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ABB E-mobility and Scania successfully test Megawatt Charging System

Scania has successfully installed and tested a pilot Megawatt Charging System from ABB E-mobility. Deploying this high-power charging solution could enable operators to halve the charging time for heavy-duty vehicles, says Scania. Scania calls the testing, which was done to prove the technical viability of high-current charging, a first important step towards a future system,… Read more »

Circle K installs ABB 180 kW DC fast chargers at Virginia store

Convenience store and gas retail chain Circle K has opened its latest EV charging site at a store in Wytheville, Virginia, along Interstate 81. This site is the first to be equipped with ABB E-mobility’s US-manufactured Terra 184 DC fast chargers, which provide up to 180 kW of power. ABB’s Terra 184 EV chargers were… Read more »

ABB’s new CogniEN delivers real-time data on EV charging station performance

The poor reliability of public chargers is an industry-wide scandal. Better access to real-time diagnostic data surely wouldn’t hurt, so we’re happy to hear about a new cloud-based digital monitoring platform called CogniEN, from ABB Electrification. CogniEN isn’t specifically designed for the charging industry—it’s also aimed at the utility, data center and renewable energy sectors…. Read more »

ABB E-mobility invests in Switch to create a more integrated approach to EV charger operation

ABB E-mobility has made an investment in London-based startup Switch EV, describing the move as “the start of a collaboration to advance a seamless EV charging ecosystem.” Noting that “the global charger network remains fragmented, with a different charging experience from location to location, and operator to operator,” ABB sees the need for “a more… 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 »

Over half of respondents in ABB/AMS survey believe EV adoption deadlines are unrealistic

Countries and regions around the world have set sunset dates for the sale of fossil vehicles, most of them in the 2030-2040 timeframe. Are these deadlines achievable? A new survey commissioned by ABB Robotics and Automotive Manufacturing Solutions asked 600 auto industry experts, including managers and engineers from vehicle manufacturers and suppliers, what they thought… Read more »

ABB E-mobility delivers millionth EV charger

ABB E-mobility has announced the delivery of its one-millionth electric vehicle charger. The 2022 launch of ABB E-mobility’s new $30-million, 16,000-square-meter production facility in Valdarno, Italy completed a doubling of the company’s production capacity over the last two years. The manufacturing site can produce one DC fast charger every 20 minutes thanks to its seven… Read more »

ABB facilitates energy efficiency as the new official charging partner for Formula E

The ABB FIA Formula E World Championship is taking several significant steps forward for its ninth season of competition—a new generation of racecars, new race locations, revised rules and changes in key component suppliers. In December, the series put the new cars, which offer more power, less weight and vastly greater efficiency, through their paces… Read more »

ABB E-mobility announces new Terra Home residential charger

ABB E-mobility provides products and services in every segment of the EV infrastructure field. Now the multinational electronics giant has unveiled a new home charging solution at CES 2023 in Las Vegas. ABB E-mobility’s new Terra Home is set to go on sale later this year. It features a stylish, minimalistic design that can be… Read more »

ABB unveils mobile charger for Formula E Season 9

ABB will be expanding its partnership with the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship as the electric racing series enters its ninth season. The global electronics giant will now be the official charging supplier for Formula E. It will also introduce a portable solution for charging the new Gen3 cars before races and between sessions…. Read more »