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Vector and AST offer plug-and-play DC meters charging solution

Software and charging controller manufacturer Vector and sensor specialist AST International are offering a joint solution for the development of DC charging stations, which ensures the compatibility of the communication protocols of the Vector vSECC (Supply Equipment Communication Controller) and the AST DC Meter.

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Nyobolt EV prototype takes ultra-fast charging onto the road

Nyobolt is taking its high-power density, fast-charging battery technology from the lab into the real world with its first EV prototype, a sportscar weighing just 1,250 kg, designed and engineered with Callum.

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Juice Technology rolls out bi-directional AC charging station

Bi-directional AC charging stations are expensive, so their development has been slow. The solutions that are available are often unwieldy and require additional devices such as dongles or adapters.

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theion wins third-party validation for ultra-fast charging and safe battery anode

Theion has announced a disruptive innovation in battery technology with its breakthrough anode chemistry. One of the biggest challenges of batteries using lithium metal foils on the anode is the formation of dendrites during fast charging and discharging, ultimately creating a safety risk.

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StoreDot and Polestar demo 10-min charge with Si-dominant cells

StoreDot, a manufacturer of extreme fast-charging (XFC) battery technology for electric vehicles (EVs), and Polestar, an electric performance car brand, have charged an EV in just 10 minutes. A 77 kWh battery pack, powered by StoreDot’s XFC high energy (300 Wh/kg) silicon-dominant battery cells, installed in a Polestar 5 prototype, was charged from 10% to 80% in less than 10 minutes.

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Siemens delivers 1 MW truck charge for first time

Siemens Smart Infrastructure has completed its first successful 1MW charge in a pilot run, which brought together its prototype Megawatt Charging System (MCS)


First airfield-to-airfield eVTOL flight with recharging

Skyfly and AeroVolt are working on the first electric vehicle take-off and landing (eVTOL) flight in the UK between two airfields with electric charging points, writes Nick Flaherty. AeroVolt is installing a network of aircraft smart chargers around the UK at airports and aerodromes. It currently has five operational sites and aims to have 24 running by the time deliveries of the Skyfly Axe eVTOL begin in 2025, with plans in place for over 60 sites.

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Siemens enables simultaneous fast charging of four EVs

Siemens Smart Infrastructure has rolled out an additional variant of its SICHARGE D electric vehicle (EV) fast charger, with a maximum output of 400 kW. Designed for future-proof EV charging, the SICHARGE D dispenser enables up to four vehicles to be charged at the same time with only one grid connection, optimising times for customers, and delivering cost and space savings for charge point operators (CPOs).

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Volvo Cars partners with Breathe for next-gen fast-charging

Volvo Cars has partnered Breathe Battery Technologies (Breathe), becoming the first car company to gain access to the latest version of its patented, algorithm-enabled charging software. By integrating Breathe’s software into its in-house developed

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IoTecha and Software République fire up Mobilize Powerbox

IoTecha, a provider of smart charging solutions for electric vehicles, has developed the Mobilize Powerbox, a smart, secure, bidirectional AC EV charger, with Software République. IoTecha’s IoT.ON is an integrated platform consisting of software, hardware and cloud components for the smart charging infrastructure and power-grid integration of all kinds of EVs, including light-duty vehicles, trucks and school buses.