Tag: CCS

Nov 7, 2019 - 04:20 pm

BMW and TenneT present smart charging

BMW and the power grid operator TenneT want to support the stability of the power grid with a new charging control system. The intelligent charge control system developed for BMW Charging has already been tested in pilot projects in Germany and the USA.

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Nov 6, 2019 - 01:42 pm

Tesla builds up charging and service networks in China

Tesla intends to increase the number of its service centres in China from 29 to 63 and the number of its fast-charging stations by 39 per cent to 362 units.  The Californian company has also increased the charging capacity of Model 3 with the latest software update.

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Oct 21, 2019 - 02:39 pm

Ionity launches first Scottish HPC parks

Ionity is pushing ahead with the expansion of its high power chargers (HPC) with new locations. In Gretna Green, Scotland, the first of six planned Ionity sites in the country has now been connected to the grid. Construction of new Ionity charging sites is also progressing in the rest of Europe.

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Sep 28, 2019 - 10:27 pm

CharIN moves ahead on truck charging standard

The CCS initiative CharIN has just announced 15 new members, including the car manufacturers SAIC, Suzuki and Subaru. The CharIN Steering Committee has also pushed the development of the planned CCS-compliant connector for the rapid charging of electric commercial vehicles with at least 2 MW.

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Sep 24, 2019 - 04:10 pm

Porsche develops precision measuring for HPC

Porsche has just announced that they have developed a DC charging meter that can identify the user, log the time of charging, and measure current, voltage, and time during the charging procedure. The Porsche DC Energy Meter is a meter for direct-current charging stations with an output of up to 350 kilowatts.

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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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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2019/11/07/bmw-and-tennet-present-smart-charging/
07.11.2019 16:36