Automakers unite to create an electric vehicle charging network across Europe

Automakers unite to create an electric vehicle charging network across Europe

Competing directly with Tesla, the new stations offer a universal connection and super high-speed charging. A new joint venture uniting prominent auto manufacturers is rolling out plans to create a network of fast-charging stations across Europe, paving the way for long-distance travel with electric vehicles. Ionity is a collaboration between BMW , Ford, Daimler, and Volkswagen , with plans to install 400 high-power charging (HPC) stations across the continent by 2020. The network has already begun, with 20 stations planned in Norway, Germany, and Austria before the end of 2017. The charging stations will be placed at 75-mile intervals, […]