Feb 22, 2023 - 02:33 pm
Subway shops to offer EV charging with GenZ
Subway has teamed up with GenZ EV Solutions to bring an “EV Charging Oasis” to Subway’s fast food sites. As part of the multi-year rollout, the partners will pilot smaller fast charging stations at select, new or remodelled restaurants across the USA this year.
Feb 16, 2023 - 12:56 pm
BP to invest billions in charging network in the USA with Hertz
BP wants to pump one billion US dollars into the development of charging infrastructure in the USA by 2030. Part of this investment will go towards the construction of charging facilities at the car rental company Hertz. Both players are planning a US-wide fast charging network at Hertz locations.
Feb 15, 2023 - 02:27 pm
White House confirms NEVI requirements; gets Tesla on board
The US government has set the final requirements for its “Made in America” EV charging stations to qualify for the 7.5 billion dollar subsidy programme and NEVI. As leaked in advance, CCS is the new standard, and this time, Tesla is specifically on board.
Feb 13, 2023 - 12:12 pm
USA considers requiring CCS standard for subsidies
The US Department of Transportation is expected to set the final requirements that all electric vehicle charging stations must meet to qualify for the US government’s $7.5 billion incentive programme this week. According to an agency report, one of the policy decisions is unlikely to please Tesla.
Feb 9, 2023 - 02:52 pm
E.ON Drive to build chargers for VinFast
E.ON Drive has been commissioned by VinFast to build charging points at its sites in Germany, France and the Netherlands. As part of the cooperation, the E.ON subsidiary will cover the entire scope of the project, from planning and installation to the operation of the charging points.
Feb 9, 2023 - 01:54 pm
Contargo to set up heavy truck charging network in Germany
The German logistics company Contargo is planning to set up the largest private charging network for heavy electric trucks in Germany. In the course of this year, 33 fast chargers are to be set up at 14 locations in the country. Contargo brought the charging infrastructure manufacturer SBRS on board as its technology partner.
Feb 8, 2023 - 02:14 pm
Motor Fuel Group releases 2023 high-power charger budget
British petrol station operator Motor Fuel Group (MFG) has slated £50 million this year to build new ultra-rapid charging hubs for electric cars. The investment will help MFG and partners install 360 HPC columns in 2023, thus more than doubling the number of available chargers today.
Feb 7, 2023 - 03:27 pm
Hubject to integrate 1,600 charging points in Hungary
Hubject is cooperating with Hungarian charging network operator MVM Mobiliti to integrate its charging infrastructure into its roaming network Intercharge. MVM Mobiliti operates Hungary’s largest charging network with almost 1,600 charging points.
Feb 7, 2023 - 01:40 pm
Gridserve installed 32 new HPC in January
After a track record of over 100 high-power chargers installed in 2022, Gridserve is accelerating into 2023 with 32 new high-power chargers opened at four new Electric Super Hubs in January.
Feb 6, 2023 - 01:54 pm
Hyundai to install HPC infrastructure in India
Hyundai Motor India has announced the installation of 10 fast-charging locations across key highways and cities in India by the middle of this year. Each fast charging location will comprise one DC 150 kW ultra-fast charger and one DC 60 kW high-speed charger.
Feb 6, 2023 - 01:32 pm
Electrify America increases charging fees
The US charging network will charge five cents more starting on 6 March 2023. This concerns all customers, including Pass+ members, no matter if they charge per minute or per kilowatt hour.
Feb 6, 2023 - 01:29 pm
15 chargers commissioned for electric trucks in Gothenburg
The new charging hub is one of Sweden’s largest charging stations for electric trucks and was put into operation by E-Mobility, a subsidy of the Soltech Group. The 15 fast-charging points are located at Gothenburgs Lastbilscentral (GLC) hub in the Swedish city.
Feb 1, 2023 - 03:18 pm
ChargePoint moves into AI-driven buffer batteries from Stem
ChargePoint and Stem, an AI-driven clean energy solutions provider, have agreed to join forces and put artificial intelligence behind EV charging. They aim for lower operating costs, added energy resiliency, and options for battery backup when locating new sites.
Feb 1, 2023 - 02:33 pm
BMW teams up with Evergo for charging network in Mexico
BMW is joining forces with Evergo in Mexico to build more than 4,000 public charging stations for electric vehicles in the country over the next five years. The companies have slated a $ 200 million investment and are looking into both AC and DC charging.
Jan 31, 2023 - 05:29 pm
Fastned opens 13th charging hub in the UK
Fastned has launched its latest ultra-rapid charging hub in the UK. Based off the A183 on Parsons Road, the new Fastned hub in Washington comprises eight charging bays of up to 300 kW and will serve EV commuters to and from South Tyneside, as well as Sunderland.
Jan 31, 2023 - 05:10 pm
Ireland launches sports club charging scheme
Ireland’s Department of Transport has launched the ‘Shared Island Sports Club EV Charging Scheme’. The new €15 million scheme is designed to support the roll-out of publicly accessible, fast-charging for sports clubs and communities across the island of Ireland.
Jan 27, 2023 - 02:44 pm
Out now: Germany’s Master Plan Charging Infrastructure II
In Germany, the Master Plan for Charging Infrastructure II has been approved by the cabinet. With 68 measures, the Ministry of Transport wants to accelerate the expansion of the charging network and, this time, aims to incentivise private enterprise.
Jan 24, 2023 - 04:18 pm
Vattenfall to install chargers at NH Hotels in Germany
In Germany, Vattenfall and the NH Hotel Group are collaborating to set up charging stations for electric vehicles across the country. The hotel group is planning to install publicly accessible fast-charging infrastructure with 180 kW charging columns and AC chargers at 50 of its hotel locations.
Jan 24, 2023 - 12:22 pm
Tritium garners large order from Evyve in the UK
In the UK, the Australian charging station manufacturer Tritium has now become the preferred hardware supplier for charging provider Evyve. The British charging provider aims to install around 10,000 electric car chargers in the UK by 2023.
Jan 18, 2023 - 05:05 pm
BP places major charging station order with Tritium
Australian charging station manufacturer Tritium has received the largest order in its history. The new order comes from BP and includes fast charging stations of the RTM product series with 50 kW and PKM with 150 kW for use by BP Pulse in the USA, UK, Europe and Australia.