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ABB delivers chargers for Gridserve Electric Highway charging network

UK charging provider Gridserve is expanding and upgrading its network of public charging stations. The company says its Electric Highway will include coverage for 85 percent of the UK’s motorway network, plus towns and cities across the country. Gridserve will install ABB’s Ultrafast DC and Fast DC chargers at many of its sites. ABB’s Ultrafast… Read more »

Ola Hypercharger Network to offer 100,000 charging points for two-wheel EVs across India

Ola Electric runs a major ride-hailing platform that operates on 3 continents, and it will soon be manufacturing 2-wheeled EVs at its Futurefactory in Tamil Nadu, India. Now the company has revealed plans to provide charging for its upcoming Ola Scooter and other vehicles through the new Ola Hypercharger Network. Ola says its Hypercharger Network… Read more »

Siemens offers a new charge controller and calibration kit for EV charging tech

Siemens offers charging system suppliers a new plug & play solution, which now enables calibration of the Powerline signal level in line with CCS CharIN Association Implementation Guidelines. The solution comprises the company’s Simatic ET 200SP TM ECC PL ST charge controller and its TM ECC CCS calibration kit. When calibrating the signal quality of… Read more »

Efacec expands and upgrades its line of smart chargers

Portuguese charger manufacturer Efacec Power Solutions recently presented several new products and upgrades to existing lines. Efacec’s Level 2 Public Charger offers power levels from 11 kVA to 22 kVA, the ability to charge two EVs at once, smart charging features, over-the-air software updates, and optional payment terminal integration. With the latest generation, the company… Read more »

Volvo XC40 Recharge and Polestar 2: EV cousins offer different takes on “premium”

You might not know it to look at them, but these two cars—one Swedish, one Chinese—share underpinnings and a parent company. Volvo and its Chinese parent Geely are very serious about selling cars that plug in. Starting in 2016, the Swedish brand has included plug-in hybrid versions of pretty much every new vehicle it sells… Read more »

Charged and umlaut partner on EV charging infrastructure testing

Q&A with Hakan Ekmen, Managing Director umlaut US How do the various public fast charging networks compare in terms of reliability, convenience, coverage and price? Charged recently partnered with the German firm umlaut to begin to determine the state of the charging network user experience. After performing a comparative study of network providers in Germany,… Read more »

Proterra beefs up its battery expertise: Q&A with CTO Dustin Grace

Since its founding in 2004, Proterra has grown to become North America’s largest supplier of electric buses. The company has sold some 950 buses to transit agencies, airports, universities, national parks and private companies in 43 states and provinces. Under its Proterra Powered program, the company provides powertrains to other vehicle makers—school buses for Thomas… Read more »

NeoCharge’s Smart Splitter reduces barriers to Level 2 EV charging at home

California-based startup NeoCharge has developed an economical, quick and safe way to add a Level 2 EV charging station to your home. The company’s Smart Splitter allows you to safely plug your EV charger and an appliance such as a dryer into the same 220-volt outlet, eliminating the need for a dedicated circuit or a… Read more »

Octillion provides batteries for Lightning Systems e-trucks and new mobile charger

Battery provider Octillion Power Systems will collaborate with Colorado-based Lightning Systems to produce Class 6 electric trucks (up to 12.5 tons) aimed at “middle-mile” delivery routes between warehouses and distribution centers. Lightning’s fuel cell-powered Class 6 truck offered by Plug Power will be available in the third quarter of 2020. Lightning’s all-electric version of the… Read more »