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Taylor ZLC container handler to use Rocsys autonomous charging system

Container handler manufacturer Taylor Machine Works will implement a robotic charging system from Rocsys for its second-generation ZLC electric container handler. Rocsys says robotic charging of EVs provides charging at scale around the clock without the need for human interaction at the vehicle, enabling dependable, fast charging with reduced wear and tear on charging cables… Read more »

Rocsys joins European robotic charging consortium

Rocsys, a provider of autonomous robotic charging solutions, has joined ROCIN-ECO, a consortium with IONITY, Audi, TÜV SÜD, Porsche, BMW, Ford, Mercedes-Benz, AVL and Huber+Suhner. The vision of the ROCIN-ECO consortium is to equip fast charging stations along European highways with one or more robotic charging lanes. These will enable a fully automated charge and… Read more »

Rocsys to supply autonomous charging solutions for electric yard tractors at Port of Oakland

Rocsys, a maker of autonomous conductive charging solutions, has signed an agreement with marine terminal operator SSA Marine to supply ROC-1 autonomous charging systems, which will autonomously charge part of SSA Marine’s electric yard tractor fleet at the International Container Terminal at the Port of Oakland. Autonomous charging is designed to enable reliable and fast… Read more »

Rocsys robots help to make EV fleet charging more reliable

Originally designed with autonomous vehicles in mind, Rocsys’s robotic charging arm has attracted interest from fleet operators. Netherlands-based Rocsys makes robotic devices that allow EVs to be charged without human intervention (see the feature in our January/February 2020 issue). When we hear about robotic charging, the application that typically springs to mind is charging autonomous… Read more »

eVersum and Rocsys partner to develop autonomous charging for eShuttles

eVersum, an Austrian manufacturer of electric commercial passenger vehicles, has selected automated charging innovator Rocsys to develop autonomous robotic charging systems for eVersum’s eShuttles. Robotic charging solutions are new to the market, and industry standards are currently in development. The two companies will work together to develop communication protocols that eVersum’s vehicle and Rocsys’s robot… Read more »

ROCSYS raises an additional $6.3 million for its robotic EV charging solutions

How will self-driving EVs charge themselves without human intervention? The Dutch firm ROCSYS believes its robotic charging system is the answer. The company recently raised $6.3 million from exisiting investors Forward.One and Superangel in a new funding round. ROCSYS will use the new funding to scale up its activities throughout Europe and to launch a… Read more »

ROCSYS, Grivix and VDL ETS cooperate on robotic fast charging for heavy-duty EVs

Three Dutch companies have partnered to develop a robotic charging solution for heavy-duty EVs. ROCSYS, a supplier of plug-in robots, Grivix, which makes automated high-power vehicle inlets, and VDL ETS, a charging test and validation specialist, are working together to develop the system. Using the new charging solution, an e-truck or e-bus will automatically request… Read more »

New ROCSYS robotic system automates charging at e-bus depots

Ebusco is a supplier of electric buses and depot chargers, while ROCSYS supplies plug-in robots. The two Dutch companies are working together on a system to automate charging at bus depots, using a robotically-controlled CCS charging system. “The advantages of automating bus depots are many and varied,” says Peter Bijvelds, CEO of Ebusco. “Automating this… Read more »

ROCSYS automates charging stations with soft robots

ROCSYS founder Crijn Bouman is no stranger to innovation. A self-described “entrepreneur at heart,” Bouman has led two Netherlands-based startups in cleantech, software, and electronics. When his first EV fast charging equipment company Epyon was acquired by ABB almost a decade ago, he stayed on as Head of Product Management for its charging portfolio for… Read more »

Automated charging startup ROCSYS completes new investment round

Dutch startup ROCSYS, which is focused on developing automated EV chargers, has completed its seed investment round, led by Estonia-based investing company Superangel as well as, a Dutch venture capital fund focused on high-tech hardware. This latest round follows previous funding by Dutch investment fund UNIIQ. As the auto industry continues to develop self-parking… Read more »