WiTricity raises $63m; Siemens leading this latest round
Wireless charging specialist WiTricity says it completed a new funding round of $63 million (€60.9m). Anchored by a $25 million investment from Siemens. WiTricity wants to bring its patents into products, including launching a new V2G solution.Weiterlesen
Infineon & Delta to develop bidirectional 3-1 charging system for homes
The German chip manufacturer Infineon Technologies and the Taiwanese charging infrastructure manufacturer Delta Electronics have developed a 3-in-1 system that integrates solar power system, home storage and charging station. Thanks to bidirectional inverters, the electric car can not only be charged, but also act as a buffer storage for the home’s emergency power supply.Weiterlesen
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Delta Electronics reveals compact DC charging station
Delta Electronics has introduced the Slim 100, a new compact DC charging station. The charging station offers a maximum DC charging power of 100 kW and an efficiency of over 96 per cent. The model is being offered across EMEA – Europe, the Middle East and Africa .Weiterlesen
StromVolt Americas announces battery plant plans for Canada
The Canadian start-up StromVolt Americas has announced its intention to build Canada’s first factory for the production of lithium-ion battery cells for electric vehicles together with the Taiwanese company Delta Electronics. The factory will be located in the province of Quebec.Weiterlesen
Delta Electronics licenses WiTricity’s inductive charging system
WiTricity has licensed its inductive charging technology to Delta Electronics. The agreement allows Delta to build and sell wireless charging systems for a wide range of industrial applications, including driverless transportation systems and electric forklifts.Weiterlesen
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Delta & TU Brandenburg working on smart grids
Delta Electronics is working with the Brandenburg Technical University Cottbus-Senftenberg (BTU) on a research project on smart grids. For this purpose, smart grids with charging points are being developed at BTU, the University of Potsdam and the Eberswalde University of Applied Sciences.Weiterlesen
Delta launches 200-kW charging station for EMEA region
Delta Electronics has just presented its new HPC station for Europe, the Middle East and Africa. As the name UFC 200 suggests, the station enables a maximum charging power of 200 kW that can be split into two 100 kW to charge two electric cars at the same time.Weiterlesen
PSA announces charging system partners
The French car manufacturer PSA has selected a partner for the installation of charging stations for all its brands in each European country. The recommended companies offer charging solutions for business customers as well as for consumers in single or multiple family homes.Weiterlesen
GKN Automotive and Delta join forces on e-drives
GKN Automotive and Delta Electronics are launching a strategic cooperation for the development and marketing of electric drives for the 80 to 155 kW power class. The drives from the joint development are to be launched on the market in three years.Weiterlesen
EV Motors India plans to install 6,500 charging parks
EV Motors India plans to use a cooperation with DLF, Delta Electronics and ABB India to set up a brand name PlugNgo, which will install more than 6,500 EV charging parks across India over the next five years. They will equip major cities in India with multiple charging parks each, and are calculating an investment […]Weiterlesen
DE: Telekom launches nationwide EV charging network
Germany’s telecommunication company Telekom launches their charging network initiative in the country. Their first public charging station is now open and the network will grow to include up to 12,000 public EV charging stations. The clue is to use existing infrastructure says Telekom and we gathered the details exclusively.Weiterlesen
New e-mobility initiative finds warm welcome
The Zero Emission Vehicle Challenge, which was launched in July by the international Climate Group network and C40 cities has made some major steps: 26 additional states, cities, regions and companies have agreed to join the e-mobility effort.Weiterlesen
Delta working on 400 kW HPC with partners
Delta Electronics is working on a project to develop an Extreme Fast Charger (XFC) with a solid-state transformer with capacities up to 400 kW. The project is supported by the US government for a three-year research period, and is being conducted in cooperation with General Motors.Weiterlesen
Delta Electronics to charge with 150 kW (video interview)
Jackie Chang, President & GM EMEA at Delta Electronics talks ultra fast-charging in Europe on our electrive.com couch at the EVS30. The Taiwanese company offers stationary energy storage but also EV charging stations that gear up for 150 kW.Weiterlesen
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Beijing charges ahead: 5,000 charge points will be installed in the Chinese capital this year. Furthermore, state-owned utility State Grid announced plans for chargers along the main highways in China, aiming to build 10,000 DC and 120,000 regular chargers in China by 2020. The latter might use technology by the Berlin-based start-up Ubitricity that turns street lamps into EV charge posts.
Electric cab fleet: Vietnam’s second-biggest cab company Mai Linh Taxi wants to replace its entire fleet with electric vehicles. Up to 20,000 Renault EVs could be purchased by 2020. The first 30 electric cars will go into service in Hanoi in the next three months already.
Multi fast-charging: Delta Electronics presents a new multi-standard rapid-charging station. It can be used by up to four vehicles at a time. Load capacity is 120 kW for DC and 65 kW in AC operation. The station is now in serial production and already in use in European countries including Norway.
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Cash for chargers: French charging station manufacturer DBT (Douaisienne de Basse Tension) went public one day before Christmas in the hope to raise 8.7 million euros (over 9.5m dollars). DBT was established in 1990 and partners with Nissan and CHAdeMO.
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Electric cab service: Those flying to London can now book a Nissan Leaf Teknas or Tesla Model S with chauffeur via eConnect. The car service cooperates with GET-E, which provides the international reservation platform for the airport shuttle.