American and European Standards organizations agree to strengthen transatlantic cooperation on standards for electric vehicles

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There will always be some slight differences in coupler configurations as a result of specific regional electric grid requirements, the group said. Vehicle-to-grid communications. There is a need for common standards for communication between the vehicle and the grid, and to address roaming of electric vehicles and smart charging. Electric (Battery) Europe Plug-ins Smart charging Smart Grid Standards

UNECE Adopts Type Approval for Electric and Hybrid Vehicles’ Electric Safety Requirements; Applies in 41 Countries

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The Regulation encompasses the electric safety requirements of road vehicles of categories M and N, with a maximum design speed exceeding 25 km/h (16 mph), equipped with one or more traction motor(s) operated by electric power and not permanently connected to the grid, as well as their high voltage components and systems which are galvanically connected to the high voltage bus of the electric power train. Generic format of the approval mark pursuant to Regulation No. 100. “1”

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