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Tritium raises $8 million to bring 3 new products to market, triple production

Tritium, the Brisbane-based EVSE manufacturer, has received 10 million Australian dollars ($8 million) in new capital from Queensland entrepreneur Brian Flannery. “I can see that a tipping point has been reached in this market,” said Flannery. “Tritium has been at the forefront of innovative development in the fast-charging sector and its sustained growth and future… Read more »

Tritium opens a US office to support its stylish and capable DC fast charging products

Success stories sometime spring from unlikely places, especially during times of rapid, disorienting technological change. Consider the case of Tritium, a small independent company based in Australia, half a world away from the centers of automotive power, that has grown to become one of the world’s leading manufacturers of DC fast chargers. When asked about… Read more »

Hyundai launches Ioniq with three distinct powertrain choices: EV, PHEV and hybrid

In the short history of the modern EV industry, it’s been common for automakers to launch plug-in cars under a new brand or model – particularly those companies who are serious about selling EVs at scale. Or, at least the ones that want to appear serious about selling a lot of EVs. Even though Hyundai… Read more »

Grocery stores adding EV charging to their baskets

EV charging is becoming a trendy new amenity that businesses can offer to attract customers and make them stay a bit longer – but what kinds of businesses can benefit? Grocery stores could be likely candidates – doing the weekly shopping usually takes long enough that one could add enough charge to get back home… Read more »

VW to provide $2 billion for ZEV infrastructure, drawing criticism and praise from insiders

By now, the main events in Volkswagen’s dirty diesel scandal are familiar to Charged readers. For years, the world’s second-largest automaker opted not to produce hybrids or EVs, instead relying on “clean diesel” to meet government-mandated emissions standards. In 2015, scientists at the International Council on Clean Transportation were puzzled to find that they couldn’t… Read more »

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New coalition aims to energize New Jersey’s EV scene

An assortment of EVSE companies, auto dealers, utilities and environmental advocates has launched a new coalition to jump-start EV adoption in New Jersey. ChargEVC’s mission is to promote policies that replace legacy cars with plug-in vehicles, in order to reduce harmful emissions, strengthen the utility grid, lower electricity rates, reduce transportation costs and a diversify… Read more »

English government invests £35 million to promote “ultra-low emission vehicles”

The UK Department for Transport has announced a £35 million package to boost the uptake of “ultra-low emission vehicles” (defined as vehicles that produce less than 75 grams of CO2 per kilometer, including EVs, PHEVs and fuel cell vehicles). The latest round of funding is part of £600 million that the government has committed to… Read more »

Recargo building out West Coast Electric Highway, researching higher charging levels

Earlier this year, Recargo, the parent company of PlugShare, won a $1.6-million grant from the California Energy Commission to help complete the West Coast Electric Highway, a network of charging stations that will eventually stretch from Canada to Mexico. In total, four companies were awarded nearly $9 million in grants for the project. Recargo, Chargepoint,… Read more »

EV charging companies fear $2-billion VW settlement could hurt competition

As part of its punishment for hoodwinking the whole world in its dirty diesel debacle, Volkswagen has agreed to invest $2 billion in EV charging infrastructure in the US, $800 million of it in California. The exact plan, which is yet to be released, will be overseen by the California Air Resources Board and the… Read more »