Posts Tagged: Heliox

Heliox delivers multi-standard bus charging system to Luxembourg

Fleet EVSE manufacturer Heliox has delivered a multi-standard charging solution to Luxembourg bus operator Sales-Lentz. The new system allows electric buses from different manufacturers to charge with different interfaces. Vehicles using the Bus-Up and Oppcharge interfaces can charge with one Heliox OC charger, and automatically switch from one standard to the other. Heliox delivered a… Read more »

Heliox fast chargers power New Zealand’s first 10 electric double-decker buses.

Netherlands-based Heliox will supply fast charging for 10 electric double-decker buses that are to go into service in Wellington, New Zealand in July. The new e-buses, operated by local transit agency Tranzit, will be joined by another 10 in 2020 and another 12 in 2021. Heliox’s charging network includes a CCS plug-in system for depot… Read more »

Heliox, maker of fast chargers for heavy-duty EVs, secures new investment

Heliox, a Netherlands-based manufacturer of fast-charging infrastructure for electric buses and other heavy-duty EVs, has secured a “substantial” new investment from Waterland Private Equity Investments. Heliox, founded in 2009 with roots in electronics giant Philips, developed one of the first CCS plug-in chargers for electric buses in 2013. The company offers overnight and mobile charging… Read more »

Heliox fast chargers to power fleet of 100 electric buses at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport

Dutch fleet charging specialist Heliox has supplied 109 fast chargers to power a fleet of 100 battery-electric buses for Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport. The articulated VDL Citeas e-buses will operate on a 24/7 basis on 6 lines in the environs of the airport, and are expected to drive a total of 30,000 km per day. Heliox… Read more »

Heliox to fast-charge Volvo electric buses in Luxembourg

Luxembourg public transport operator Sales-Lentz has ordered three Heliox Fast Charge Systems with the OppCharge open interface to provide fast charging services at end-of-route stations for its four Volvo 7900 electric buses. The chargers will be delivered in the second quarter of 2017. Earlier this year, Volvo and Heliox, together with other vehicle and charger… Read more »

European electric bus manufacturers agree on open charging interface

As more European cities begin trials of battery-electric buses, a group of bus manufacturers and charging infrastructure providers has agreed to develop voluntary charging standards in advance of official regulations. The objective is to ensure reliability and compatibility across bus brands and charging systems. The European body CEN-CENELEC and the international standards organization ISO/IEC are… Read more »

Swedish city orders electric bus with CCS charging

Heliox, a manufacturer of power conversion equipment, has delivered its CCS 700 V charger to fellow Dutch firm VDL Bus and Coach. VDL’s Citea electric bus will be joining the fleet of Swedish transport operator Byberg & Nordin. Heliox says this will be the first European e-bus to use the Combined Charging System (CCS) standard…. Read more »