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Everyone electric by 2035 – is that even feasible?

We previously wrote about THE year 2035 when, in October last year, the European Union took a historic decision: From 2035, only hydrogen or electric cars may be sold (new). A serious step in reducing environmental pollution in which traffic obviously plays and should play a significant role.But everyone electric

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LOAD BALANCING – WHAT IS IT AND WHY DO YOU WANT TO KNOW?

We have covered developments in electric driving in previous articles. Not only the cars themselves, but also the proportion of drivers in the Netherlands going electric is advancing. A good development, no doubt, but that comes with some challenges. More power consumption across the Netherlands and for each household individually.

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A retrospective; electric driving in 2022

Electric driving is popular and has continued to see significant developments in 2022 and innovation continues. As we approach the end of the year, we list the key trends and developments we have seen in electric driving. Electric versus traditional Although percentage-wise you know that traditional cars (petrol, diesel) drive

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ECOTAP ACHIEVES ECOVADIS SUSTAINABILITY BRONZE MEDAL 2022

We are proud to announce that we have just been notified of the EcoVadis score, which officially certifies Ecotap’s sustainability rating EcoVadis sustainability score for Ecotap is positive and we have been recognized with the “Bronze Medal 2022 – EcoVadis Sustainability Rating”. This is a great achievement for the Company.

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ELECTRIC VANS IN A HIGHER GEAR

The developments in electric driving obviously do not stop at the passenger car. The need, the present and the desire to make electric driving accessible and possible for other modes of transport (such as company transport) are not new. Nevertheless, the market for electric driving in vans, for example, is

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‘AS A HUMAN I REALLY RECHARGE MYSELF HERE’

The autumn issue of Metaaljournaal contains an interview with Jamal (66), he is a tester and all-round employee at Ecotap. ‘I can retire next year, but I will continue to work. I see my work as a hobby and work keeps me healthy. And I have nice colleagues. It seems

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SELF-DRIVING CARS – ARE THEY REALLY COMING?

That the self-driving car is possible has been proven and the concept has long since passed the stage of cinematic back-to-the-future scenarios. Elon Musk claimed last year that the self-driving car should have been there long ago, but scientists are a lot more skeptical. And that is mainly due to

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Leasing in 2025 – then you go electric

It has been clear for some time that the government’s greening plans have a strong focus on electric driving. The fact that petrol and diesel cars are quickly disappearing from the street scene for many is nothing new, but the measures that lead to this are becoming increasingly clear.For example,

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IN THE NEXT GEAR – QUICK CHARGERS ON THE RISE

The fast charger is growing rapidly in popularity. Logical, because time is money and patience is rare. Especially if you do not have the option or space to charge in your own driveway at the end of your (working) day, you are dependent on public charging points. And when you

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Business mobility of the future; what do we think?

Mobility issues have not become simpler in recent years. Combine crowded roads (infrastructure) with developing work structures (working from home, digitization of the workplace), sky-high fuel prices, a pressured market for new cars, charging station coverage and ambitious climate goals and you understand the puzzle.The call for accelerated development of

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Used car – but preferably economical

The hunt for economical used cars has really taken off in the past 2 years. And we notice that; the average used car became on average 10 percent more expensive in a year. The reasons for this are diverse, easily explained and have not yet disappeared. Supply and demand The

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THE GRANT OPTIONS FOR THE ELECTRIC CAR; THESE ARE THEY

The popularity of electric cars has been booming for years, especially for business drivers. But now that fuel prices are going through the roof, more and more people are looking for an alternative, especially among private drivers. And with today’s fuel prices, the electric car is more obvious and attractive

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Ecotap fast chargers installed at Jumbo and La Place

This year, the installation of Ecotap fast chargers will start at Jumbo Supermarkets in the Netherlands and Belgium and at La Place Restaurants. Customers can combine a visit to a shop or restaurant with charging their electric car. About 150 DC180 (2x90kW) fast chargers will be installed this year in

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Is there still a future for the combustion engine?

