Fuel / Technology: Charging Infrastructure

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Paccar Parts Begins Selling Electric Vehicle Chargers

January 13, 2021Paccar Parts announced it is making available to customers electric vehicle charging stations designed to be compatible with Paccar Inc.’s Kenworth Truck Co., Peterbilt Motors Co. and DAF electric trucks.

via Transport Topics Online

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Paccar Parts Introduces Charging Stations for All Electric Vehicles

January 11, 2021Paccar Parts is introducing new electric vehicle charging stations to support the global launch of electric vehicles. The chargers are designed to be not only compatible with Kenworth, Peterbilt, and DAF electric trucks, but also to work for other electric commercial vehicles.

via TruckingInfo.com

Santa Clara Taps Beam for City Fleet, Public EV Charging Systems

January 8, 2021Beam Global, a provider of sustainable technology for electric vehicle charging, says Santa Clara, Calif., in partnership with Silicon Valley Power, has deployed EV ARC solar-powered EV charging systems to serve city fleet vehicles and the public.

via NGT News

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Geotab Launches EV Solution to Help Utilities Address Charging Challenges

January 7, 2021Geotab Energy is focused on the electric utility and electricity demand management market, and offers products and services designed to support the adoption of electric vehicles with electrical grid infrastructure.

via Fleet Forward

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Accelerating Freight Electrification is Heavy Work

January 5, 20212020 was an important year for freight electrification, marked by numerous positive advancements in electric transportation.

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Lion Electric Taps Blink for Electric Bus Charging Solutions

December 29, 2020Blink Charging Co., an owner, operator and provider of electric vehicle (EV) charging equipment and services, has entered into a reseller agreement with The Lion Electric Co., a manufacturer of zero-emission buses and trucks.

via NGT News

Volkswagen Group Components previews mobile charging robot

December 29, 2020Volkswagen Group Components provided the first glimpse of the prototypes of its mobile charging robot. This is one of the visionary charging concepts that Volkswagen hopes will expand the charging infrastructure over the next few years.

via Green Car Congress

Electric Fleet Depot

What Fleets Need to Consider When Electrifying Their Depots

Webinar Date: January 26, 2021 at 10:00am PSTJoin ACT News and ChargePoint on January 26 at 10am PT for a free EV webinar on what you'll need to successfully develop an electric vehicle fleet depot.

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ABB and AFC Energy to develop fuel cell-powered EV charging solution

December 22, 2020Charging giant ABB has formed a strategic partnership with fuel cell developer AFC Energy to create a charging solution for grid-constrained locations.

via Charged EVs

Pacific Power Grants Helping Oregon Jump-Start Electric Mobility

December 21, 2020Nonprofits, local governments, and school districts served by Pacific Power will receive over $1.3 million in grants for innovative clean transportation projects.

via Metro Magazine

EV Fleets 101: Building Your EV Infrastructure Plan

Watch this EV fleet webinar recording from ACT News and ChargePoint which occurred on January 12, 2021.

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Transit Electrification Leads to Innovative Partnerships

December 16, 2020Leading transit agencies are developing complex battery electric bus projects requiring innovative partnerships to execute.

Electrify Canada expands ultra-fast charging network to Alberta

December 16, 2020Electrify Canada, the sister company of Electrify America, has officially expanded into the province of Alberta with the opening of a new station in the Rocky Mountain town of Canmore.

via Charged EVs

Clean Cities Coalitions promote EVs

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New York State Clean Cities Coalitions Host Electrifying Medium- & Heavy-Duty Trucks in New York Event

December 16, 2020The Clean Cities Coalitions work to promote the advancement of alternative fuels and the electrification of fleets across New York.

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Tritium’s new scalable EV charging platform allows operators to add more charging power as needed

December 14, 2020Charger manufacturer Tritium has unveiled a new, scalable hardware platform. The Modular Scalable Charging (MSC) platform is designed to offer customers the flexibility to increase the power level of their chargers as EV charging capabilities advance, and “pay as you grow.”

via Charged EVs

New ROCSYS robotic system automates charging at e-bus depots

December 9, 2020Ebusco is a supplier of electric buses and depot chargers, while ROCSYS supplies plug-in robots. The two Dutch companies are working together on a system to automate charging at bus depots, using a robotically-controlled CCS charging system.

via Charged EVs