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Allego to supply fast EV chargers to Ford’s European dealerships

International EV charging network Allego, headquartered in the Netherlands, plans to supply high-power EV chargers with capacities of up to 400 kW to hundreds of Ford dealerships across Europe.  Deployment of the technology to Ford’s public BlueOval Charge Network, which includes 600,000 charging points across 36 European countries, is expected to begin this year. Ford… Read more »

Creating The Most Flexible, Scalable And Affordable EV Battery Test Platform Utilizing Innovative Power Components

By utilizing a novel SiC power electronics topology which provides AC/DC, DC Isolation, and DC/DC in a single small package, numerous applications in the EV space for both testing and in-use can be realized. Join this webinar, where we will cover some of the applications and products using this new technology including cell formation, aging… Read more »

Emporia’s new NACS EV charger is “comparable to a Tesla charger at a more affordable price”

Competition is good, but standardization is good too. As Tesla’s North American Charging Standard gradually becomes a true standard, drivers of Teslas and other EVs have more and more options for charging their NACS-capable EVs. The latest alternative to a Tesla-branded charger comes from EV charger manufacturer Emporia. The company’s new NACS Level 2 EV… Read more »

Ford plans new electric pickup and SUV, starting around $25k

The higher purchase prices of EVs now represent the number-one obstacle to mass adoption. Automakers have figured this out (some a bit later than others), and are adjusting their strategies to bring more low-priced EVs to market. In February, Ford CEO Jim Farley announced that his company has been quietly working on a low-cost platform… Read more »

Oxford promises transit operators faster journeys as incentive to deploy 159 electric buses

The famous English university town of Oxford has officially launched a fleet of 159 new battery-powered buses. Some of the buses are already in service, and the city plans to convert all of its buses to zero-emission models. Operators Go-Ahead and Stagecoach put up about half of the £82.5-million cost to deploy the e-buses, and… Read more »

Ford and Resideo to conduct V2H energy management pilot

Ford and home automation company Resideo Technologies have announced a joint V2H simulation project called EV-Home Power Partnership.  The project involves pairing the bidirectional EV charging of Ford’s F-150 Lightning with a Resideo smart thermostat to explore the potential of the EV batteries to optimize home energy management, reduce customer electricity costs and relieve strain… Read more »

While others sign whiny letters to the president, Georgia’s largest Ford dealership installs EV chargers and solar panels

For auto dealerships, adding EVs to their offerings requires some effort—and some substantial cash outlay. Automakers including Ford and GM are giving their dealers a choice—make the necessary investments in training and charging infrastructure, or don’t sell EVs. Akins Ford in Winder, Georgia, the largest dealership by volume in the state (as reported by Georgia… Read more »

Ford Pro and XCel Energy partner to deploy 30,000 EV charging ports for fleets by 2030

Ford Pro, the commercial division of Ford, is collaborating with electric utility Xcel Energy to deploy 30,000 EV charging ports in Xcel service territories across the US by 2030. The companies’ 30×30 initiative is a part of Xcel Energy’s Electric Vehicle Supply Infrastructure (EVSI) program. As part of this effort, Xcel Energy will offset most… Read more »