Posts Tagged: ABB

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 »

ABB’s Autocharge enables charging with no card or app required

Most of the time, using a public charger is a pretty hassle-free experience, but electronics behemoth ABB has developed a way to make it even more convenient. The company’s new Autocharge feature allows a charge session to be automatically started by simply connecting the vehicle to the charger – no RFiD card or mobile app… Read more »

ABB to deliver 117 more fast charging stations for German highways

Global electronics giant ABB has received an order from energy supplier EnBW for 117 rapid charging columns to be deployed at Tank & Rast service stations on German highways. EnBW ordered 68 stations from ABB last year. The fast charging stations, which are now being installed, have a charging capacity of 50 kW and feature… Read more »

EV fast charging in transition: What’s currently installed, coming soon and still years away?

Phoenix Contact discusses the upcoming transition phase for DC fast charging We receive a lot of press releases at Charged about plans for next-generation DC fast charging. It’s easy to lose track of exactly what is currently installed, what is coming in the near future, and what is still a few years away. Despite all… Read more »

Fleet of 8 Volvo electric buses to use ABB’s OppCharge infrastructure

Electronics giant ABB has won a contract to provide electric bus charging infrastructure for a fleet of Volvo 7900 12-meter electric buses that will serve Harrogate, a historic spa town in northern England. ABB will supply three HVC 300P charging stations and an electric substation. ABB says this project will be the first in the… Read more »

Luxembourg deploys 150 kW ABB fast chargers for plug-in hybrid buses

ABB has installed two fast chargers at Luxembourg City’s central station, to support 5 Volvo plug-in hybrid buses. Each vehicle will be charged with 150 kW of power in three to six minutes, during the turnaround times at the end point of the bus route. The new fast chargers are connected to the cloud for… Read more »

Volvo Buses receives order for 90 electric buses from Belgium

Public transport operator the TEC Group, which serves the Belgian cities of Charleroi and Namur, has ordered 90 Volvo 7900 Electric Hybrid buses as well as 12 ABB charging stations. Delivery and installation will get underway this fall. TEC brought 11 Volvo 7900s into service in Namur in January. Once the new buses take to… Read more »

MAN selects ABB fast chargers for e-bus R&D facilities

Power and automation giant ABB is supplying fast chargers to MAN Truck & Bus for its new e-bus R&D program. Volkswagen subsidiary MAN, one of Europe’s largest manufacturers of heavy commercial vehicles, has announced that it will begin pilots of e-buses in 2018, and begin serial production by 2019. The company is developing e-buses at… Read more »