E-Mobility

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Fairy tales of e-mobility: Once upon a time… there was the short life of the electric car battery!

Fairy tales of e-mobility: Once upon a time… there was the short life of the electric car battery!

The decisive factor for the range and performance of any electric car is the battery. However, the batteries are said to have a short service life. But is this really the case?...
Fairy tales of e-mobility: Once upon a time... there was the threat of a blackout!

Fairy tales of e-mobility: Once upon a time... there was the threat of a blackout!

As electromobility grows, so does the risk of overloading the power grid - at least according to widespread fears. But does the growing number of zero-emission vehicles really...
Future-proof charging infrastructure: The importance of standards and interfaces for future-proof charging and the power grid

Future-proof charging infrastructure: The importance of standards and interfaces for future-proof charging and the power grid

The seventh and final part of the series summarizes the most important standards and interfaces for a future-proof charging infrastructure.
Future-proof charging infrastructure: OCPI makes charging international and interoperable

Future-proof charging infrastructure: OCPI makes charging international and interoperable

The sixth part of the series "Future-proof charging infrastructure" is all about OCPI. What the Cloud-to-Cloud communication protocol is used for and what advantages it has to...
Future-proof charging infrastructure: ISO 15118 makes charging processes easier and more efficient

Future-proof charging infrastructure: ISO 15118 makes charging processes easier and more efficient

ISO 15118 has become indispensable for bidirectional communication between the electric car and the charging station. Here you can find out how this international standard makes...
Fairy tales of e-mobility: Once upon a time... electromobility was a job killer!

Fairy tales of e-mobility: Once upon a time... electromobility was a job killer!

Electromobility is endangering jobs - at least that is quite often the public perception. But what does a glance into the future really proclaim? Is electromobility in fact a "job...
Future-proof charging infrastructure: Precise load control via OpenADR

Future-proof charging infrastructure: Precise load control via OpenADR

The fourth part of the series "Future-proof charging infrastructure" is all about OpenADR. Read more to find out why the open cloud-to-cloud communication protocol is so important...
Government decides

Government decides "right to a wallbox" in apartment buildings

The sluggish expansion of private charging infrastructure in residential property communities (WEGs) is to be brought to an end in the future. The federal government has passed a...
Fairy tales of e-mobility: Once upon a time …there was the dirty resource business!

Fairy tales of e-mobility: Once upon a time …there was the dirty resource business!

Scarcity of raw materials, poor working conditions and high water consumption seem to cast a shadow over the praised electric motor. But what does reality look like when you take...
Future-proof charging infrastructure: REST API – when the cloud talks to the electric car

Future-proof charging infrastructure: REST API – when the cloud talks to the electric car

The third part of the series "Future-proof charging infrastructure" is all about REST-API. More precisely, it talks about what happens when two software systems want to exchange...
Future-proof charging infrastructure: The role of Modbus in energy management with electric cars

Future-proof charging infrastructure: The role of Modbus in energy management with electric cars

The second part of the series "Future-proof charging infrastructure" is all about the Modbus interface and the question: How can charging stations be integrated into existing...
Plug-in hybrids as company vehicles: with electricity to work, with gasoline off to a long-distance ride

Plug-in hybrids as company vehicles: with electricity to work, with gasoline off to a long-distance ride

How useful are plug-in hybrids as company cars? Regular recharging of PHEVs is extremely important , as this is the only way they can make the most out of their climate and cost...
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