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Announcement – JET Charge Awarded Contract For Australia’s Longest EV Highway (WA)
10 August 2022

Announcement – JET Charge Awarded Contract For Australia’s Longest EV Highway (WA)

JET Charge are thrilled to announce our appointment as the charging hardware solution provider for the longest electric vehicle highway in Australia. The landmark Western Australian project will see 98 EV chargers installed across 49 locations to bolster its EV fast charging network. For more details, read the official press release below.
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Are swappable EV batteries really a dead end?
15 August 2019

Are swappable EV batteries really a dead end?

Removing the battery from an electric vehicle and replacing it in a matter of minutes? Crazy. Swappable batteries have long been ridiculed by EV automakers, but they might have found a home in the wider world of e-mobility. Today on the JET Charge blog we’re asking what this tech really is, what it promises, and where it fits in an electric future.

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Charging sites outnumber petrol stations in UK
30 May 2019

Charging sites outnumber petrol stations in UK

UK-based charging navigation tool Zap Map has confirmed that there are now more sites on their platform than there are service stations in the UK. This is a first for British EV owners and it won’t be long before other countries reach the same milestone. But does this number actually matter?

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What is wireless EV charging?
7 May 2019

What is wireless EV charging?

Norway leads the way once again as Oslo confirms plans to introduce wireless charging to the city’s taxi ranks. Once complete it will be the first wireless fast-charging available for taxis anywhere in the world. But how viable is wireless EV charging really? Will induction plates be replacing plugs anytime soon?

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Tesla bumps V2 charge-rate, adds on-route battery warmup
26 March 2019

Tesla bumps V2 charge-rate, adds on-route battery warmup

Tesla’s recent announcement of the V3 supercharger has many owners giddy in anticipation of 250 kW fast-charges, but perhaps we should already be celebrating. A recent reddit post shows the 2019.7.11 firmware delivering a 147 kW charge-rate on a Californian Model 3.

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Is the grid ready for EV mass adoption?
19 March 2019

Is the grid ready for EV mass adoption?

The massive growth of EV availability and adoption is a showcase of the best the technology sector has to offer. Every passing year sees batteries last longer, cars drive more economically, and chargers deliver more power in less time. But while these developments are making individual EVs more energy-efficient, they might not be enough to combat the looming concern over mass adoption: overloading the grid.

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Watts vs. litres: changing the way we fuel
18 March 2019

Watts vs. litres: changing the way we fuel

The big red lettering, the oily asphalt and the stink of petrol are an unfortunate necessity at service stations worldwide, and Australians have been putting up with them practically since federation. But a future without servos might not be so far away, so today we’re taking a look at what a post-petrol Australia might look like.

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The future of EV supercharging
18 March 2019

The future of EV supercharging

Tesla unveiled their V3 superchargers this month, capable of delivering up to 250 kW per vehicle from a 1 MW cabinet. They aren’t the only ones, either; the future of EV charging is almost here, and it’s supercharged.

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One plug to rule them all: how Type 2 become the Australian AC standard
7 March 2019

One plug to rule them all: how Type 2 become the Australian AC standard

How did the Type 2 plug become the standard in Australia? JET Charge takes a look at the history of EV charging and the pros & cons of the two AC plug types.

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