Mar 27, 2023 - 12:02 pm
LG could offer charging infrastructure
LG Electronics is apparently preparing its entry into the EV charging infrastructure business. According to a Korean media report, LG Group’s strategy is to have major subsidiaries such as LG Electronics provide all services from charger manufacturing to charging solutions and platforms.
Feb 13, 2023 - 01:34 pm
Stellantis launches charger construction in Italy
The car company Stellantis has started building fast-charging stations in Italy. The first fast charger of the Atlante project was installed at a Stellantis dealer in Magenta near Milan. Soon, the first Atlante columns will also follow at Stellantis dealers in France.
Feb 13, 2023 - 01:17 pm
Blue Corner to build 280 AC charging points in Italy
The Belgian charging infrastructure provider Blue Corner will gradually install, operate and maintain 280 charging points for electric cars at business and conference centres in Brussels, Antwerp and Liège over the coming years.
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.
Feb 10, 2023 - 04:08 pm
Bus charging depot with 124 chargers opens in Aalborg
Public transport operator Tide Bus has commissioned Scandinavia’s largest electric bus depot in the Danish city of Aalborg. There, 124 DC chargers from hardware supplier Kempower are available. The company GodEnergi was responsible for the installation.
Feb 8, 2023 - 04:45 pm
Kia prepares its European headquarters for EVs
In Frankfurt, Germany, Kia’s European headquarters are being used by an increasing number of electric cars. The Korean automaker has been supported with the necessary charging infrastructure by The Mobility House, for their expertise in intelligent charging and energy solutions. The following guest article by The Mobility House shows how Kia experienced this process.
Jan 31, 2023 - 05:29 pm
Fastned opens 13th charging hub in the UK
Fastned has launched its latest ultra-rapid charging hub in the UK. Based off the A183 on Parsons Road, the new Fastned hub in Washington comprises eight charging bays of up to 300 kW and will serve EV commuters to and from South Tyneside, as well as Sunderland.
Jan 31, 2023 - 05:10 pm
Ireland launches sports club charging scheme
Ireland’s Department of Transport has launched the ‘Shared Island Sports Club EV Charging Scheme’. The new €15 million scheme is designed to support the roll-out of publicly accessible, fast-charging for sports clubs and communities across the island of Ireland.
Jan 31, 2023 - 04:59 pm
Superchargers opened to third parties in Australia
Following the opening of Superchargers to third parties in Europe, Tesla is now starting to open its fast-charging stations for electric cars of other brands in Australia. Five Supercharger locations have initially been made available in the state of New South Wales.
Jan 30, 2023 - 04:59 pm
NL: Park ‘n Charge to double charging network
Dutch charge point operator Park’ n Charge announces financing of €16.4 mn through Rabobank. The company wants to spend the money on doubling its network of six thousand charging stations in the Netherlands in the next two years.
Jan 24, 2023 - 04:18 pm
Vattenfall to install chargers at NH Hotels in Germany
In Germany, Vattenfall and the NH Hotel Group are collaborating to set up charging stations for electric vehicles across the country. The hotel group is planning to install publicly accessible fast-charging infrastructure with 180 kW charging columns and AC chargers at 50 of its hotel locations.
Jan 24, 2023 - 12:22 pm
Tritium garners large order from Evyve in the UK
In the UK, the Australian charging station manufacturer Tritium has now become the preferred hardware supplier for charging provider Evyve. The British charging provider aims to install around 10,000 electric car chargers in the UK by 2023.
Jan 23, 2023 - 02:37 pm
Aral forms electric truck charging route in Rhine region
Aral pulse has opened a charging corridor for electric trucks along 600 kilometres of the Rhine-Alpine Corridor. The busy logistics route currently connects two major metropolitan regions with six charge hubs. However, the corridor is not yet complete.
Jan 19, 2023 - 03:05 pm
New JV focuses on truck charging at largest US ports
A new joint venture wants to benefit from California’s bid to transition the trucking industry to zero emission. Forum Mobility, CBRE and Homecoming Capital poured $400 mn into funding the venture and have investors like Amazon already engaged with plans to progress e-trucks as a service this year.
Jan 19, 2023 - 12:42 pm
Liverpool to add 300 charge points hidden in streetlamps
Liverpool in North West England has chosen Ubitricity to triple the city’s charging network with lamp posts doubling as charge points. Founded in Berlin, Ubitricty is now a wholly owned subsidiary of the oil giant Shell and has ambitious targets in the UK.
Jan 18, 2023 - 05:05 pm
BP places major charging station order with Tritium
Australian charging station manufacturer Tritium has received the largest order in its history. The new order comes from BP and includes fast charging stations of the RTM product series with 50 kW and PKM with 150 kW for use by BP Pulse in the USA, UK, Europe and Australia.
Jan 17, 2023 - 03:56 pm
UK issues plan to expand V2G charging infrastructure
The government of the UK and Ofgem published the ‘Electric Vehicle Smart Charging Action Plan’ today, setting out steps to seize on the significant potential of smart EV charging and make it the preferred method of long-duration charging by 2025.
Jan 17, 2023 - 02:59 pm
Tata Power to build 25,000 charger network in India
The Indian energy supplier Tata Power has announced the development of a nationwide charging network in India. Around 25,000 charging points are to be installed over the next five years. The charging infrastructure will be monitored from Mumbai.
Jan 16, 2023 - 02:55 pm
356 Lincoln dealers in the US to install chargers onsite
At least 356 dealers of Ford’s Lincoln brand in the USA will install charging infrastructure at their stores. This figure makes up 59 per cent of all the brand’s dealers, which are said to be responsible for almost 90 per cent of all Lincoln sales.
Jan 16, 2023 - 12:57 pm
Wattif EV secures financing for €50 million
Norwegian charging station provider Wattif EV has closed a 50-million-euro investment from Marguerite, one of Europe’s largest investment fund managers for sustainable infrastructure projects. Marguerite is including Wattif EV in the portfolio of its latest fund, Marguerite III.
Jan 15, 2023 - 01:39 pm
Brussels funds eleven fast charging projects
The government of the Brussels Capital Region is funding the installation of fast and ultra-fast charging stations for electric vehicles with 500,000 euros. Eleven projects were selected as part of the funding.
Jan 12, 2023 - 02:26 pm
EnBW joint venture plans fast-charging network in Turkey
Borusan EnBW Enerji, a joint venture between EnBW and the Turkish industrial group Borusan, wants to install a network of fast chargers for electric cars in Turkey. They have already received their operating license and plan to invest over five billion Turkish liras (€250 mn) by 2030.
Jan 11, 2023 - 03:05 pm
TPA to run Toronto’s burgeoning charging network
Toronto launched the ‘EV Charging Initiative’ and appointed the Toronto Parking Authority (TPA) to run it. TPA, the largest municipality-owned parking operator in North America, just installed eight chargers in a parking garage as part of a more comprehensive plan.