Electronics and Semiconductors

ABB Launches World’s Fastest e-Vehicle Charger at Hannover Messe

23 April 2018

The new Terra High Power charger from ABB adds up to 200 kilometers of range to an electric vehicle in just eight Source: ABBSource: ABBminutes. Operating at powers of up to 350 kilowatts, the charger is ideally suited for use at highway rest stops and petrol stations.

ABB chargers are being installed around the world, and they have recently been selected for use by Electrify America, the biggest electric vehicle infrastructure project to date in the U.S. ABB has more than 6,500 DC fast charging stations installed in 60 countries.

ABB’s product portfolio, which includes charging technologies for electric cars, buses and trucks, as well as solutions for the electrification of ships, railways and cableways, firmly establishes it as a global champion in e-mobility. To further showcase its e-mobility leadership through its partnership with Formula E, the world’s first fully electric international FIA motorsport series, a Formula E race car, and driving simulators will be on display to visitors to the ABB booth at Hannover Messe, April 23-27.

B&R, a leading solutions provider for machine and factory automation worldwide, will be participating for the first time at the ABB booth, after being acquired in July 2017, and now integrated into ABB’s Industrial Automation division as its global Machine & Factory Automation business unit.

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