Electric vehicle chargers

EV Auto-Charging Tech Debuts on GM’s Ride-Sharing Service
16th April 2019

EV Auto-Charging Tech Debuts on GM’s Ride-Sharing Service

GM’s service allowing non-car owners to drive for ride-sharing businesses is being used to launch North America’s first ‘automatic’ electric vehicle charging technology. Maven Gig is being used for...

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Energy Pricing Models Will Dictate EV Take-Up
8th April 2019

Energy Pricing Models Will Dictate EV Take-Up

Future EV charging models will become the make-or-break factor in the consumer’s decision to buy into BEV transportation. That’s according to Andrew Daga, CEO of wireless charger manufacturer Momentum...

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Oslo Claims World’s First Wireless Chargers for Electric Taxis
22nd March 2019

Oslo Claims World’s First Wireless Chargers for Electric Taxis

The world’s first rapid wireless chargers for electric taxis are to be installed in Oslo, Norway. The city is partnering with two charger makers to construct the tech, which...

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JLR Claims UK’s Biggest Workplace Smart Charging Facility
19th March 2019

JLR Claims UK’s Biggest Workplace Smart Charging Facility

Jaguar Land Rover has opened what it says is the biggest workplace EV smart charging facility in the UK. The automaker has installed 166 smart chargers supplied by Shell-owned...

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Study Finds Networks Can Support Off-Peak Charging
6th February 2019

Study Finds Networks Can Support Off-Peak Charging

A study is claiming to allay fears that energy grids run the risk of overload if electric vehicles achieve mass adoption. The Electric Nation project has concluded that ‘duck...

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Audi Claims Tech Makes Europe’s EV Network 80% Accessible
4th February 2019

Audi Claims Tech Makes Europe’s EV Network 80% Accessible

Audi is launching a new charging service it claims makes 80% of Europe’s public electric vehicle chargers accessible to its users. The automaker is initially launching its e-tron Charging...

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Volkswagen Flexible Charging Stations Entering Production in 2020
29th January 2019

Volkswagen Flexible Charging Stations Entering Production in 2020

Volkswagen has announced its “flexible” rapid electric vehicle chargers will enter series production from next year. The automaker has said development of the chargers will be carried out at...

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ACEA Criticizes EU’s Electric Truck Charger Shortage
18th January 2019

ACEA Criticizes EU’s Electric Truck Charger Shortage

The European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA) has attacked the EU for maintaining a deficit of electric truck charging infrastructure. The ACEA has published a report claiming the shortage of...

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Energy Company Claims First Hydrogen EV Charger
17th January 2019

Energy Company Claims First Hydrogen EV Charger

A UK energy company claims to have carried out the world’s first successful demonstration of a hydrogen fuel-cell electric vehicle charger. AFC Energy claims the CH2ARGE charger is “100%...

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15th January 2019

Flaws in Schneider EV Chargers Could Allow Hackers to Take Control

Schneider Electric has issued a software patch to fix several security vulnerabilities in the company's EVlink Parking charging stations.

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Hyundai Previews Autonomous EV Parking Tech
7th January 2019

Hyundai Previews Autonomous EV Parking Tech

Hyundai Group, including the Hyundai and Kia brands, has developed technology it claims enables wireless electric vehicle charging and automated parking. The Automated Valet Parking System (AVPS) purportedly allows...

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Volkswagen Previews Mobile EV Chargers
2nd January 2019

Volkswagen Previews Mobile EV Chargers

Volkswagen is previewing mobile rapid electric vehicle chargers it is developing which it claims function like power banks. The automaker says they can be set up temporarily, have a...

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