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The Infrastructure

Ford launches zero-carbon home charging initiative in California

Ford has launched a new sustainable charging program that allows plug-in vehicle owners in California to opt for carbon-neutral home charging. Ford is participating in the California Air Resource Board (CARB) Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS) program, which allows customers to match the use of electricity for charging with 100-percent local renewable energy. Owners of… Read more »

Atom Power’s charging solution charges EVs directly from the circuit breaker

Atom Power, manufacturer of a UL-listed solid-state digital circuit breaker, has launched a new EV charging solution called PURPL, which charges vehicles directly from the circuit breaker, and incorporates energy management technology to keep electricity costs low. Because PURPL charges EVs directly from the breaker, the charging station itself does not contain expensive electronics—it’s simply… Read more »

Tritium supplies chargers to Shell and Osprey, plans to go public

Australia-based fast charger manufacturer Tritium has executed a global agreement with oil giant Shell to provide fast charging technology and services. The new agreement is expected to accelerate the supply of Tritium DC fast chargers to Shell’s charging operations in Europe, South Africa, Asia, the Middle East and North America. “This is a great opportunity… Read more »

Ford Pro Charging offers comprehensive commercial EV charging solution

Ford Pro, a division of Ford that caters to commercial fleet customers, has launched a comprehensive solution for commercial EV charging. The new Ford Pro Charging program is designed to help ease the complex transition from ICE to EV fleets by delivering software and commercial hardware infrastructure to support charging and energy management. “Customers are… Read more »

Tritium introduces PKM fast charging product line with PKM150

Australia-based charger manufacturer Tritium has introduced the PKM150 fast charging system, which is designed to save space and lower costs. It’s part of the new PKM product line, which will be available worldwide. According to Tritium, the PKM150 reduces the amount of equipment needed at a charging site, because the chargers at a site all… Read more »

Hypercharge partners with Target Park to deploy 2,500 charging stations across North America

Hypercharge Networks, a provider of turnkey charging solutions, has formed a long-term partnership with Toronto-based parking operator Target Park. The two companies will deploy 2,500 Level 2 public charging stations across North America over the next 36 months. Starting in early 2022, Hypercharge EV charging will be available at several of Target Park’s Toronto locations…. Read more »

White House releases details of EV charging infrastructure plan

The EV industry applauded the inclusion of a plan to fund charging infrastructure in the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA)—now rechristened the Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill (BIB)—that President Biden signed into law in November. However, until now we didn’t know exactly what we were cheering for. Now the administration has released an EV Charging Action… Read more »

Oil giant bp acquires EV fleet infrastructure specialist AMPLY Power

The European oil comanies bp, Shell and Total have been buying up companies in many charging infrastructure-related fields. Now this trend has spread to the US, as bp announces the acquisition of AMPLY Power, a charging and energy management provider for EV fleets.    Under the terms of the agreement, AMPLY Power will continue to operate… Read more »

Tesla expands system to prevent gas cars from ICEing Superchargers

If there’s one thing that will make a greenie see red, it’s pulling up to a public charging stall only to find that it’s been ICEd out by a gas-burning vehicle (which always seems to be a giant truck or SUV with bellicose bumper stickers). In 2019, Tesla began testing anti-ICEing devices that pop up… Read more »