Eaton introduces DC-DC converters for 48V commercial vehicle architectures

Green Car Congress

Power management company Eaton introduced a family of 48-volt DC-DC converters for diesel-powered commercial vehicles that can be used to power accessories such as antilock brakes and lighting. Eaton’s DC-DC converter takes power from a 48-volt system and reduces it to 24 volts.

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Toyota to provide bZ4X customers with DC fast charger access through EVgo

Green Car Congress

The 2023 Toyota bZ4X battery electric SUV, due to arrive at dealers later this year, will mark the start of a collaboration between Toyota Motor North America and EVgo to provide new bZ4X customers with access to DC fast-charging stations.

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Eaton to supply DC-DC converters for new heavy-duty battery-electric truck

Green Car Congress

Power management company Eaton’s eMobility business has been awarded a contract to supply a 24-to-12-volt DC-DC converter for use in a commercial heavy-duty battery electric vehicle (BEV) that will power accessories, such as antilock brakes and lighting.

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Lightning eMotors partners with ABB to provide DC fast chargers

Green Car Congress

Lightning eMotors, a provider of specialty commercial electric vehicles for fleets, and ABB announced a partnership to offer DC fast electric vehicle chargers for commercial electric fleet vehicles.

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Heliox and PACCAR Parts partner to deliver mobile DC chargers to PACCAR’s electric trucks in North America

Green Car Congress

Heliox, a global leader in DC charging systems for medium- and heavy-duty vehicles, announced a supply agreement with PACCAR Parts to support the rollout of PACCAR’s electric vehicles.

Ricardo to develop high-voltage DC-DC converter for EVs for LS Automotive Technologies

Green Car Congress

Ricardo won a contract with LS Automotive Technologies to develop a high voltage DC-DC converter to power the low voltage network in electric vehicles. DC-DC converters take energy from the direct current high voltage battery which powers the propulsion of the electric vehicle and convert it for use by the low-voltage direct current which powers vehicle lights, fans, pumps, wipers, and electronic control units.

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DC Fast Charger Reliability Is Critical For Mainstream Adoption of Electric Vehicles

EV Adoption

A new study on the reliability of DC fast chargers in the San Francisco Bay Area provides some much needed data and independent analysis to help hold EV charging networks accountable to a higher level of charging customer experience. Charging DC fast charging reliability uptime

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DC to AC 3-phase

Electric Cars are for Girls

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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InCharge Energy releases scalable DC fast charger; 180kW unit can charge two fleet vehicles simultaneously

Green Car Congress

This all-in-one DC Fast Charger is compatible with all CCS and CHAdeMO EVs and is suited for auto dealers, commercial fleet charging and parking applications where higher-power DC charging is needed in a minimal space.

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

Green Car Congress

These differences can be compensated by a DC / DC converter to regulate the voltage level for feeding into the DC link. With the support of the Central Innovation Program for Small and Medium Business (ZIM), Germany-based Aradex AG has developed the DC / DC converter VP5000-DCDC200-HL, which optimizes the integration of fuel cells into the drive system. The Aradex DC / DC converter has achieved efficiencies of up to 99% in tests.

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Phihong introduces new Level 3 30kW wall-mount DC charger

Green Car Congress

30kW Wall-Mount DC Fast Charger shown on a stand.

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ICCT report quantifies emissions benefits if 12 states & DC adopt slate of California medium- and heavy-duty vehicle regulations

Green Car Congress

The 12 states and DC —along with California and Hawaii—signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) calling for them to work toward a goal that 100% of new medium-duty (MD) and heavy-duty (HD) truck and bus sales will be zero emission by 2050, with an interim target of 30% by 2030.

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Wait, weight: DC to charge heavy-duty trucks more to drive, with an EV kicker

Green Car Reports

A proposal to curb the use of heavy-duty pickup trucks on city streets could also impact EVs.

Lightning eMotors Partners with ABB to Provide DC Fast Chargers

EV Obssesion

The post Lightning eMotors Partners with ABB to Provide DC Fast Chargers appeared first on EV Obsession. Electric Vehicles EV Charging Stations Specific Technologies ABB partners DC Fast Chargers

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Prodrive to unveil first 48V DC-DC converter targeting ISO/DIS 21780

Green Car Congress

Prodrive has created the first 48V to 12V DC-DC converter targeted at the ISO/DIS 21780 standard for 48V automotive systems. Prodrive’s 48V to 12V DC-DC converter is configurable to suit automotive networks including CAN and FlexRay, and is available in multiple power options from 400W to 2.2kW to suit the application. The unit will be launched at this year’s LCV (Low Carbon Vehicle) Show, which takes place at Millbrook, UK, 4-5 September.

