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10/21/2015

A Brief Review - CharIN @ ELIV 2015

At this year’s ELIV in Baden-Baden the newly founded association CharIN e. V. made its first official fair appearance, showing vehicles and equipment implementing the Combined Charging System (CCS).

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10/14/2015

ELIV 2015 Day 1 - Impressions

Very short summary of CharIN exhibit @ ELIV, day 1: 4 degrees Centigrade, some rain, great cars, top engineering charging equipment, fast charging at high power level. Everybody is looking forward to day 2.

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10/05/2015

CCS High Power Charging @ ELIV 2015

Charging Interface Initiative e. V. will present “CCS - The Next Level!” with live charging of electric vehicles at this year’s Electronics in Vehicles conference and fair, among other contributions.

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09/09/2015

CCS – The Next Level! – CharIN e. V.

Charging Interface Initiative e. V. will proudly present “The Next Level of Charging” at this year’s Electronics in Vehicles conference and fair. You may meet us at Baden-Baden, Germany, on 14 and 15 of October 2015.

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06/23/2015

Combined Charging System: Making life easier for electric car owners

A group of leading companies in the automotive and related industries has founded the Charging Interface Initiative (CharIN) association in Berlin. Founded on 19 May 2015, the association’s goals include the promotion and ongoing development of the Combined Charging System (CCS), a universal...

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07/16/2014

"Combined Charging – ein universelles Ladesystem"

"Combined Charging – ein universelles Ladesystem" (German, Chinese), by Coordination Office Charging Interface, in Special Edition Electric Mobility, Econet Monitor Magazine, 2014, German Industry & CommerceGreater China, Beijing

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10/24/2016

CharIN joint booth with Energica bike was well-attended

CharIN e.V. presented its goals and activities together with members at a joint booth at the eCarTec 2016 in Munich. The center of attraction at the joint booth was the Energica, the first electric series bike with CCS charging.

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10/19/2016

New ‘ultra-fast 350 kW charging stations’ for EVs to be deployed in Europe in partnership with Audi, BMW and others

Ultra E, a project born out of an alliance between European carmakers, utilities and other companies, announced today the deployment of 25 new charging station for electric vehicles along the trans-European transport network (TEN-T).

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10/13/2016

Over 2,500 CCS Combo Chargers are installed in Europe

Over the past year, the number of CCS Combo-compatible DC chargers in Europe has increased from 1,500 to 2,500 units.

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