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BMW working on FastCharge, aims to reduce recharging time to 15 minutes


BMW together with other partners is working on FastCharge, a high-power system that wants to be adopted by the industry as the standard choice while offering a recharging time of 15 minutes. FastCharge will provide the answer to one of the most urgent questions about electro-mobility. Back in July 2016, …

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Honda installs bi-directional charging technology at European R&D centre

Honda installs new bi-directional charging technology at European R&D centre

Honda has invested in advanced bi-directional charging technology at its European R&D site in Offenbach, Germany. Through bi-directional energy transfer, electricity is drawn from the grid or is generated by photovoltaic solar panels, and is used to charge EVs plugged in to the system. While an EV is plugged in, …

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Digital payment for charging electric vehicles approved by the Govt of India


The Electric car users in India will be able to pay digitally for charging of their electric vehicles as the government has accepted the recommendations of an expert committee. The government had set up Committee for Standardization of the Protocol for Charging Infrastructure. The committee has also recommended adopting uniform …

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Shell signs an agreement with IONITY to offer charge points across ten European countries


Shell has signed an agreement with high-powered charging network operator IONITY to offer charge points across ten European countries starting with 80 of its biggest highway stations, allowing drivers to travel long distances with confidence for the first time. IONITY is a joint venture between BMW Group, Daimler AG, Ford …

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India: NBCC signs MoU with Fortum to develop electric vehicle charging infrastructure in the country


India aims to have all-electric car fleet by the year 2030 and things have started moving. Recently, Mahindrda&Mahindra and Tata Motors were awarded contracts to supply 10,000 electric vehicles to EESL. Now NBCC, a blue-chip Government of India Navratna Enterprise under the Ministry of Urban Development has signed a Memorandum …

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Porsche installs its first high-speed chargers at its new office in Berlin

Porsche has opened a new office in Berlin which includes the company’s first two ultra-fast 800-volt chargers.The chargers are capable of charging existing EVs at up to a 150kW charge rate against 120kW by Tesla Supercharger. The company has also claimed that the chargers will be able to support up …

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WiTricity is partnering with Nissan to catalyze wireless charging in the EV market


WiTricity, the industry pioneer in wireless power transfer over distance, today announced it is collaborating with Nissan, the leading manufacturer of electric vehicles (EVs), to drive adoption of wireless EV charging systems. With sales of electric vehicles growing rapidly, carmakers are now very focused on streamlining the EV charging experience. …

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SDG&E plans to promote clean energy by deploying electric vehicle charging


America’s transportation sector is the top source for producing harmful carbon emissions and in San Diego it accounts for more than half of all carbon emissions. Aiming to help solve the problem, today San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) filed a series of proposals with the California Public Utilities Commission …

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BMW, Daimler, Ford, VW, Audi and Porsche come together to create charging network for EV in Europe


BMW Group, Daimler AG, Ford Motor Company and Volkswagen Group with Audi and Porsche have signed a memorandum of understanding to create the highest-powered charging network in Europe. The goal is the quick buildup of a sizable number of stations to enable long-range travel for battery electric vehicle drivers. This …

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Siemens’s new VersiCharge SG, the Wi-Fi-enabled electric vehicle charging station for residential usage


Published: April 28, 2015 | Detroit, United States Siemens introduces VersiCharge Smartgrid (SG), the first Wi-Fi enabled electric vehicle (EV) charging station that allows residential owners to monitor and control usage remotely through a mobile or web app. With this new technology an EV owner can automatically turn charging on …

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