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SemaConnect Announces the Smart Personal Charging Station

SemaConnect has expanded its Electric Vehicle (EV) product line offering to include a Smart Personal Charging Station for drivers living in apartments and condos with dedicated parking. The Personal Charging Station adds to the current Multifamily Community product, which allows two or more cars to share a station.
“We are responding to a need that has been communicated to us by our Class More

SemaConnect has expanded its Electric Vehicle (EV) product line offering to include a Smart Personal Charging Station for drivers living in apartments and condos with dedicated parking. The Personal Charging Station adds to the current Multifamily Community product, which allows two or more cars to share a station.
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How to buy an electric-car charging station: buyer’s guide to EVSEs

Electric cars all come with a 120-volt charging cable that can charge the battery from a household socket if there are no other options.

But sooner or later, most battery-electric car owners will want a 240-volt Level 2 charging station that can recharge the car as much as four times faster.

Owners of plug-in hybrids with ranges below 30 miles may find the standard charging cable fin More

Electric cars all come with a 120-volt charging cable that can charge the battery from a household socket if there are no other options.

But sooner or later, most battery-electric car owners will want a 240-volt Level 2 charging station that can recharge the car as much as four times faster.

Owners of plug-in hybrids with ranges below 30 miles may find the standard charging cable fin More

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Kettering University, MIT researchers collaborating to develop ‘smart’ electric vehicle charger

FLINT, Mich., Nov. 10, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — When Nelson Wang ’12 was in need of a lab and research collaborators to develop a prototype of his company’s state-of-the-art Electric Vehicle charging technology, he found them in a familiar place — the Advanced Power Electronics Lab (APEL) at Kettering University.

Wang — currently a Ph.D. candidate in Electrical More

FLINT, Mich., Nov. 10, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — When Nelson Wang ’12 was in need of a lab and research collaborators to develop a prototype of his company’s state-of-the-art Electric Vehicle charging technology, he found them in a familiar place — the Advanced Power Electronics Lab (APEL) at Kettering University.

Wang — currently a Ph.D. candidate in Electrical More

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ABB Launches Robotic Fast Charging System For Electric Buses

Swiss engineering giant ABB has unveiled its robotic fast charging system, as part of a collaboration with Swedish car maker Volvo, aimed at boosting electric bus uptake in the cities of Europe.

The system, which automatically finds and plugs into a vehicle’s rooftop charge point while it is stopped at a depot or terminal (see image below), can recharge a bus in between 4-6 minutes.

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Swiss engineering giant ABB has unveiled its robotic fast charging system, as part of a collaboration with Swedish car maker Volvo, aimed at boosting electric bus uptake in the cities of Europe.

The system, which automatically finds and plugs into a vehicle’s rooftop charge point while it is stopped at a depot or terminal (see image below), can recharge a bus in between 4-6 minutes.

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Electric bicycle charging shtation to make US debut – Taipei Times

Electric bicycle charging station to make US debut

The first Taiwan-made solar energy charging station for electric bicycles is to become operational in Liberty State Park in Jersey City, New Jersey, in spring next year, the Ministry of Economic Affairs said yesterday.

“From the rooftop solar panels, lithium-ion battery pack to the rubber floor, we gathered 10 Taiwanese companies t More

Electric bicycle charging station to make US debut

The first Taiwan-made solar energy charging station for electric bicycles is to become operational in Liberty State Park in Jersey City, New Jersey, in spring next year, the Ministry of Economic Affairs said yesterday.

“From the rooftop solar panels, lithium-ion battery pack to the rubber floor, we gathered 10 Taiwanese companies t More

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ClipperCreek Announces Lowest Priced Pedestal in the Market at $434 — AUBURN, Calif., Oct. 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ —

AUBURN, Calif., Oct. 13, 2015/PRNewswire/ — ClipperCreek has just announced availability of a new, durable, low-cost pedestal, the ProMountDuo. Developed for the fleet and commercial markets, the ProMountDuo is equipped to provide single or dual Level 1 or Level 2 electric vehicle charging station mounting options, making it possible to charge two vehicles from one post.

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AUBURN, Calif., Oct. 13, 2015/PRNewswire/ — ClipperCreek has just announced availability of a new, durable, low-cost pedestal, the ProMountDuo. Developed for the fleet and commercial markets, the ProMountDuo is equipped to provide single or dual Level 1 or Level 2 electric vehicle charging station mounting options, making it possible to charge two vehicles from one post.

