FLO debuts EZLift EV charging cable system for easier extension and retraction

Canada-headquartered FLO, an EV charging station manufacturer and network operator, has introduced its new motorized cable management system, EZLift.  The system will be offered on the company’s new FLO Ultra fast charger. It is designed to reduce stress on drivers by automating extension and retraction of cables that can weigh more than 25 pounds. Housed… Read more »

Phoenix Motorcars and InductEV collaborate on wireless EV charging

Phoenix Motor, a manufacturer of electric transit buses and commercial EVs, has partnered with wireless charging pioneer InductEV (formerly Momentum Dynamics). The companies will develop software, hardware and cooling and electrical systems to integrate InductEV’s wireless charging pads with Phoenix’s electric drive systems. This strategic partnership will provide Phoenix’s customers with the option to select… Read more »

EVBox supplies 300 EV charging stations to EVzen network in France

Amsterdam-based EVSE provider EVBox will supply 300 EVBox Troniq Modular DC fast charging stations for the second stage of the rollout of charging network EVzen.  The 120-180 kW chargers will be installed at more than 100 commercial sites across France. The EVzen network currently comprises 150 fast charging ports. EVzen is an initiative of Monaco-headquartered… Read more »

National Zero-Emission Freight Corridor Strategy aims to accelerate deployment of charging infrastructure for heavy-duty electric trucks

The Biden Administration has released the National Zero-Emission Freight Corridor Strategy, which will guide the deployment of zero-emission medium- and heavy-duty vehicle charging and hydrogen fueling infrastructure from 2024 to 2040. The Strategy is designed to target public investment to amplify private sector momentum, focus utility and regulatory energy planning, align industry activity, and improve… Read more »

AMPECO expands across Europe and the US with strategic hires

Global EV charging management software provider AMPECO is having a growth spurt. The company raised $16 million in new venture capital in 2023, which it’s using to further accelerate its growth. Over the past year, AMPECO has expanded its footprint across more than 50 global markets, practically doubling in size—its white-label clients now manage some… Read more »

bp pulse to build heavy-duty EV charging hub at major truck stop near Dover, England

Whatever you and I may think about oil companies moving into the EV charging space, it’s happening. bp pulse plans to build a heavy-duty EV charging hub at an enormous truck stop in England, as part of a strategy to create a Europe-wide network of electric truck charging infrastructure. The Ashford International Truckstop could hardly… Read more »

SkillFusion launches EVSE Diagnostic Technician credentialing program

As EV chargers proliferate, an army of technicians will be needed to keep them in working order (and the sooner the better). SkillFusion’s new EVSE Diagnostic Technician (EDT) Credentialing Program provides non-electricians with the needed skills and certifications to carry out specific technical work on EV chargers, such as servicing communication and networking systems. The… Read more »

Federal Highway Administration requests comments on incorporating Tesla’s NACS connector into federal requirements

The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) has announced a Request for Information (RFI) to solicit feedback from stakeholders on updating FHWA’s minimum standards and requirements for EV charging stations to allow for new technology and continued innovation. The RFI focuses on the types of connectors used at federally funded EV chargers. Current requirements allow for alternative… Read more »

Beam Global receives first European order for its EV ARC solar EV charging systems

Beam Global has received a million-dollar order from the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) for ten EV ARC EV charging systems and one ARC Mobility trailer, to be deployed at British Sovereign Bases on Cyprus. “Beam Global’s patented solar-powered EV ARC will provide not only clean energy for British military electric vehicles in Cyprus, but… Read more »

EV Connect announces certification of LG chargers for operation on its platform

California-headquartered EV Connect, a provider of EV charging management software, has certified the Level 2 AC charging stations manufactured by South Korea-based LG Electronics to operate on its end-to-end EV Connect Platform and within its charging ecosystem. Earlier this year, LG opened a charger manufacturing facility in Fort Worth, Texas. EV Connect’s Electric Vehicle Charge… Read more »