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Posts Tagged: ABB

ABB’s new AC wallbox chargers are simple but feature-rich

The Swiss electronics giant ABB offers a prodigious portfolio of charging products – its latest addition is a range of AC wallboxes that are designed to provide a simple, easy-to-install solution for homes and businesses. The new AC wallboxes come in no less than 52 different versions. All feature a compact design (50 x 25… Read more »

Fastned and ABB unveils new generation of 350 kW charging stations

Dutch charging company Fastned has unveiled a new generation of DC fast charging stations, developed by ABB, that support charging levels of up to 350 kW. The first of the 350 kW stations is located at a service area on the A8 highway near Amsterdam. The new stations can charge an EV to 500 km… 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 »

Iceland’s Reykjavik Energy orders 15 ABB fast chargers

ABB has won a tender from ON Power, a part of Reykjavik Energy, for the delivery and installation of 15 Terra multi-standard DC chargers, which will be deployed along Iceland’s main highway by the end of 2017. There are over 1,400 EVs on the road in Iceland, which has a state-financed incentive program for buyers…. 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 »

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 »