IONITY opens 100th high-power DC charging station

IONITY, a joint venture of several automakers that’s building a fast charging network in Europe, has opened its 100th high-power charging site. Located in Rygge, Norway and operated by Circle K, the site has six 350 kW IONITY charging points, and has the space to add up to six more.

“Rygge is an ideal stop-off and charging location for those travelling from Oslo to Gothenburg, Malmø, Copenhagen, and Hamburg,” said IONITY COO Marcus Groll. “The latest generation of ultra-fast charging stations delivering 350 kW are currently the last word in high-power charging. We have secured agreements with renewable energy suppliers in nine countries and are able to offer our customers green energy.”

He added, “There are a further 51 sites under construction and our first stations in the United Kingdom, Ireland, Holland, Italy are now open for business. For about 95 percent of the planned stations, the contracts with the respective site owners have already been signed.”

Tesla’s millions of cameras are capturing some crazy things – videos

When Tesla deployed its new TeslaCam and Sentry Mode features, it basically enabled millions of cameras (8 per car) installed on its vehicles to capture videos of their surroundings.

Those cameras are now capturing some crazy things. Here are some of the videos: more…


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AVID Technology and Caterpillar receive $42 million from UK to develop electric construction machinery

The United Kingdom government has awarded EV component manufacturer AVID Technology and construction machinery giant Caterpillar €33 million (about $41.7 million) to develop fully electric construction machinery.

The funding, which is
made possible by the UK’s Advanced Propulsion Centre, will benefit 32 companies
and create 2,230 jobs, according to a government statement.

Ian Constance, Chief Executive of the Advanced Propulsion Centre, said, “Supporting the development of cutting-edge low carbon vehicle technology is crucial to ensuring we have a robust supply chain that enables the future of the UK automotive industry. We must continue to collaborate across sectors in order to boost innovation in many aspects of the industry so we can take advantage of export opportunities to other markets.”

Source: AVID Technology


Source: Electric Vehicles Magazine

Tesla takes a win against auto dealers in Virginia

Tesla is still struggling against sales bans and restrictions in some states due to its direct-sales business model, but it has now taken a win against auto dealers in Virginia. more…


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