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Accell’s AxFAST portable EV charger works at 120 or 240 volts

Sometimes you need to charge on the go, and while public chargers are steadily becoming more common, the sad truth is that they are often occupied or out of order, or just won’t work for unknown reasons. Most plug-in vehicles come with a Level 1 charging cable, but wouldn’t it convenient to have a portable… Read more »

New eoALM adds automatic load management to non-smart EV chargers

UK EVSE manufacturer EO Charging has launched a self-contained unit that adds automatic load management capabilities to the company’s “non-smart” chargers. The eoALM module is aimed at multiple-EV households, apartment complexes and businesses with small plug-in fleets. When combined with one of EO’s eoMini or eoBasic chargers, the unit constantly monitors the energy profile of… Read more »

NREL demonstrates wirelessly charged electric van

The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has launched a one-year demonstration of an -electric Zenith Motors van, modified to enable wireless charging. NREL is operating the vehicle in its employee shuttle fleet. “Under NREL’s direction, the shuttle was modified to incorporate Momentum Dynamics’ wireless-charging system – an addition that is enhancing our vehicle electrification and… Read more »

Paris pulls the plug on Bolloré’s Autolib electric car-sharing service

French conglomerate Bolloré launched its Autolib electric car-sharing service in Paris in 2011, and later expanded to other French cities, as well as London, Indianapolis and Los Angeles. Unfortunately, the Paris operation has died. After a very public dispute, the syndicate that brought together the 103 partner municipalities, including Paris, in Île-de-France, terminated its contract… Read more »

Andersen home charger hides the cable for a stylish look

As charging stations become part of the landscape, more companies are paying attention to how they look. A new home charger from Andersen discreetly hides the cable and plug inside a sleek and compact compartment, and offers a choice of metal and wood covers in eight stylish colors. The Andersen A1 offers a power level… Read more »

Steady growth of Nordic plug-in sales falters

Plug-in vehicle sales in the Nordic countries have been soaring for over two years, setting one sales record after another. However, that trend stalled in the first quarter of this year, Insero reports. In the first three months of 2018, 24,893 plug-in vehicles were sold in Norway, Finland, Sweden, and Denmark, compared to 27,640 sold… Read more »

Heliox fast chargers power New Zealand’s first 10 electric double-decker buses.

Netherlands-based Heliox will supply fast charging for 10 electric double-decker buses that are to go into service in Wellington, New Zealand in July. The new e-buses, operated by local transit agency Tranzit, will be joined by another 10 in 2020 and another 12 in 2021. Heliox’s charging network includes a CCS plug-in system for depot… Read more »

Heliox, maker of fast chargers for heavy-duty EVs, secures new investment

Heliox, a Netherlands-based manufacturer of fast-charging infrastructure for electric buses and other heavy-duty EVs, has secured a “substantial” new investment from Waterland Private Equity Investments. Heliox, founded in 2009 with roots in electronics giant Philips, developed one of the first CCS plug-in chargers for electric buses in 2013. The company offers overnight and mobile charging… Read more »

FedEx tests Workhorse/Plug Power fuel cell delivery van

Commercial EV manufacturer Workhorse (NASDAQ:WKHS) and hydrogen fuel cell specialist Plug Power (NASDAQ: PLUG) have collaborated to deliver a fuel cell electric delivery van to FedEx Express. The Class 5 EGEN delivery van was built by Workhorse, and features a Plug Power ProGen hydrogen fuel cell. It’s currently in service on a standard delivery route,… Read more »

Costa Rican government deploys fleet of Mitsubishi plug-in vehicles

The government of Japan has delivered a fleet of 20 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEVs and 29 Mitsubishi i-MiEVs to the government of Costa Rica, as part of the Overseas Development Agreement between the two countries. The new vehicles will be used by 15 government agencies and universities. Costa Rica is a land of rugged terrain and… Read more »