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Urban Electric tests its retractable kerbside charge points in on-street trials

The UK has become a laboratory for developing various forms of on-street charging to serve the many residents who lack driveways or garages, and thus aren’t able to install EV chargers at home. One of the companies working in this space is Urban Electric, which makes a charging post that  retracts under the pavement when… Read more »

New York City orders 71 more EV ARC solar charging systems from Beam Global

New York City has placed an order for an additional 71 of Beam Global’s EV ARC solar-powered EV charging systems. This is the city’s seventh order, and it brings its fleet of EV ARC EV charging systems to 160. The new units are flood-proof to 9.5 feet, wind-rated to 125 mph, and feature an emergency… Read more »

Automakers and infrastructure providers ask UK government for ZEV mandate

It’s anybody’s guess where the UK government stands on e-mobility and clean energy these days. Whatever one may think of Boris Johnson, he at least talked a green game, and his administration implemented some constructive pro-EV policies. His ill-fated successor put climate change deniers in charge of environmental policy, pushed a vast expansion of oil… Read more »

Orion Energy Systems expands into EV charging with acquisition of Voltrek

Orion Energy Systems, a provider of LED lighting, controls and electrical services, is moving into the EV charging market through the acquisition of Voltrek. Voltrek will continue to operate with its existing employees as an independent brand. Voltrek provides turnkey EV charging solutions, from planning and installation to maintenance and management services. It works as… Read more »

TWAICE battery analytics platform promises enormously valuable insights at every point in a battery’s lifecycle

How healthy is your battery pack? As the old saw goes, if you can’t measure it, you can’t manage it. As the EV ecosystem develops, there will be an increasing need to measure and manage the performance of battery cells. Cell manufacturers need a standardized way to evaluate test data for new cells; EV designers… Read more »

New J.D. Power study finds public charging users dissatisfied with charger reliability

The rapid growth of EV sales over the past year is good news, but the accompanying bad news is that the increasing number of EVs on the road is putting more pressure on the country’s already substandard public charging infrastructure. According to the second annual J.D. Power US Electric Vehicle Experience Public Charging Study, EV… Read more »

Australian mobility clubs buy major charging network, plan massive expansion

Australia’s largest motoring groups have taken full ownership of the country’s biggest EV charging network, Chargefox, a move which is expected to provide the capital for a massive rollout of fast charging stations across the country. The motoring groups, or mobility clubs, including the NRMA, RACV, RACQ, RAC, RAA and RACT, already owned 40 percent… Read more »

Leviton’s new Evr-Green DC fast charging station

Leviton has added a new smart DC fast charging station to its EVSE portfolio. The Evr-Green DC is designed for highway rest stops, retail locations and other commercial and public applications. The Evr-Green DC station features both CCS1 and CHAdeMO connectors, and has an LCD screen for customer interaction. The Evr-Green is integrated with ChargePoint… Read more »

Consumer survey: drivers very satisfied with EVs, but not with dealership and public charging experiences

Plug In America has released the results of its second national survey of EV consumers. The 8,000 respondents included both current EV owners and consumers who are planning to purchase an EV. Most of the findings were about what one would expect. About 90% of respondents said they were “very likely” (77%) or “likely” (13%)… Read more »

Hino Trucks offers all-inclusive solution for fleet electrification

Hino Trucks, a Toyota Group company, manufactures a lineup of Class 4-8 commercial trucks in the US. The company is developing electric trucks, which it hopes to bring into low-volume production by 2023. Now the truck-maker has introduced Hino INCLUSEV, a portfolio of end-to-end EV solutions that includes customer EV consulting, intelligent charging, warrantied infrastructure,… Read more »