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Electrify America reaches 30MW in installed battery energy storage at 140 DC-fast charging stations across the US; behind-the-meter grid services

Green Car Congress

Electrify America has installed onsite, behind-the-meter battery energy storage systems (BESS) at more than 140 ultra-fast DC charging stations around the country, including more than 90 installations in California.

HUBER+SUHNER launches new DC high-power charging system

Green Car Congress

HUBER+SUHNER, a leading worldwide supplier of electrical and optical connectivity solutions, has launched its new Direct Current (DC) high-power charging system RADOX HPC200, completing the company’s RADOX HPC portfolio.

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Battery storage allows more flexibility for DC fast-charging station locations

Green Car Reports

Finding new locations for DC fast-charging stations can be complicated, but Electrify America believes onsite battery storage can provide more flexibility.

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VW Scout US factory, DC’s weight tax and EVs, getting the word out: Today’s Car News

Green Car Reports

DC is considering putting a premium on heavy vehicles; will it affect EVs? Another U.S. factory is a possibility for VW’s Scout EV brand. And getting the word out about EVs is still an issue. This and more, here at Green Car Reports Study results from J.D.

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Rhombus Energy Solutions announces the general availability of serial-switching DC fast charger dispenser

Green Car Congress

Rhombus Energy Solutions announced the launch and general availability of the RES-D3-CS20 DC fast charger dispenser for electric vehicles (EVs). Rhombus RES-D3-CS20 DC fast charger dispenser, with 200A maximum rated current with bi-directional operation (V2G capable).

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Rheinmetall setting up JV with PolyCharge for DC-link capacitors; taking 13% stake

Green Car Congress

to produce, develop and market DC-link capacitors. In the Rheinmetall PowerPack system for electrically powered vehicles, now in development, advanced DC-link capacitors from PolyCharge play an important role. As part of its electrification strategy, Rheinmetall is setting up a joint venture with the US start-up PolyCharge America, Inc.

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Hyundai Ioniq 5 Cold Weather DC Fast Charge Analysis


A cold battery means slower DC fast charging, but how much slower? We find out

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Jaguar I-PACE : Impressions | DC Fast Charging

Plug In India

We also tried DC fast charging the I-PACE at a Tata Power fast charging station. Video: Jaguar I-PACE : Impressions | DC Fast Charging Demo Day 1 We left Pune on the Deccan Queen train and reached Dadar at 1000 hrs. We did some DC Fast charging at Shirwal location on the way.

A closer look at DC charging

EV Box

When it comes to electric mobility, you may already be aware of some of the differences between AC and DC charging. But when you’re thinking about investing in high-power DC charging stations, there’s much more to consider.

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Netgain WarP 9 DC Motor Evnetics Soliton Jr Controller & Throttle

DIY Electric Car

Netgain WarP 9 DC Motor Evnetics Soliton Jr Controller & Throttle. Netgain WarP 9 DC Motor Evnetics Soliton Jr Controller & Throttle. Condition is "Used" Need to upgrade to an AC system. This motor and controller work great. I can send a video of a bench test of the motor running if needed. The Soliton Jr retails for $1,899 alone so this is a good bundle, and great to drop into a bunch of different applications. I repainted the red.

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A closer look at DC charging

EV Box

When it comes to electric mobility, you may already be aware of some of the differences between AC and DC charging. But when you’re thinking about investing in high-power DC charging stations, there’s much more to consider.

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Lucid Air DC Fast Charge Follow Up: Charging Losses Explained


No, our DC fast charging video didn't prove the Air has a larger battery than Lucid claims

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Chase partners with EVgo to pilot DC fast chargers at 50 of its US branches


Chase bank announced a new partnership with fast charging network EVgo to implement a pilot program of DC fast chargers for EVs at 50 of its branch locations. The post Chase partners with EVgo to pilot DC fast chargers at 50 of its US branches appeared first on Electrek.

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Electrify America, Kia Motors America offer DC fast charging plan for Kia Niro EV drivers

Green Car Congress

Electrify America announced an agreement with Kia Motors America to offer Kia Select, a new charging program with optimized pricing for the Kia Niro electric vehicle (EV) model on Electrify America’s direct current (DC) fast charging network.

