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Charging interoperability pioneer Hubject expands to US

Europe-based Hubject has officially launched its US operations from a new HQ in Santa Monica, California. Hubject was founded in 2012 to enable seamless charging for customers through an open B-to-B platform, and is now in use on four continents and in 26 countries. The company’s Intercharge platform allows charging operators and service providers to… Read more »

Charging EVs with no card or app: Hubject and Daimler pilot a solution

Today, using most public charging stations requires having the right charging card or smartphone app. This can be a hassle, especially in Europe, which has a patchwork of charging networks. To simplify this process, Berlin-based Hubject, a joint venture of several German automakers and suppliers, has developed a solution that enables customers to access charging… Read more »

Hubject expands into the US and China

Berlin-based Hubject, which provides an “eRoaming” platform for the exchange of data among charging networks, is expanding its operations from Europe and Japan to the US and China. As Hubject sees it, the large number of non-standardized charging networks makes it difficult to ensure a smooth charging process, holding back the advance of e-mobility. The… Read more »

Volkswagen invests in eRoaming provider Hubject

Hubject is a Berlin-based company that provides a solution for the exchange of data among charging networks. Hubject’s eRoaming platform is analogous to the networks that enable ATMs, mobile phones and other conveniences of modern life to work together smoothly. Hubject was founded in 2012 by a group of companies including BMW, Daimler, Bosch and… Read more »

Osprey’s Volo charging software enables hardware-agnostic interoperability

The UK-based Osprey Charging Network prides itself on its open and accessible network, and emphasizes roaming and interoperability features. The company has developed a proprietary software platform called Volo, which it uses to operate its network of public charge points, and to integrate directly with roaming partners and fleets. “We chose to develop Volo ourselves… Read more »

Oil companies buying up EV charging networks: Shell acquires ubitricity

The European oil giants Total, BP and Shell have been buying up assets all along the EV charging value chain. The latest news is that Shell has agreed to buy 100% of the European charging network ubitricity. Founded in Berlin, ubitricity operates in a number of European countries, and claims to be the largest public… Read more »

Tritium adds Plug & Charge capability to its charging stations

Tritium, an Australia-based manufacturer of DC fast charging stations, has incorporated Plug & Charge technology into its products. Tritium says Plug & Charge capability is available immediately for charge point operators to deploy on its PK350kW DC High Power Chargers. Plug & Charge, based on the ISO 15118 standard, enables direct communication between an EV… Read more »

Plug&Charge to enable charging sans cards or apps in 2020

Network operator Electrify America and Berlin-based Hubject, the creator of a roaming platform for charging networks, have announced a significant step towards the upcoming launch of the Plug&Charge system, which will enable EV charging with no need for a membership card or smartphone app. Using Plug&Charge, EV drivers will simply plug their vehicle into a… Read more »

Read past issues of Charged – Electric Vehicles Magazine

< Newer Issues Issue 40 – November/December 2018 Featuring: Churning out EVs: TDK has built a fully automated manufacturing line for its DC link capacitors Top circuit protection considerations for DC fast chargers, a new class of high-voltage consumer electronics Audi joins the class of 2019 with the e-tron PlugStar aims to break the EV… Read more »

The EV industry sees problems with California’s proposal to mandate credit card readers for public chargers

In California, there is a controversial plan to require credit card readers on all public charging stations, including retrofitting already installed units. California’s Electric Vehicle Charging Stations Open Access Act (Senate Bill 454, which passed in 2013) mandates open access to public charging stations – that is, a driver doesn’t have to be a member… Read more »