Selecting hardware to enhance EV charger design


The move from traditional engine vehicles to Electric Vehicles is driving a need for engineered equipment and infrastructure to support the transformation. The arrival of advanced technologies and the exponential growth predicted for electric vehicle charging is inviting industrial designers to consider a new mix of design challenges. As more EV Charging Stations are deployed,… Read more »

CharIN responds to Tesla’s release of its charging standard


Tesla’s recent announcement that it will make its charging connector design available to colleagues and competitors has been getting mixed reviews. Some pundits poo-pooed Tesla’s announcement—one commenter wrote, “This is not the way standards are developed.”   However, we saw it as a step in the direction of a more interoperable EV ecosystem, which could… Read more »

EVBox launches new Troniq Modular Compact fast charger


EVBox introduced its Troniq Modular DC fast charging platform in the European market last year. Now the company has launched the EVBox Troniq Modular Compact, a more compact (2.03 m high) solution designed for sites such as underground parking garages or city center locations, where station footprint or height might be constrained. The Troniq Modular… Read more »

ev.energy’s new Pando is a cloud-based EV charging management platform


British EV software specialist ev.energy has launched a new cloud-based EV charging tool for business. Pando is designed to enable charger manufacturers, distributors and installers to be fully compliant with UK Smart Charging Regulations. It provides load management, compliance testing and charger sharing as standard features. Following months of testing with 20 partners and over 20,000… Read more »

New study: High-voltage transmission grid could help meet EV charging demands


New York and Massachusetts are both slated to phase out the sale of fossil passenger vehicles by 2035. The increased demand for electricity will require interconnection to high-capacity transmission lines in the next decade, according to a new study. The Electric Highways Study, produced by the utility National Grid, in collaboration with transportation analytics organizations… Read more »

ABB unveils mobile charger for Formula E Season 9


ABB will be expanding its partnership with the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship as the electric racing series enters its ninth season. The global electronics giant will now be the official charging supplier for Formula E. It will also introduce a portable solution for charging the new Gen3 cars before races and between sessions…. Read more »

SK Signet to build EV fast charger manufacturing facility in Plano, Texas


EV charging station manufacturer SK Signet, a subsidiary of South Korean conglomerate the SK Group, has announced plans to build a new EV charger manufacturing facility in Plano, Texas. At the new plant, SK Signet will produce a range of fast-charging solutions, including UL-certified chargers and power cabinets offering power levels up to 350 kW…. Read more »

US Army orders 367 EV ARC solar-powered EV chargers from Beam Global


Orders is orders, and the US Army is going electric. Executive Order 14057 (signed by President Biden in December 2021) calls for all new federal fleet vehicles to be zero-emission by 2035, and all light-duty vehicles must go green by 2027. That’s going to require federal agencies to get a lot of charging infrastructure set… Read more »

Lightning eMotors partners with HEVO for wireless fleet charging demo


Commercial vehicle manufacturer Lightning eMotors and wireless charging specialist HEVO are collaborating on a program to demonstrate wireless charging of Lightning’s fleet vehicles. After an initial integration phase, the two companies will test HEVO’s Rezonant E8 wireless charging technology on a ZEV3 platform at Lightning’s Loveland, Colorado headquarters. The demo vehicle will then be showcased… Read more »

Be.EV partners with local council to install 100 public chargers in Greater Manchester


Regional disparity in access to EV charging is a sore point in the UK. In London, there are an estimated 122 public charge points per 100,000 residents, but other regions lag far behind. According to charging infrastructure provider Be.EV, the Northwest has the lowest number of chargers per capita of any English region—a mere 32… Read more »