Tag: CCS

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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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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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2022/11/18/honda-e-cars-become-a-virtual-power-plant-in-germany/
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