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Energica Electric Motorcycle road trip uses only DC fast-charging

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Italian superbike company Energica has come out with a second model, the Eva, and shown that electric motorcycle road trips are possible—even easy—with DC fast charging. Fast Charging electric motorcycles DC Rapid Charging EnergicaOn May 16th, actor and U.S.

EVgo breaks ground on DC fast-charging station prepared for up to 350 kW

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More powerful DC fast-charging stations will be needed in order to charge cars with larger-capacity battery packs in a reasonable amount of time. plug-in cars charging charging infrastructure Fast Charging DC Rapid Charging eVgo charging networkThe EVgo charging network is taking a step in that direction with a new.

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CHAdeMO DC fast-charging to run at up to 150 kilowatts, starting in 2017

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When it comes to DC fast charging, more powerful charging stations will be needed to charge electric cars with larger-capacity battery packs within a reasonable amount of time. Japan plug-in cars charging ChaDeMo quick-charge standard charging infrastructure DC Rapid Charging Tesla SuperchargerWith that in mind, the consortium.

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Price Of Electric-Car DC Fast Charging Varies: Sacramento A Test Case

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Green California ChaDeMo quick-charge standard Combined Charging Standard (CCS) DC Rapid Charging Fast Charging charging infrastructure eVgo charging network electric utilities plug-in carsWhile fast charging for electric cars is still nonexistent--or just starting to roll out--across much of the country, California leads the way.

DC fast-charging in east, west coast corridors done, say VW, BMW

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BMW and Volkswagen have finally completed a network of network of public DC fast-charging sites that use the Combined Charging Standard (CCS). VW plug-in cars charging charging infrastructure DC Rapid Charging Combined Charging Standard (CCS Known as the Express.

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Portland's Electric Avenue Relocates, Adds DC Fast Chargers

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That original project, a partnership between Portland General. Electric Car portland plug-in cars charging Electric Avenue youtube Fast Charging

Starship electric sidewalk-delivery robot a hit at DC Auto Show

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It turns out three-quarters of the pedestrians in several cities who've seen one didn't stop or even stare as it avoided them and continued on its way.

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Bosch offering sub-$10K 24 kW DC fast charger for North America; SAE J1772 DC Combo connector

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Bosch Automotive Service Solutions has introduced the Power DCPlus DC fast charger in North America, starting at less than $10,000. Brief

Where Are Electric-Car DC Fast-Charging Stations? Depends On The Car

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There are currently three standards in use for electric-car DC fast charging. The CHAdeMo standard is used by the Nissan Leaf, as well as the low-volume Mitsubishi i-MiEV and Kia Soul EV. The majority of U.S. Green ChaDeMo quick-charge standard Combined Charging Standard (CCS) Tesla Supercharger charging charging infrastructure plug-in cars

ABB launches first DC fast charger compliant with Chinese GB standard

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ABB launched Terra 53 Z, its first high power DC fast charger that complies with the Chinese GB standard. Earlier post.) China

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BMW Launches Its Own DC Fast-Charging Station, Priced At $6,500

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BMW has launched a new range of DC fast chargers aimed at providing a convenient charging standard for drivers of its i3 electric cars. Developed in conjunction with Bosch, the BMW i DC fast chargers will allow i3 owners to charge their cars'' batteries up to 80 percent in 30 minutes.

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Consortium successfully runs silicon carbide multiport DC-DC converter in EV

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Silicon Carbide multiport DC-DC converter fitted to the Tata Vista EV. consortium led by motorsport and technology company Prodrive has successfully run a silicon carbide-based multiport DC-DC converter in an electric car. Click to enlarge. The vehicle also has two 200 kJ super capacitor banks, which operate at 75-150 V.

World's largest fast-charging site opens in Norway: 28 electric cars can charge, all standards included

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The country where plug-in cars make up a higher proportion of new-car sales than any other now also boasts the world's largest single DC fast-charging site. Norway plug-in cars charging ChaDeMo quick-charge standard charging infrastructure DC Rapid Charging Tesla Supercharger Combined Charging Standard (CCS DON'T MISS.

