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BMW and Nissan for DC Fast-Charging

December 24, 2015 in Companies, Electric Drive, EVs, EVSE by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

120 Dual Port 50-Kilowatt Units in 19 States with Goal
Of Supporting Longer-Distance 100% Battery EV Travel

BMW and Nissan are trumpeting installation of 50-kilowatt DC Fast charge units “at 120 locations across 19 states.” They’re supporting drivers of electric vehicle including their own Leaf and i3 models, while promoting “increased adoption of electric vehicles nationwide.”

GKN’s Two-Speed eAxle for EVs

November 21, 2014 in Electric Drive, EVs, Hybrids, Technology by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

BMW Is Using It on the i8 Hybrid Electric, GKN Says

GKN is talking up the industry’s first two-speed eAxle for electric drive vehicles. The product has entered production on the BMW i8 plug-in hybrid electric sports car, the supplier says.

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