Tag: Spiri

Sep 21, 2016 - 07:58 am

WiTricity, Lohr Group, Spiri, Chargepoint, Kansas, WestSmart EV.

11 kW wireless charging? WiTricity and Prodrive are working on an inductive charging system for EVs for a “leading European carmaker” who has not been named. The 11 kW system is scheduled for release by 2019. The foundational magnetic resonance intellectual property will come from WiTricity.
greencarcongress.com, businesswire.com

Electric shuttle: French Lohr Group has prepared to go the last mile electrically as it presented the Le Cristal in Berlin. The compact electric bus seats five but can extend its load by coupling up to four of its kind. Its range was given at 150 km and testing is to commence in Strasbourg next year.
morgenpost.de (in German)

Sharing is the motto of Danish start-up Spiri as well, who presented a prototype as planned. The light-weight EV (450 kilos) has been developed by engineers from both Aston Martin and Tesla and shall serve in a new carpooling service. Obviously, the EV is well connected.
techcrunch.com

Waitlist: ChargePoint introduced a new service for EV drivers faced with occupied charging stations. Instead of waiting in front of it, signing up for ‘Waitlist’ enables drivers to be alerted via their mobile phones or RFID card once the charging station becomes available.
cleantechnica.com

1,000 charging stations rejected: Kansas regulators have stopped an initiative by utility Kansas City Power & Light to install 1,000 EV charging stations. The authorities found the plan too expensive but also doubted its environmental benefits and said data was missing.
utilitydive.com

DC charging for 3 states: Rocky Mountain Power has applied for a 4m dollar federal grant to set up an EV fast-charging corridor along the Interstate 15, 80, 84, and 70. If the ‘WestSmart EV’ programme goes through, drivers could traverse Utah, Wyoming, and Idaho.
standard.net

Aug 29, 2016 - 08:01 am

Clever, Spiri, South Africa, Proterra, Cobb County.

Clever cooperation: Following a similar deal with BMW (we reported), Clever and VW now offer buyers in Denmark a charging flat rate for newly purchased electric or plug-in models. On top of that, buyers get a personal charger installed at home.
clever.dk

Autonomous carpool: Danish start-up Spiri wants to start a carpooling service with its own electric vehicles starting next year. Design and performance details are said to be unveiled at the end of September. Spiri says it cars will be able to drive autonomously in the future.
electrek.co, techcrunch.com

Charging South Africa: Nissan and BMW have installed its first three joint chargers in the. The two carmakers are working together (we reported) to set up a charging station network across South Africa by 2017.
techfinancials.co.za

E-Bus for Illinois: The Illinois Quad Cities’ MetroLINK transit organization has ordered two battery-powered XR buses from Proterra. The deal also includes an option for further purchases through 2020.
prnewswire.com

Electric emergency response: The fire department and emergency services in Cobb County in the U.S. state of Georgia have added seven Nissan Leaf to their fleet. The vehicles are being leased and are reserved for staff members. The department expects to save more than 170,000 dollars compared to operating petrol-powered cars.
ajc.com

Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2016/09/21/witricity-lohr-group-spiri-chargepoint-kansas-westsmart-ev/
21.09.2016 07:16