Posts Tagged: AeroVironment

Webasto to acquire AeroVironment’s Efficient Energy Systems for $35 million

Automotive supplier Webasto is set to acquire AeroVironment’s Efficient Energy Systems (EES) branch, pending several more heaps of paperwork. The $35-million acquisition includes EES’s charging and docking technologies, further diversifying Webasto’s portfolio.  Webasto originally specialized in heating, cooling and sunroof design for automotive applications, but it has been steadily working to expand into the EV energy… Read more »

AeroVironment’s new TurboDX charging solution

AeroVironment (NASDAQ:AVAV) has introduced TurboDX, the company’s next-generation Level 2 charging station for commercial, workplace, utility and residential customers. TurboDX has been certified by Underwriters Laboratory to North American UL Standards for safety and reliability. European variants are certified to IEC standards, and Chinese configurations meet the CQC certification. TurboDX is offered in 16- and… Read more »

An Airbnb for charging stations?

California owners of charging stations enabled with eMotorWerks’ JuiceNet smart-grid charging technology will soon have the capability to rent out charging time on their stations, using a peer-to-peer (P2P) network powered by MotionWerk’s Share&Charge platform. The Share&Charge mobile app connects EV drivers with available residential and commercial EV charging stations and facilitates blockchain-based payments from… Read more »

Atlanta Airport to deploy 102 AeroVironment TurboDock charging stations

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport plans to deploy 102 AeroVironment TurboDock charging stations at its parking facilities. The chargers will be installed at hourly and daily passenger parking lots, as well as an employee lot and a maintenance building. AeroVironment’s TurboDock is designed for commercial applications. It charges at either Level 1 (12 amps/120 volts), or… Read more »

Volvo selects AeroVironment to develop custom charging station

Volvo has chosen AeroVironment (NASDAQ: AVAV) to develop a custom charging station for the brand’s plug-in vehicles. Incorporating customer design elements and Volvo-specific branding, the new wall-mounted charger will be “a premium custom EV charger that aligns with the premium image of the Volvo XC90 and a growing line of Volvo Cars’ plug-in hybrid vehicles.”… Read more »

AeroVironment and eMotorWerks team up to offer new charging features

Charging station manufacturer AeroVironment (NASDAQ: AVAV) is teaming up with eMotorWerks, a provider of cloud-connected smart-grid charging solutions. AeroVironment will integrate eMotorWerks’ JuiceNet charging platform into its line of consumer and OEM chargers. JuiceNet-enabled AeroVironment charging solutions will offer new features such as smartphone, web and voice control over charging, real-time and historic energy usage… Read more »

AeroVironment to provide official home charging station for 2017 Bolt

GM has named AeroVironment’s EVSE-RS as the official charging station accessory for the 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV. AeroVironment (NASDAQ: AVAV), which also makes drones and missiles for military customers, builds a variety of EVSE, from workplace charging stations to portable “trunk chargers.” As an official accessory, AeroVironment’s EVSE-RS charging station will be labeled with a… Read more »

Which companies are the top DC Fast Charger manufacturers?

DC Fast Charging addresses the EV’s greatest drawback, allowing drivers to conveniently add range and making long road trips possible. That’s why fast chargers are popping up like mushrooms along major highways around the world, and the market’s rapid growth is bound to continue. But which manufacturers are supplying most of the hardware? Plugshare’s popular… Read more »

TurboDock: AeroVironment’s answer for affordable and elegant workplace charging

Workplace charging is growing quickly in popularity, and it’s encouraging more and more drivers to go electric. Survey data and reports continue to pile up affirming that pushing for more workplace charging is one of the most effective ways to accelerate widespread plug-in vehicle adoption. According to an August 2014 Department of Energy survey, employees… Read more »

Hyundai taps AeroVironment to provide dealer charging stations

Hyundai has selected AeroVironment (NASDAQ:AVAV) as its preferred provider for charging system installation at its North American dealerships. Hyundai dealers will soon be plugging in the 2016 Sonata Plug-in Hybrid, which goes on sale at selected dealerships this month. The AeroVironment 240-volt TurboCord and the EVSE-RS charging station can charge the Sonata Plug-in Hybrid in… Read more »