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SAE International Releases Updates for Two Major Electric Vehicle Charging Documents

Tuesday, April 6, 2021 - 2:00pm

The updated electrical vehicle charging documents will play a major role in advancing automotive requirements for Distributed Energy Resources (DER) projects.

Key Points: 
  • The updated electrical vehicle charging documents will play a major role in advancing automotive requirements for Distributed Energy Resources (DER) projects.
  • "As the federal government focuses on growing the electric vehicle charging infrastructure, it is essential to ensure vehicle manufacturers can certify conformance with electric vehicle charging stations around the country," said Jack Pokrzywa, director of Global Ground Vehicle Standards at SAE International.
  • "SAE International is committed to developing these critical standards that enable government, manufacturers and industry to safely advance electric vehicles, the infrastructure and energy sources that support them."
  • "We established a special working group to consider SAE Type V2G-AC interconnection issues and the use of SAE J3072, which documented recommendations and potential expansions.

Toyota: Investment in e-Mobility Power

Monday, April 5, 2021 - 7:03am

Toyota City, Japan, Apr 5, 2021 - (JCN Newswire) - e-Mobility Power, Inc. (e-Mobility Power), the equity holders of which are Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings, Inc. (TEPCO HD) and Chubu Electric Power Co., Inc. (Chubu Electric), entered into an absorption-type corporate division agreement with Nippon Charge Service, LLC(1) (NCS) on February 5, 2021 under which e-Mobility Power assumed the electrified vehicle(2) charging service business and charging network business operated by NCS effective April 1.

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  • Toyota City, Japan, Apr 5, 2021 - (JCN Newswire) - e-Mobility Power, Inc. (e-Mobility Power), the equity holders of which are Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings, Inc. (TEPCO HD) and Chubu Electric Power Co., Inc. (Chubu Electric), entered into an absorption-type corporate division agreement with Nippon Charge Service, LLC(1) (NCS) on February 5, 2021 under which e-Mobility Power assumed the electrified vehicle(2) charging service business and charging network business operated by NCS effective April 1.
  • By doing so, e-Mobility Power will promote the popularization of electrified vehicles and contribute to the creation of a carbon neutral society.
  • (1) NCS was established in May 2014 for the purpose of building a highly convenient charging network service.
  • The world's leading charger manufacturers are members, and approximately 50 manufacturers have launched CHAdeMO charging devices.

Global Electric Vehicle (EV) Charging Technologies: 11kW On-board Chargers Likely to become a Standard on BEVs by 2027

Monday, March 8, 2021 - 7:15pm

This study gives a detailed analysis of the future adoption of charging technologies by OEMs across regions for both AC and DC charging.

Key Points: 
  • This study gives a detailed analysis of the future adoption of charging technologies by OEMs across regions for both AC and DC charging.
  • EV on-board chargers (OBCs) play an important role in deciding the charging time based on the specifications offered by OEMs.
  • 11kW OBCs are likely to become a standard in battery electric vehicles (BEVs) while 6-8kW OBCs will be highly adopted in plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs).
  • DC charging in BEVs will become a standard and a majority of OEMs will enable BEVs with a 50-250kW charging capability.

2021 Study on the Transformation of Electric Vehicle (EV) Charging Technologies and Charging Infrastructure - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Thursday, March 4, 2021 - 11:47am

The "2021 Study on the Transformation of Electric Vehicle (EV) Charging Technologies and Charging Infrastructure" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

Key Points: 
  • The "2021 Study on the Transformation of Electric Vehicle (EV) Charging Technologies and Charging Infrastructure" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • This study gives a detailed analysis of the future adoption of charging technologies by OEMs across regions for both AC and DC charging.
  • However, the surge in EV demand will create a need for charging infrastructure as well as new safety regulations and standards.
  • EV charging infrastructure will develop rapidly in China, followed by Europe and the United States by 2025

ARKO Corp. Signs Memorandum of Understanding for Chakratec’s Kinetic Storage Systems for Fast Charging of Electric Vehicles

Monday, February 22, 2021 - 2:00pm

ARKO Corp. (Nasdaq: ARKO) today announced that the Company has signed a strategic memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Chakratec , an Israel-based developer of electric vehicle (EV) charging technology, to distribute the kinetic storage systems for fast charging of electric vehicles.

Key Points: 
  • ARKO Corp. (Nasdaq: ARKO) today announced that the Company has signed a strategic memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Chakratec , an Israel-based developer of electric vehicle (EV) charging technology, to distribute the kinetic storage systems for fast charging of electric vehicles.
  • Chakratec is a developer of kinetic energy storage systems that enable ultra-fast charging of EVs.
  • The outdated electrical infrastructure in many US states and its inability to support fast charging is a significant barrier to massive penetration of electric vehicles.
  • The MOU also includes a goal of an extensive deployment of fast charging points for electric vehicles throughout North America by 2030.

