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HPC And MCS Charging Systems

In this webinar, our speaker Olivier Sakhri, will present the background on the increasing demand for the expansion of fast charging infrastructure, as well as innovative solutions that eliminate the last concerns about time-consuming charging cycles. Presented by: Olivier Sakhri, Head of Product Management, BRUGG eConnect AG All Sessions: October 2022 Conference

First-of-its-kind electric truck charging facility at Port of Long Beach: a case study (Webinar)

What it takes to bring charging infrastructure online and planning for the future. The WattEV Port of Long Beach charging depot is the first-of-its-kind charging facility focused exclusively on electric heavy-duty trucks. The site is currently operating under its first phase with the ability to charge 26 trucks concurrently with 5 MW of capacity delivered… Read more »

Kempower introduces Megawatt Charging System for heavy-duty EVs

Kempower, a Finnish manufacturer of DC fast charging solutions, has added hardware based on the Megawatt Charging System to its offerings. A Kempower spokesperson confirmed to Charged that the company’s MCS solution will be compliant with CharIN specifications. The new Kempower Megawatt Charging System is based on the company’s existing technology, including its high-power satellite… Read more »

Frustration with delays in implementing the Megawatt Charging System standard

The Charging Interface Initiative (CharIN), an industry alliance with over 320 members, is working to establish a new Megawatt Charging System (MCS) for heavy-duty electric vehicles. The new standard is expected to be operational as early as 2024, but some in the industry are complaining about delays, and putting pressure on CharIN to accelerate the… Read more »

CalVans adds 403 Ford E-Transit electric passenger vehicles to its fleet

The California Vanpool Authority (CalVans) has purchased 403 new Ford E-Transit electric vans. CalVans is a public transit agency that connects rural residents with employment centers, with a particular focus on the farming community. It currently operates a fleet of nearly 1,000 vehicles. CalVans’ fleet of Ford E-transit vans was upfitted by Forest River Bus,… Read more »

CharIN launches new taskforce for wireless power transfer

The Charging Interface Initiative (CharIN) is a global alliance of EV and EVSE providers that promotes universal charging standards such as CCS, MCS and ISO 15118. Now CharIN has launched a Wireless Power Transfer Taskforce, initiated by Siemens, WiTricity, and MAHLE, in order to drive the adoption and standardization of wireless charging solutions for EVs…. Read more »

WattEV awarded $40.5 million to build truck charging depots in Northern California and Oregon

WattEV, a provider of charging infrastructure for commercial electric trucks, recently celebrated the opening of a massive public EV charging depot at the Port of Long Beach. Now the company has secured $40.5 million in grants to build two more electric truck stops in Northern California and Oregon. WattEV has been awarded two separate grants:… Read more »

Clearing the roadblocks to electrification of heavy-duty trucks

Q&A with electric truck expert Rustam Kocher Medium- and heavy-duty vehicles make up a small fraction of the vehicles on the road, but they generate a disproportionate amount of pollution. Therefore, electrifying them is critical to reducing emissions. Furthermore, the case for electric trucks and buses would seem to be an easy one to make…. Read more »

Nxu exits CharIN, tests a proprietary megawatt EV charging system

As if one standards war (CSS vs Tesla’s NACS) weren’t enough, one company is now developing its own charging standard for heavy-duty EVs. Nxu, a manufacturer of battery cells and packs, says it will soon begin alpha field trials of NxuOne, a proprietary charging solution that can deliver up to 1.5 megawatts of continuous power…. Read more »