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Wireless EV charging gets a boost: Single standard will harmonize systems up to 11 kw

1 month ago   |   By High Gear Media

The Society of Automotive Engineers on Thursday announced the first global standard for wireless electric-car charging, which could help accelerate the technology's rollout. The standard-officially SAE J2954-applies to inductive-charging systems up to 11 kilowatts. As with existing SAE standards for other charging methods, J2954...
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Need an EV home charger installed, and clarity on incentives? Thank the VW diesel settlement

Need an EV home charger installed, and clarity on incentives? Thank the VW diesel settlement

1 month ago   |   By High Gear Media

Electrify America-the charging network created as part of Volkswagen's diesel emissions settlement-and electric-car advocacy group Veloz are launching a one-stop information source for home charging. The two entities on Thursday announced an online tool, called Home Charging Advisor, that allows shoppers to browse available Level 2...
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Battery supplier SKI: 500 miles of range with 20 minutes of fast-charging, ready in 2021

Battery supplier SKI: 500 miles of range with 20 minutes of fast-charging, ready in 2021

1 month ago   |   By High Gear Media

The South Korean supplier SK Innovation revealed Thursday that it's developing cells that will only need two quick 10-minute charges to cover more than 500 miles of range when installed in an EV. SKI said that it expects to complete the development of the new cells by the first half of next year-or as soon as the end of the...
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Wireless EV charging, home-charger incentives, long-range battery tech: Today's Car News

Wireless EV charging, home-charger incentives, long-range battery tech: Today's Car News

1 month ago   |   By High Gear Media

An official standard for wireless charging could lead to a sea change in how people see EVs. A site enabled by the VW diesel settlement is ready to help find the right charger and claim all the incentives. And battery tech on the way next year will put long range into a wider array of models. This and more, here at Green Car Reports. With the...
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GM capitulates to massive recall, 2020 Corvette convertible reviewed, EV...

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Aston Martin offers previous-gen Vantage race cars in Legacy Collection

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Mercedes-Benz R-Class Could Return As Electric AMG Packing 750 kW

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