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ABB to electrify its fleet of 10,000 vehicles by 2030

Global electronics giant ABB has been involved in the e-mobility segment since the early days, and it is currently delivering everything from battery systems to charging stations to large-scale EVSE projects. Articles referring to the company in the world’s leading EV magazine number at least a hundred. So when we read about ABB’s recent announcement… Read more »

ABB to supply electric power systems for ten Lisbon ferries

Electronics giant ABB has secured a contract with Spanish shipbuilder Astilleros Gondán to supply an electric power solution for urban passenger ferries that will operate on Lisbon’s Tagus river. The ten new ferries will be operated by the public ferry company Transtejo on three key routes linking Lisbon to Cacilhas, Seixal and Montijo on the… Read more »

Global plans for 80 new battery Gigafactories won’t be enough says ABB-sponsored report

As demand for EVs escalates, the supply of batteries could become a bottleneck. Global firms are collectively planning to build 80 new battery gigafactories (sorry Tesla, but everyone’s calling them that now). A new report sponsored by ABB Robotics and authored by the automotive intelligence unit of Ultima Media suggests that this won’t be sufficient…. Read more »

ABB unveils third-gen Terra HP charger

ABB is an EVSE powerhouse—it claims to have some 400,000 EV chargers installed in 85 global markets. The newest version of its Terra HP fast charger adds several new features and customization options. ABB’s new 350 kW Terra HP Generation III is “ideal for highway corridor charging and EV fleets.” It’s designed to deliver high… Read more »

ABB and AFC Energy to develop fuel cell-powered EV charging solution

Charging giant ABB has formed a strategic partnership with fuel cell developer AFC Energy to create a charging solution for grid-constrained locations. The system will combine ABB’s energy storage solution and DC fast chargers with AFC Energy’s hydrogen fuel cells to provide a solution for charging sites with limited grid connections. AFC Energy says its… Read more »

ABB establishes new global R&D center for e-mobility

Charging infrastructure giant ABB has established a new E-mobility Innovation Lab. The $10-million, 3,600-square-meter facility is based on the Delft University of Technology campus, in the Netherlands. It will house 120 specialists, who will work on next-generation solutions to drive ABB’s future e-mobility development. ABB strives to ensure seamless connections among vehicles, charging stations, charging… Read more »

ABB installs its 1,000th DC fast charger in Norway

ABB is one of the world’s major players in the EVSE hardware realm. Since 2010, the Swiss-based multinational has sold more than 17,000 DC fast chargers across 80 countries. The company has the prestigious position of official charging supplier to the FIA Formula E World Championship, which is about to enter its fourth season. The… Read more »

Taiga electric snowmobiles and personal watercraft to come with ABB chargers

Taiga Motors, a Montreal-based startup that was founded in 2015, plans to begin delivery of its electric snowmobiles this winter season and to bring its Orca electric personal watercraft to the market next spring. The skyrocketing sales of “powersports” vehicles may take a disproportionate toll on the environment, because many of these vehicles are not… Read more »

ABB and Lion Electric partner to offer end-to-end charging solution for heavy-duty vehicles

Charging giant ABB has joined forces with Canadian heavy-duty EV manufacturer Lion Electric to sell and service EV charging equipment. ABB will offer its complete EVSE product line to Lion Electric, to be sold under the new Lion Energy infrastructure division. This will enable Lion to offer an end-to-end infrastructure solution, streamlining the process of… Read more »

ABB to deploy its new bi-directional charging technology for V2G kiosks in France

Swiss electronics giant ABB will supply its brand-new 11 kW bi-directional charging technology, specially designed for V2G, as part of a contract with France’s DREEV, a joint venture between Électricité de France (EDF) and intelligent charging specialist Nuvve. ABB’s solution, integrated with DREEV software, will enable EV drivers to export surplus power back to the… Read more »