Circontrol’s new Compact 80 dual EV charging station sports several new features


EV charger manufacturer Circontrol has added a new model to its Raption Series of DC fast chargers. The new Raption Compact 80 joins the recently launched Raption Compact 240 and Raption Compact 160 in Circontrol’s product lineup. The Compact 80 can charge an EV at up to 80 kW, or charge two EVs simultaneously at… Read more »

Addionics invests $400 million in domestic EV battery manufacturing, plans factory in US


Battery tech provider Addionics plans to invest $400 million in its US manufacturing facilities as part of a three-phase multi-factory plan to boost domestic EV battery production. The first plant is expected to begin production in 2027, and additional plants are to be completed by 2032. Once completed, the factories will produce tens of thousands… Read more »

Bus maker Gillig acquires assets from Lightning eMotors, launches new engineering center in Colorado


The commercial EV market has always been a volatile one, and several high-profile startups, including Proterra, have recently gone belly-up. Fortunately, larger (and presumably better-funded) companies have been snapping up their assets. In the latest rising-from-the-ashes deal, Gillig, one of the largest US manufacturers of transit buses, announced that wholly-owned subsidiary Gerco has acquired select… Read more »