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Carmakers launch European e-charging network

A joint venture invoving some of the largest carmakers in Europe will develop and implement a HPC network for electric vehicles across Europe.
By Staff reporter 3 November 2017 0 28245

A joint venture invoving some of the largest carmakers in Europe – BMW, Daimler, Ford, Volkswagen, Audi and Porsche – will develop and implement a high-power charging (HPC) network for electric vehicles across Europe, Porsche said in a statement on Friday.

Ionity – as the joint venture is known – will build about 400 HPC stations by 2020.

“The first pan-European HPC network plays an essential role in establishing a market for electric vehicles. Ionity will deliver our common goal of providing customers with fast charging and...