Tag: Charging Stations

Aug 8, 2021 - 03:11 pm

Volta Charging to enter European market

US start-up Volta Charging is coming to Europe, starting with an office in Germany. The company offers initially free DC charging refinanced through advertising. Volta has yet to disclose its timeline for entering the EU market.

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Jul 30, 2021 - 02:50 pm

Scottish bank invests in Forev

The Scottish National Investment Bank has invested two million pounds in charging network operator Forev. The capital will help Forev to build a network of over 1,700 charging points at public locations across Scotland.

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Jul 30, 2021 - 02:47 pm

Australian government funds fast-charger expansion

On behalf of the Australian government, the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) has awarded funding totaling 24.55 million Australian dollars (roughly 15,2 million euros) to five providers to build a total of 403 new fast-charging stations.

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Jul 29, 2021 - 01:06 pm

Continental & Siemens to cooperate on truck pantographs

Continental Engineering Services (CES) and Siemens Mobility will cooperate in the development and production of pantographs for trucks. The duo has in mind the electrification of road freight transport by means of so-called eHighways, as they are currently being tested in three regions in Germany.

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Jul 29, 2021 - 11:53 am

USA to return to stricter vehicle emissions standards

The administration of US President Joe Biden is apparently aiming for a return to stricter consumption and emission standards for cars. There is also progress in the legislative process on President Joe Biden’s slimmed-down infrastructure programme.

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Jul 29, 2021 - 11:44 am

Allego to IPO via merger with Spartan

Dutch charging infrastructure operator Allego has announced its IPO. Through a merger with Spartan Acquisition Corp., a listing on the New York Stock Exchange is planned from the fourth quarter of 2021. In the process, a carmaker will also join the company.

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Jul 28, 2021 - 03:16 pm

Danish Clever buys another 500 Compleo charging stations

Compleo continues to build its cooperation with Denmark’s charge point operator Clever. After Compleo delivered 400 charging columns in the first half of the year, Clever now wants another 500 charging stations before the year’s end. Both companies are long-standing partners.

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Jul 26, 2021 - 09:19 pm

Octopus Energy & Mer agree UK roaming deal

A new roaming agreement between EV charging experts Mer and green energy provider Octopus Energy sees British EV users signed up to Octopus Energy’s Electric Juice Network charge at any of Mer’s over 200 chargers in the UK.

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Jul 23, 2021 - 12:42 pm

Enel X Romania joins Hubject network

Charging infrastructure specialist Enel X Romania has joined the Hubject network. Specifically, over 160 charging points from Enel X in Romania will become part of Hubject’s Intercharge roaming platform. Until now, access to Enel X Romania’s charging points was only possible via the JuicePass app.

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Jul 22, 2021 - 03:12 pm

Daimler to exclusively introduce EV platforms from 2025

Daimler presented its updated plans for the upcoming switch to electric mobility at an investor day. The goal: Mercedes-Benz is preparing with new platforms and battery factories to become fully electric before the end of the decade – with one caveat.

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Jul 22, 2021 - 01:59 pm

Rivian to install Waypoint chargers at all Tennessee Parks

The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) announced a new deal with EV automaker Rivian to install Rivian Waypoint EV charging stations at Tennessee State Parks. The goal is to have charging stations available at all 56 state parks, depending on the availability of electricity.

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Jul 22, 2021 - 01:35 pm

Shell Recharge coming to Waitrose stores across the UK

Petrochemical giant Shell announces plans to build hundreds of charging points for electric cars at Waitrose stores in the UK over the next few years. The British supermarket chain specifically plans to host up to 800 charging stations at up to 100 Waitrose stores across the UK by 2025.

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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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Jul 21, 2021 - 11:35 am

Tesla to open Superchargers to 3rd parties in 2021

Elon Musk has now confirmed on Twitter that Tesla will open its Supercharger network to electric cars from other brands later this year. Meanwhile, there is an update on Tesla’s plan to start production of the Semi electric truck this year.

