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In-Charge Energy’s new task force will angle for federal fleet electrification funding

Fleet electrification specialist In-Charge Energy has launched a new business unit specifically designed to secure grants and incentives that may be available under the recently enacted Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (aka the Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal). In-Charge says its Invest in America E-Fleet Task Force will help position the company to secure millions in funding… Read more »

Bosch starts volume production of silicon carbide semiconductors

Bosch has started volume production of SiC semiconductors, and plans to expand its production capacity to a unit volume running into the hundreds of millions. The company is also working on a second generation of more efficient SiC chips.  To meet steadily increasing demand for these semiconductors, Bosch added 1,000 square meters to the clean-room… Read more »

Rivian to build $5-billion battery and assembly plant near Atlanta

Rivian Automotive is the brightest rising star in the EV firmament at the moment, and it’s flush with cash following a $11.9 billion stock offering in November. Now the company has announced plans to put some of that nest egg to work at a new $5-billion battery and assembly plant east of Atlanta, which is… Read more »

ABB orders AFC Energy fuel cell systems for high-power EV charging

ABB has placed an order with AFC Energy for its S Series hydrogen fuel cell system. The order is worth £4 million, and the system is scheduled for delivery in early 2023. ABB will use the first 200 kW S Series system, which can be fueled with either hydrogen or ammonia, for high-power EV charging,… Read more »

Buffalo, New York to order up to 150 New Flyer electric buses

The Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority of Buffalo, New York (NFTA-Metro) has issued a five-year contract to NFI subsidiary New Flyer of America, which includes a firm order for 10 Xcelsior CHARGE heavy-duty electric transit buses, along with an option to purchase up to 140 more. NFTA-Metro provides bus and rail transportation services in Erie and… Read more »

Assembly and EOL Test Systems for E-Drives and Battery Modules

e-Drive EOL Testing:Reducing time to market is one of the most important requirements of the electric vehicle industry. To respond to this need, teamtechnik—based on their 30 years of experience—completely changed the concept of how to build EOL test benches from individual design to a module-based system, while still meeting all needs regarding safety and… Read more »

Nth Cycle says its electroextraction tech significantly reduces transportation costs for Li-ion battery recycling

Refining the circular economy for battery materials. As the e-mobility transition accelerates, demand for critical minerals is growing exponentially. Companies on the cutting edge, such as Tesla, are already experiencing shortages. However, to extract ever more minerals by mining and dispose of the waste in landfills, would be to continue the practices that got the… Read more »

ABB charges into the future with Formula E

The global electric racing championship Formula E has been a huge success by any measure. Automakers like Mercedes-Benz, Porsche, Nissan, and Jaguar have embraced the series, which is surely the world’s most prominent showcase for electric vehicle performance. Charged attended the New York City E-Prix in July, and spoke with several execs from EV infrastructure… Read more »

Bosch’s new flexible charging cable does away with the “charging brick”

Bosch’s new smart charging cable, introduced at the recent IAA Mobility 2021 trade show, is designed to be flexible and compact. It includes the usual control and safety technology, but dispenses with the usual bulky in-cable control box, or “charging brick.” The new cable weighs less than three kg, and comes with adapters for Type… Read more »