Posts By: Dyllan Furness

New Jersey launches partnership to develop EV infrastructure

New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy has launched the New Jersey Partnership to Plug-In, which aims to develop EV infrastructure throughout the state and register 330,000 zero-emission vehicles by 2025. The partnership will be led by the state’s Board of Public Utilities, Department of Environmental Protection and Economic Development Authority. Each participating agency will oversee its… Read more »

AVID Technology and Caterpillar receive $42 million from UK to develop electric construction machinery

The United Kingdom government has awarded EV component manufacturer AVID Technology and construction machinery giant Caterpillar €33 million (about $41.7 million) to develop fully electric construction machinery. The funding, which is made possible by the UK’s Advanced Propulsion Centre, will benefit 32 companies and create 2,230 jobs, according to a government statement. Ian Constance, Chief… Read more »

HELLA develops two new battery systems for mild hybrids

Lighting technology and electronics company HELLA has developed two new battery systems for mild hybrids. The two systems, the Dual Voltage Battery Management System and PowerPack 48 Volt, allow for savings of five to six grams of CO2 per kilometer, according to the company. Designed for compact and mid-range vehicles, the Dual Voltage Battery Management System… Read more »

GBatteries says its AI-powered protocol can charge an EV in 5 minutes

GBatteries has launched an AI-powered charging protocol designed to charge conventional Li-ion batteries as quickly as a car can be filled with gasoline. The company says its system can charge a 60 kWh EV pack to 119 miles of range in 5 minutes. Operating at the intersection of artificial intelligence, electrochemistry, signal processing, and high-power… Read more »

Jaguar and BMW collaborate on next-gen electrification tech

Jaguar Land Rover and BMW will partner to develop next generation electric motors. The partnership will include joint investment in R&D, engineering, and procurement. Engineers from both companies will work to develop the fifth generation of BMW’s eDrive technology, which contains the electric motor, transmission, and power electronics in a single housing, and does not… Read more »

Electrify America and ChargePoint partner to expand public charging access

Electrify America and ChargePoint have partnered to enable drivers to use public chargers operated by either network without incurring additional fees. Beginning later this year, the partnership will connect over 30,000 Level 2 and DC fast chargers from the two companies. Giovanni Palazzo, CEO of Electrify America, said, “We can help expedite electric vehicle adoption by creating… Read more »

Champlain launches high-voltage battery cable for EV market

Wire and cable company Champlain has launched a new high-voltage battery cable called the EXRAD ERGO FLEX-2. The cable features a Class D 150° C temperature rating, and 600 V or 1,000 V capability. The EXRAD ERGO FLEX-2 is an irradiation cross-linked polyolefin designed to expand and contract through temperature excursions, while maintaining its connector… Read more »

Indianapolis buses to use wireless inductive charging

EV charging company Momentum Dynamics has partnered with BYD and Indianapolis Public Transportation (IndyGo) to install three 300 kW inductive charging points in Indianapolis. The charging points will be placed along the Red Line transit route, enabling IndyGo’s fleet of 31 electric buses to charge en route. Momentum Dynamic currently operates wireless inductive chargers in four… Read more »