GreenFlux, Eneco eMobility and Royal HaskoningDHV implement smart charging based on machine learning

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Royal HaskoningDHV’s office in the city of Amersfoort, the Netherlands, is the first location in the world where electric vehicles are smart charged using machine learning. With smart charging these costs can be significantly reduced, by ensuring that not all vehicles charge at the same time.

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GM fast-charging investment will fuel EVgo network expansion, charge future EVs

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General Motors and EVgo announced a partnership Friday that will result in the installation of more than 2,700 DC fast charging connectors—all powered by 100% renewable energy—over the next five years. charging

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2021 VW ID.4 will include 3 years of unlimited Electrify America fast charging

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electric car will get three years of unlimited DC fast charging on its network. chargingElectrify America announced Monday that owners of the 2021 Volkswagen ID.4 Scheduled to be unveiled Wednesday, the ID.4

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Virtual Peaker partners with Fermata Energy to bring V2G bi-directional vehicle charging technology to utilities

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Electric (Battery) Infrastructure Internet of Things Smart charging V2X

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Love's Travel Stops and Electrify America add road-trip charging waypoints

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Electrify America is adding DC fast-charging stations at Love's Travel Stops, bringing charging to locations where drivers are already likely to stop on long road trips. charging Green Life

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Electrify America reboots pricing, bills EV charging by the kwh where it’s allowed

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In states where electric vehicle drivers are accustomed to being billed by the kilowatt-hour—for the energy they put into the vehicle—EA has been billing based on the duration of their charging session. charging

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Battery-boosted charger shows a model for filling in fast-charging gaps

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FreeWire Technologies is demonstrating a more flexible alternative to conventional fast-charging stations at an ampm convenience store in Lodi, California. While conventional DC fast-charging stations. charging

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Electric Car Charging: We Can Do This!

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Welcome to the world of electric car charging So you've got a new (or new to you) electric car. What are you going to do when your battery runs low?

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Audi research project proves the potential of bi-directional charging: What's next?

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Audi is the latest automaker to experiment with bi-directional charging, which allows electric cars to discharge electricity from their battery packs back into the grid—or to a smart-home energy management system. charging

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PNNL study finds 2028 grid resource adequacy likely sufficient for high EV penetration; managed charging strategies can double adequacy

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The corresponding electric fleet sizes for the WECC footprint are 9 million LDVs, 70,000 MDVs and 94 HDV charging stations. Unmanaged charging is predicated on arrival time at home in the evening—the time at which the PNNL team assumed charging would begin.

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Audi & Hager Group investigating bidirectional charging at home

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Hager Group and Audi are thus bidirectional charging at home, otherwise known as Vehicle to Home (V2H). —Martin Dehm, technical project manager for bidirectional charging at Audi. An Audi e-tron with near-series charging technology was used in a research project.

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Volkswagen’s new European charging service has 150K+ public charging points

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Volkswagen is rolling out its own charging service to coincide with the market launch of the ID. With We Charge, customers will be able to charge their electric vehicles at more than 150,000 public charging points all over Europe.

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Jump-Charging Dead Golf Cart Batteries

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Yamaha 48V charger won’t charge. Have automotive 6 & 12V charger—How might I bring up the 6 pack chargeLeft golf cart over winter inside heated area.

Charging connectors will be required at gas stations in Germany

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Germany will require all gas stations to offer electric car charging as part of a 130 billion euro ($146 billion) economic recovery plan, reports Reuters. While some gas-station chains have begun to add electric-car charging, Germany is likely the first country to mandate it nationwide. chargingThe requirement is part of a sweeping recovery plan announced.

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Electrify America hits 100 charging stations in California

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Electrify America has reached a significant milestone for electric-car charging in California, the biggest market for EVs in the United States. About 15 months after opening its first California charging station, the network has opened its 100th charging station in the state. chargingThe 100 stations have a total of 400 individual plugs, and span the.

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Very fast electric-car charging will require a new generation of cables?and cable cooling

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As onboard chargers and DC fast-charging stations get more powerful, cables could become the limiting factor in electric-car charging speed. Supplier Huber+Suhner has developed a next-generation cable that should enable faster charging. The new cable is the first to allow continuous charging at 500 amps, according to the company, which currently. charging youtube

2020 85

VW built a proving ground for fast-charging in the Arizona heat

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Now the automaker is subjecting charging stations to the Arizona heat as well. A 50-space charging site was recently added to the Maricopa, Arizona, facility, VW said in a press release Wednesday. This will allow for charging electric cars in temperatures up to 120. chargingVolkswagen built its Arizona Proving Grounds for hot-weather testing of new cars.

