment plans

Tesla has changed its investment plan, according to a filing with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). According to this, Tesla wants to invest between six and eight billion dollars per year until 2024. In addition, the Superchargers in the USA are to be opened to third-party brands.

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Feb 9, 2022 - 03:36 pm

Electreon joins CharIN

Electreon, an Israeli company specialising in inductive charging for electric vehicles, has joined the CCS initiative CharIN. As a core member of CharIN, Electreon will contribute technical insights on wireless charging technology requirements and participate in relevant working groups to develop common global standards.

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Dec 16, 2021 - 12:28 pm

VW introduces charging update off the production line

Soon, all electric models in VW’s ID. series will roll off the production line with a new software version that will bring advantages when charging. Most of the updates will be applied “over the air” to vehicles that have already been delivered.

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Dec 2, 2021 - 04:37 pm

Nissan to install over 600 charge points in Europe

Nissan is going to significantly expand the charging infrastructure at its dealerships in Europe through two major collaborations. Allego will install DC chargers at Nissan dealers in 16 countries. In Germany and the United Kingdom, Nissan dealers will build infrastructure with E.ON.

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Oct 12, 2021 - 02:04 pm

Ionity now has Plug&Charge accross EU network

In Europe, Ionity is now able to offer Plug&Charge functionality at all of its charging stations. After an initially gradual introduction in the past months, the Munich-based company says that Plug&Charge is now available at all 371 Ionity locations currently in Europe.

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Aug 10, 2021 - 03:38 pm

CharIN recognises Dekra testing lab for charging

The European CharIN organisation has recognised the German standards inspection company Dekra as a testing laboratory for charging infrastructure. Dekra is now one of the first two laboratories that can perform conformance tests for the Combined Charging System (CCS) and issue CharIN CCS certificates.

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Aug 2, 2021 - 04:08 pm

Electrify America to drop CHAdeMO next year

Volkswagen subsidiary Electrify America appears to be dropping the CHAdeMO charging standard at its North American facilities. The decision was found buried in the company’s investment plan that will enter its third phase in 2022 but will exclude California.

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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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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2023/03/17/7-eleven-plans-to-build-fast-charging-network-in-north-america/
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