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Re-charging at Ufford Park

EV Driver

Ufford Park have had their very own EV charge point on the EV Driver Network for just over a year now and we were eager to hear, first hand, about what it’s been like to have a charge point at their Hotel. Let’s start at the beginning - what was it that initially enticed you to get an EV charge point installed at Ufford Park?

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Ford and Purdue developing charging station cable that can deliver increased current for faster charging

Green Car Congress

Ford and Purdue University researchers are working to develop a new, patent-pending charging station cable that could combine with in-development vehicle charging technology, making it even easier for people to transition to EVs with seamless re-charging. —Issam Mudawar, Betty Ruth and Milton B.

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Dirt Cheap Batteries Enable Megawatt-Scale Charging Without Big Grid Upgrades Right Away

CleanTechnica EVs

We’re seeing commercial, scaled, price points that we didn’t expect to see until 2030 or later. continued] The post Dirt Cheap Batteries Enable Megawatt-Scale Charging Without Big Grid Upgrades Right Away appeared first on CleanTechnica. That has big implications for electric trucking.

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StoreDot says its silicon-dominant batteries will enable smaller battery packs capable of extreme fast charging, leading to more accessible EVs

Green Car Congress

StoreDot, the developer of extreme fast charging (XFC) battery technology ( earlier post ), says it will soon be manufacturing silicon-dominant batteries that enable car makers to design and produce cheaper, lighter and more sustainable EVs. This technology will deliver 100 miles (160 km) of range in just five minutes of charge.

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In Europe, industry and environmentalists call for binding targets for infrastructure for zero-emission trucks

Green Car Congress

Truck makers and environmentalists have joined forces to push for the deployment of 11,000 charging points for electric trucks across the EU by 2025, rising to 42,000 by 2030. However, our customers will not invest in these vehicles unless they can charge and re-fuel them easily as they deliver goods from one country to another.

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Ford re-opens order books for Mach-E; higher range, lower pricing; all standard range models with LFP packs

Green Car Congress

Ford is re-opening its order banks for the all-electric Mustang Mach-E as completed plant upgrades support production ramp in the second half of 2023, with feature improvements including increased range for standard range battery models to a targeted EPA-estimated range of 250 miles for RWD and 226 miles for eAWD. Earlier post.)

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Rural EV charging incentivized in much of the US with Biden guidance

Green Car Reports

The Biden administration will use a broad legal interpretation to provide tax credits to EV charging projects in a large swath of the country. Re-enacted under the Inflation Reduction Act.