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April 10, 2015 - Eaton has added the direct current (DC) hyper charger to its electric vehicle supply equipment (EVSE) product portfolio and it is one of the first EV chargers of its size to earn safety certification from Intertek.
November 27, 2014 - Ontario says it is providing almost $24 million to build a smarter electricity grid by supporting 17 new energy projects through its Smart Grid Fund program. This round of funding will support energy technology projects in the areas of:
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November 16, 2014 - AddÉnergie launched a new electric vehicle fast-charging station—the SmartDC—which can charge an EV to 80% in 26 minutes (under normal conditions).
October 24, 2014 - For anyone curious about electric vehicles (EVs), BC Hydro—in conjunction with Electric Mobility Canada (EMC) and Plug-In BC—is providing you with a chance to get behind the wheel of one.
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October 22, 2014 - Leviton says it has launched the industry’s first 40A electric vehicle (EV) charge connector assembly, as part of the company’s Evr-Green family of EV supply equipment (EVSE).
October 15, 2014 - The Sun Country Highway EV40P charger promises fast and reliable, high-powered charging for electric vehicles (EVs).
October 15, 2014 - The Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI)—along with several auto manufacturers, utilities and regional transmission organizations—says it will demonstrate an “advanced software platform” for integrating plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs) with smart grid technologies.
September 4, 2014 - In the hopes that this market introduction will eventually expand into Canada, Kia Motors America introduced its first all-electric car for the U.S. market—the 2015 Soul EV.
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September 2, 2014 - Sun Country Highway says it has introduced a revolutionary all-in-one 40A electric vehicle (EV) charging pedestal, featuring an “industry-leading” retractable cable system.
August 7, 2014 - Eaton has expanded its electric vehicle (EV) charging station product offering with its prewire, cord-connected EV charging station that includes a Cooper NEMA 6-50 receptacle, plug, and weatherproof cover in the box.
June 19, 2014 - Schneider Electric and ChargePoint are collaborating to unveil EVlink cloud connected charging stations for electric vehicles (EVs); the offer includes hardware, software, ChargePoint connectivity and advanced services such as installation, deployment planning, project management and ongoing maintenance.
May 23, 2014 - A partnership between Mr. Electric and Sun Country Highway has been developed to “bring green highways to America”—by growing the latter’s electric vehicle (EV) charging station infrastructure with installation support from local Mr. Electric franchisees.
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April 30, 2014 - AddÉnergie Technologies, a Quebec-based manufacturer of electric vehicle (EV) charging stations, is celebrating five years of operation. Congratulations!
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April 21, 2014 - AeroVironment says its TurboCord—a dual mode 240V/16A and 120V portable charging cordset—has set a new standard for electric vehicle (EV) charging.
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April 2, 2014 - During this year’s Get Connected Day in Quebec, a Guinness Record may be established for the largest gathering of electric vehicles in the world. Organizers invite EV owners from Quebec and elsewhere to a rally April 18 and beat the previous mark registered in 2013 in Zurich, Switzerland (305 EVs). Eligible vehicles include all plug-in models.
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March 21, 2014 - Tim Horton’s is expanding its electric vehicle charging station pilot program with a new installation in Ancaster, Ont. Launched earlier in Oakville last year, the restaurant has expanded its program though British Columbia and now, again, in Ontario.
March 20, 2014 - Toyota Motor Corp. has started consumer trials of the i-Road personal mobility vehicle. Running from March 24 through early June, the trials aim to gauge the effectiveness of the electric vehicle (EV) in everyday situations in urban areas.
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March 6, 2014 - Institut de recherche d’Hydro-Quebec (IREQ) and Arkema have reached a collaborative research agreement for the development of a new “highly safe” electrolyte from fluoride and non-fluoride salts produced by Arkema, which is “excellent news for both the automotive and the electrification of private and public transport industries”.
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February 27, 2014 - Wireless charging systems for electric vehicles (EVs) offer several advantages over conventional plug-in technology, foremost among them unparalleled convenience for EV owners, explains Navigant Research, adding that worldwide sales of wireless EV charging systems will grow from a few hundred in 2014 to nearly 302,000 by 2022.
December 11, 2013 - Designed to charge the “world’s largest fleets of electric buses”, Eaton has released the first “HyperCharger” capable of fast-charging electric vehicles (EVs) up to 1MW.
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