Charging

Pay For Charging Via PayPal

ChargePoint Payments Now Possible Through PayPal

Owners of plug-in electric vehicles who frequent ChargePoint stations may be delighted to learn that, effective immediately, you can pay for ChargePoint charging sessions via PayPal. News of adding PayPal to the list of ChargePoint payment options comes via the charging station operator: Plug-in electric vehicle (EV) drivers can now…

22 hours ago by Eric Loveday 2

CCS Fast Charger Installations Exceed 500 In Europe

CCS Charger Installs Surpass 500 In Europe

In less than one, the month number of CCS combo chargers in Europe increased by 100 exceeding 500 (501) total. This illustrates fast growth of European combo chargers, which at this pace will catch the 1,300+ CHAdeMO units sometime next year. Accurate localization of chargers can be found on the…

3 days ago by Mark Kane 17

BYD EV Charging Solutions

BYD EV Charging Solutions – Video

BYD recently presented all of its plug-in vehicles charging solutions already in use in China or prepared for launch in the future. Besides standard AC charging, DC, and a few Vehicle-To-Grid type system, the Chinese company surprised us with “Stereoscopic & Two Storey Charging Stations For Bus” and “Simplified Charging…

4 days ago by Mark Kane 3

Tesla Supercharger

Ranking Tesla Superchargers Per Capita, Country & State

Tesla forum member BlueShift created a wonderful Tesla Supercharger service – Supercharge.info, which besides the map, includes data on the number of Superchargers in different states and countries. The first graph is so big that you must enlarge it to see that California has ~20 open sites, just like Germany…

5 days ago by Mark Kane 7

EV Power Station

Nichicon EVPS Now Compatible With Mitsubishi i-MiEV

At the 2014 CEATEC JAPAN, Nichicon announced that its EVPS (or EV Power Station) designed originally for the Nissan LEAF is now compatible with Mitsubishi Motors’ electric cars. EVPS is a bi-directional stand-alone CHAdeMO charger, which can charge i-MiEV and LEAF twice as quickly as on-board charger (6 kW) or…

6 days ago by Mark Kane 14

KEYWATT TROLLEY DC

Volkswagen Buying Mobile 20 kW Chargers For Dealers In Europe

As we know, manufacturers who introduce electric cars on the market typically install charging points at dealerships. Normally, those are AC Level 2 stations and sometimes higher power DC chargers. Volkswagen recently selected IES Synergy as the supplier of 20 kW DC chargers for its European dealership network. Interesting is that…

6 days ago by Mark Kane 6