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Fast charging Superhub in Brooklyn will be the first of several across NYC

If urban drivers who lack garages or assigned parking spaces are to go electric, some sort of easily accessible public charging infrastructure will need to be developed. One proposed solution is a network of local “superhubs” of DC fast chargers. Electric transportation company Revel is building just such a Superhub at the historic former Pfizer… Read more »

Irish charging provider to convert 180 telephone boxes to charge points

Irish charging operator EasyGo, which boasts a network of 1,200 charge points and 7,000 customers, has formed a partnership with telecom company Eir to replace 180 telephone kiosks around Ireland with Tritium DC fast chargers. EasyGo Director Gerry Cash said the idea of transforming phone boxes came about because of their locations around the country…. Read more »

Read past issues of Charged – Electric Vehicles Magazine

< Newer Issues Issue 34 – November/December 2017 Featuring: The Goldilocks zone: Calienté explains that battery pack heating is just as important as cooling EV Safe Charge installation service connects the dots for EV buyers A redesigned Nissan LEAF arrives in 2018, joining the new generation of plug-ins A closer look at power factor correction… Read more »

EV Connect launches EV charging station certification program

EV Connect, a company that provides cloud-based software for managing charging networks, has launched a certification program for EV charging station manufacturers. The EV Charge Station (EVCS) Certification Program allows manufacturers to remotely self-certify and complete most of the steps required for certification. The EVCS Certification Program ensures hardware compliance with the Open Charge Point… Read more »

Determining ENERGY STAR specifications for high-power EV fast chargers proves challenging

The US EPA is proposing a new ENERGY STAR specification, Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment Version 1.1, which adds DC fast chargers to the existing specification. The process of proposing the spec and considering stakeholder comments began in early 2018, and is ongoing. The EPA is proposing to release a Version 1.1 Draft 1 Specification in… Read more »

New study: clusters of EV owners threaten to overload local electricity infrastructure

The growing energy demand created by EV charging could threaten the stability of electrical grids unless utilities take a proactive approach to planning their future networks, according to a joint study from management consulting firm L.E.K. Consulting and Australia-based charging infrastructure company Tritium. “Preparing the Grid for the Uptake of Electric Vehicles” highlights a clustering… Read more »

2019 Audi e-tron feels like the real thing

This time, it feels different. We long-suffering EV journalists have been snookered time and again – automakers have launched new EVs, and we’ve covered them with enthusiasm and optimism, only to be disappointed when the companies failed to market them, and turned them into low-volume compliance cars. Ford, Volkswagen, Mercedes, Kia, Audi and others have… Read more »

New Zealand’s first public fast charger goes live

New Zealand network operator ChargeNet has begun building the country’s first fast-charging network. The first Veefil fast charger, designed and manufactured by Australian company Tritium, is going operational this week at a supermarket in the town of Kaiwaka, between Auckland and Northland. Future units will be deployed in and around major cities such as Hamilton,… Read more »

ChargePoint’s new Express 100 24 kW DC fast charger

ChargePoint has introduced a new addition to its line of EV charging stations. The Express 100 is a compact 24 kW DC fast charger aimed at businesses such as retail locations, restaurants and convenience stores. Earlier this year, the company announced the Express 200, a 50 kW DC fast charger with a maximum charging rate… Read more »