Category : Energy & Infrastructure

ABB E-Mobility to build new US charging station plant

ABB E-Mobility to build new US charging station plant

ABB E-Mobility is expanding its charging station manufacturing capabilities in the U.S. by announcing a multi-million dollar investment in a new facility in Columbia, South Carolina.

Porsche Taycan tested as a mains buffer

Porsche Taycan tested as a mains buffer

Porsche, the transmission system operator TransnetBW and the consulting firm Intelligent Energy System Services (IE2S) have connected five Porsche Taycans to the power grid as buffers - under laboratory conditions, but also in a domestic environment.

Technotrans develops cooling solution for battery exchange stations from Nio

Technotrans develops cooling solution for battery exchange stations from Nio

Technology and services group Technotrans is supporting Chinese electric car manufacturer Nio with its battery swap stations for Europe. The Münsterland-based company has installed a prototype cooling solution in a Nio station in Oslo.

Smart enters into charging cooperation with ABB and DCS

Smart enters into charging cooperation with ABB and DCS

Smart has signed two charging infrastructure partnerships ahead of the #1's debut. ABB E-Mobility is the partner for AC wallboxes and related installation services, while Smart's own charging app leverages Digital Charging Solutions' offering.

ZVEI publishes guidelines for charging infrastructure in the housing industry

ZVEI publishes guidelines for charging infrastructure in the housing industry

Together with partners from the housing industry, the electrical trade in the automotive industry, the ZVEI has developed a guide for charging points in residential complexes and the administration. The guide is intended to support both planning and implementation, but also to help investors.

Audi plans second Charging Hub in Zurich

Audi plans second Charging Hub in Zurich

After three months of trial operation of the first Charging Hub, which opened in Nuremberg in December 2021, Audi has decided to continue and further expand the model project with its own charging stations.

Polestar cooperates with Smatrics and Fresh Mobility

Polestar cooperates with Smatrics and Fresh Mobility

Electric car brand Polestar has entered into collaborations with Smatrics and Fresh Mobility in Austria, under which the company is integrating new service offerings into its sales process to provide customers with help with infrastructure and financing.

Luxglas establishes business segment for charging stations

Luxglas establishes business segment for charging stations

The company Luxglas Technology from Altdorf near Nuremberg is entering the business of charging technology for electric cars. The new business segment Luxglas Energy now offers so-called "SuperChargers" which, thanks to integrated battery buffer storage, are intended to provide their full 320 kW output even in the limited distribution network.

First Porsche Charging Hub opened in Spain

First Porsche Charging Hub opened in Spain

As part of its cooperation with Porsche, the Spanish energy supplier Iberdrola has commissioned what it claims is currently the largest HPC charging park for electric cars in southern Europe. 34 further HPC systems are planned.

BMW offers iX and i4 customers free fast charging - in the USA

BMW offers iX and i4 customers free fast charging - in the USA

BMW is offering buyers of its iX and i4 electric models in the U.S. two years of free fast charging at Electrify America's more than 3,000 public charging stations - up to 30 minutes per charge.

Spain: Volvo and Iberdrola to build charging stations at car dealerships

Spain: Volvo and Iberdrola to build charging stations at car dealerships

Volvo Cars has partnered with energy provider Iberdrola in Spain to set up a network of public charging points at its dealerships in the country, the first of which has been commissioned in Lérida in Catalonia.