Tag: Charging Stations

Dec 14, 2019 - 05:13 pm

Charging park GOFAST fights fake news

Gotthard FASTcharge (GOFAST) recently opened one of Switzerland’s largest fast-charging parks at a service station, using eight Nissan Leaf batteries as a buffer. “Fake news” of a diesel generator being used circulated so stubbornly on social media, however, that GOFAST now took counteraction.

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Dec 14, 2019 - 04:57 pm

Porsche teams up with Electrify Canada

Porsche Cars Canada announced an agreement with Electrify Canada where the VW subsidiary will provide buyers of the first fully-electric Porsche, the Taycan, with three years of free charging at Electrify Canada’s public charging stations.

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Dec 13, 2019 - 01:09 pm

Mathieu Bonnet will be Allego’s new CEO

Mathieu Bonnet has been appointed new CEO of charging infrastructure provider Allego. This position was previously held by Anja van Niersen, who will now take over from Sandra Lagumina as Chairman of Allego’s Supervisory Board.

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Dec 13, 2019 - 12:33 pm

Tesla is on fire

Media outlets tend to be very quick to report mishaps related to EVs or charging stations, particularly if they belong to high profile companies such as Tesla. Often, it later turns out that the “accident” was caused by third parties.

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Dec 12, 2019 - 03:36 pm

Pod Point is PSA’s new charger supplier in UK

Groupe PSA has named Pod Point as its exclusive charge point supplier for its business in the UK. Electric cars from Peugeot, Vauxhall, DS Automobile, and Citroën will be offered alongside chargers from Pod Point following the signing of a two-year deal.

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Dec 11, 2019 - 07:09 pm

Nio and Xpeng cooperate with charging networks

China’s Xpeng Motors and Nio are cooperating to provide their customers with access to each other’s public charging infrastructure. Both carmakers operate their own DC stations in China. Nio will also offer Xpeng customers the installation of home chargers.

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Dec 10, 2019 - 05:37 pm

Zap-Map announces voice support

The UK-based EV charging platform Zap-Map announced the launch of a voice-activated function for Google Assistant, allowing users to search for nearby charging points without having to take their hands off the wheel.

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Dec 9, 2019 - 04:38 pm

Amsterdam stadium integrates bi-directional charging

As of today, visitors to the Johan Cruijff Arena (JCA) in Amsterdam can actively contribute to the power supply of the arena with their electric cars by integrating them into the stadium’s power grid. The first of 15 bidirectional charging stations in the JCA is now officially in operation.

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Dec 5, 2019 - 01:35 pm

Ubitricity using green power from EDF for UK

Ubitricity has selected EDF Energy as its green power supplier for all its lantern charging points in the UK. More than 1,800 of these now exist in ten municipalities, including Liverpool, Portsmouth and central London districts such as Westminster.

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Dec 4, 2019 - 10:27 pm

BE: Engie installs new wind park + charging island

In cooperation with Engie, the port of Zeebrugge becomes the location of the largest onshore wind farm in Flanders with a total capacity of 44 MW. Engie will also install the country’s largest EV charging island with 308 charging points by EVBox.

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Dec 2, 2019 - 03:54 pm

GOFAST opens HPC park in Switzerland

Over the past few months, one of the largest Swiss fast charging locations has been built at the Würenlos service station. It was built by Gotthard FASTcharge (GOFAST). The site offers 20 charging spots and up to 300 kW charging capacity. More than 300 charges per day are possible.

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Nov 29, 2019 - 11:58 pm

Los Angeles takes aim at 80% electric sales by 2028

The “Zero Emissions Roadmap 2028 2.0” for the Los Angeles area has just been presented. It outlines the way the city aims to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and air pollution by 25% by the 2028 Olympic Games. E-mobility plays an essential role.

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Nov 28, 2019 - 04:28 pm

Inductive charging project for taxis in Cologne

In the German city of Cologne, an inductive (wireless) charging project for taxis is being set up called the Taxi Charging Concept for Public Spaces (TALAKO for short from the German). This is part of the SMATA feasibility project was launched in October.

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Nov 28, 2019 - 03:20 pm

Connected Kerb brings wireless charging to the UK

Wireless charging is coming to existing charging points in the UK. After sealing a partnership with the German induction technology specialist Magment, Connected Kerb is going to bring wireless EV charging to the UK. The inductive charging plates will be installed on UK streets and in carparks.

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Nov 27, 2019 - 03:14 pm

Smatrics expands European charging network roaming

The Austrian e-mobility service provider Smatrics has announced that it has entered into several new roaming partnerships in recent months. With the charge card, customers will now have access to 44,000 charging points in Central Europe.

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Nov 27, 2019 - 02:08 pm

ABB to deliver 50 kW chargers for Vattenfall

ABB is helping Vattenfall, a Swedish energy utility company, set up a charging network for electric vehicles in Sweden with a complete solution that includes both the fast charging station and all the necessary network connection hardware.

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Nov 27, 2019 - 12:20 pm

EVBox opens upgraded factory

EVBox has opened a renovated and modernised factory in Bordeaux for the production of DC charging stations for electric vehicles. The company took over the Bordeaux site in July 2018 and has been renovating it ever since.

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Nov 26, 2019 - 04:17 pm

US FTA awards $423M for electric bus projects

The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) is awarding grants for bus projects in the USA again. A total of 423 million dollars for 94 projects in 42 states – including many projects with electric buses and charging infrastructure.

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Nov 26, 2019 - 02:57 pm

Ekoenergetyka to deliver chargers to Munich

The Polish supplier Ekoenergetyka-Polska announces a new major order from Munich. The Munich public transport operator Münchner Verkehrsgesellschaft has ordered 56 charging stations for a brand new bus depot.

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Nov 26, 2019 - 01:41 pm

Northvolt to ramp up production capacities

Northvolt’s plans to build capacity for the production of battery cells in Europe appear to be more extensive than previously stated. The planned production capacity is to increase significantly – also with new partners.

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Nov 24, 2019 - 09:31 pm

San Diego proposal for 2000 more charging points

San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG & E) has just submitted a proposal to the California Public Utilities Commission to install an additional 2,000 charging points for electric vehicles in condominium complexes, workplaces and apartments.

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Nov 21, 2019 - 02:09 pm

Ekoenergetyka-Polska to install chargers in Warsaw

Ekoenergetyka-Polska has received another order from the Polish capital Warsaw for electric bus charging infrastructure. The municipal transport company MZA ordered 65 additional depot chargers with a charging capacity of 60 kW each as well as three pantograph chargers with 400 kW each.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2019/12/14/gofast-fights-fake-news/
14.12.2019 17:19