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Toshiba completes wireless charging trial

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Japanese electronics giant announces results of year-long test Toshiba has published results from field tests of its wireless rapid rechargeable battery system, in conjunction with electric buses. It stated that the trials, carried out with Waseda University, show that using these buses in place of standard diesel buses could cut …

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Cool cables may help fast charging

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HUBER+SUHNER to showcase high-power cooled charging cables for fast-charging applications Cooled charging cables may hold a breakthrough for faster EV charging, according to optical and electrical component manufacturer HUBER+SUHNER. The company will be presenting its technologies at the Electric & Hybrid Vehicle Technology Expo Europe in Sindelfingen, Stuttgart, during April …

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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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PG&E proposes EV acceleration plans for California

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Utility has suggested large-scale projects in fleet electrification, new fast charging and more San Francisco-headquartered Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) has submitted a proposal to the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) for projects aimed at accelerating widespread electric vehicle adoption. For seven proposed projects, PG&E is requesting a total …

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Manufacturers join forces for European fast-charging network

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BMW, Daimler, Ford and Volkswagen with Audi & Porsche plan European highway fast-charging systems In a somewhat unprecedented show of co-operation, some of the world’s largest car manufacturers will co-operate to roll out fast-charging infrastructure across Europe. BMW, Daimler, Ford and the Volkswagen Group (including Audi and Porsche) have signed …

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US launches first alternative fuel corridors

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Highway Administration plans identify 48 routes with EV charging infrastructure Although somewhat lost amidst the spectacle of a particularly tumultuous election, the Obama administration recently unveiled another step towards creating a national charging network for EVs. On November 3, the Federal Highway Administration announced plans for the US’ 21st Century …

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