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Aviation Startup Lilium and ABB Announce Plans to Build a MegaWatt eVTOL Charging Network

Aviation Startup Lilium and ABB Announce Plans to Build a MegaWatt eVTOL Charging Network

To support its fleet of eVTOL aircraft and a regional high-speed air network, aviation startup Lilium is teaming up with Swiss technology company ABB to build out a charging network for the its veriports. The locations for the network will be in Florida, Brazil and Germany where Lilium plans to launch its air taxi service.

Eric Walz2021-10-13 07:30 PT

Swiss Technology Company ABB Unveils the ‘Terra 360’, the World's Most Powerful EV Charger

Swiss Technology Company ABB Unveils the ‘Terra 360’, the World's Most Powerful EV Charger

Swiss technology company ABB unveiled its latest EV charger on Thursday called the “Terra 360”, which can add 60 miles of range in just three minutes. ABB says it's the world’s most powerful EV charger, delivering charging rates up to 360 kW.

FutureCar Staff 2021-09-30 11:00 PT

Electrify America Adds Smartphone Compatibility To Help EV Owners Find Chargers

Electrify America Adds Smartphone Compatibility To Help EV Owners Find Chargers

Finding a charger is still a problem for a lot of EV owners, but Electrify America is looking to change that by adding Apple CarPlay and Android Auto support.

Vineeth Joel Patel2021-08-29 08:00 PT

J.D. Power Public Electric Charging Study Finds Tesla Comes Out on Top

J.D. Power Public Electric Charging Study Finds Tesla Comes Out on Top

While electric vehicle owners turn to personal chargers at their place of residence as their primary method of charging their EV, Tesla ranks as the best Level 2 and DC fast charger operator in a new study conducted by J.D. Power.

Vineeth Joel Patel2021-08-21 07:30 PT

Tesla Plans to Let Other EVs Use its Superchargers

Tesla Plans to Let Other EVs Use its Superchargers

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has hinted at the prospect of letting non-Tesla electric vehicles use the automaker’s Supercharger network for years, but it sounds like it’s officially happening before the end of 2021.

Vineeth Joel Patel2021-07-24 06:55 PT

Daimler, Volvo & Traton Plan a $600 Million EV Charging Joint Venture for Commercial Trucks in Europe

Daimler, Volvo & Traton Plan a $600 Million EV Charging Joint Venture for Commercial Trucks in Europe

Major commercial truck manufacturers Daimler, Volvo, and Volkswagen truck unit Traton have announced plans for a EV charging joint venture to support the rollout of battery powered trucks throughout Europe. The charging network of the three parties will be open and accessible to all commercial vehicles in Europe, regardless of brand.

Eric Walz2021-07-05 07:45 PT

Volvo to Offer Preferred Charging Rates For its Electric Vehicle Customers in Europe Starting July 1

Volvo to Offer Preferred Charging Rates For its Electric Vehicle Customers in Europe Starting July 1

Drivers of Volvo’s new fully-electric Recharge family of vehicles in Europe, including the XC40 and C40, are getting a great deal on charging beginning July 1 from Volvo’s charging partner Plugsurfing, which is Europe’s largest EV charging platform.

FutureCar Staff 2021-06-10 14:15 PT

General Motors Announces ‘Ultium Charge 360’ a Nationwide EV Charging Network Designed for Convenience

General Motors Announces ‘Ultium Charge 360’ a Nationwide EV Charging Network Designed for Convenience

General Motors announced a new charging network called "Utium Charge 360", which is designed to make it easier for customers to charge their electric GM vehicles. Ultium Charge 360 integrates charging networks, GM vehicle mobile apps, and other products and services to simplify the overall charging experience for GM's future electric vehicle owners.

FutureCar Staff 2021-04-28 17:00 PT

Electric-Performance Brand Polestar Announces EV Charging Partnership with ChargePoint

Electric-Performance Brand Polestar Announces EV Charging Partnership with ChargePoint

Polestar Cars, the new electric brand jointly owned by Swedish automaker Volvo Cars and Chinese automaker Geely, announced a partnership with EV charging provider ChargePoint that will give Polestar drivers access to ChargePoint’s embedded charging app right from the vehicle’s Android-powered infotainment system. The Polestar 2 is the world's first production vehicle to come with Google's Android Automotive OS built-in.

FutureCar Staff 2021-03-09 13:00 PT

Car Batteries Lagging Behind Fast Car Chargers

Car Batteries Lagging Behind Fast Car Chargers

Automakers may finally be packing more range into electric vehicles, but battery technology in cars is still well behind what modern fast chargers are capable of.

Vineeth Joel Patel2019-04-14 10:40 PT

Porsche Introduces Digital Charging Service Before Taycan Launch

Porsche Introduces Digital Charging Service Before Taycan Launch

With new electric vehicles on the horizon, Porsche has introduced an app that helps owners find a charger in their vicinity and pay for it all from one place.

Vineeth Joel Patel2018-06-17 15:00 PT

UK's Highest Powered EV Chargers to be Installed This Year

UK's Highest Powered EV Chargers to be Installed This Year

One of obstacles for the widespread adoption of electric vehicles is having a robust charging infrastructure. EV owners want convenient, quick high-powered charging stations where they normally drive. Now, UK company Pod Point is stepping up to fulfill this need and contribute to the mass-adoption of electric vehicles.

Eric Walz2018-02-23 13:39 PT