DC to AC 3-phase

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Does anyone make a direct mechanical brush to slip ring type 3-phase rotary converter to convert from DC to 3-phase AC? Hi, Chris - If I'm understanding

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Aradex DC/DC converter seeks to deliver maximum efficiency with fuel cells

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These differences can be compensated by a DC / DC converter to regulate the voltage level for feeding into the DC link. The Aradex DC / DC converter has achieved efficiencies of up to 99% in tests.

2018 85

@LATimes #NEWSFAIL in DC as Takeover Of Pelosi Office & Demands For Climate Action Ignored By Paper With No Climate Editor or Reporters #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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2018 130

Nine states and DC to design regional approach to cap greenhouse gas emissions from transportation

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The statement , endorsed by Connecticut, Delaware, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia, and Washington, DC, describes the goals of such a program, including reducing climate changing pollution, creating economic opportunity, and improving transportation equity for currently underserved and overburdened populations.

2018 88

Rivian R1T all-electric pickup revealed: 400-mile range, 160-kw DC fast charging

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With the Rivian R1T pickup revealed this morning, just ahead of the Los Angeles auto show, and the R1S SUV expected to be shown here this week, a Michigan-based electric-vehicle startup called Rivian might have something that’s been a long time coming: the first widely available fully electric light-duty pickup. Along with that, it might. Rivian Rivian R1T

2018 87

MAN exhibiting eTGE 4.140 electric van at IAA 2018; production starts in July 2019

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The battery-electric MAN eTGE 4.140 van is celebrating its world première at the IAA 2018 Commercial Vehicles in Hanover. The MAN plant in Wrze?nia nia will start production in July 2019. With a range of around 160 kilometers and a payload of 1 t–1.75

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Tesla will soon be compatible with all DC fast charging—in Europe

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When the Tesla Model 3 arrives in Europe in early 2019, it will carry a special toolkit: the ability to charge—quickly—in more places than any other electric vehicle. Tesla revealed this week that Model 3 sedans sold in Europe will come with a CCS charge port (inlet). Full compatibility with the standard will be assured with the. Supercharger Tesla Supercharger

2018 81

Yutong Bus to deliver 100 electric buses to Chile

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The model comes with a 150 kW DC charge, making it easier and faster for the vehicles to charge. Zhengzhou Yutong Bus Co., will deliver 100 full electric buses to Chile.

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Hyundai prices 2018 Ioniq PHEV starting at $24,950; 29 miles all-electric range

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Hyundai’s 2018 Plug-in Hybrid Ioniq ( earlier post ) is heading to dealerships now—joining the Hybrid and Electric models—with an aggressive starting price of $24,950—$5,000 less than the full battery-electric version of the Ioniq but with more than five times the range.

2018 85

Volkswagen previewing mobile quick charging station; trials in 2019, production in 2020

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Each charging station enables DC quick charging with up to 100 kW. Volkswagen is previewing the company’s future mobile quick charging station.

2018 146

Honda to unveil wireless V2G system at CES; leveraging WiTricity DRIVE 11 system

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In addition, DRIVE 11 offers direct-to-battery charging to eliminate system losses associated with DC-DC converters and onboard chargers and can be configured to handle a wide range of battery voltage including the latest 800V packs used for high next generation high performance EVs.

2018 110

ABB and SINTEF test fuel cells for main ship propulsion potential

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The laboratory in Trondheim has been a key research resource for ABB, providing a focus for research into the fine details of its design innovations and helping to bring its most advanced maritime technologies to market, including ABB Onboard DC Grid.

2018 140

Fastcharge consortium presents prototype for 450 kW charging station; Porsche research vehicle charges at 400 kW

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The charging capacity of the new FastChargers is three to nine times as high as what is currently possible with DC rapid-charging stations.

2018 139

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles unveils 5 battery-electric and fuel cell vehicles; I.D. BUZZ CARGO

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The electric campaign is now gaining momentum at the 2018 IAA Commercial Vehicles show. Here, the direct current (DC) stored in the battery is converted into alternating current (AC). A DC/DC converter supplies the on-board electronics with 12 volts.

2018 137

FedEx acquiring 1,000 Chanje electric delivery vehicles

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kW onboard charger supports Level 2 and DC fast charging. FedEx Corp. will add 1,000 Chanje V8100 electric delivery vehicles to its fleet. Earlier post.) FedEx is purchasing 100 of the vehicles from Chanje Energy Inc and leasing 900 from Ryder System, Inc.

