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Fortum Charge & Drive to build Nordic EV links

Source: Fortum

Oslo, Stockholm and Helsinki to be connected by new fast-charging infrastructure Fortum Charge & Drive is to build the first High-Power Charging (HPC) corridor between Oslo, Stockholm and Helsinki. The route would provide charging possibilities for upcoming long-range capable EV models, and those with higher charging rates. In practice, it …

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New Charge NY campaign launched by Governor

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Andrew Cuomo backs 450 new charging stations and a plan for an EV “model city” March 6 saw Governor of New York state, Andrew Cuomo, announce a new EV campaign that includes the installation of charging stations, incentives for employers to encourage employees to drive electric vehicles and a public …

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MAN Truck & Bus joins CharIN programme

Source: MAN

Volkswagen’s heavy machinery division to explore charging for commercial vehicles MAN Truck & Bus is joining the Charging Interface Initiative (CharIN). The aim of the association is to establish the Combined Charging System (CCS) as the standard for charging all battery EVs. Standardisation is a prerequisite for flexibility, interoperability and …

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San Francisco to make infrastructure “100% electric vehicle ready”

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City to require that all new buildings and parking lots accommodate EV charging As the spiritual home of cutting-edge technology, it is perhaps unsurprising that San Francisco has one of the largest concentrations of EVs in the world. Also unsurprising, then, is this week’s announcement by Mayor Edwin M. Lee …

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ABB wins multiple orders for electric bus charging

OppCharge system in use in Belgium. Source: ABB

OppCharge system gains more ground in US and Europe in partnership with Volvo ABB’s Electrification Products division has won three orders to deliver its fast-charging systems to customers in Europe and North America. All of the orders are for OppCharge charging stations, configured to operate with all-electric or hybrid-electric vehicles …

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eMotorWerks and con|energy tackle charging technology in Germany

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German utility and energy service firm con|energy is to partner with eMotorWerks to launch new EV charging technology eMotorWerks, a provider of intelligent and cloud solutions for EVs, is to partner with German energy services company, con|energy, to launch new EV charging solutions in the German-speaking market. The companies will …

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