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Charging station manufacturer Zaptec implements Plug and Charge

European charging station manufacturer Zaptec has added Plug and Charge functionality to its Zaptec Pro Level 2 chargers. Plug and Charge allows EV drivers to simply plug in and walk away—the vehicle communicates with the charger, and automatically initiates the authentication and payment process. The Zaptec Pro has been hardware-ready for the past two years,… Read more »

GM expands Plug and Charge availability

GM is expanding its existing collaboration with charging network EVgo to add Plug and Charge capability to the Ultium Charge 360 ecosystem. Drivers with an EVgo account, active OnStar connected services and the GM app must perform a one-time activation of Plug and Charge within the app. Once activated, they can simply plug in the… Read more »

Tritium adds Plug and Charge capabilities to its RT50 chargers via software update

Charger manufacturer Tritium has launched a new software update for its RT50 DC fast chargers, enabling Plug and Charge technology globally. The update allows any EV that supports Plug and Charge to initiate charging and authorize payments without needing an RFID card or smartphone app. “Tritium is committed to bringing the latest DC fast charging… Read more »

Driivz and Hubject partner to implement Plug & Charge system based on ISO 15118

Driivz, provider of a charging and energy management software platform, is cooperating with eRoaming provider Hubject to deliver a seamless Plug & Charge EV experience based on ISO 15118. The ISO 15118 standard defines the communications protocol between charging stations and EVs. One of the nifty features it enables is Plug & Charge, which allows… Read more »

Plugsurfing and EasyCharger Partner to Expand Charging Network in Spain

European EV charging network Plugsurfing has partnered with Spanish charging point operator EasyCharger to expand the Plugsurfing network in Spain. The Plugsurfing network currently has 333 charging points throughout Spain, which users can access through the Plugsurfing app. EasyCharger currently operates 10 charging stations with 40 charging points, which will be accessible through the Plugsurfing… Read more »

Hubject and Greenlots to deploy Plug&Charge, enabling charging sans card or app

Greenlots, a provider charging and energy management software and solutions that was recently acquired by Shell, has partnered with charging interoperability expert Hubject to deploy ISO 15118 Plug&Charge technology in North America. Customers with new Plug&Charge-enabled vehicles will no longer need an app or card to pay for charging. With Hubject’s Plug&Charge ecosystem and public… Read more »

ChargePoint has a staggeringly high attach rate with new plug-in vehicle buyers, and it’s accelerating

ChargePoint is the latest entrant into the crowded residential charging station market. The ChargePoint Home was announced in January, and later this year when it goes on sales, it will begin vying for a spot on garage walls up against multinational conglomerates and long-established EVSE companies like ABB, AeroVironment, Bosch, ClipperCreek, Eaton, GE, Leviton, Lite-On,… Read more »

SAE releases new combo charger standard for plug-in vehicles

Love it or hate it, the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE)’s long-awaited standard for plug-in vehicle charging has been approved and published. The new revision to the J1772 standard incorporates AC Levels 1 and 2 (up to 80 amps), and DC Levels 1 and 2 (up to 200 amps), and allows all to be combined on a… Read more »

EverCharge’s load balancing enables large-scale EV charging solution at Houston airport

EverCharge, an SK Group company, will deploy “a significant number” of EV charging stations at Houston’s George Bush International Airport for Avis Budget Group. The stations will power Avis and Budget’s rental fleet of plug-in vehicles at the airport. Intelligent load balancing allows fleet operators to install more charging stations without straining the existing electrical… Read more »

Revel expands Superhub network in NYC, adding 136 public charging stalls

Revel’s bright blue electric scooters and Tesla taxis have become high-visibility features of the New York City streetscape, and the company is testing smart charging and V2G applications at its charging sites. Now Brooklyn-based Revel has announced plans to open five new fast charging Superhubs in NYC, adding a total of 136 public charging stalls…. Read more »