Much faster electric-car charging: on a fast track

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plug-in cars charging charging infrastructure Fast Charging DC Rapid Charging ChargePoint NetworkRelatively short ranges and long charging times are two of the main factors restraining more widespread electric-car adoption.

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How important is fast-charging to sell electric cars? Poll results

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Then there's DC fast charging, which generally provides an 80-percent. plug-in cars Charging station charging infrastructure Fast Charging DC Rapid Charging PollsThose unfamiliar with electric cars often don't know that several different types of battery charging exist.

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Honda opens Smart Home US in California; produces more energy than it consumes; direct DC-DC EV charging

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DC-to-DC electric vehicle charging. Click to enlarge. Honda Smart Home is expected to generate a surplus of 2.6 Photo by Dorian Toy.

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Updated 2017 Ford Focus Electric: 100-Mile Range, DC Fast Charging

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When it was launched for 2012, the Ford Focus Electric sedan was more or less competitive at 76 miles of range. Its major competitor, the Nissan Leaf, had 73 miles of range (increased for 2013 and later years to 84 miles). But times have changed, and in the face of increased electric range from its competitors, Ford is updating its only.

Nissan's DC Quick-Charging Stations: 630 CHAdeMO Sites Live Today

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While most electric cars get charged overnight for most of their miles, the growing number of DC fast-charging sites enable longer trips when necessary.

Norwegian Electric Systems to provide hybrid electric systems for three new ferries; Odin’s Eye DC grid system

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Norwegian Electric Systems’ main DC system ensures the safe charging and discharging of the batteries. Norwegian Electric DC switchboards.

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BMW, Nissan fund EVgo fast-charging network expansion: 670 dual-standard sites open

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At the end of 2015, BMW and Nissan announced that the two companies had partnered to fund the installation of 120 DC fast-charging stations for electric cars across 19 states. plug-in cars Charging station charging infrastructure Fast Charging DC Rapid Charging eVgo charging network

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BMW electric cars to get new DC rapid charging solutions

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BMW is believed to be readying a new DC rapid charging solution for its electric cars, with an announcement expected within the next three weeks.

Electric-Car Drivers Will Pay For DC Fast-Charging 12-To-1 Over Level 2

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A growing fleet of electric cars will need a comprehensive network of public charging stations, but those who build and maintain those stations have some choices to make. They have to provide charging infrastructure that will be useful to the public, but is also financially sustainable. Level 2 AC charging stations are relatively inexpensive and.

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U.S. to offer $4.5 billion for electric-car charging stations via DoE loan guarantees

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White House plug-in cars charging transportation policy charging infrastructure DC Rapid ChargingThe Obama Administration said yesterday that it will invest up to $4.5 billion to build electric-car charging stations in a major push to create comprehensive charging infrastructure in the U.S.

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ITT introducing next-gen ultra-fast DC charging system; tested 400A at 1000V

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ITT, through its Cannon brand, will introduce a next-generation, ultra-fast DC charging solution that can significantly reduce electric vehicle charging time at eCarTec 2016 in Munich next week. One of the main obstacles to widespread adoption of electric vehicles is lengthy charging times. Brief

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Electric Car Motors: AC vs. DC

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There are a lot of motors out there, but which are better electric car motors - AC or DC

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Did The DC Quick-Charging 'Standards War' Just Quietly End For Electric Cars?

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Last week at the DC Auto Show, BMW, Volkswagen, and ChargePoint jointly announced they would install about 100 DC fast chargers for electric cars. Their goal is to create “Express Charging Corridors,” on both the East and West coasts, by the end of this year.

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Tesla boosts Supercharger electric-car charging rate to 145 kw

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By now, the Tesla Supercharger network has provided a superb cast study showing the importance of a comprehensive nationwide network of DC fast-charging sites to make electric cars practical for long-distance trips. Tesla Motors plug-in cars Fast Charging DC Rapid Charging Tesla Supercharger

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ABB: tests show up to 27% fuel savings on ship with Onboard DC Grid

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Dina Star with Onboard DC Grid. Onboard DC Grid system. Our Onboard DC Grid is a significant step forward for electric propulsion.

