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Tritium partners with TNS to provide integrated payment solutions

Fast charger manufacturer Tritium (Nasdaq: DCFC) has partnered with Transaction Network Services (TNS) to expand the point-of-charge payment options that Tritium provides to customers. Tritium will receive access to payment hardware manufactured by Ingenico as part of the TNS UnattendedPayments solution. TNS UnattendedPayments, which is part of the TNS acceptance product portfolio, is an end-to-end… Read more »

Delta-Q ships its four-millionth charger, wins grant for on-board chargers

EV and industrial battery charger company Delta-Q Technologies says it has shipped four million chargers. “With each charger representing the potential to save one metric ton of emissions, this significant milestone equates to four million metric tons of carbon emissions saved since the company’s founding,” says the company. In April, Delta-Q received a $300,000 grant… Read more »

GM will use NI’s SystemLink software in battery engineering process

GM is planning to use software from battery testing specialist NI to reach its Vision Zero goals: zero crashes, zero emissions and zero congestion. At the opening keynote of the NI Connect 2022 conference in Austin, GM Director of Battery Cell Engineering Steve Tarnowsky talked about how the company is planning to reach the goals,… Read more »

Switzerland’s public and private sectors cooperate on major new EV initiative

In 2018, the Swiss government initiated a package of pro-EV measures called Electromobility Roadmap 2022. The majority of the project’s goals have been reached, and a second phase has now been agreed upon, which sets new goals to be achieved by 2025. The objectives of Electromobility Roadmap 2025 include: Making 50% of new auto sales… Read more »

Kempower’s new scalable, modular fast charging solutions

Finnish EVSE manufacturer Kempower introduced its newest fast charging solutions at the recent Autopromotec show in Bologna, Italy. On display and available for customer testing were the Kempower S- and C-Series fast-charging system and the Kempower T-Series movable DC fast charger. Kempower’s fast chargers are modular and scalable to address many different customer needs. Charging… Read more »

FreeWire opens new global headquarters and factory in California

FreeWire Technologies has opened a new global headquarters, R&D and manufacturing facility in Newark, California. The 66,000-square-foot facility will focus on manufacturing and scaling FreeWire’s Buy America-compliant battery-integrated EV charging equipment. It will be fully operational by fall 2022, and is expected to create some 200 engineering and manufacturing jobs. Earlier this month, FreeWire unveiled… Read more »

Rev Fire Group unveils electric fire truck

REV Fire Group, which includes several manufacturers of fire-fighting apparatus, displayed a North American-style fully electric fire truck called Vector at the recent Fire Department Instructors Conference in Indianapolis. The new electric fire truck, which was developed with technology partner Emergency One Group, sports a 316 kWh battery pack, and enables firefighters to both drive… Read more »

Power Electronics to add Nuvve’s V2G capabilities to its bidirectional chargers

Nuvve Holding (Nasdaq: NVVE) and Power Electronics, a manufacturer of solar inverters for utility-scale photovoltaic plants, have agreed to integrate Nuvve’s GIVe vehicle-to-grid (V2G) platform with Power Electronics’ charging station technology. Nuvve says its cloud-based software will allow Power Electronics to go beyond bidirectional charging by enabling EVs to provide capacity and services that help… Read more »

Renesas to boost semiconductor production at Japanese factory

Japanese semiconductor manufacturer Renesas Electronics is planning to restart a wafer fabrication operation at its Kofu factory in Kai City, Japan. The Kofu factory housed 150 mm and 200 mm wafer fabrication production lines before it was closed in October of 2014. Now Renesas Electronics is investing 90 billion yen ($705 million) to set up… Read more »