30 kW Wireless Charging For Your Nissan LEAF (CHAdeMO EV) Anyone?

Integrated Infrastructure Solutions GmbH (INTIS) in partnership with CHAdeMO member THD, has developed a 30 kW wireless charging system using the CHAdeMO standard in existing electric cars. Specifically: two Nissan LEAFs and a, Citroën Berlingo BEV Typically we have seen wireless charging systems that were using the cars on-board charger, which was…

4 days ago by Mark Kane 19

NY Governor Proposes Chargers Along Thruway

In January, NY State Governor Andrew Cuomo announced a proposal to install almost 70 chargers along the NY State Thruway, as well as 500 workplace charging stations across the state. This will add to the 4 charging stations that were installed along the Thruway as an initial test of the…

2 weeks ago by Eric Cote 24

Ford: Li-Ion Cells Can Be Charged In 2 Minutes Without Undue Stress

Ford Motor Company’s Xiao Yang and Ted Miller will present an interesting paper about fast charging of lithium-ion batteries at the WCX 17: SAE World Congress Experience in April. According to a teaser about the talk, the 5-Ah laboratory sample cell revealed great charge/discharge capabilities without capacity loss. Specifically, charging…

2 weeks ago by Mark Kane 65

San Francisco Considering New, Serious EV Parking Rules

San Francisco‘s mayor Edwin M. Lee and Supervisor Katy Tang have introduced new legislation concerning charging infrastructure in new residential, commercial, and municipal buildings. The idea is to make them 100-percent “Electric Vehicle Ready”. An “EV Ready” ordinance has already been passed by the City of Fremont and the City…

3 weeks ago by Mark Kane 32

daimler ev at chargepoint station

Daimler Invests In ChargePoint For Expansion Into Europe

ChargePoint has raised $82 million to support the expansion of the company’s charging network into Europe. The latest investment round was led by Daimler, but existing investors (BMW i Ventures, Linse Capital, Rho Capital Partners, and Braemar Energy Ventures) also participated. Since its founding, ChargePoint has raised $255 million. According…

3 weeks ago by Mark Kane 3

E.ON, Clever Team Up For Ultra-Fast Charging (150 kW) Network In Europe

E.ON and CLEVER have announced a strategic partnership for ultra-fast charging infrastructure in Europe. The main goal is to install several hundred “ultra-fast” charging stations operating at 150 kW (with an option for 350 kW in the future) along main European motorway corridors. Chargers are to be installed every 120-180 km (75-110 miles) along…

3 weeks ago by Mark Kane 15