What It Takes To Build A Tesla Supercharger DC Fast-Charging Site

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As more public charging stations are built, electric-car drivers have access to increasingly-large areas of the U.S. Owners of the Tesla Model S plug-in car largely rely on the company''s Supercharger network, which can now facilitate a cross-country trip on one route, with more to come. But what does it actually take to build a Supercharger

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Tesla Letter To Rein In Local Supercharger Use Goes Wrong

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Instead of “free forever” (the phrase the company has used since the beginning), Musk said the Supercharger promise is now “free long-distance travel forever” Superchargers, the free ultrafast Tesla-only DC chargers spaced along. Tesla Motors plug-in cars Fast Charging DC Rapid Charging Tesla Supercharger

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BMW i and EVgo expanding ChargeNow DC Fast program; 500 more fast chargers in US; no-cost DC and Level 2 for BMW i3 drivers

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At the Los Angeles Auto Show, BMW of North America announced, in cooperation with NRG EVgo, the expansion of the ChargeNow DC Fast program. ChargeNow DC Fast also includes two years of no-cost charging for qualifying BMW i3 drivers in those areas. ChargeNow DC Fast markets include: Atlanta, GA. Washington, DC. Austin, TX.

2017 Chevy Bolt EV: here's what can go wrong for electric-car pioneer

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sales dealers GM Chevy plug-in cars Fast Charging DC Rapid ChargingThe 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV will be on dealership floors within several weeks, cementing its position as the first affordable 200-mile electric car. But the Bolt faces numerous hurdles to success.

Tesla Model 3 SUV, Honda Civic Hybrid Axed, DC Charging Prices: Today's Car News

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Today, Tesla plans a Model 3 crossover, Honda plans to kill its Civic Hybrid and Natural Gas models, and DC fast-charging prices fluctuate. All this and more on Green Car Reports. Tesla adds a liquid-cooled charging cable to one of its Supercharger stations. Could it speed up charging even more? Today in Car News

Some BMW i3 Electric-Car Owners Get Expanded Free Fast Charging

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As DC fast-charging networks emerge as a crucial battleground for long-range electric cars, BMW will expand its ChargeNow program for owners of its i3 electric hatchback. plug-in cars charging infrastructure Fast Charging DC Rapid Charging eVgo charging network Combined Charging Standard (CCS

Liquid-Cooled Cable Could Speed Up Tesla Supercharging Even More

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Elon Musk Tesla Motors plug-in cars Fast Charging DC Rapid Charging Tesla SuperchargerWhen it comes to fast-charging options for electric-car drivers, Tesla's Supercharger stations are already among the quickest. But there's still room for improvement.

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Should electric-car makers subsidize fast charging for owners?

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Different automakers have shown varying levels of interest in developing DC fast-charging networks for the electric cars they produce, with Tesla leading the way with its Supercharger. plug-in cars charging government subsidy Fast Charging Incentives and Rebates DC Rapid Charging

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8 automakers to demonstrate DC fast charging with Combined Charging System at EVS26

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Combined Charging System – Plug for DC-charging up to 100kW. Click to enlarge. Earlier post.). Infrastructure Plug-ins

Tesla Added 50 Percent More Supercharger Sites Last Year

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The company has steadily built out its network of "Supercharger" DC fast-charging stations, enabling Model S drivers to take long trips more. Tesla Motors plug-in cars charging charging infrastructure DC Rapid Charging Tesla SuperchargerAnd infrastructure is something Tesla Motors takes seriously.

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One-Quarter Of All Audis To Be Electric In 10 Years, Company Says

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Future Cars e-Tron plug-in cars charging infrastructure DC Rapid Charging Combined Charging Standard (CCS It was an audacious statement, but there it was. Audi expects that 25 percent of the cars it sells just 10 years hence will be either battery-electric or plug-in hybrid models. DON'T MISS: Audi e-Tron Electric Car.

How Tesla may charge Model 3 owners for Supercharger access: credit-card accounts

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We already know that Tesla Model 3 owners may not get to use the company's network of Supercharger DC fast-charging stations for free. Tesla Motors plug-in cars charging Fast Charging DC Rapid Charging Tesla Supercharger Tesla Model 3But current Supercharger stations have no embedded payment.

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