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Chicago acts to keep city from becoming a charging desert

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Electric-car charging infrastructure in Chicago could use a boost, and the Chicago City Council passed an ordinance Friday meant to pave the way for that. Scheduled to take effect this fall, the Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment Ready (EVSE-Ready) ordinance would require property owners to reserve more parking spaces for electric-car charging. charging Green Life

2020 75

SparkCharge mobile charging will get tested by roadside assistance in SF and LA

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Instead of searching for a charging station, what if the station came to you? Startup SparkCharge is deploying a mobile charging system in pilot programs for San Francisco and Los Angeles. G1 Towing, and Agero to provide mobile charging as part of roadside assistance programs. chargingSparkCharge has partnered with Atlas Towing. Stranded drivers will be.

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Electric Car Charging: The Basics You Need To Know

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Each new electric-car driver will have a few things to learn, so we've rounded up some tips on how, where, and when how to charge up that new plug-in vehicle. Green ChaDeMo quick-charge standard Charging station Combined Charging Standard (CCS) Home charging PlugShare Tesla Supercharger charging at work charging cord charging infrastructure plug-in cars workplace charging

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Beverly Hills bans plug-in hybrids from public charging stations

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The city of Beverly Hills, California, has issued new regulations for parking and electric-car charging. As of Monday, April 2, only battery-electric cars will be allowed to park and plug in at any of the city's 35 public charging stations—plug-in hybrids will not. DON'T MISS: Charging etiquette for electric-car. Plug-In Hybrids California plug-in cars charging Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) charging infrastructure Charging stationsWell, that's.

2018 87

Nissan’s move to CCS fast-charging makes CHAdeMO a legacy standard

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With the release of charging specifications for the Ariya electric crossover, Nissan effectively put CHAdeMO on notice. The automaker revealed that it would be equipping the Ariya electric crossover, which arrives in the second half of 2021, with CCS-format DC fast charging rather than the CHAdeMO-format charging it’s used—and actively. charging

2020 76

Buying An Electric Car: Why Charging Rate, DC Quick-Charging Matter

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But when it comes to buying your first electric car, there are a few things you need to know about charging. Like the better-known measurements, the rate at which a plug-in car can charge its battery is a specification you. plug-in cars charging Charging station ChaDeMo quick-charge standard Fast Charging DC Rapid Charging Tesla Supercharger Combined Charging Standard (CCS We all know how to compare horsepower, acceleration, and gas mileage.

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Tesla Model 3 could charge faster in Europe, charging network results suggest

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So too have some accounts of the most significant difference included in European-market versions of the electric sedan: their CCS Combo DC fast charging port. One of those first accounts has come from the European charging network Fastned, which already operates many stations with. Europe charging Fast Charging Combo ConnectorDeliveries of the Tesla Model 3 in Europe have just started.

2019 75

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.

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Electrify America launches 8 solar-powered EV charging stations in rural Fresno County

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Electrify America (EA), the largest open DC fast charging network in the US, is increasing access to sustainable electric vehicle (EV) infrastructure for rural Californians with the deployment of eight new solar-powered, off-grid charging stations across Fresno County.

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Pop-up EV charging hubs deemed a success in UK trial

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A trial of pop-up EV charging stations in the United Kingdom has proven successful, showing a possible way to expand urban charging infrastructure without adding clutter. A British company called Urban Electric announced the trial last year, placing prototype pop-up charging "hubs" along streets in Oxford, England. charging youtube

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As more people plug in, is smart charging more important than fast charging?

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Electric-car converts (or shoppers) tend to boast about how fast their EV might be able to charge—in miles (of range) per hour. And while that’s useful for road trips and the occasional unplanned errand, the more important question might be whether an electric car can charge smartly. smart grid chargingReuters has reported on the results of a small study.

2019 84

Pasadena claims to have the largest public EV fast-charging station in the US

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Most places in the United States are lucky to have just one EV fast-charging outlet. Located in the state with more electric cars than any other, Pasadena now claims to have the largest fast-charging station in the U.S. The Marengo Charging Plaza, in a downtown parking garage, boasts 44 charging plugs. charging youtubePasadena, California, isn't like most places.

2020 77

BMW 5-Series plug-in hybrid gets wireless home charging deal

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Americans soon will have a fully automaker-supported car that supports inductive wireless charging. BMW announced Friday that it will soon offer inductive charging in the 2019 BMW 530e iPerformance. Wireless charging Inductive ChargingIn BMW’s current nomenclature, that’s the plug-in hybrid version of its 5-Series sedan. The catch: You’ll need to live in one of 13.

