On February 7, five European fast charging networks formed the “Open Fast Charging Alliance” — a collaboration which will allow seamless travel across most of Europe and be open to all makes of EV. The five alliance members own and operate over 500 fast chargers spanning six countries. Continue reading ““Open Fast Charging Alliance” Formed by Five European Fast Charging Networks”
2016 was a bumper year for the plug-in electric vehicle (PEV) industry — global sales reached 773,600 units, up 42% compared to 2015 (Figure 1). This total includes global plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) and battery electric vehicle (BEV) passenger car sales along with light trucks in USA/Canada and light commercial vehicles in Europe. China led the way with 351,000 plug-in passenger cars sold.
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