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ClipperCreek HCS-40 Gets eMotorWerks’ Wi-Fi, Connected Functionality – Undercuts ChargePoint Home Price By $100

What’s the HCS-40 JuiceNet Edition, you ask? Well, it combines ClipperCreek’s highly popular HCS-40 EVSE with eMotorWerks’ JuiceBox controls.

More specifically, eMotorWerks fits the HCS-40 with its JuiceNet controls, which add “adds real-time control, monitoring, and automated smart-grid optimization,’ as well as Wi-Fi functionality, to “select ClipperCreek charging stations. More

What’s the HCS-40 JuiceNet Edition, you ask? Well, it combines ClipperCreek’s highly popular HCS-40 EVSE with eMotorWerks’ JuiceBox controls.

More specifically, eMotorWerks fits the HCS-40 with its JuiceNet controls, which add “adds real-time control, monitoring, and automated smart-grid optimization,’ as well as Wi-Fi functionality, to “select ClipperCreek charging stations. More

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Fastned Readies For 150 kW, 300 kW Charging

After unveiling the Audi e-tron quattro concept, with announced capability of 150 kW DC fast charging, and the Porsche Mission E Concept, which in theory could recharge at twice the power level of the Audi (300 kW), Dutch company Fastned said that it’s gearing up for delivering such power levels at its public chargers.

Fastned operates a network of nearly 40 fast charging stations, which More

After unveiling the Audi e-tron quattro concept, with announced capability of 150 kW DC fast charging, and the Porsche Mission E Concept, which in theory could recharge at twice the power level of the Audi (300 kW), Dutch company Fastned said that it’s gearing up for delivering such power levels at its public chargers.

Fastned operates a network of nearly 40 fast charging stations, which More

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‘ChargePoint Home’ Charging Station Now Available | Motrolix

MAs more of the motoring world shifts gradually away from fossil fuels and toward the open arms of more “eco-friendly” options like electric drivetrains, how and when those early-adopters can fuel-up their rides will play an important role in the EV segment’s growth.
To that end, the ChargePoint Home “smart” EV charger is now officially for sale on website Amazon.com, says the comp More

MAs more of the motoring world shifts gradually away from fossil fuels and toward the open arms of more “eco-friendly” options like electric drivetrains, how and when those early-adopters can fuel-up their rides will play an important role in the EV segment’s growth.
To that end, the ChargePoint Home “smart” EV charger is now officially for sale on website Amazon.com, says the comp More

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It’s Time To Bring ChargePoint Home: Residential EV Charger Now On Sale

CAMPBELL, Calif., Sept. 21, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — ChargePoint Home, the smartest and most attractive home electric vehicle (EV) charging station is now available for order on Amazon. The smart station is competitively priced from $499 to $749.

“Customers choose our stations for their reliability, connectivity and convenience. Now, EV drivers can access the power of ChargePoint More

CAMPBELL, Calif., Sept. 21, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — ChargePoint Home, the smartest and most attractive home electric vehicle (EV) charging station is now available for order on Amazon. The smart station is competitively priced from $499 to $749.

“Customers choose our stations for their reliability, connectivity and convenience. Now, EV drivers can access the power of ChargePoint More

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Tesla releases teaser of new snake-like, self-guided charger [VIDEO] – Canadian Manufacturing

Tesla releases teaser of new snake-like, self-guided charger [VIDEO]
Company’s prototype autonomously ‘finds its way’ to Model S

PALO ALTA, Calif—Tesla Motors may have seen its stock slump yesterday after it released a less-than upbeat sales forecast, but the company hit back quickly with a teaser video of a new, seemingly autonomous charger.

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Tesla releases teaser of new snake-like, self-guided charger [VIDEO]
Company’s prototype autonomously ‘finds its way’ to Model S

PALO ALTA, Calif—Tesla Motors may have seen its stock slump yesterday after it released a less-than upbeat sales forecast, but the company hit back quickly with a teaser video of a new, seemingly autonomous charger.

“Tesla Snak More

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Tesla unvei ls futuristic robotic snake charger for electric vehicles | Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building

Earlier this year Tesla hinted that it’s working on a robotic snake charger for electric vehicles – and it just unveiled the serpentine charging tendril in all its glory. A new video released by the automaker demonstrates the prototyperobo-snake slithering its way to the charging port on a Tesla Model S.

