Charged EVs | AMPECO CEO discusses the software that makes large-scale EV charging systems work in comprehensive Q&A

AMPECO’s software can control charging stations from different vendors, provide a custom-branded app to EV drivers, and handle subscriptions, revenue sharing, load management, diagnostics, reporting and more. Public charging is expected to be a low-margin business, and this makes it even more important to manage the network in an efficient way once they emerge from…

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Charged EVs | WeaveGrid collaborates with Toyota to enable V2G integration with selected utilities

Vehicle-to-grid (V2G) technology is expected to support a cleaner, more resilient electrical grid, while enabling EV owners to save money while charging their vehicles. However, some sort of managed charging platform will be needed to match up EV owners with local utilities. Software provider WeaveGrid, in collaboration with Toyota, has developed just such a platform….

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Charged EVs | FreeWire’s new Boost Power Pro supports blackout charging and bidirectional power flow

FreeWire Technologies, a provider of battery-integrated EV charging stations and energy management solutions, has announced Boost Power Pro, the flagship offering within FreeWire’s new Pro Series product line. FreeWire’s chargers feature built-in energy storage, which enables site hosts to rapidly deploy public fast charging, avoiding expensive upgrades to local electrical service. Ports can be customized…

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Charged EVs | Volvo CE and Mack Trucks deliver electric excavator and refuse truck to Florida waste hauler

Volvo Construction Equipment and Mack Trucks, both Volvo Group companies, recently delivered an electric excavator and an electric refuse truck to Boca Raton, Florida-based Coastal Waste & Recycling, which has 25 locations in Florida, Georgia and South Carolina, and operates more than 700 vehicles. Coastal is piloting a 23-ton Volvo EC230 Electric excavator at a…

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Charged EVs | Pollsters say EV buyers lean Democratic—ownership data tells a different story

Conventional wisdom is that most EV owners are Democrats, and that Republicans shun the newfangled contraptions. A recent poll conducted by The EV Politics Project appeared to confirm this narrative—49 percent of Republican respondents took a negative view of “electric car brands,” and a majority of Republican respondents agreed with the statement: “EVs are for…

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Charged EVs | REE begins customer deliveries of electric truck

REE Automotive has begun customer deliveries of its electric chassis cab. REE’s P7-C medium-duty electric commercial truck is a fully steer-by-wire, brake-by-wire and drive-by-wire vehicle. REE has initiated customer deliveries of the first batch of P7-C demonstration trucks for multiple fleet evaluations in North America via its dealer network. US dealer Pritchard EV is the…

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Charged EVs | Infineon and GlobalFoundries extend long-term agreement for automotive microcontrollers

Infineon Technologies and GlobalFoundries have signed a multi-year deal to offer AURIX TC3x 40 nm automotive microcontrollers, power management, connectivity and security solutions. The extra capacity will help Infineon develop from 2024 to 2030. GlobalFoundries and Infineon have developed distinctive automotive, industrial and security semiconductor technology and products since 2013. This partnership centers on a…

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