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All you need to know about EV charging infrastructure in India-Power ratings, standards for AC & DC charging

Electric Vehicles India

All you need to know about EV charging infrastructure in India-Power ratings, standards for AC & DC charging. Read further to know more about EV charging infrastructure in India and its power ratings, Indian standards for AC and DC charging. . DC charging .

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Wallbox Quasar 2 bidirectional V2H CCS-combo DC charger announced, turns EVs into huge Powerwall


more… The post Wallbox Quasar 2 bidirectional V2H CCS-combo DC charger announced, turns EVs into huge Powerwall appeared first on Electrek.

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Location is everything for high-power DC fast charging

Green Car Reports

The DC fast-charging stations, such as those that are part of the Tesla Supercharger or Electrify America networks, are arguably the ones for which location is the most important.

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Using DC Fast Chargers


A primer on how to use fast-charging stations

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Volvo and Starbucks team up on Chargepoint DC fast charging network test from Seattle to Colorado


One area of the EV experience that traditional automakers seem to have little thirst for is the DC fast charging network that recharges their cars over long drives or in cities where Level 1/2 charging is inaccessible.

Electrify America to implement 34 DC fast charger facilities in SoCal for heavy-duty trucks


EV charging network Electrify America has announced a project with NFI Industries to support the latter’s fleet of 60 electric heavy-duty trucks with a charging infrastructure of 34 DC fast chargers.

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

Green Car Reports

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 networkLonger-range electric cars will add flexibility for drivers, but they will also require changes to charging infrastructure.

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New Tritium RT175-S DC fast charger powers EVs to 80% in 15 minutes

Green Car Congress

Australia-based Tritium has introduced a new DC fast charger, the RT175-S smart charging system, which powers EVs to an 80% charge in 15 minutes on average. The RT175-S is the first charger on the US market capable of Plug and Charge, a communications protocol enabling electric vehicles and charging equipment to communicate, authenticate and bill customers via the charging cable.

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Rivian R1T 210kW peak DC charging, lack of heat pump, confirmed in EPA filings


US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) test documents have revealed a number of interesting tidbits about the 2022 Rivian R1T and R1S, including the vehicles’ peak DC charging rate and their absence of a heat pump. .

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

Green Car Congress

The Honda Fit EV included with the home has been modified to accept DC power directly from the home''s solar panels or stationary battery, eliminating up to half of the energy that is typically lost to heat during DC-to-AC and AC-to-DC power conversion. DC-to-DC electric vehicle charging. The Honda Smart Home US integrates a number of technologies, and is managed by Honda’s Home Energy Management System (HEMS). Click to enlarge.

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car2go opening in Washington DC

Green Car Congress

car2go North America, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Daimler North America Corporation, launches its car-sharing service in Washington DC this weekend. Beginning 24 March, car2go will begin to deploy 200 smart fortwo cars in Washington DC, distributing them throughout the entire District. In March 2012, car2go will launch in Washington D.C.

Lightning Systems introduces range of AC and DC fast charge charging stations for fleet electric vehicles

Green Car Congress

Lightning Systems, a global developer of zero-emission drivetrains, introduced “Lightning On Tap” charging solutions, a comprehensive offering of AC and DC fast charge charging stations. Lightning Systems’ lineup of new chargers includes both AC and DC fast charge options, ranging from affordable 7.2kW AC chargers to high-end 100kW DC fast chargers, which deliver much shorter charging times for high-battery-capacity commercial EVs.

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

Green Car Congress

Bosch Automotive Service Solutions has introduced the Power DCPlus DC fast charger in North America, starting at less than $10,000. Using the SAE J1772 DC Combo connector, the 24 kW Bosch Power DCPlus will charge compatible EVs to 80% in less than 30 minutes. By complying with the SAE J1772 DC Combo standard, Bosch has aligned with most major automakers offering EV’s with DC fast-charging capabilities.

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

Green Car Congress

Silicon Carbide multiport DC-DC converter fitted to the Tata Vista EV. A consortium led by motorsport and technology company Prodrive has successfully run a silicon carbide-based multiport DC-DC converter in an electric car. The DC-DC converter acts as a hub that transfers energy between key components of the vehicle’s high voltage electrical system. Click to enlarge.

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