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Federal Highway Administration solicits feedback on how to certify Tesla’s NACS for EV charging grants

The Federal Highway Administration is seeking feedback on how government rules should be updated to support the new NACS/J3400 standard, which enables other companies to manufacture and use Tesla’s formerly proprietary charging connector. The Bipartisan Infrastructure Law includes $7.5 billion in subsidies for public EV charging infrastructure. $5 billion of that will be funneled through… Read more »

MAN and ABB E-mobility announce R&D cooperation

European vehicle manufacturer MAN Truck & Bus has signed an exclusive cooperation agreement with ABB E-mobility to work together even more closely, particularly in the area of R&D. “Cooperation in the area of research and development is rather rare in our industry,” said Thomas Nickels, Senior VP of Engineering at MAN. “Together with ABB E-mobility,… Read more »

LG opens new EV charger factory in Fort Worth, Texas

LG Electronics has opened its first factory in the US for assembling EV charging stations. A ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Fort Worth facility was attended by the city’s mayor and other officials. LG already has a huge distribution center for consumer electronics and home appliances in Fort Worth. The new 100,000-square-foot plant will have an… Read more »

SAE International lays foundation to implement Tesla’s NACS connector standard

Charging providers and automakers have rushed to adopt Tesla’s North American Charging Standard (NACS), which features a simpler and more compact connector than the brand-neutral CCS. In fact, the enthusiasm for NACS has been so great that the market has outrun the standards-adoption process. SAE International has now taken a major step towards bridging that… Read more »

IoTecha’s EV charging tech enables Hager Energy to power VW’s bidirectional ID. models

IoTecha, provider of a smart charging platform for EVs, and Hager Energy are collaborating on charging products to power Volkswagen EVs. Volkswagen’s recent announcement of bidirectional charging support for its new ID. models (and existing models through an ID. software update) and availability of a vehicle-to-home (V2H) solution with Hager Energy’s DC home power station… Read more »

eVTOL developers cooperate to deploy interoperable charging equipment for airports

In what appears to be an example of healthy coopetition, Archer Aviation has bought several multimodal chargers from rival eVTOL manufacturer Beta Technologies. Beta says it has delivered two chargers to Archer’s flight test facility in Salinas, California, where Archer is conducting a flight test campaign with its four-passenger Midnight eVTOL air taxi. Both Archer… Read more »

First-Of-Its-Kind Electric Truck Charging Facility At Port Of Long Beach: A Case Study

What It Takes To Bring Charging Infrastructure Online and Planning for the Future. The WattEV Port of Long Beach charging depot is the first-of-its-kind charging facility focused exclusively on electric heavy-duty trucks. The site is currently operating under its first phase with the ability to charge 26 trucks concurrently with 5 MW of capacity delivered… Read more »

New Chipsets for EV Charging Communication with Plug & Charge and Vehicle-to-Grid Integration

Vertexcom Technologies introduces HomePlug GreenPHY chipsets for EV charging communications in the context of the rapidly progressing EV adoption and market trends such as Plug & Charge and Vehicle-to-Grid (V2G). Vertexcom HomePlug GreenPHY SECC chipset MSE1021+MSEX24-i and EVCC chipset MSE1022+MSEX25-i enable a reliable charging experience for EV owners and a streamlined product development for charging… Read more »

Swiss firm Designwerk presents container-sized Mega Charger for commercial EVs

Designwerk Technologies, based in Winterthur, Switzerland, has developed a new DC fast charging station for commercial EVs that’s packaged in a container format. After a year of development, the company has now presented the new charger to some 80 industry experts. Designwerk’s Mega Charger is a battery-buffered charging station with two CCS charging points, each… Read more »

Daimler’s RIZON electric trucks achieve full homologation in the US 

Daimler Truck, which launched electric truck brand RIZON in May, says its Class 4 and 5 medium-duty models have received full US homologation, which is the process of certifying that a vehicle complies with the technical and legal requirements to be deemed roadworthy and safe for public use. RIZON has received certification from the EPA… Read more »