Jun 8, 2023 - 03:28 pm
Oslo opts for new charge point manager in Czech ChargeUp
The Climate Agency of Oslo has selected the Czech company ChargeUp to supply a control system for the city’s charging network. ChargeUp will remotely manage and monitor more than 2,300 public charging points in Oslo and all future charging stations.
Jun 8, 2023 - 02:03 pm
Schneider National completes charging depot to power e-truck fleet
US logistics company Schneider National has announced the completion of a huge charging depot at its South El Monte Intermodal Operations Center in Southern California. The facility will support Schneider’s nearly 100 zero-emission trucks currently on order with Freightliner.
Jun 8, 2023 - 12:21 pm
Germany may abandon target for public infrastructure rollout
In a surprise move, the German government appears to have scrapped its target of establishing one million charging points by 2030, at least internally. News agencies quote insiders familiar with the matter, revealing that the goal is no longer being actively pursued within the government.
Jun 7, 2023 - 12:00 pm
Kempower to build 100 charge hubs at UK car dealerships
Kempower has partnered with Arnold Clark, a European car retailer, to provide rapid EV charging solutions for the company’s new network. Around 500 so-called Satellite charge points will be installed at 100 charging hubs across the UK.
Jun 6, 2023 - 09:02 am
The Next Generation of EV Charge Point Management: Introducing EVesto by Longship.io
As we move towards a more sustainable future and the popularity of electric vehicles continues to rise, the need for effective and reliable charge point management software is essential. Longship.io, a well-established player in the EV cloud development arena, released its Charge Point Management Software (CPMS) in 2020, now proudly named “EVesto“. Today marks the […]
Jun 5, 2023 - 03:31 pm
Daimler Buses creates infrastructure subsidiary
Daimler Buses is setting up a subsidiary specialising in the design and construction of infrastructure for electric buses. In collaboration with its partners, Daimler Buses Solutions GmbH will provide customers across Europe with the complete infrastructure from a single source.
Jun 5, 2023 - 02:17 pm
ABB presents depot charging solution
ABB E-Mobility has presented a new depot charging solution for electric bus and truck fleets at the UITP in Barcelona. The HVC360 enables up to four charging stations to be connected – regardless of whether these are CCS or current collectors.
Jun 2, 2023 - 11:54 am
Ionity lowers prices for subscription charging model
Ionity has adjusted the conditions of its subscription model Ionity Passport for the summer travel season. The monthly rate will be cheaper, but the costs per kilowatt hour will increase. However, there is no change to the familiar 0,79 euros/kWh for ad-hoc charging.
May 31, 2023 - 10:42 am
E.On expands Alpitronic partnership for fast charging
E.On is expanding its cooperation with Alpitronic. The German energy group ordered another 4,500 fast charging stations from Alpitronic, and the partners want to work more closely together in customer services and look into megawatt charging.
May 26, 2023 - 02:41 pm
Osprey opens two fast charging hubs in England
British charge point operator Osprey Charging has opened what it says is the largest ultra-rapid EV charging hub in the South West of England. The company has also opened a charging hub in Essex.
May 26, 2023 - 02:22 pm
Chargemap & Allego team up on charging in the EU
French platform for charging locations and services Chargemap is cooperating with Allego. As part of this collaboration, Chargemap will update its app with real-time information about Allego’s charging stations.
May 26, 2023 - 02:10 pm
Bender & CCV cooperate to offer open payment systems
The payment specialist CCV and Bender, a supplier of charging controllers, will jointly implement open payment systems at EV charging stations throughout Europe. Their targets include installing around 300,000 open-loop terminals, including in the UK, over the next few years.
May 26, 2023 - 01:25 pm
LG Electronics launches EV charger suite
It is official – LG Electronics is entering the EV charging business. After the move leaked earlier this year in March, the South Korean company presented a new product portfolio comprising four models.
May 26, 2023 - 10:09 am
Ford & Tesla enable Ford drivers access to Superchargers
Surprising cooperation is to begin in North America. Ford will install Tesla’s charging port in its new electric vehicles from 2025 onwards. In the interim, Ford vehicles with CCS ports will be able to use Tesla Superchargers by means of adapters.
May 25, 2023 - 02:31 pm
Electrify America and BMW deepen their bond over the new i5
BMW of North America today announced an agreement with Electrify America to provide first-time owners of the incoming BMW i5 with two years of complimentary 30-minute charging sessions. This agreement expands on the included charging offered for other electric BMW cars.
May 25, 2023 - 10:53 am
Volkswagen’s Elli adjusts charging tariffs Europe-wide
Volkswagen’s energy subsidiary, Elli, is set to change tariffs with higher prices coming in from June. This adjustment will affect not only Elli customers but also the charging fees of VW brands. We have learned that prices across the board are rising, including the previously affordable Ionity rates.
May 24, 2023 - 04:23 pm
$187 million announced for EV schemes in the USA
The US Department of Energy (DOE) has announced a fresh round of funding for $99.5 million for electric vehicle schemes. This comes in addition to the $87 million now granted to 45 electric vehicle projects.
May 24, 2023 - 03:48 pm
Government-backed Sparki drives ultra-rapid charging in Belgium
Belgium has welcomed a new player in the EV infrastructure sector as startup Sparki emerges with ambitious plans to establish the country’s largest High-Power Charging (HPC) network. Sparki aims to achieve this feat in less than three years, supported by the Belgian government.
May 24, 2023 - 02:46 pm
Electrify America to build EV charging hubs in Utah
Electrify Commercial has announced its partnership with Rocky Mountain Power, a division of PacificCorp, to deploy 20 EV charging hubs in Utah. They will install over 80 charging stations across 15 locations in the Salt Lake City area, along with five hubs in surrounding regions.
May 23, 2023 - 02:41 pm
Driveco secures €250 mn in funding from APG to expand in Europe
Driveco, a French electric vehicle charging company, has announced a €250 million fundraising round from APG, one of the world’s largest institutional investors. The investment represents the most significant funding round in France’s charging infrastructure sector.