2019 72

GM plans its own nationwide charging network with Bechtel

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General Motors Fast Charging Charging NetworksGeneral Motors, the nation's biggest automaker, is teaming up with construction giant Bechtel to build thousands of chargers around the U.S. with the aim of promoting adoption of electric cars. The companies will form a joint venture to build the chargers in which Bechtel will provide its expertise in construction and permitting and GM will.

2019 84

Commentary: Nissan ends war over electric-car charging standards, as Tesla stands apart

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Such was the case, it seems, in the battle between CHAdeMO and CCS as a standard for electric-vehicle fast-charging in the 2010s. charging Green LifeBeta might have been better from the start, but that didn’t keep it from winning a videocassette recorder war over VHS back in the 1980s. Nissan has been the biggest longtime booster of CHAdeMO—the Beta of.

2020 85

Canadian startup launches INDIEGOGO funding campaign for low-cost electric self-charging solar tricycle produced in Pakistan

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A Canadian startup has launched an INDIEGOGO funding campaign to support the development of the VEGAN electric self-charging solar tricycle. The VEGAN is a lightweight multipurpose hybrid electric-self-charging solar tricycle. Charging time from the grid is 4.4

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Porsche's 800-Volt fast charging for electric cars: why it matters

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The future of electric cars for practical transportation relies to some degree on the future of DC fast charging, and how it develops over the next decade. As in other spheres of electrifying transport, Tesla Motors has pointed the way to one vision of the future with its expanding network of Supercharger fast-charging sites. ChaDeMo quick-charge standard charging infrastructure Fast Charging Tesla Supercharger Combined Charging Standard (CCS) Porsche Mission E

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AAA Mobile Charging Stations!

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Triple A is planning to add mobile charging units in California, Florida, Georgia, Oregon, Tennessee and Washington.including some with 500V charging capability New treatment for range anxiety: AAA.

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DC fast charging for electric cars: what's here, what's coming, what's hype?

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Drivers who want to use their electric cars for trips beyond a radius from their home charging site rely on DC fast-charging sites. Now Charged magazine has written a comprehensive guide to the current state and future of DC charging. ChaDeMo quick-charge standard charging infrastructure Fast Charging DC Rapid Charging eVgo charging network Combined Charging Standard (CCS

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GM commits to giving its own employees more workplace charging

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General Motors announced Tuesday that it’s launching a major initiative to provide workplace charging for its own employees. Through the effort, it will install 3,500 charging connectors across facilities in the U.S. chargingand Canada—tripling the number of connectors currently available from the company. Citing “the internal popularity.

2020 71

Electrify America finishes first cross-country fast-charging route for EVs

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Electrify America has completed its first cross-country DC fast-charging route for electric cars, installing enough stations for drivers to complete a coast-to-coast journey between Los Angeles and Washington, D.C. chargingThe initial route spans 11 states and more than 2,700 miles, Electrify America said in a press release Wednesday. It follows.

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Tesla opens first 250-kw charging stations at Fremont factory

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With Tesla's Supercharger fast charging network, Tesla vehicles can now be charged faster than any other currently available electric car. That status comes courtesy of eight new Version 3 Superchargers that the company opened at its Fremont, California, factory, which can charge a Model 3 at up to 250 kilowatts. Charging Networks Tesla Supercharger

2019 85

EVgo, Chargepoint annual reports show growth in electric-car charging

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Seven years and almost 800,000 cars after the first modern electric cars went on sale, there's still a lot wrong with the national charging infrastructure in the U.S. plug-in cars charging infrastructure Charging stations Charging Networks ChargePoint Network eVgo charging networkThere's little central planning, little standardized signage or public signposting, virtually no awareness among non-EV drivers, and roaming among networks with a single membership.

2018 71

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

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Longer-range electric cars will add flexibility for drivers, but they will also require changes to charging infrastructure. 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. The EVgo charging network is taking a step in that direction with a new. plug-in cars charging charging infrastructure Fast Charging DC Rapid Charging eVgo charging network

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EVgo adds mobile app for electric-car charging network access

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One way for electric-car charging networks to make the public charging experience more user-friendly is through the use of smartphone apps to replace the RFID cards that identify members and let them initiate charge sessions. Not only do they provide electric-car drivers a host of capabilities, but they allow drivers to pay for charging sessions. Apps plug-in cars Charging station charging infrastructure Charging Networks eVgo charging network

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Charging stations now outnumber gas stations in Britain

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It’s not unusual to hear people wave off the change to fully electric to when EV chargers are as plentiful as gas stations, and when vehicle charging can be done, in a pinch, in nearly the same time. According to Nissan UK, there are about 9,300 public charging stations, as. UK charging infrastructure

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