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Jul 20, 2021 - 12:51 pm

Plugsurfing renews eRoaming partnership with Hubject

Hubject and Plugsurfing announce the renewal of their long-lasting international roaming partnership. Hubject will continue to give Plugsurfing access to their eRoaming platform intercharge, effectively giving Plugsurfing customers access to 150,000 charging stations across Europe.

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Jul 20, 2021 - 12:25 pm

Volvo C40 Recharge to launch in the US this year

Volvo Cars has opened the order books online for the C40 Recharge at an MSRP of $58,750 in the United States before tax credits. Vehicle production will begin in Ghent, Belgium, this autumn, with the first US deliveries being set for Q4 2021.

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Jul 19, 2021 - 01:47 pm

British Gas & RAC team up for home charging offer

The UK motoring organisation RAC and British Gas have joined forces to facilitate EV drivers installing home charging points. The new partnership also includes a special electricity tariff, while Alfen will deliver the charging equipment.

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Jul 19, 2021 - 11:36 am

Austria considers combustion ban for 2030

In Austria, only zero-emission passenger cars, two-wheelers, light commercial vehicles and heavier commercial vehicles are to be newly registered by 2030 at the latest. This is one of the ‘Mobility Master Plan 2030’ measures now presented by Infrastructure Minister Leonore Gewessler. However, the plan is not binding.

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Jul 18, 2021 - 11:10 pm

Benelux countries to ensure charging across borders

To promote cross-border electric driving and charging, Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg (so-called Benelux countries) have established the joint service IDRO (Benelux ID Registration Organisation). IDRO is supposed to help ensure that national borders are not an obstacle to charging.

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Jul 16, 2021 - 11:18 am

Compleo wants to take over innogy eMobility Solutions

The Dortmund-based charging infrastructure manufacturer Compleo has confirmed that it is negotiating the takeover of innogy eMobility Solutions GmbH with E.ON. Officially, a letter of intent for the acquisition of 100 per cent of the shares has already been concluded.

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Jul 15, 2021 - 07:53 pm

Zurich orders Siemens charging for electric buses

In Switzerland, Siemens has been awarded a contract by the Zurich Transport Authority (VBZ) for the supply, installation and commissioning of 45 Sicharge UC charging stations for electric buses. The charging infrastructure will be installed in the Hardau bus garage for 45 new electric buses.

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Jul 14, 2021 - 03:06 pm

Momentum delivers 300 kW inductive charging

In the US state of Washington, Momentum Dynamics has installed three additional inductive charging systems for the Link Transit authority electric bus fleet in Wenatchee. Charging capacities of up to 300 kW mean that electric buses can be charged wirelessly within a few minutes.

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Jul 13, 2021 - 08:39 pm

California to gain 38,000 charging points

In California, businesses, government agencies and other organisations are now able to participate in the $436-million Charge Ready program. The program from Southern California Edison (SCE) will see the addition of approximately 38,000 new electric car chargers throughout the SCE service area over the next five years.

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Jul 13, 2021 - 06:07 pm

Volkswagen presents strategy til 2030

Volkswagen has presented its strategy for 2030 called ‘New Auto’. At the core of this strategy is the shift to electromobility and the gradual phasing out of the combustion engine – but it goes far beyond electrifying the hardware that has been dominant for so long

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Jul 12, 2021 - 06:57 pm

EVgo now listed on Wall Street

The US fast-charging network EVgo is now listed on Wall Street. The IPO was made possible via a merger with the stock market shell Climate Change Crisis Real Impact. EVgo is now trading on the Nasdaq under the symbols “EVGO” and “EVGOW,” respectively.

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Jul 12, 2021 - 06:24 pm

Enel X to provide charging solutions for Biogen

Enel X is working with Biogen to electrify the biotechnology company’s employee commercial fleet. The cooperation will see Biogen employees supplied with an Enel X JuiceBox smart home charging station, and software to manage the electric fleet.

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Jul 9, 2021 - 12:00 pm

EU Commission plans charging infrastructure requirements

According to a media report, the EU Commission is planning to give the member states concrete requirements for the expansion of the charging infrastructure as part of the eagerly awaited “Fit for 55” climate package. The package is to be published on 14 July.

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