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EV charging is changing, Part 3: Why Tesla’s NACS is unlikely to kill CCS

Part 1: How automakers’ disappointment in Electrify America drove them into Tesla’s arms Part 2: No, NACS is not today’s Tesla connector Part 4: Behind the scenes as seven automakers counter Tesla’s Superchargers EV charging is changing, but much remains to be settled A flurry of news over less than a year permanently altered the US… Read more »

Siemens to acquire heavy-duty EV charging specialist Heliox

Electrical giant Siemens has signed an agreement to acquire Heliox, a specialist in fleet-oriented fast charging solutions. Heliox is headquartered in the Netherlands, and employs around 330 people. The company makes a number of innovative charging products, including mobile DC fast chargers and bidirectional V2X-capable chargers. Siemens eMobility is part of Siemens Smart Infrastructure. It… Read more »

EcoG and Infineon work to ensure compatibility of bidirectional chargers and EVs

Munich-based tech company EcoG has presented an ISO-compliant bidirectional charging solution which follows charging standards association CharIN’s guidelines. EcoG plans to unveil a pre-integrated reference design for bidirectional charging in addition to EcoG Charge Controllers. Together with partner Infineon, a power semiconductor manufacturer, EcoG is developing a starter kit with an integrated 22 kW converter… Read more »

GM offers details of V2H charging hardware (but no V2H-capable EV yet)

Vehicle-to-home (V2H) charging technology, which enables an EV to serve as a home backup power source, is expected to be a big selling point for automakers. In fact, GM just released some details about its upcoming bidirectional V2H charging hardware, even though it does not yet have any V2H-capable vehicle on offer. The Ultium Home… Read more »

Renault to introduce bidirectional-capable EV, charger and V2G platform

The Ford F-150 Lightning’s bidirectional charging feature is proving to be a surprise hit with buyers, and Hyundai/Kia has added bidirectional capability to its new models. The latest automaker to go bi is Renault, which has announced that the upcoming R5 will be its first car to come with a bidirectional on-board charger. Mobilize, the… Read more »

SolarEdge introduces bidirectional DC-coupled EV charger

Israel-headquartered energy technology company SolarEdge recently debuted its bidirectional DC EV charger, which is expected to be available in the second half of 2024.  The charger is compatible with 400 V and 800 V powertrains and will enable solar-powered vehicle-to-home and vehicle-to-grid functionalities. It will allow charging at up to 24 kW by simultaneously drawing… 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 »

DC Charging Makes Regenerative Energy More Efficient

In this webcast we’ll explore the following areas: • Understanding AC vs. DC charging• The need and challenges for load management• What is required to benefit from bidirectional power transfer• The technology shift from AC to DC is emerging• Outlook to DC Wallboxes Presented by: Rebekka Jentzsch, Senior Product Manager, Vector

Open Air Advantages And Applications Of Bidirectional DC Contactors

With the increased deployment of electric vehicles comes an increased demand for DC fast charging. What originally started with 400 V moved to 800 V and is now targeting 1200 V. High voltages pose very specific challenges to the safety devices capable of reliably insulating and galvanically separating the DC power sources within a charging… Read more »