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A lesson in innovation: VW’s Herbert Diess invites Tesla’s Elon Musk to an internal conference

A few weeks ago, Volkswagen Group CEO Herbert Diess called 120 top-level executives to company HQ for a crisis meeting, at which he announced a series of measures to help his company catch up with Tesla. More recently, Diess went a step further, inviting Tesla CEO Elon Musk to address 200 Volkswagen executives via a… Read more »

Bridgestone to roll out up to 3,500 EVBox public chargers in Europe

Tire manufacturer and retailer Bridgestone has formed a long-term partnership with the EVBox Group to deploy up to 3,500 EVBox AC and DC charging ports, powered by EVBox charging management software. The installations will take place across Bridgestone’s European retail and service network, which includes brands such as Speedy and First Stop. Bridgestone’s retail network… Read more »

ABB earns CharIN CCS certification for its DC charger portfolio

CharIN is a 200-member global association that promotes interoperability based on the Combined Charging System (CCS). Electronics giant ABB has been an active member of CharIN since its establishment in 2015, and leads a CharIN working group dedicated to CCS interoperability testing and certification. Now ABB is en route to becoming the first company to… Read more »

Over 50 webcasts on EV Engineering at next week’s Charged Virtual Conference

Charged is hosting a virtual conference on EV engineering next week that’s free to attend. The conference includes live webinar sessions with interactive Q&As and on-demand webinars. Just like the content Charged brings you every day, conference topics will span the entire EV engineering supply chain and ecosystem including motor and power electronics design and… Read more »

Over 50 free EV engineering sessions confirmed: Charged Virtual Conference starts in two weeks

The Spring 2021 sessions list for the Charged Virtual Conference on EV Engineering is out now. Just like the content Charged brings you every day, conference topics will span the entire EV engineering supply chain and ecosystem including motor and power electronics design and manufacturing, cell development, battery systems, testing, powertrains, thermal management, circuit protection,… Read more »

Volkswagen Group and bp partner to expand ultra-fast charging across Europe

Volkswagen and bp have announced a partnership to deploy DC fast charging facilities at bp and Aral retail sites in the UK, Germany and elsewhere in Europe. Oil giant bp aims to grow its public charging network to over 70,000 charging points worldwide by 2030. In the UK, bp pulse, the company’s charging arm, plans… Read more »

As ChargePoint debuts on the NYSE, investors ponder the prospects of charging infrastructure providers

ChargePoint Holdings, one of the largest players in the EV infrastructure field, has gone public through a business combination with Switchback Energy Acquisition. The company now trades on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol CHPT. In honor of the historic moment, CEO Pasquale Romano got to (virtually) ring the NYSE opening bell. The… Read more »