India Plans National Standards For EV Charging Stations

India’s Ministry of Heavy Industries has adopted recommendations for the implementation of national standards for electric vehicle charging stations — Bharat EV Charger AC-001 and Bharat EV Charger DC-001. The Ministry first issued draft protocols for national standards for AC and DC charging stations in March 2017, which was later …

SAŠA CVETOJEVIĆ: Tesla is Much More than a Car, It’s a Technology on Wheels

With a successful Croatian entrepreneur, Saša Cvetojević we talked about Tesla, the most popular electric car in the world, his last year’s travel through Europe with Tesla, this year’s participation in the EV Trophy and also about the difference between the vehicles with classical and electric drive. Saša Cvetojević established …

Renault-Nissan Partner with Dongfeng to Make EVs in China

The Renault-Nissan alliance has today announced plans to launch a new joint venture with carmaker Dongfeng to make and sell electric cars in China, the biggest EV market in the world. China’s Dongfeng will own 50 per cent of the new venture, eGT New Energy Automotive Co, with Renault-Nissan taking …

New ABB Canada Headquarters Opens in Montreal

ABB yesterday officially inaugurated its new $90 million state-of-the-art Canadian headquarters and Customer Innovation Center, which will serve 700 employees who were previously spread across six locations in Greater Montreal. Campus Montreal houses research and development, manufacturing, assembly and testing for ABB’s energy value chain. – The new headquarters reaffirms …

Car Giants Team Up To Build Ultra-Fast EV Charge Network Across Europe

Several of the biggest names in the global car industry have clubbed together to launch plans for an extensive new ultra-fast charging network across Europe, in a bid to encourage the mass-market take-up of electric vehicles. BMW Group, Daimler AG, Ford Motor Company and Volkswagen Group – which also includes …