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Earlier this year Tesla hinted that it’s working on a robotic snake charger for electric vehicles – and it just unveiled the serpentine charging tendril in all its glory. A new video released by the automaker demonstrates the prototyperobo-snake slithering its way to the charging port on a Tesla Model S.

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Bosch Now Offering Sub-$10K DC Fast Charger System In North America | CleanTechnica

The Bosch Power DCPlus DC fast-charger will soon be available in the North American market for less than $10,000, according to recent reports.

The 24 kW (kilowatt) Bosch Power DCPlus system (featuring the SAE J1772 DC Combo connector) will allow properly outfitted electric vehicles (EVs) or plug-in hybrids (PHEVs) to very rapidly bring their battery up to an 80% charge.

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The Bosch Power DCPlus DC fast-charger will soon be available in the North American market for less than $10,000, according to recent reports.

The 24 kW (kilowatt) Bosch Power DCPlus system (featuring the SAE J1772 DC Combo connector) will allow properly outfitted electric vehicles (EVs) or plug-in hybrids (PHEVs) to very rapidly bring their battery up to an 80% charge.

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ChargePoint Home coming to Amazon for $499

ChargePoint is likely best known to electric vehicle drivers as the company behind the network of public charging stations. The company also offers home charging options and now the ChargePoint Home EVSE is being offered directly from Amazon. The 240-volt charger starts at $499 and then based on options (a 12-, 18-, and 25-foot cord; 16 or 32 amps) tops out at $749. The ChargePoint Homealso offers More

ChargePoint is likely best known to electric vehicle drivers as the company behind the network of public charging stations. The company also offers home charging options and now the ChargePoint Home EVSE is being offered directly from Amazon. The 240-volt charger starts at $499 and then based on options (a 12-, 18-, and 25-foot cord; 16 or 32 amps) tops out at $749. The ChargePoint Homealso offers More

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ChargePoint Unveils New Express Station

https://globenewswire.com/news-release/2015/06/23/746875/10139458/en/ChargePoint-Unveils-New-Express-Station.html

ChargePoint Unveils New Express Station

Provides up to 100 RPH (miles of Range Per Hour)
Top up battery and extend a cars range
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ChargePoint Unveils New Express Station

Provides up to 100 RPH (miles of Range Per Hour)
Top up battery and extend a cars range
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EV-Line Can Turn Any Outlet In South Korea Into A Level 2 Charger

**FILE** The exterior view of Apple Computer headquarters in Cupertino, Calif., is seen in this Friday, Aug. 4, 2006 file photo (Paul Sakuma/AP photo)

Today: Investor Carl Icahn portrays a rosy future for Apple, and company’s shares gain amid a split decision in Samsung appeal and an acquisition of a Santa Clara startup.

The Lead: Apple gains amid Icahn praise, Samsung appealMore

**FILE** The exterior view of Apple Computer headquarters in Cupertino, Calif., is seen in this Friday, Aug. 4, 2006 file photo (Paul Sakuma/AP photo)

Today: Investor Carl Icahn portrays a rosy future for Apple, and company’s shares gain amid a split decision in Samsung appeal and an acquisition of a Santa Clara startup.

The Lead: Apple gains amid Icahn praise, Samsung appealMore

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eMotorWerks Delivers Over 3,500 JuiceBox Smart EV Charging Stations – MarketWatch

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eMotorWerks Delivers Over 3,500 JuiceBox Smart[Grid] EV Charging Stations

SAN CARLOS, Calif., April 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — eMotorWerks More

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eMotorWerks Delivers Over 3,500 JuiceBox Smart[Grid] EV Charging Stations

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eMotorWerks Delivers Over 3,500 JuiceBox Smart EV Charging Stations – MarketWatch

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eMotorWerks Delivers Over 3,500 JuiceBox Smart[Grid] EV Charging Stations

SAN CARLOS, Calif., April 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — eMotorWerks More

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eMotorWerks Delivers Over 3,500 JuiceBox Smart[Grid] EV Charging Stations

SAN CARLOS, Calif., April 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — eMotorWerks More

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ChargePoint Launches an EV Charger Made for Apartments and Condos : Greentech Media

It’s difficult to own an electric vehicle if you don’t own a house and thus lack consistent overnight access to an EV charger. Even with the availability of public and workplace charging, most drivers will want to plug in at home to ensure they have a full charge for the next day.

