EV Charge Solutions opens new manufacturing facility in Chili, New York

EV Charge Solutions, a division of Moser Services Group, has opened its second location, a new manufacturing facility at the Genesee Valley Regional Market Complex in Chili, New York. The company produces EV charging equipment for several major EVSE manufacturers, as well as its own PowerCharge brand. The newly constructed 10,000-square-foot facility provides four times… Read more »

Anovion seeks to secure North American supply chain for synthetic graphite

A new company has joined the growing North American battery material industry. Anovion has been launched with “key assets contributed by affiliates of Amsted Graphite Materials,” and the acquisition of the battery materials division of Pyrotek, a manufacturer of synthetic graphite anode material. The company boasts a capacity for anode powder graphitization of 5,000 tpa… Read more »

CSM’s new Split system for measuring current, voltage and power

Measurement technology manufacturer CSM has introduced a new measurement product composed of three modules for the high-frequency measurement of current, voltage and power in high-voltage power cables. The High-Voltage Breakout Module Split (HV BM Split) is comprised of an HV SBM I open module for measuring busbars, an HV SBM I for measuring the power… Read more »

Envision AESC to build 30 GWh battery gigafactory in Kentucky

Japanese battery technology company Envision AESC has announced that it will invest $2 billion to build a new battery gigafactory in the Kentucky Transpark in Bowling Green. The new plant will cover approximately 3 million square feet, and will produce battery cells and modules for “multiple global automotive manufacturers.” It’s expected to have an annual… Read more »

Heliox to deliver mobile DC chargers to PACCAR EVs in North America

Heliox, a provider of DC charging systems for medium- and heavy-duty vehicles, has signed a supply agreement with PACCAR Parts to support the rollout of PACCAR’s electric vehicles in North America. PACCAR Parts provides aftermarket parts to DAF, Kenworth and Peterbilt dealerships and TRP stores around the world. Heliox will supply mobile 25 kW and… Read more »

Today’s Webinar: Power GaN as a technology of choice for volume EV applications

As vehicle electrification increases, so do the requirement for power semiconductors to provide highly efficient power conversion at increasingly higher switching frequency. A move from traditional silicon to wide-band gap, in particular Power GaN FETs, can address the demands of electrification of the powertrain. In this webinar, we will cover how Nexperia addresses one of… Read more »

NI to purchase Kratzer’s test systems business

NI (formerly National Instruments) has agreed to purchase the test systems business of Kratzer Automation, and expects the purchase to close in Q2 of 2022. The acquisition will combine NI’s flexible EV hardware and software test platform with Kratzer’s application-specific EV software and integration capabilities. About 200 Kratzer employees will join NI. “The addition of… Read more »

Startup Weev to build Northern Ireland charging network with 1,500 charging points

Belfast-based startup Weev Energy plans to invest £20 million in a new public charging network that will include over 350 locations across Northern Ireland. The company plans to install 1,500 new charging points before the end of 2024. Some of these will be located at 6 “ultra-rapid charging hubs,” and some will be at strategic… Read more »