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3rd E-Mobility Engineering Day

Stuttgart, GERMANY, 2016-02-24 – The Stuttgart-based specialist for automotive electronics, Vector, invites all CharIN members to participate at the 3rd E-Mobility Engineering Day.

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Power Innovation produces DCDC-Converter for Supercharger Stations

Achim, 10-Mar-2016: DC Supercharger-Technology designed for 350kW

Power Innovation is producing and providing DCDC Converter for super charging technology within the range of 1000V (switchable to 450V) for electric vehicles, able to be charged with up to 350A (350kW).

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Volvo Cars calls on automotive industry to standardise electric car charging

Volvo Cars believes the global automotive industry should strive towards the introduction of a standardised charging infrastructure for electric cars, says Dr Peter Mertens, the company’s Senior Vice President for Research & Development.

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Vector becomes member of CharIN e.V.

Stuttgart, GERMANY, 2016-02-24 – The Stuttgart-based specialist for automotive electronics, Vector, has been granted membership in the association on February 24th 2016.

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Efacec joined the CharIN e.V Association

Efacec Electric Mobility joined the CharIN e.V association as Regular Member in order to contribute to the ongoing development and adoption of the Combined Charging System (CCS) through its know-how and expertise in EV charging.

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Change in Management at the CharIN e.V. Head Office

innos - Sperlich GmbH, a recognized management partner, was appointed operative management of the Charging Interface Initiative (CharIN e.V.) on Jan. 1, 2016.

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Successful presentation of CharIN Northamerica at the EPRI Infrastructure Working Council

Representatives of CharIN Northamerica spoke at the EPRI Infrastructure Working Council in San Francisco on November 16th – 17th 2016. The presentation was of great interest, especially for some non-members who will join CharIN in the near future and participate in the working groups.

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ISO/IEC 15118 Testing Symposium took place on Nov. 7th – 9th in Korea

The CharIN e.V. participated as one of the sponsors at the ISO/IEC 15118 Testing Symposium which took place on Nov. 7th – 9th at the Korea Smart Grid Institute (KSGI) on Jeju Island, Korea.

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First CharIN North America Workshops took place last week

The first CharIN North America workshops took place on November 1st in Newport Beach, California and on November 3rd in Southfield, Michigan with almost 50 participants in total. The workshops were of great interest, especially for the North American contacts of our CharIN members.

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