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ChargePoint launches next-gen home charger

ChargePoint has launched a charging station called the Home Flex, which includes the following features: Adjustable amperage from 16 to 50 amps J1772 connector Charge scheduling and reminders WiFi-enabled upgrades Alexa integration Connection to the ChargePoint app The Home Flex can be installed either indoors or outdoors and is available as a plug-in station with… Read more »

Super B’s new 12 V battery packs more energy into the same configuration

Dutch battery maker Super B has launched the latest model in its Nomia series of LiFePO4 batteries, the Nomia 12V210Ah. The new battery keeps the same dimensions, configuration, and connectivity of its predecessors, but features a larger capacity. Nomia says the new battery is designed for use in EVs, RVs, leisure boats, commercial vessels and… Read more »

New study identifies main culprit behind lithium metal battery failure

A research team led by the University of California San Diego has discovered the root cause of why lithium metal batteries fail. The team found that bits of lithium metal deposits break off from the surface of the anode during discharging and are trapped as “dead” or inactive lithium that the battery can no longer… Read more »

Read past issues of Charged – Electric Vehicles Magazine

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Ford’s collaboration with Rivian is just one of three paths to electrification

The American automakers’ plug-in programs may seem to have stalled, but both GM and Ford have exciting things bubbling beneath the surface, which are expected to burst forth sometime in the next couple of years. Ford has said it plans to invest $11.5 billion to introduce 40 electrified vehicles by 2022, of which 16 will… Read more »

The most powerful Porsche Cayenne is a plug-in hybrid

The PHEV variants of the new Porsche Cayenne, the Turbo S E-Hybrid and Turbo S E-Hybrid Coupé, are the most powerful versions of the luxury automaker’s popular SUV. The PHEVs draw 500 kW from a four-liter V8 engine coupled with an electric motor that is integrated into the eight-speed Tiptronic S transmission. Both the standard… Read more »

Enel Group folds eMotorWerks into Enel X brand

Energy company Enel Group has folded its EV charging subsidiary eMotorWerks into its energy services business unit Enel X. Enel X will now offer the EV charging app JuicePass and eMotorWorks’s smart charging products, including: JuiceBox EV charging station JuiceNet IoT cloud software JuiceConnect software, which enables smart charging control when integrated with software from… Read more »

Electrify America to deploy commercial robotic chargers

Charging network operator Electrify America and fleet charging company Stable Auto are launching a robotic charging pilot for self-driving vehicles in San Francisco. The pilot will aim to charge autonomous EVs without human intervention using robots attached to 150 kW DC fast chargers. Vehicles can park anywhere within a designated parking space and the robot… Read more »

Sparkcharge launches a portable and scalable DC fast charging unit

The all-electric transport system of the future is a work in progress, to say the least. In fact, at the moment we stand near the beginning of the transition, and many aspects of the charged world to come are not yet clear. It may be that the EV ecosystem that we now foresee will prove… Read more »