Earlier we wrote about the enormous decline in the market share of the diesel car, which has fallen into disgrace in recent years. And with the enormous growth in electric driving, almost all parties seem to agree that the share in electric cars will only increase further.Admittedly; There is, of

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Diesels in the dark – sales to new lows

It’s not really a surprise; Last week, Bovag mentioned that it is expected that for the first time since 2003, fewer than 1 million diesel cars will be driving in the Netherlands next month. In 2021, approximately 100,000 diesels will disappear from the Dutch roads.And the reason? Are diesel cars

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Charging an electric car abroad – what do you need to know?

We have already highlighted the fact that we are making great strides in electric driving in the Netherlands AND the associated charging options. Especially for a relatively small country like the Netherlands, our network of charging stations is good and growing in terms of coverage and infrastructure, and the options

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WILLEM II EQUIPPED WITH ECOTAP CHARGING STATIONS

Visitors to the Koning Willem II stadium with an electric car can now use the nine brand new Ecotap charging stations that have recently been placed on the grounds in front of the stadium in collaboration with PowerGo. This project includes 1 DC180 fast charger (2 x 90 kW CCS)

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Environmental zones 2022 – what can we expect?

The access requirements for environmental zones have been tightened up for years. For the time being, the focus is mainly on the diesel driver (in all variants). This means that when you, as the driver of a (somewhat older) diesel passenger car, you also have to deal with environmental zones,

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ECOTAP IN THE TECHNOLOGY FAST 50 2021 RANKING!

Ecotap is one of the 50 fastest growing technology companies in the Netherlands.In Deloitte’s list, we are in 40th place with 293% growth. Deloitte has organized the Technology Fast 50 for the 22nd time. This annual ranking recognizes the fifty fastest growing technology companies in the Netherlands for their exceptional

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ECOTAP HAS AGAIN AWARDED THE FD GAZELLE AWARD

Ecotap Holding B.V. is one of the 691 fastest growing companies in the Netherlands in the South region and the medium category. That makes us FD Gazelle! The FD Gazellen Awards will be awarded to Dutch companies for the eighteenth time this year. Criteria include revenue growth in the previous

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Ecotap is pleased to announce its growth partnership with Legrand

BOXTEL (NL) / LIMOGES (FR) August 2nd, Ecotap, the leading Netherlands-based EV charging solution provider, is pleased to announce that it has entered into a partnership with Legrand SA, therewith finding an optimal growth partner to further accelerate its international expansion. With more than 40K charge points installed in over

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The electric shared car – about the trend

It is not news that our means of transport are becoming more and more electric. A trend, by the way. But where we still primarily think about our cars and bicycles, there is more. The growing number of electric trucks and buses for city and regional transport, for example. The

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Fire safety in parking basements under discussion

Reports have recently appeared in various media about fire hazards in parking garages in relation to electric cars and charging stations. The disaster is incalculable, especially in the event of fire in parking garages above which homes or shops are located.In this article we explain why Ecotap charging stations are

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Ecotap is now an ISO certified company!

Last week, Ecotap received confirmation that it is now an ISO certified company.Both ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 (respectively quality and environment) were successfully audited. ISO 9001 ISO 9001 is an international quality standard. This standard contains requirements for standardizing quality management systems, making them measurable and verifiable. ISO 14001

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Ecotap again in the Top 250 Growth Companies!

We are proud to announce that Ecotap has placed itself in the Top 250 Growth Companies of 2021! About the Top 250 Growth CompaniesThe Top 250 Growth Companies is an annual report of the top fast-growing companies based in the Netherlands. The selection was made by Erasmus Center for Entrepreneurship

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Certificate of Approval Duo Wide

The joint Dutch Network Operators represented by Elaad have declared, by issuing the Elaad certificate “Connection Specifications 2.1”, that the Ecotap Charging Column Duo Wide has been approved for installation with an integrated network operator meter up to 80A. This means that this charger is approved for safe and reliable

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