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SAE International announces alignment methodology for wireless EV charging standard

SAE International’s Wireless Power Transfer & Alignment Taskforce has been working on a new wireless EV charging standard for some time. Now, following a “lengthy consensus process,” the group has decided upon Differential Inductive Positioning System (DIPS) as the technology alignment methodology for the SAE J2954 standard, Wireless Power Transfer (WPT) for Light-Duty Plug-in/Electric Vehicles… Read more »

Gilbarco Veeder-Root and Skycharger partner to provide EV charging infrastructure funding

Gilbarco Veeder-Root, a provider of gas pumps and related technology, has partnered with EV charging network Skycharger to introduce a program to provide fuel retailers and fleets with new financing and service options for EV charging infrastructure. The EVerse Fully Hosted program is designed to address funding gaps that persist despite help from such federal… Read more »

An inside look at how utilities view EVs: expanding electricity sales without adding new customers

Q&A with the Orlando Utilities Commission’s Peter Westlake. Anyone who would deploy any kind of large-scale EV charging project needs to work closely (and early) with their local electrical utility. This can be a complex undertaking, especially for companies that work in different regions, as there are around 1,600 utilities in the US, subject to… Read more »

SAE International updates standard for bidirectional EV/charger communication

The SAE International Hybrid Communication and Interoperability Task Force has completed an extensive revision of SAE Standard J2847/2: Communication Between Plug-in Vehicles and Off-Board DC Chargers. This update is the first step towards the goal of enabling EV and charging station providers to use the same communication code for bidirectional DC charging, including Vehicle-to-Grid (V2G)… Read more »

TeraWatt Infrastructure breaks ground on public EV charging hub for fleets near LAX

TeraWatt Infrastructure recently hosted a groundbreaking event for a new charging site for light-duty EV fleets in Inglewood, California. The site will feature 26 DC fast chargers, along with amenities for drivers. It’s slated to be operational in early 2024. The charging hub benefited from a $1.9-million California Energy Commission grant in support of ride-hail… Read more »

London electric waste-collection fleet is powered by waste it collects

Westminster City Council and French transnational water- and waste-management company Veolia have announced the rollout over the coming weeks of 45 new electric refuse collection trucks, which represents an investment of £20 million. Plans call for eventual replacement of the entire existing fleet of 80 trucks. According to estimates, each EV will reduce CO2 emissions… Read more »

Schneider opens large electric truck charging depot in Southern California

Multimodal transportation provider Schneider National has completed an electric charging depot at its South El Monte Intermodal Operations Center in Southern California. The depot will power the company’s battery-electric truck fleet, which will include nearly 100 Freightliner eCascadias by year’s end. The 4,900-square-foot charging site, which was designed and built in cooperation with Black &… Read more »

Yutong to deliver 12,000 electric buses to Lagos, Nigeria

The Lagos Metropolitan Area Transport Authority (LAMATA), which serves Africa’s largest city, plans to deploy 12,000 electric buses over the next seven years. The buses will be supplied by Chinese OEM Yutong, and will be assembled locally. Oando Clean Energy Limited (OCEL), a subsidiary of the Nigerian multinational oil company Oando, will provide charging infrastructure…. Read more »

Grabbing the prime real estate for electric truck charging hubs

Q&A with Zeem Solutions CEO Paul Gioupis. Charging-as-a-service is a hot business proposition these days, and for good reason. Electrifying a vehicle fleet is a complex undertaking that requires specialized skills and resources that most companies don’t have. It makes sense for organizations to focus on their core activities, so just as they outsource things… Read more »