Posts Tagged: EVBox

The EV industry sees problems with California’s proposal to mandate credit card readers for public chargers

In California, there is a controversial plan to require credit card readers on all public charging stations, including retrofitting already installed units. California’s Electric Vehicle Charging Stations Open Access Act (Senate Bill 454, which passed in 2013) mandates open access to public charging stations – that is, a driver doesn’t have to be a member… Read more »

EVBox acquires French charger manufacturer EVTronic

European/American charging solution provider EVBox has acquired the French charging station manufacturer EVTronic. EVTronic, founded in 2007, builds a range of DC fast charging stations, provides engineering services, and is active in R&D, with a special focus on vehicle-to-grid technologies. EVBox will add EVTronic’s existing 700 fast charging stations to its European network. EVBox’s worldwide… Read more »

PG&E selects EVBox as hardware provider for workplace and MUD charging network

Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E) has selected EVBox as the first supplier for the utility’s EV Charge Network program. The EV Charge Network is a program aimed at workplaces and multi-unit dwellings in northern and central California. Through the program, PG&E will pay for and build the infrastructure for customers from the electric grid to… Read more »

EVBox customizes its commercial charging solution for the US market

Europe-based charging station manufacturer EVBox unveiled a new Level 2 charging station for the North American market at the recent CES in Las Vegas. In order to design its new charger, EVBox embarked on an extensive research trip to California, where it gathered input from EV drivers, parking valets, facility managers, and installers. It found… Read more »