Heliox launches 60 kW Buy America-compliant EV Charger for the North American market

Siemens subsidiary Heliox has launched a new 60 kW EV charger. The compact Heliox 60 charger is made specifically for the North American market, and is UL, CSA and Energy Star certified, and Buy America-compliant. The Heliox 60 delivers an output of 150 A, and can provide 60 kW of power for both 400-volt and… Read more »

EnergyHub adds Toyota to its roster of auto brands enabled for utility EV incentive programs

Distributed Energy Resource Management provider EnergyHub works with some 60 utilities in North America to manage distributed energy resources. Customers of utilities that partner with EnergyHub can take advantage of several types of programs for EV drivers, including managed charging and EV-specific time-of-use rates. EnergyHub’s system works with numerous charging providers and “all leading EV… Read more »

NYC deploys 60 more electric buses, adds more charging infrastructure

New York City’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) has introduced 60 new electric buses that will operate in routes in Queens, Staten Island and Brooklyn. The MTA currently operates 15 electric buses on routes in Manhattan. It expects to start receiving its next order of 205 electric buses in late 2025, and is also negotiating an… Read more »

California’s ZEV battery manufacturing grant program opens to applicants

Clean transportation nonprofit consortium CALSTART has opened PowerForward, California’s grant program for EV battery manufacturing infrastructure. The program is funded by the California Energy Commission, which will provide up to $35 million in grants. It is implemented by CALSTART in partnership with New Energy Nexus, Lawrence Berkeley Lab and Yunev. PowerForward focuses on environmental impact,… Read more »

ABB E-mobility’s new A400 All-in-One charger is designed for reliability

ABB E-mobility makes a wide range of EV charging stations and related products. With the announcement of its new A400 All-in-One charger, the company acknowledges the industry’s stubborn reliability problems, and introduces some features designed to deliver a more user-friendly charging experience. “The A400 has been developed with a consumer-centric design approach focused on achieving… Read more »

How to avoid hidden costs of fleet electrification (Webinar)

To successfully electrify fleets, it’s crucial to implement adaptable electrical infrastructure that addresses current and future needs. Selecting and integrating the appropriate EV charging infrastructure today is vital to avoid the expensive renovations of tomorrow. Join this webinar at the next Virtual Conference on EV Infrastructure, presented by Eaton, to learn more about: The goal… Read more »

Philatron installs giant planetary cabling line for mega EV charging cables

EV charging cable manufacturer Philatron Wire and Cable has installed a giant planetary cabling assembly line designed for the production of mega-size EV charging cables. The new line accommodates seven 50-inch (1,270 mm) diameter reels, each capable of holding and dispensing individual conductor and tubing footage of up to 5,000 pounds. The giant planetary advanced… Read more »

Durapower launches remote battery monitoring system

Singaporean lithium-ion battery manufacturer Durapower has launched its digital battery management system, DP Pulse. The DP Pulse ecosystem comprises four parts: a battery monitoring and management system; a charging management system; an energy monitoring system and a battery passport that contains information about its production, testing and recycling. DP Pulse will be integrated with all… Read more »

Amazon adds Volvo electric drayage trucks to its EV fleet

Amazon’s electric delivery trucks, which the retail giant developed in cooperation with Rivian, are becoming common sights in many parts of the US. Now the company is adding fifty Class 8 EVs to its drayage fleet in Southern California. Amazon’s Volvo VNR Electric tractors will haul both cargo containers and customer package loads in Amazon’s… Read more »