UCR researchers find commercial fast-charging damages EV batteries, propose new internal-resistance-based technique

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To remedy this, the researchers have developed a method for charging at lower temperatures with less risk of catastrophic damage and loss of storage capacity. However, improper employment of fast charging can damage the battery and bring safety hazards.

2020 165

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.

2020 97

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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. charging youtube

2020 111

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. charging

2020 104

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.

2020 113

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. charging youtube

2020 100

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. charging youtube

2020 107

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.

2020 103

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.

World’s first high-power wireless charging for taxis uses Jaguar I-Pace, in Oslo

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If an electric vehicle is in the sidelines charging overnight or for a significant portion of the day, it’s poorly utilized and doesn’t pencil out well in businesses like taxi companies that revolve around making the most. charging

2020 94

Ford Mustang Mach-E electric SUV will include several free fast charges

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In advance of first deliveries of the Mustang Mach-E SUV due for first deliveries later this year, Ford announced a few more details Monday about how customers can plan to keep their EV charged. charging

2020 91

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. smart grid charging

2019 110

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 Charging

2019 94

Mobile fast-charging: A must-have for electric truck and bus fleets?

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That’s where a recent surge of interest in mobile-charging solutions comes in. As a backup plan for the times when charge points and infrastructure won’t quite. charging

2020 100

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. charging

2020 92

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.

2019 110

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?

2018 153

CHAdeMO 3.0 fast charging for EVs revealed, might be backward-compatible with CCS

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Electric cars still lack a unified standard for DC fast charging, but the latest version of the CHAdeMO charging standard comes closer to achieving that goal. charging

2020 97

Touchless charging: An app summons Aiways' robotic concierge

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With a global pandemic forcing people to be more self conscious about the objects they touch, what better time to launch a robotic charging system for electric cars? charging youtube

2020 83

Report: US will catch up with Europe on public EV charging infrastructure by 2030

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The United States is currently trailing behind Europe on electric-car charging infrastructure, but could catch up later this decade, according to a new report. charging

2020 91

UK project builds electric-car charging into a half-mile of lampposts

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The great thing about electric-car charging is that it can take advantage of existing grid infrastructure. Siemens built charging stations into 24 lampposts on roughly a half-mile of Sutherland Avenue in London. charging Green Life

2020 105

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. Charging Networks Tesla Supercharger

2019 110

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.

2019 114

California bill aims to cut permit time for EV charging stations

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California has by far the most electric cars of any state, but the permitting process for new charging stations can take substantially longer than elsewhere. The bill would streamline the permitting process for charging stations by amending Section 65850.75 charging

2020 107

World-first in-road charging test for trucks successful, highway speeds next

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Initial tests of in-road charging for electric trucks on a stretch of Swedish road have been successful, according to project managers. chargingThe scope of testing will now increase, encompassing more vehicles, additional stretches of road, and higher speeds.

2020 105

Audi E-Tron fast charging: Why predictability was a priority over peak power

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But on a road trip and stopped at a DC fast charger, every minute counts—and knowing exactly how long a roadside charging stop can be can make a big difference for morale. charging

2020 84

EVgo fast-charge network commits to 100 percent renewable power

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If electric cars are supposed to clean up the environment and reduce global warming—and they are—EV drivers would like to rely on 100 percent renewable energy to do charge. And charging networks are striving to provide it. renewable energy Charging Networks

2019 104

Electrify America gets 30 solar-powered EV charging stations for rural California

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Continuing its ten-year project to spend Volkswagen diesel-emissions penalties on zero-emission vehicle infrastructure, Electrify America will invest $2 million to install 30 solar-powered charging stations in rural California. charging Green Life

2020 106

The most powerful DC charging station in Europe (for cars) can deliver 400 kw

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The energy company Repsol has opened what it says is the most powerful electric-vehicle charging station in Europe—and it happens to be in Spain, a part of Europe that’s so far been largely skipped over by the fastest charging. charging

2019 112

Charging infrastructure for commercial electric trucks lags CO2 targets, report finds

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But, in Europe at least, charging infrastructure for these vehicles is underdeveloped, according to a new report. A "massive ramp-up" in charging infrastructure is needed to meet European CO2. charging

2020 89

Wireless charging demo for trucks: 20 kw across 11 inches, 92% efficiency

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Wireless charging for passenger cars has been slow to take off, but a recent demonstration shows the potential of the technology for commercial trucks. charging

2020 91

Northvolt & Mälarenergi partner to deploy battery energy storage for EV charging

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Northvolt and Mälarenergi are partnering to establish a battery energy storage system at an electric vehicle charging station in Västerås, Sweden. Batteries Smart charging Smart Grid

2019 128

Report: Tesla has added bidirectional charging capability to some of its vehicles

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In a teardown of an early Tesla Model Y, analyst Sandy Munro was surprised not to find bidirectional charging capability added or accommodated for. charging

2020 82

Home station from Clipper Creek will charge two EVs

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Update: This story has been udpated to correct the typical range calculation from overnight 16-amp charging. Every new electric car needs a charge point. Charging station

2019 103

Want to charge up? EVgo builds chargers at Chevron gas stations

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If electric cars need more public places to charge, maybe they could just go to gas stations. The company, which bills itself as the largest operator of DC fast charging stations in the U.S. charging eVgo charging network

2019 98

Reality check: CHAdeMO fast-charging stations still outnumber CCS ones

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Five years ago, a frequent matter of debate here at Green Car Reports was whether CCS or ChAdeMO would become the electric-car DC fast-charging standard of choice in the U.S. Fast Charging Tesla Supercharger Green Life

2019 105

Wireless electric-car charging: perfect for automated parking?

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Wireless electric-car charging seems to offer a somewhat more convenient experience. Instead of plugging in a charge cord, drivers simply park their electric cars over a pad, usually on the floor of a garage.

2016 112

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

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

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

2015 87

Project examines how to automate charging for self-driving fleets

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Within the next decade, companies and fleet operators face a serious logistics dilemma: If the future is autonomous and electric, as some major automakers now argue, the only way this works smoothly is if the charging is as well-automated as the driving itself.

2019 99

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.

2015 86

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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