Posts Tagged: ABB

Cloud-based monitoring helps keep ABB fast chargers operational in Icelandic weather

How do public chargers hold up in extreme weather? There’s probably no better place to answer that question than Iceland, where over 20 ABB fast charging stations have been installed along the country’s main highway, Route 1. The chargers are exposed to the most punishing weather conditions, including temperatures as low as -30° C. “You… Read more »

Electrify America selects vendors for fast charging network

Electrify America, the EVSE network founded by VW as part of its penance for the Dirty Diesel Debacle, has selected several vendors to install DC fast chargers at new stations across the US. Some of these will offer power levels up to 350 kW, delivering 20 miles of range per minute of charge, seven times… Read more »

ABB fast chargers support two different brands of e-buses in Trondheim

Swiss electronics giant ABB will supply eight of its HVC 450P charging stations to support a fleet of 35 electric buses in the Norwegian city of Trondheim. This is one of the first projects in which e-buses from two different brands will use the same charging infrastructure. The 25 Volvo 7900 and 10 Heuliez GX… Read more »

ABB becomes title sponsor of Formula E

Since its first race in Beijing in 2014, Formula E has been raising awareness of EVs around the world, while providing a platform for manufacturers to test new technology under racing conditions. Now the Swiss electronics giant ABB has become the title sponsor – the series will henceforth be known as the ABB FIA Formula… Read more »

Bulgarian charging network deploys ABB fast chargers

Public EV chargers are a common sight in much of Western Europe, and the web is steadily expanding further east. Electromobility provider eMobility International operates a fleet of 110 rental and rideshare EVs in Bulgaria, as well a network of charging stations. The company has deployed a network of ABB Terra 53 fast charging stations,… Read more »

Gothenburg electric buses to use ABB 450 kW fast charging

The Swedish city of Gothenburg will use ABB’s 450 kW Opportunity Charging (OppCharge) system to power two new electric buses. OppCharge is an open charging interface that can be used by any manufacturer. It uses an automated pantograph on the charging infrastructure to connect the bus to the charging point. Due for delivery in spring… Read more »

ABB unveils smart charging solution for bus depots

ABB’s new HVC-Overnight Charging products are designed for overnight charging of larger fleet vehicles, such as buses. The HVC-Overnight Charger features a single compact power cabinet, paired with up to three charge boxes. The idea is that after the first vehicle has finished charging, the next will start automatically, maximizing vehicle availability and reducing installation… Read more »