Jan 30, 2023 - 03:34 pm
Kempower & TSG bundle offers in Europe and Africa
Finnish charging hardware manufacturer Kempower has signed a non-exclusive distribution and service framework agreement with TSG, a provider of technical solutions for sustainable mobility. They aim to deliver fast charging solutions to 32 countries in Europe and Africa.
Jan 26, 2023 - 04:17 pm
BMW iVentures invests into Ampeco platform for CPOs
Through its investment arm, BMW i Ventures, BMW has led a $13 million financing round for Ampeco. The Bulgarian company offers a platform to manage EV chargers and operations at scale and will use the capital to drive its expansion.
Dec 19, 2022 - 03:02 pm
Designwerk presents megawatt charging station
The Swiss eMobility specialist Designwerk has presented a new type of megawatt charging station designed to rapid-charge electric trucks within 45 minutes. That would be six times faster than 350-kW charging stations, and Designwerk is moving fast towards real-life applications.
Dec 12, 2022 - 02:11 pm
EverCharge is building an EV charger plant in California
EverCharge, now part of the SK Group and a provider of EV charging solutions, announced that it is opening a 30,000-sqft production factory in Hayward, California. Spanning 2787 sqm, the new plant will help EverCharge produce EV chargers for the US market.
Nov 25, 2022 - 02:35 pm
Solaris reveals huge Charging Park ready for V2G
Solaris gives us an insight into its factory in Bolechowo near Poznan, where Poland’s leading e-bus maker recently inaugurated a bus charging park. Solaris equipped the massive charging hub with systems from three manufacturers that support bidirectional charging – a first in Poland.
Nov 15, 2022 - 02:07 pm
SK Signet confirms Texas site for US charger factory
SK Signet, the EV charging equipment maker within South Korea’s SK Group, has added details to its US expansion plans. The company has confirmed Texas as the location for its first factory in North America and released further targets.
Nov 9, 2022 - 03:28 pm
Uber to offer cheaper Wallbox Chargers to drivers in Europe
Uber and Barcelona-based Wallbox Chargers are expanding their cooperation to include seven European countries. Uber drivers in the UK, Germany, the Netherlands, Spain, France, Portugal and Belgium may now buy home chargers from Wallbox at discounted rates.
Sep 1, 2022 - 01:47 pm
Robotic charging project will launch real-world testing
A robotic charging consortium with mighty players such as Ionity, Porsche, BMW, Ford, Mercedes-Benz, TÜV Süd and others has formed in Germany. Under ROCIN-ECO, they want to drive standards for automated charging and deliver demonstrators at test sites.
Aug 1, 2022 - 01:26 pm
Webasto seeks investor for EV charging division
German automotive supplier Webasto is looking for a partner and investor in its business with charging equipment for electric cars. Still, according to local media, Webasto does not want to sell its complete charging division.
Jun 28, 2022 - 02:02 pm
LG Electronics acquires South Korean EV charger maker Apple Mango
LG Electronics has acquired AppleMango, an EV charger manufacturer from South Korea, together with GS Energy and GS Neotek. LG says the acquisition will help it create “fully-featured charging stations” and integrate the existing charging management system developed in-house.
Jun 8, 2022 - 03:22 pm
FLO plans to build a new factory in the USA
FLO plans to open its first US manufacturing facility in Michigan in late 2022. The factory will help the EV charging business execute its US strategy, says the company. FLO plans to produce more than 250,000 EV chargers by 2028.
Jan 31, 2022 - 03:00 pm
Juice Technology comes to Scandinavia as Juice Nordics
Swiss charging infrastructure provider Juice Technology has expanded in Northern Europe by founding the subsidiary Juice Nordics AB, based in Uppsala, Sweden. With the establishment of Juice Nordics, the company is now present in the entire Scandinavian region, i.e. Finland, Sweden, Norway and Denmark.
Jan 24, 2022 - 03:21 pm
FLO scores deal to supply chargers to GM workplaces
North American charging provider FLO announces it has scored a multi-year deal with General Motors to supply AC and DC fast chargers for installation at GM premises in the United States. The charging stations will allow GM employees to charge their vehicles at the workplace.
Nov 13, 2021 - 07:44 pm
British EO Charging expands into the US market
UK-based EO Charging has announced its expansion into North America and is looking to select the site for its North American office, set to open in early 2022. The new division will deliver EO’s complete fleet charging system throughout the Americas, as well as “additional offerings”, so the company.
Aug 25, 2021 - 02:49 pm
USA: Siemens to make one million EV chargers by 2025
Siemens says it will expand its US operations to support e-mobility infrastructure in America. The VersiCharge product line of commercial and residential EV chargers will be key to Siemens preparing to manufacture over one million such chargers for the US over the next four years.
Aug 3, 2021 - 03:01 pm
Mercedes launches branded ‘Juice Booster’
Mercedes-Benz has unveiled its new ‘Flexible Charging System’ designed to enable charging at various outlets and sockets using adapters. However, this Juice Booster comes from the Swiss company Juice Technology, now with Mercedes labelling.
Feb 9, 2021 - 01:33 pm
Mobile charger by Nimble Energy comes on-demand
Nimble Energy has come up with a mobile charging solution for electric cars. The Czech startup, specialised in energy storage and charging stations, is building an on-demand service called Nimbee for drivers seeking to charge on the go.
Nov 27, 2018 - 05:16 pm
Wallbox launch China JV to make charging equipment
Wallbox Chargers of Spain set up a new joint venture with Chinese Changchun FAWSN. Together they aim to sell up to half a million Wallbox charging stations a year. A new factory in the manufacturing city of Suzhou, close to Shanghai, will cover the entire production.
Sep 18, 2018 - 07:20 pm
Mennekes charging solutions comply with “Eichrecht”
Mennekes’ electric vehicle charging solutions have received the new calibration certification from the National Metrology Institute of Germany (PTB). The conformity assessment follows the country’s updated Weights and Measures Act (Eichrecht).
Sep 17, 2018 - 09:09 pm
Electrification of Amsterdam Pride yielding results
Just a few weeks ago, we reported on a joint initiative of EV Box, the City of Amsterdam and utility NUON for the Amsterdam Pride parade. They dressed the town’s charging station in fancy rainbow colour and promised to donate all profits made on this day to an LGBTQ* organisation. This has come out of […]
Sep 17, 2018 - 02:29 pm
Porsche presents modular fast-charging solution
Porsche Engineering has developed a fast charging system with modular building blocks so that it fits charge parks of various sizes and takes into account the grid and visitor frequency. It builds on the 800-Volt technology also used in their high power charging solution.
Jun 13, 2018 - 02:08 pm
Smart charging platform Greenflux secures €11 million
Dutch Greenflux closed its latest round of funding with 11 million euros. Their electric mobility infrastructure management platform found favour with investors such as the green energy company Eneco Group and the investment fund SET Ventures.