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Phoenix Motorcars and InductEV collaborate on wireless EV charging

Phoenix Motor, a manufacturer of electric transit buses and commercial EVs, has partnered with wireless charging pioneer InductEV (formerly Momentum Dynamics). The companies will develop software, hardware and cooling and electrical systems to integrate InductEV’s wireless charging pads with Phoenix’s electric drive systems. This strategic partnership will provide Phoenix’s customers with the option to select… Read more »

Phoenix completes purchase of Proterra’s electric transit vehicle business

Proterra’s filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection took the EV industry by surprise, but the blow was softened by the company’s plan to sell off its business units: Proterra Powered (powertrain and battery technology); Proterra Transit (electric buses); and Proterra Energy (charging infrastructure). In November, the Volvo Group was selected as the winning bidder for Proterra Powered…. Read more »

FLO to install solar-powered EV chargers for Phoenix Contact USA employees

Canada-headquartered EV charging network and infrastructure provider FLO will install four solar-powered dual-port CoRe+ chargers at the Pennsylvania headquarters of Phoenix Contact USA, a subsidiary of Phoenix Contact, a German manufacturer of industrial automation, interconnection and interface equipment.  FLO has provided similar charging equipment to Phoenix Contact Canada at locations in Ontario for use by… Read more »

Phoenix Motorcars and Fermata Energy enable V2G capability for electric buses and trucks

EV OEM Phoenix Motorcars, in collaboration with Vehicle-to-Everything (V2X) pioneer Fermata Energy, has integrated Vehicle-to-Grid (V2G) capabilities into its medium-duty EVs. All Phoenix electric school buses, shuttle buses and trucks, from the first-generation vehicles delivered in 2014 to the company’s current-generation vehicles, can now be equipped with V2G capability, enabling fleets to send excess energy… Read more »

Phoenix Motorcars wins California contract for electric Type A school buses

Phoenix Motorcars has won a two-year contract with the California Department of General Services that will enable school districts to procure the company’s Z600 Type A Cutaway Chassis electric school buses without having to go through a bid process. Phoenix’s Z600 school bus is offered with both 90 kWh and 141 kWh battery pack options,… Read more »

Phoenix Contact releases new 30 kW power modules for EV charging stations

Phoenix Contact now offers power supplies for high-power systems including e-mobility infrastructure. The CHARX AC/DC and DC/DC power modules (with maximum power point tracking for solar panels) can be directly fitted into a standard EV charging station 19-inch cabinet. These modules can also be used for energy storage, hydrogen electrolysis, AC microgrids, high-voltage DC grids,… Read more »

Phoenix Motorcars delivers electric shuttle bus to Tennessee Tech University

Phoenix Motorcars has delivered a Z400 electric shuttle bus to the Upper Cumberland Human Resource Agency (UCHRA). The shuttle, which was built on a Ford E-450 chassis powered by Phoenix, will serve the Tennessee Tech campus. A team of faculty and graduate students worked hard to bring the electric shuttle to their campus. “Working with… Read more »

Phoenix Motorcars and Fermata Energy partner to test V2X bidirectional charging

Phoenix Motorcars (Nasdaq: PEV), a manufacturer of medium-duty EVs, has signed an equipment testing agreement with bidirectional charging innovator Fermata Energy. Fermata’s platform allows EVs to send energy stored in EV batteries to the local grid (V2G) or to a building (V2B). Under the agreement, Phoenix’s customers will be able to use Fermata’s bidirectional chargers… Read more »

Phoenix Motorcars and CATL partner on battery development

Phoenix Motorcars has signed a memorandum of understanding with Chinese battery-maker Contemporary Amperex Technology (CATL) to co-develop batteries for Phoenix’s product lines. The MOU will support the long-term supply of battery packs and related products for Phoenix’s commercial EVs, including Gen 4 models, as well as potential cooperation on future generations of vehicles. The companies… Read more »