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Electrify America, EVgo Ban The Use Of Non-OEM Adapters
Both companies cite safety as the reason they don't allow 3rd party adapters to be used.
23 August 2023
Lucid Appears Reluctant To NACS, Needs High-Voltage Version
The company uses a 900 V battery system and needs 1,000 V DC fast chargers.
21 June 2023
Texas Will Require NACS-Compatability To Get Public Funding For Chargers
The federal requirements for the charging infrastructure include only CCS1-compatibility.
21 June 2023
Tesla Cut Price Of CCS Combo 1 Adapter By 30% To $175
The device enables users to charge Tesla electric cars using third-party charging networks.
19 February 2023
Tesla Model S With CCS1 Adapter: Almost As Fast As Supercharging?
We compare the one-off modified CCS1 adapter tested at an Electrify America station with V3 Supercharging.
30 December 2021
Charging Tesla Model S Via CCS At Electrify America Is Fast, Cheap
Supercharger V2.5. With a modified CCS adapter, the 2,000-mile trip was completed without a glitch.
29 December 2021
Report: Tesla CCS1 Adapter Works In NA, But Only With Newer Cars
The 2021.40.6 software update shows whether the CCS adapter support is "Enabled" or "Not installed."
23 December 2021
Report: Tesla CCS1 Adapter From South Korea Does Not Work In US
...at least not yet, according to tests conducted with a Tesla Model 3.
06 November 2021
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Tesla CCS1 Adapter Tests Reveals Real Charging Power Levels
The adapter was tested with a few models and at several chargers.
26 October 2021
Industry Develops 3.75 MW Charging System For EV Trucks
The goal is to charge large battery packs in 15-20 minutes.
27 September 2021
CCS Combo Charging Standard Map: See Where CCS1 And CCS2 Are Used
CharIn's recommendation for the untapped markets is to go with CCS2.
15 February 2021
Incredible Electric Ferry Fast Charges Using 26 Plugs Simultaneously, But Why?
Once visiting a charging station, it takes all the plugs at once for itself! Deal with it.
16 January 2021
Tesla CCS1 Adapter For Proprietary Charging Inlet Is Coming
...but for now, the unofficial sources indicate only in South Korea. What about North America?
16 December 2020
Several Megawatt Charging System Connectors Were Tested At NREL
The new Megawatt Charging System (MCS) is expected to allow EV charging at 1+ MW.
23 October 2020
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Nissan Ariya Electric Crossover: Everything We Know
Attractive, long-range and powerful. Meet the upcoming Nissan Ariya.
19 July 2020
Nissan Transitions To CCS For US And Europe, Dealing CHAdeMO A Fatal Blow
What many have called inevitable has finally happened
15 July 2020
HUBER+SUHNER Introduces RADOX HPC500 For Charging At Up to 500 kW
The HPC500 can withstand continuous charging at up to 500 A (500 kW at 1,000 V) even at +50°C temperature.
15 May 2020
There Is No Such Thing As A Level 3 EV Charger: Video
Officially, we are using only Level 1 or Level 2 in North America.
16 December 2019
ITT Cannon Presents Liquid-Cooled HPC Plug For 500A At 1,000V
It seems that the plugs and cables will not be a bottleneck to ultra-fast charging by any means.
23 October 2019
CharIN Develops Super Powerful Charger With Over 2 MW Of Power
The High Power Charging for Commercial Vehicles (HPCCV) will be CCS compliant and ready for more than 2 MW of power.
26 September 2019
CharIN Starts Development Of Fast Charging Beyond 1 MW
It seems that the 350 kW at 800 V is not even close to what the heavy duty charges will provide. 1 MW is equal to 1,000 kW or a few hundred households.
27 February 2019
European CCS (Type 2 / Combo 2) Conquers World - CCS Combo 1 Exclusive To North America
The CharIN, recommends a harmonized CCS connector approach per geographical region - the Combo 1 (J1772) for North America, Combo 2 (Type 2) elsewhere
23 January 2018
Phoenix Contact Debuts CCS Connector For 500A, 500 kW Charging Possible
The latest and greatest high power connector for the Combined Charging System (CCS) is made by Phoenix Contact, for power of up to 500 kW!
13 December 2017
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