“In all but the most special cases, people that live in apartments don’t buy EVs,” More

It’s difficult to own an electric vehicle if you don’t own a house and thus lack consistent overnight access to an EV charger. Even with the availability of public and workplace charging, most drivers will want to plug in at home to ensure they have a full charge for the next day.

“In all but the most special cases, people that live in apartments don’t buy EVs,” More

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Siemens Unveils All-New Wall-Mounted 24-KW Electric Car Charging Station That Can Run From Single-Phase Power – Transport Evolved

To date, most DC quick charging stations have been large, freestanding behemoths that require not only a fair bit of real estate for their installation but easy access to a three-phase industrial power supply. They’ve also come with a price tag that can be as much as the cars they’re meant to be charging.
But now German electronics giant Siemens is changing that with the unveiling of a b More

To date, most DC quick charging stations have been large, freestanding behemoths that require not only a fair bit of real estate for their installation but easy access to a three-phase industrial power supply. They’ve also come with a price tag that can be as much as the cars they’re meant to be charging.
But now German electronics giant Siemens is changing that with the unveiling of a b More

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Siemens Unveils All-New Wall-Mounted 24-KW Electric Car Charging Station That Can Run From Single-Phase Power – Transport Evolved

To date, most DC quick charging stations have been large, freestanding behemoths that require not only a fair bit of real estate for their installation but easy access to a three-phase industrial power supply. They’ve also come with a price tag that can be as much as the cars they’re meant to be charging.
But now German electronics giant Siemens is changing that with the unveiling of a b More

To date, most DC quick charging stations have been large, freestanding behemoths that require not only a fair bit of real estate for their installation but easy access to a three-phase industrial power supply. They’ve also come with a price tag that can be as much as the cars they’re meant to be charging.
But now German electronics giant Siemens is changing that with the unveiling of a b More

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ClipperCreek Announces Availability of LCS-20P Plug-In Electric Vehicle Charging Station at $395 – MarketWatch

AUBURN, Calif., Mar 31, 2015 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Today ClipperCreek announced immediate availability of its popular LCS-20 EV charging station with a plug, previously available only as a hardwired unit.

Click Here to TWEET THIS: ClipperCreek LCS-20P released: Level 2 EV Charging Stations now starting at $379 hardwired and $395 with 4 plug options! http:// More

AUBURN, Calif., Mar 31, 2015 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Today ClipperCreek announced immediate availability of its popular LCS-20 EV charging station with a plug, previously available only as a hardwired unit.

Click Here to TWEET THIS: ClipperCreek LCS-20P released: Level 2 EV Charging Stations now starting at $379 hardwired and $395 with 4 plug options! http:// More

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Tesla Giving Away Free Chargers In China – Gas 2

Elon Musk was ambitious in his plans to conquer China with the Tesla Model S, but his bravado alone has not been enough to move the electric sedan. So in addition to threatening firings over slow sales of the Model S, Tesla will now offer all customers who bought their cars after January 1st a free charging station and installation.

Tech In Asia reports that this free charger program aims t More

Elon Musk was ambitious in his plans to conquer China with the Tesla Model S, but his bravado alone has not been enough to move the electric sedan. So in addition to threatening firings over slow sales of the Model S, Tesla will now offer all customers who bought their cars after January 1st a free charging station and installation.

Tech In Asia reports that this free charger program aims t More

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Company Profile for ClipperCreek, Inc. | Business Wire

Company Profile for ClipperCreek, Inc.
January 30, 2015 10:20 AM Eastern Standard Time
–(BUSINESS WIRE)–ClipperCreek, Inc. is a leading manufacturer of EVSE’s (Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment). EVSE’s are commonly referred to as electric vehicle charging stations, EV charging stations or sometimes just charging stations. A charging station is a piece of electr More

Company Profile for ClipperCreek, Inc.
January 30, 2015 10:20 AM Eastern Standard Time
–(BUSINESS WIRE)–ClipperCreek, Inc. is a leading manufacturer of EVSE’s (Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment). EVSE’s are commonly referred to as electric vehicle charging stations, EV charging stations or sometimes just charging stations. A charging station is a piece of electr More

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Tesla: Model SCHAdeMO Adapter Goes On Sale This Month. We Ask Who Will Use It? – Transport Evolved: Cleaner, Greener, Safer and Smarter

It’s been one of Tesla’s long-promised Model S accessories, designed to make it possible for Tesla Model S owners around the world to charge their cars from the Japanese-designed CHAdeMO quick charge stations used by cars like the Nissan LEAF and Mitsubishi i-Miev.

