Posts Tagged charging

Hubject Brings Together Austria’s Largest EV Charging Network

Eleven leading state energy suppliers in Austria have joined forces with Berlin-based Hubject to create the country’s largest public charging network. The main focus is to provide an extensive charging network, regardless of the operator of the stations, to provide easy access for all EV drivers (using a smartphone app…

16 hours ago by Mark Kane 5

Year-Long Electric Bus Test Reveals A CO2 Reduction Of 60%

Toshiba has wrapped up a 12-month test of electric buses equipped with its SCiB batteries, and 44 kW wireless charging system. And as it turns out, medium-size EV buses have potential of reduction of CO2 emissions by up to 60%. The shorter, small-bus was rated at an 40% improvement. The tests were carried…

2 days ago by Mark Kane 24

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…

1 week ago by Mark Kane 19

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…

4 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…

4 weeks ago by Mark Kane 15