2018 121

EVgo simplifies, cuts electric-car fast charging prices nationwide

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Those new owners will learn the DC fast charging along highways to enable longer road trips. plug-in cars charging infrastructure Fast Charging DC Rapid Charging Charging stations Charging Networks eVgo charging networkOver the next three years, numerous long-range electric cars will come to market at prices below $40,000. That will expand the pool of potential buyers to those interested in plug-in vehicles but unwilling to consider one rated at less than 200 miles.

2018 63

Rivian introduces two quad-motor, AWD “Electric Adventure Vehicles”

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In addition to DC fast-charging, an 11kW onboard charger facilitates rapid charging at a Level 2 charger.

2018 129

Lightning Systems debuts new all-electric Ford E-450 shuttle bus and cutaway models

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Orders are being accepted immediately, and delivery of the new products will begin by the end of 2018. Featuring a liquid-cooled lithium-ion battery system, the new Lightning Electric Ford E-450 will accommodate a full charge in two hours with DC fast charging.

2018 116

Harley-Davidson Livewire electric motorcycle makes European debut in Milan; more specs and details

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LiveWire can also be charged with a Level 2 or Level 3, DC Fast Charge (DCFC), through a SAE J1772 connector, (USA), or CCS2 – IEC type 2 charging connector in international markets.

2018 121

2019 Kia Niro EV crossover utility makes North American debut at LA Auto Show

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Combined Charging System (CCS) DC fast-charge is standard equipment, supporting an approximately 100-mile recharge in 30 minutes at on the 50 kW charger at 200 amps; 80% total battery capacity is available in 75 minutes. The 2019 Kia Niro EV made its North American debut at the LA Auto Show.

2018 113

ecovolta develops standardized Li-ion traction battery; saving cost and time

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48 V DC / 200 Ah / 10 kWh, (L x W x H) 520 x 218 x 320 mm, (Weight) 50kg. The Swiss battery system manufacturer ecovolta has developed a standardized Li-ion traction battery which can significantly reduce the time and expense needed to bring electric vehicles to the serial production stage.

2018 112

VW could use US Ford factories to build its upcoming electric cars

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In trade talks in Washington D.C. on Tuesday, Volkswagen CEO Herbert Diess revealed the automaker is talking with Ford about using its factories in the U.S., and possibly sharing its upcoming electric car platform the American automaker. The two automakers announced in June that they planned an alliance to collaborate on some future products

2018 87

NY state launces series of initiatives to encourage adoption of EVs

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In the initial roll-out of its $250-million EVolve NY initiative, NYPA will deploy up to 200 150kW direct current (DC) fast chargers, enabling drivers to charge in as little as 20 minutes, to more than two dozen locations along major traffic corridors, John F. New York State announced a series of broad-scale initiatives to encourage the purchase and to increase the convenience and accessibility of electric vehicles (EV).

2018 114

NC State team develop medium voltage fast charger; up to 350 kW in next version

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The fast charger takes the AC voltage and converts it to DC voltage that is compatible with the electric vehicle’s battery. < The SST then feeds a local DC microgrid, with battery storage systems and multiple charging nodes into which vehicles can plug.

2018 113

Sandia-led team designs feasible hydrogen fuel-cell coastal research vessel; implications for large hydrogen-fueled vessels

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The fuel cells provide DC power, which must be conditioned, converted and inverted to provide bus DC and AC power, respectively.

2018 129

Volkswagen showcasing electric I.D. BUZZ CARGO, Cargo e-Bike concepts at LA Auto Show

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The 111kWh battery in the CARGO can be charged to 80% capacity in 30 minutes with a 150 kW DC fast-charger. At the Los Angeles Auto Show, Volkswagen is showcasing two electric concepts. The I.D.

2018 110

EVgo launches first public 350-kw fast charger

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The latest is a high-powered DC fast charger for electric cars that don't yet exist. The desert is full of apparitions. This apparition is an EVgo charging station in Baker, California, the "Gateway to Death Valley" on Interstate 40, halfway between L.A. and Las Vegas, installed last week. DON'T MISS: Porsche already has a prototype that will. Charging Networks

Rivian R1T pickup, R1S SUV ready for future 800V upgrade—possibly in 2022

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The Michigan-based electric-vehicle hopeful Rivian claims that its upcoming R1T pickup and R1S sport-utility vehicle, both revealed last month around the LA Auto Show, will be able to recharge up to 200 miles of range in just 30 minutes—provided they’re connected to a DC fast charger capable of delivering 160 kw.

2018 84

Volvo Trucks introduces its first electric truck for commercial use; sales and production start next year

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AC charging is via the mains grid (22 kW) or DC fast charge via CCS/Combo2 for up to 150 kW. From empty to fully charged batteries takes 1-2 hours with DC fast charging; night charge can take up to 10 hours (AC charging) with maximum battery capacity of 300 kWh.

