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BP invests US$5 million in mobile EV chargers

FreeWire unit at BP retail site.

The fuel retailer will test FreeWire’s technology at sites in the UK and Europe during 2018 BP has invested US$5 million in FreeWire Technologies, a US-based manufacturer of mobile EV rapid charging systems, and plans to roll out FreeWire’s Mobi Charger units to its retail sites. San Francisco-based FreeWire specialises …

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CCS Combo Fast chargers accelerating across Europe

CCS fast-charging system

CCS Charge Map has released its most recent figures showing that just over 4,000 fast chargers have been installed in Europe since 2014 The European CCS Combo DC fast-charging network has expanded over 45%, year-over-year; with Germany, the UK, and Norway, leading the pack in terms of infrastructure, according to …

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VW subsidiary to install 2,800 charging stations across US

Source: OpenLV

A unit of Volkswagen AG has announced that it will install 2,800 non-proprietary electric vehicle charging stations at about 500 sites in 17 of the largest American US cities within the next 18 months. The subsidiary of the German automaker, Electrify America, said that about 75% of them will be …

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Cenex to study EV charge point feasibility in North Wales

Charging Point

Cenex to conduct electric vehicle charge point feasibility study across Wrexham, UK Cenex – transport and energy not for profit consultancy – has been appointed by Cadwyn Clwyd, a Rural Development Agency, and Wrexham County Borough Council (WCBC), to determine the feasibility of installing electric charging points across the county …

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Major joint venture to enable rapid-charging across Europe

IONITY

BMW Group, Daimler AG, Ford Motor Company and the Volkswagen Group with Audi and Porsche form joint venture IONITY. The JV will develop and implement a High-Power Charging (HPC) network for electric vehicles across Europe. Launching approximately 400 HPC stations by 2020, IONITY will make long-distance journeys easier and marks …

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