Search Results Found For: "CCS"

CharIN launches new taskforce for wireless power transfer

The Charging Interface Initiative (CharIN) is a global alliance of EV and EVSE providers that promotes universal charging standards such as CCS, MCS and ISO 15118. Now CharIN has launched a Wireless Power Transfer Taskforce, initiated by Siemens, WiTricity, and MAHLE, in order to drive the adoption and standardization of wireless charging solutions for EVs…. Read more »

How to measure EV charging power safely and accurately (Webinar)

Join this session at the fall Virtual Conference on EV Engineering, presented by CSM, where we will explain how the impact of various charging systems around the world (AC / DC chargers) with varying characteristics such as current, voltage and frequency which influence vehicle charging times can now be easily determined. CSM’s newest member of… Read more »

EV charging is changing, Part 4: Behind the scenes as seven automakers counter Tesla’s Superchargers

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 3: Why Tesla’s NACS is unlikely to kill CCS EV charging is changing, but much remains to be settled A flurry of news over less than a year permanently altered the US landscape… Read more »

EV charging is changing, Part 2: No, NACS is not today’s Tesla connector

Part 1: How automakers’ disappointment in Electrify America drove them into Tesla’s arms Part 3: Why Tesla’s NACS is unlikely to kill CCS 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… Read more »

EV charging is changing, 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 3: Why Tesla’s NACS is unlikely to kill CCS 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 landscape for… Read more »

Vertexcom Technologies supports V2G standard in its chipset

Vertexcom Technologies, a smart charging communication chip design company, has announced support for ISO 15118-20 Bidirectional Power Transfer (BPT), also known as Vehicle-to-Grid (V2G) transfer, in its chipsets. Vertexcom’s HomePlug GreenPHY SECC chipset MSE1021+MSEX24-i and EVCC chipset MSE1022+MSEX25-i support the implementation of ISO 15118-20 BPT. Drivers can save or make money by using electricity stored… Read more »

WattEV awarded $40.5 million to build truck charging depots in Northern California and Oregon

WattEV, a provider of charging infrastructure for commercial electric trucks, recently celebrated the opening of a massive public EV charging depot at the Port of Long Beach. Now the company has secured $40.5 million in grants to build two more electric truck stops in Northern California and Oregon. WattEV has been awarded two separate grants:… Read more »

Chroma releases new software platform for multi-coupler EVSE testing

Chroma, a test and measurement instrumentation company, has released a new software platform that has multi-threaded testing functionality for electric vehicle supply equipment (EVSE) test solutions. PowerPro 5 can simulate up to four vehicles having identical or different communication protocols such as GB/T, CCS or CHAdeMO. The software controls the EVSE to serve multiple connectors… Read more »

Seven automakers unite to create massive new public EV charging network in North America

A lot of folks were doubtless still digesting the details of Tesla’s near-takeover of the North American public EV charging scene—and along comes another blockbuster development on the infrastructure front. Seven of the world’s major automakers—GM, Stellantis, BMW, Mercedes, Hyundai, Kia and (oddly enough) Honda—have announced plans to form a joint venture to build a… Read more »

Nissan to adopt Tesla’s NACS for Ariya and future EV models

Nissan has reached an agreement with Tesla to adopt the North American Charging Standard (NACS) beginning in 2025, becoming the first Japanese automaker to do so. This will be the third fast charging standard for Nissan, which used the CHAdeMO standard before switching to CCS in 2020. From 2024, Nissan will make available a NACS… Read more »