2018 127

Yutong places 47 hydrogen fuel cell buses

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As of July this year, the reliability verification mileage for Yutong hydrogen fuel cell buses has exceeded 90,000 kilometers, effectively verifying the reliability of fuel cell system, hydrogen system, DC/DC voltage converters and integrated vehicle control.

2018 106

New fast charger is more efficient, smaller, and half the cost

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Researchers at North Carolina State University have developed a 50-kw fast charger that they say costs half as much as conventional DC fast chargers, is more efficient, and only 1/16th the size. Instead of being mounted on concrete slabs, sometimes in two locations, with a transformer behind a fence and a charge station box by a parking space, the. Fast Charging

2018 86

Electrify America installing 150/350 kW fast chargers at more than 100 Walmart locations

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The Electrify America charging systems located at Walmart stores will offer the first certified cooled-cable 150 to 350 kilowatt (kW) DC Fast Chargers. The Electrify America systems will also offer DC Fast Chargers ranging from 50kW to 150kW for metro locations.

2018 115

Lightning Systems battery-electric heavy-duty Ford Transit showing 61 MPGe city, 66 MPGe highway

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Lightning was one of the first to test under the newly released 2018 CARB efficiency and range validation test procedures for medium-duty vehicles, performed at the SGS Environmental Testing Center.

2018 113

California talks to DC regulators on emission, fuel-economy rules Trump wants to cut

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As automakers await the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's new fuel-economy rules for 2022 through 2025, due March 30, regulators from California and Washington are still hammering out the specifics. A meeting between state and federal regulators on fuel-economy and emissions targets took place on Monday as both sides attempt to. emissions Politics EPA NHTSA California Air Resources Board CARB Fuel Economy regulation Donald Trump

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CARB approves Electrify America’s second $200M investment in California

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Partial Consent Decree, CARB moved forward the company’s plans for DC fast-charging in more metro areas, adding charging for regional routes, and strengthening highway networks. Highlights of the California Cycle 2 ZEV Investment Plan include: Metropolitan Areas: The central focus of electric vehicle charging infrastructure investment in Cycle 2 will shift to more DC Fast Charging (DCFC) stations within metro areas, where electric vehicle (EV) drivers are expected to charge most often.

2018 97

Continental providing next-generation power electronics for Jaguar’s I-PACE

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Since the battery supplies DC power, but the motor runs on three-phase AC power, the power electronics must first convert the DC power using an inverter, before supplying it at the required current and frequency to the motor.

2018 101

Electrify America announces $200M Cycle 2 zero emission vehicle investment plan for California

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The DC Fast Charging stations will be placed in retail locations but also consider the needs of adjacent multi-unit dwellings where Level 2 (L2) residential charging deployment is oftentimes challenging.

2018 106

Kia unveils new Soul EV at LA Auto Show

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The new Soul EV has a new liquid-cooled lithium-ion polymer 64 kWh battery pack with Combined Charging System (CCS) DC fast-charge as standard equipment. Kia Motors unveiled the new Soul EV, a completely new iteration of Kia’s award-winning electric compact crossover, at the LA Auto Show.

2018 101

Lion Electric unveils eLionM electric midi/minibus at Movin’On

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At the Movin’On 2018 mobility summit in Montreal, Québec-based Lion Electric unveiled its 100% electric midi/minibus, the eLionM. Fast DC charge (SAE-Combo) is available as an option.

2018 96

SAIC showcases battery-electric Maxus EV80 van range at IAA

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Charging time is just two hours while using a DC charger. The vehicle is equipped to enable both AC and DC charging capability as standard, for optimal flexibility.

2018 103

ABB brings TOSA e-bus and flash charging to Davos; first use in Alpine region

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For this year’s annual World Economic Forum (23-26 January 2018), the city of Davos and ABB have teamed up in a long-term partnership to provide e-infrastructure for public and private transportation.

2018 118

Proterra introduces new high power interoperable EV charging technology; J1772- and J3105-compliant, OCPP

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Proterra is introducing a new suite of high power DC chargers that comply with these standards.

2018 117

Porsche already has a prototype that will charge faster than its 350-kw Taycan

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The Porsche Taycan, when it arrives toward the end of 2019, will likely have the quickest, highest-power DC fast charging of any production vehicle. But Porsche apparently is already setting its sights higher. Yesterday, as part of a research consortium that includes BMW, it presented a prototype for using CCS-standard charging hardware at up to. Fast Charging

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