DoE Announces Funding Opportunity For Extreme Fast Charging

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) intends to jump start the development of “extreme fast charging” (XFC) by awarding $15 million to various projects. The funding opportunity splits into two areas of interest: charging systems/vehicles, and batteries capable of fast charging. The baseline requirements for funding include a 3C charging ability over…

1 week ago by Mark Kane 27

Fisker Turns To Ricardo For 800-Volt Charging & Powertrain

The upcoming Fisker EMotion is to be one of the first electric cars with 800 V electric power-train (assuming it actually arrives as promised in 2019 of course), including its proprietary 800V Ultra Charger, 800V Battery Pack and e-axle systems. The integration of all these components was entrusted to the…

2 weeks ago by Mark Kane 25

EV Charging Adapter Wars: Which Side Are You On?

A few weeks ago, we published an Op-Ed post by InsideEV’s reader Brian R on a new adapter available which will allow non-Tesla electric vehicles to charge at Tesla Destination charging stations. Brian was happy to report that the JDapter Stub, made by Quick Charge Power, allows him to charge…

3 weeks ago by Tom Moloughney 155