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Posts Tagged: ABB

How Formula E helps ABB develop new e-mobility products

Global electronics giant ABB is involved in many aspects of the electromobility industry, from charging infrastructure to batteries to utility integration to robotics. It’s quite fitting that ABB is the lead corporate sponsor of Formula E, the all-electric racing series that’s now in its seventh season. Charged met with several ABB executives at the recent… Read more »

ABB to supply 2,000 AC charging stations to Austria’s postal service

Electronics giant ABB has secured an order to supply 2,000 AC charging stations to Austria’s national postal service, Österreichische Post. ABB will provide 2,000 of its Terra AC wallbox charging stations at more than 100 locations, in cooperation with regional service provider eww Anlagentechnik. Österreichische Post operates a fleet of 2,100 EVs, and wants to… Read more »

ABB to provide charging infrastructure for 1,000 electric buses in Qatar

ABB has won a contract to design, supply, test and commission a new charging network for a fleet of electric buses in the country of Qatar on the Persian Gulf. ABB will provide high-power charging infrastructure for Qatar’s fleet, which is expected to have 1,000 electric buses with a capacity to transport 50,000 passengers per… Read more »

ABB to electrify its fleet of 10,000 vehicles by 2030

Global electronics giant ABB has been involved in the e-mobility segment since the early days, and it is currently delivering everything from battery systems to charging stations to large-scale EVSE projects. Articles referring to the company in the world’s leading EV magazine number at least a hundred. So when we read about ABB’s recent announcement… Read more »

ABB to supply electric power systems for ten Lisbon ferries

Electronics giant ABB has secured a contract with Spanish shipbuilder Astilleros Gondán to supply an electric power solution for urban passenger ferries that will operate on Lisbon’s Tagus river. The ten new ferries will be operated by the public ferry company Transtejo on three key routes linking Lisbon to Cacilhas, Seixal and Montijo on the… Read more »

Global plans for 80 new battery Gigafactories won’t be enough says ABB-sponsored report

As demand for EVs escalates, the supply of batteries could become a bottleneck. Global firms are collectively planning to build 80 new battery gigafactories (sorry Tesla, but everyone’s calling them that now). A new report sponsored by ABB Robotics and authored by the automotive intelligence unit of Ultima Media suggests that this won’t be sufficient…. Read more »

ABB unveils third-gen Terra HP charger

ABB is an EVSE powerhouse—it claims to have some 400,000 EV chargers installed in 85 global markets. The newest version of its Terra HP fast charger adds several new features and customization options. ABB’s new 350 kW Terra HP Generation III is “ideal for highway corridor charging and EV fleets.” It’s designed to deliver high… Read more »

Formula E electric racing begins first season as an FIA world championship in Saudi Arabia

Formula E, the urban electric racing series, begins its seventh season, and its first as an official FIA World Championship, on February 26 and 27, with a nighttime double header on the streets of Diriyah, Saudi Arabia. This season’s events will be broadcast live in over 150 countries around the world. Formula E has inked… Read more »

ABB and AFC Energy to develop fuel cell-powered EV charging solution

Charging giant ABB has formed a strategic partnership with fuel cell developer AFC Energy to create a charging solution for grid-constrained locations. The system will combine ABB’s energy storage solution and DC fast chargers with AFC Energy’s hydrogen fuel cells to provide a solution for charging sites with limited grid connections. AFC Energy says its… Read more »

ABB establishes new global R&D center for e-mobility

Charging infrastructure giant ABB has established a new E-mobility Innovation Lab. The $10-million, 3,600-square-meter facility is based on the Delft University of Technology campus, in the Netherlands. It will house 120 specialists, who will work on next-generation solutions to drive ABB’s future e-mobility development. ABB strives to ensure seamless connections among vehicles, charging stations, charging… Read more »