Tag: DC

Jan 28, 2020 - 02:39 pm

VW boss Herbert Diess gets frank about CO2

Volkswagen Group CEO Herbert Diess has delivered a seminal speech, depending action will follow. Essentially, the head of the major carmaker asks for binding environmental agreements across the EU, including charging networks and a higher price on carbon emissions.

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Jan 27, 2020 - 09:49 pm

Controversy around Ionity’s new pricing continues

Everything was to be so simple – one price for everyone, charged per kWh at all stations with Ionity’s high power charging network. Only it wasn’t that simple, as so-called mobility service operators got exclusive deals and charge differently – to much dismay and a competitor’s delight.

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Jan 26, 2020 - 03:04 pm

DCS launches UK-wide charging card for EVs

Digital Charging Solutions launches a unified solution with partner OEM to enable EV drivers to access stations from more than fifteen domestic providers such as Podpoint, Source London, or Ionity.

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Jan 24, 2020 - 01:31 pm

Lancashire to build 150 new charging points

A project to install 150 on-street charging points in Lancashire, in partnership between BP Chargemaster and Lancashire County Council, is nearing completion and reached a milestone this week with the opening of a new charging ‘super hub’.

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Jan 20, 2020 - 09:57 pm

Iberdrola and Avia extend charging network

Iberdrola and Avia have agreed to install more than 500 fast chargers for electric-cars at over 100 service stations in Spain and Portugal. The new fast chargers mark the extension of an existing partnership between the two companies from last year. Previously, Iberdrola installed 48 fast chargers at Avia stations at 24 locations in Spain.

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Jan 19, 2020 - 06:36 pm

Audi to install 4,500 charge points at its plants

Audi wants to invest around 100 million euros in charging infrastructure to install at its own sites and is planning more than 4,500 charging points, most of which will also be publicly accessible. The majority will stand at Audi’s German plants with some at other locations as well.

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Jan 16, 2020 - 05:44 pm

Ionity launches new pricing structure based on kWh

High power charging provider Ionity, the JV between BMW, Daimler, Ford, and the Volkswagen Group with Audi and Porsche has announced a new pricing structure across its European network. Based on kilowatt-hours rather than a base fee, the system is simple but has its details.

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Jan 16, 2020 - 03:24 pm

Honda & Moixa launch their first V2G project in London

Honda and Moixa have teamed up to launch the first fruit of their pan-European cooperation. Smart chargers with vehicle-to-grid technology have been installed in London’s borough Islington and foretell a future of bi-directional charging via CCS.

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Jan 15, 2020 - 04:15 pm

Qbuzz orders 100 fast chargers for buses from ABB

ABB has installed more than 100 electric bus rapid charging stations for public transport operator Qbuzz in the Netherlands. Most of these are cabled charging stations in depots, but there are also a few pantograph fast chargers.

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Jan 14, 2020 - 12:47 pm

Hawai’i launches charging station rebates

The energy supplier Hawai’i Energy has launched a new EV charging station incentive programme to improve the island state’s electric vehicle infrastructure. The state will grant $400,000 to rebate EVCS installation projects completed between January 2020 and 30 June 2021.

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Jan 10, 2020 - 12:50 am

Finland increases funding for charge points

This year the Finnish government is providing 5.5 million euros to subsidise new charging points for electric cars. The funding is to be used to create more than 5,000 new charging points at housing estates.

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Jan 10, 2020 - 12:13 am

Chakratec enters North America with Blink Charging

Israel’s Chakratec that specialises in energy storage for ultra fast-charging stations is coming to North America. Chakratec is now collaborating with Blink Charging supported by a $900,000 grant from the Israel-U.S. Binational Industrial Research and Development (BIRD) Energy Program.

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Jan 9, 2020 - 11:30 pm

Ionity orders 324 HPC columns from ABB

ABB has received a follow-up order from charging network provider Ionity for an additional 324 HPC charging stations. The columns with the new Ionity design will be installed in 24 countries during the second phase of the Ionity grid expansion by the end of 2020.

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Jan 8, 2020 - 04:08 pm

Innolectric introduces new onboard charger

The German company Innolectric has completed the development of its 22 kW onboard charger with silicon carbide technology and intends to start series delivery from the second quarter of 2020. According to the manufacturer, demand is high.

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Jan 7, 2020 - 03:13 pm

Wallbox shows off bidirectional charger

At the CES this year, the Spanish supplier Wallbox is presenting the Quasar, a bidirectional home charging station for electric vehicles. Quasar will also be compatible with solar and battery storage systems, but sports a price is significantly higher than those of conventional wallboxes.

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Jan 7, 2020 - 02:04 pm

EVBox presents new fast chargers

The Dutch charging infrastructure supplier EVBox has presented its EVBox Troniq 100 rapid charging station with up to 100 kW charging power at CES. In addition, the EVBox Ultroniq (up to 350 kW) has received a new design.

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Jan 2, 2020 - 04:54 pm

Volkswagen adjusts their electric forecast upwards

Volkswagen is significantly raising its forecast for the production of electric vehicles: According to new plans, the strategic target of one million electric cars is to be reached by the end of 2023, two years earlier than previously planned. The Volkswagen company adjusted their plans to produce 1.5 million electric cars in 2025.

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Jan 2, 2020 - 03:57 pm

Tesla completes Canadian Supercharger corridor

Tesla has completed a new supercharger corridor in Canada, which extends from Vancouver to Halifax. The expansion of Tesla’s own fast-charging network is to continue in 2020 – the company also plans to expand in Europe.

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Jan 2, 2020 - 02:40 pm

LS Power takes over EVgo

EVgo, one of the largest fast-charging networks for electric cars in the USA, has a new owner: LS Power just took over the company from Vision Ridge Partners. EVgo will remain as an independent brand under the umbrella of LS Power. The transaction is expected to close in early 2020, financial details have not been […]

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Dec 22, 2019 - 11:54 am

Tesla installs first 3rd-gen Superchargers in Europe

Tesla has installed eight third-generation Superchargers with charging capacities of up to 250 kW outside North America in London. It is also the 500th location in Europe. But there are also news about the Supercharger network from other countries.

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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 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 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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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2020/01/28/vw-boss-herbert-diess-gets-frank-about-co2/
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