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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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ABB flash charges e-bus in 20 seconds

Electric flash charging mechanism on a Geneva TOSA bus

ABB lays claim to the world’s fastest flash-charging connection technology ABB has won a US$20 million order from Swiss bus manufacturer HESS to supply its flash-charging technology for 20 e-buses and related infrastructure for the French city of Nantes. The buses will be operated by public transport operator, Société d’Economie …

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Germany’s Tank & Rast expands charging to 150kW

Tank & Rast charging

E.ON and Tank & Rast are collaborating on the rapid charging of electric vehicles at over 90 motorway service stations throughout Germany. At over 90 Tank & Rast locations across Germany, E.ON is installing next-generation EV charging columns. With 150 kilowatts (kW), these will have three times the charging capacity …

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EVBox sets global infrastructure record

Source: EVBox

EVBox has installed 50,000 electric vehicle charging points worldwide EVBox, a manufacturer of EV charging stations and charging management software,  installed number 50,000 at the Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator (LACI) in LA, California. With an organizational focus on tackling the challenges in pushing regional electrification in transportation, adding the 50,000th charging …

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E-STOR breathes second life into EV charging network

2016 Renault Zoe and E-STOR
Source: Renault

Groupe Renault and Connected Energy have announced a partnership using second-life batteries at EV charging points. The partnership recycles Renault batteries and uses them as in new, static energy storage solutions. Prototypes have already been successfully installed at two locations in Belgium and Germany. Ireland-based Connected Energy has developed the E-STOR system …

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