Electric Vehicle Charging Station Market by Level of Charging, by Charging Infrastructure & DC Fast Charging - Global Forecast to 2027 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Thursday, February 11, 2021 - 12:34pm

The "Electric Vehicle Charging Station Market by Level of Charging (Level 1, Level 2 & Level 3), by Charging Infrastructure (Normal Charge, Type-2, CCS, CHAdeMO and Tesla Supercharger), DC Fast Charging (Fast & Ultra-fast) - Global Forecast to 2027" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

Key Points: 
  • The "Electric Vehicle Charging Station Market by Level of Charging (Level 1, Level 2 & Level 3), by Charging Infrastructure (Normal Charge, Type-2, CCS, CHAdeMO and Tesla Supercharger), DC Fast Charging (Fast & Ultra-fast) - Global Forecast to 2027" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • Increased demand for efficient and eco-friendly vehicles along with government support will boost the electric vehicle charging station market.
  • However, the COVID-19 pandemic is expected to have a slight impact on the electric vehicle charging station market.
  • Ultra-Fast Charging segment is expected to be the fastest-growing segment in the DC Fast charging segment in the forecast period.

Blink Charging Provides an Initial 50 EV Charging Stations for the Expansion of Evergo Network in Panama

Thursday, February 4, 2021 - 2:15pm

The project is expected to see nearly 200 new EV charging stations in Panama operating on InterEnergys Evergo network by the end of the year.

Key Points: 
  • The project is expected to see nearly 200 new EV charging stations in Panama operating on InterEnergys Evergo network by the end of the year.
  • InterEnergys Evergo network has grown rapidly in the Dominican Republic with the deployment of over 200 EV charging stations.
  • Blink Charging Co. (NASDAQ: BLNK, BLNKW) is a leader in electric vehicle (EV) charging equipment that has deployed over 23,000 charging stations, many of which are networked EV charging stations, enabling EV drivers to easily charge at any of its charging locations worldwide.
  • The Companys principal line of products and services is its Blink EV charging network (Blink Network), EV charging equipment, and EV charging services.

Level Up: Electric Vehicle Owners with Permanently Installed Level 2 Chargers Reap Benefits from Their Investment, J.D. Power Finds

Wednesday, February 3, 2021 - 12:00pm

Power U.S. Electric Vehicle Experience (EVX) Home Charging Study (Graphic: Business Wire)

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  • Power U.S. Electric Vehicle Experience (EVX) Home Charging Study (Graphic: Business Wire)
    The study measures EV owners satisfaction within three charging segments:2 Level 1 portable; Level 2 portable; and Level 2 permanently mounted (permanent) charging stations.
  • Satisfaction is highest among EV owners who use a permanent Level 2 charger (749) than among owners who use a portable Level 2 charger (741).
  • This is exacerbated by owners of Level 1 portable chargers citing charging speed as being almost twice as important as it is to owners of Level 2 permanent chargers.
  • Power defines charger segments as Level 1 portable; Level 2 portable; or Level 2 permanently mounted (permanent).

UL Expands Frankfurt Laboratory to Advance Electric Vehicle Charging Safety

Tuesday, November 17, 2020 - 11:00am

EV charging laboratory will address safety and performance testing and certification for EV charging equipment and automotive manufacturers.

Key Points: 
  • EV charging laboratory will address safety and performance testing and certification for EV charging equipment and automotive manufacturers.
  • NEU-ISENBURG, Germany, Nov. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- UL, a leading global safety science company, officially announced today the expansion of its Frankfurt - Neu-Isenburg facility for testing and certification of new electric vehicle (EV) charging.
  • Representing one of the most important EV charging testing footprints in Europe, the facility addresses the growing demand for DC fast charging electric vehicles and offers EV charging, charging infrastructure and vehicle manufacturers state-of-the-art technology and a comprehensive service solution, including certification for global market access, all under one roof.
  • "With continued growth in the global EV sector, demand for electric vehicle charging testing is increasing substantially to help improve battery and charging performance and safety.

On-Board and Off-Board EV Charging Points (EVSE) Market Research Dataset 2018-2024 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Monday, November 9, 2020 - 2:51pm

The "On-Board and Off-Board EV Charging Points (EVSE) Market Research Dataset 2018-2024" database has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

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  • The "On-Board and Off-Board EV Charging Points (EVSE) Market Research Dataset 2018-2024" database has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • Despite recent advancements in fast-charging infrastructure, slow AC charging will still be the dominant technology in terms of installed units in 2025.
  • A few initiatives involving ultra-fast charging (350 kW) were announced in the recent past; however, there are currently no cars on the roads that are capable of receiving charging power at 350 kW.
  • With revised charging standards and new vehicle models in the near future, these ultra-fast charging sites could be utilized for long-distance highway travel.