Topic: EV

‘Saturated power grid hinders businesses’

The NetherlandsEven though the economy in The Netherlands is looking pretty healthy, the saturated power grid has become a major economic bottleneck. Car washes with expansion plans are sometimes hindered by this. They have to wait...Read more
|Comment|author: Rene Passet

Shell opens huge fast-charging plaza

ChinaShell has opened a giant fast-charging plaza with 258 publicly accessible fast-charging points near Hong Kong. It lies about 2.5 kilometers from the Shenzhen airport. Not only is it Shell’s largest fast-charging plaza in the...Read more
|Comment|author: Rene Passet

Derby car wash gets an upgrade 

UKThe car wash in the British town of Derby is being revamped. The city Council has recently approved renovation plans. The hand wash building at the busy Texaco petrol station will be demolished and replaced...Read more
|Comment|author: Rene Passet

Adriateh wins prestigious design award

Most of our readers know Adriateh as the manufacturer of very well designed car wash bays. But the Croatian company has just won a design award with another product: a street lighting pole. Not an...Read more
|Comment|author: Rene Passet

Uno-X opens new car washes in Norway

Scandinavian company Uno-X just opened a new charging station and eco-friendly rollover car wash near Haugesund, Norway. On its 300 kW chargers no less than 38 ultrafast EV charging sockets are waiting for electrical vehicles.Read more
|Comment|author: Rene Passet

Watch how a robot fills up your car

In the future, our cars will be fueled or charged by robots. That’s the firm belief of finish company Autofuel. Our colleagues of PetrolPlaza traveled to Helsinki to see what the future looks like.Read more
|Comment|author: Rene Passet

Small but superfast charging with ChargePost

It’s small but it’s superfast. Meet ChargePost, a compact, battery-based charging system enabling ultra-fast EV charging on existing power connections, without the need to extend existing grids. Perfect for small service stations and car washes.Read more
|Comment|author: Rene Passet

The end of car washing as we know it?

A new study has identified three possible realities that will shape the mobility of the future in 2030. If these actually come to pass, it would result in fundamental changes for the car wash industry....Read more
|Comment|author: Sandra Schäfer

ORLEN invests in charging and washing

The German branch of ORLEN is expanding its network of locations and is planning almost 900 new EV-charging points in the coming years. Car washing will also be a part of the service in the...Read more
|Comment|author: Rene Passet

Changing instead of charging

Chinese company NIO hopes to revolutionize EV driving. Instead of charging empty batteries, they simply change them. In what looks like a state-of-the-art car wash. In Norway, NIO recently opened a swap station.Read more
|Comment|author: Rene Passet