Category : Energy & Infrastructure

How MAN & ABB want to advance megawatt charging

How MAN & ABB want to advance megawatt charging

In the presence of Transport Minister Volker Wissing, the near-series version of an electric truck announced by MAN drove in public for the first time - through the hangars of the former Berlin-Tempelhof airport. The vehicle has the technical prerequisites for the future megawatt charging that ABB E-Mobility plans to build up in the coming years.

Porsche plans 10-15 charging parks in Germany

Porsche plans 10-15 charging parks in Germany

Porsche apparently wants to set up ten to 15 of the 100 planned locations in Germany as part of its own planned fast-charging network, with a focus on the Alpine region, according to a media report.

Repsol expands its charging network in Spain and Portugal

Repsol expands its charging network in Spain and Portugal

Spanish oil company Repsol has announced a €42.5 million investment in the installation of 610 fast-charging points at its petrol stations in Spain and Portugal, with the Spanish credit institution ICO set to subsidise the roll-out with €40.7 million.

NewMotion becomes Shell Recharge Solutions

NewMotion becomes Shell Recharge Solutions

NewMotion, along with its US counterpart Greenlots, will be rebranded as Shell Recharge Solutions. The rebranding will be implemented in early 2022 and will bring together Shell's international range of charging solutions under one identity.

US lender invests 50 million euros in Qwello

US lender invests 50 million euros in Qwello

Munich-based charging infrastructure startup Qwello has booked a €50 million investment from US private equity firm Tiger Infrastructure Partners. Qwello says it can use the capital to finance its next phase of growth.

Tesla opens ten Supercharger locations to third-party brands

Tesla opens ten Supercharger locations to third-party brands

Tesla is opening ten Supercharger locations in the Netherlands to drivers of e-vehicles from other brands. The move is intended as a test balloon to gain experience with demand. Initially, the ten locations will only be accessible to e-car drivers who are registered in the Netherlands.

France: Total to build DC chargers at highway service stations

France: Total to build DC chargers at highway service stations

Total is investing €200 million to equip more than 150 of its motorway and expressway service stations in France with fast-charging points, with plans to install 50 kW and 175 kW charging points at 60 of the 150 sites by the end of this year.

Daimler Truck and BP plan H2 filling stations in the UK

Daimler Truck and BP plan H2 filling stations in the UK

Daimler Truck and BP have signed an agreement to jointly drive both the development of a hydrogen infrastructure and the introduction of fuel cell trucks in the UK.

ADS-TEC Energy und Polar Structure planen Joint Venture

ADS-TEC Energy und Polar Structure planen Joint Venture

ADS-TEC Energy, provider of battery-based fast charging technology, has announced a joint venture with Swedish company Polar Structure, making Polar the preferred strategic distributor of ADS-TEC Energy's technology platforms in Northern Europe.

Toyota, CaetanoBus and Snam cooperate on H2 mobility

Toyota, CaetanoBus and Snam cooperate on H2 mobility

Toyota has partnered with Italian gas network operator Snam and Portuguese bus manufacturer CaetanoBus to accelerate the introduction of hydrogen mobility in both heavy and light transport.

Tesla aims to triple Supercharger network by 2023

Tesla aims to triple Supercharger network by 2023

Tesla plans to triple the size of its global fast charging network within the next two years, Tesla executive Drew Baglino announced during the company's recent quarterly earnings conference call.

Stellantis plans European charging network with 15,000 sites

Stellantis plans European charging network with 15,000 sites

Stellantis has announced the development of a European charging network in cooperation with the Italian company TheF Charging, which is to comprise more than 15,000 sites with a total of two million parking spaces and be open to the public by 2025.