Tesla’s CHAdeMO adapter is expected to go on sale this month. But who will buy it?
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It’s been one of Tesla’s long-promised Model S accessories, designed to make it possible for Tesla Model S owners around the world to charge their cars from the Japanese-designed CHAdeMO quick charge stations used by cars like the Nissan LEAF and Mitsubishi i-Miev.

Tesla’s CHAdeMO adapter is expected to go on sale this month. But who will buy it?
After years of waiting however, More

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AeroVironment’s New TurboDock Workplace and Commercial EV Charging Station Puts Control in the Palm of Drivers’ Hands with Smartphone App – Finances

AeroVironment, Inc. (NASDAQ:AVAV) , a leader in electric vehicle (EV) charging and the preferred home charging solution supplier for five global automakers, today introduced TurboDockTM – a next-generation EV charging station for commercial and workplace settings that is controlled through a smartphone app. Out of the box, TurboDock charges at Level 1 (12 amps/120 volts), or at Level 2 (16 Amps/ More

AeroVironment, Inc. (NASDAQ:AVAV) , a leader in electric vehicle (EV) charging and the preferred home charging solution supplier for five global automakers, today introduced TurboDockTM – a next-generation EV charging station for commercial and workplace settings that is controlled through a smartphone app. Out of the box, TurboDock charges at Level 1 (12 amps/120 volts), or at Level 2 (16 Amps/ More

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ChargePoint To Release Home Charging Station For Electric Cars

ChargePoint, which operates a network of public charging stations for plug-in electric cars, announced today that it would offer a home charging station this summer.

The ChargePoint Home, as it’s logically dubbed, has a sleek modern design–and it’s compact, at only about the size of a tablet device, the company says.

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ChargePoint, which operates a network of public charging stations for plug-in electric cars, announced today that it would offer a home charging station this summer.

The ChargePoint Home, as it’s logically dubbed, has a sleek modern design–and it’s compact, at only about the size of a tablet device, the company says.

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Now That’s Combo Quick Charging: CHAdeMO, CCS, Tesla Supercharger

The growing number of DC fast-charging stations is making life a little more convenient for electric-car drivers–provided they can match their vehicles to the right plug.

There are currently three major DC fast-charging standards in use–CHAdeMO, Combined Charging Standard (CCS), and Tesla Motors’ Supercharger–but only one charging site has them all.

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The growing number of DC fast-charging stations is making life a little more convenient for electric-car drivers–provided they can match their vehicles to the right plug.

There are currently three major DC fast-charging standards in use–CHAdeMO, Combined Charging Standard (CCS), and Tesla Motors’ Supercharger–but only one charging site has them all.

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ClipperCreek Launches 32 Amp Station – More Power, Same $590 Price – Yahoo Finance UK

ClipperCreek announces an upgrade in power for the popular HCS-40 and CS-40 series EV charging stations; from 30 Amps to 32 Amps continuous as a standard offering.
The HCS-40 is the first major brand, low cost, Level 2 electric vehicle charging station to break through to the 32 Amp level without increasing the selling price. With 25 feet of charging cable and a “no strings attached” 3-y More

ClipperCreek announces an upgrade in power for the popular HCS-40 and CS-40 series EV charging stations; from 30 Amps to 32 Amps continuous as a standard offering.
The HCS-40 is the first major brand, low cost, Level 2 electric vehicle charging station to break through to the 32 Amp level without increasing the selling price. With 25 feet of charging cable and a “no strings attached” 3-y More

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ClipperCreek Launches 32 Amp Station – More Power, Same $590 Price – Yahoo Finance UK

ClipperCreek announces an upgrade in power for the popular HCS-40 and CS-40 series EV charging stations; from 30 Amps to 32 Amps continuous as a standard offering.
The HCS-40 is the first major brand, low cost, Level 2 electric vehicle charging station to break through to the 32 Amp level without increasing the selling price. With 25 feet of charging cable and a “no strings attached” 3-y More

ClipperCreek announces an upgrade in power for the popular HCS-40 and CS-40 series EV charging stations; from 30 Amps to 32 Amps continuous as a standard offering.
The HCS-40 is the first major brand, low cost, Level 2 electric vehicle charging station to break through to the 32 Amp level without increasing the selling price. With 25 feet of charging cable and a “no strings attached” 3-y More

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