Tag: CCS

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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Jul 6, 2020 - 06:37 pm

Tesla puts V3 chargers into operation in Europe

Tesla installed its first supercharger site in continental Europe with the faster V3 columns (up to 250 kW charging capacity) into operation near The Hague in the Netherlands on Friday. In Germany, two supercharger sites with the V3 charging points are currently being set up.

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Jul 1, 2020 - 07:40 am

Ekoenergetyka is offering new DC charging stations and looking for partners

A revolution on the electric vehicle market is a response to ever-growing expectations of EV drivers. From year to year, the technology is developing and improving what leads to manufacturers achieving longer ranges, by installing larger and more efficient battery systems in vehicles. Not only batteries are growing also the EV use cases become more […]

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Jun 3, 2020 - 07:16 pm

Caverion now service partner for Ionity in five countries

Finnish company Caverion and the high power charging joint venture Ionity have entered into an international service partnership. Caverion is responsible for the maintenance and service of transformers at Ionity’s HPC stations for electric vehicles in Norway, Finland, Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia.

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May 18, 2020 - 02:15 pm

Ford updates Mach-E fast-charging data

Following real-life testing, Ford is updating the fast-charging data for the Mustang Mach-E. In the ‘Extended Range’ variant with battery and rear-wheel drive, the SUV’s charging performance is around 30% higher than the values stated before, the car manufacturer reports.

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May 14, 2020 - 06:02 pm

Huber+Suhner presents 500 kW charging cable

The Swiss company Huber+Suhner has presented a liquid-cooled charging cable system which is designed to enable continuous charging with 500 A even at very high temperatures of up to 50 degrees Celsius. With a voltage of 1,000 volts, charging capacities of up to 500 kW are conceivable.

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May 7, 2020 - 06:46 pm

Sygic adds electric car mode to navigation app

Slovakian navigation specialist Sygic has introduced an electric car mode to its App Sygic GPS Navigation. The new EV Mode allows route planning with compatible charging points, payment without installing an additional app and real-time data from the stations.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2021/03/15/rectifier-technologies-unveils-foundational-50kw-ev-charger-module-for-hpc/
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