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December 20, 2018

With $15 Million Raise, FreeWire Wants to Deliver EV Charging That Doesn’t Stress the Grid

FreeWire Technologies went to market with a rolling battery that charges cars. After a recently closed $15 million Series A, the Bay Area startup plans to tackle a bigger challenge. Electric vehicle r... more
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December 5, 2018

FreeWire Technologies raises $15 million Series A financing to support ultra-fast charging

Manufacturer of EV charging stations, FreeWire Technologies, has announced the successful closing of its $15 million Series A financing which will support the commercialisation of the company’s ultr... more
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December 4, 2018

BP Leads $15 Million Investment in Charging Business FreeWire

FreeWire Technologies Inc., a California developer of mobile electric-car charging systems, raised $15 million from investors led by oil giant BP Plc’s venture group to commercialize its product and... more
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December 4, 2018

FreeWire raises $15 million to expand portable charging technology for electric vehicles

FreeWire Technologies (FreeWire), a startup that creates portable charging technologies for electric vehicles (EVs) and other devices, has closed a $15 million series A round of funding led by BP Vent... more
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December 3, 2018

Volvo Cars Tech Fund Invests In Freewire

The Volvo Cars Tech Fund has invested in Freewire Technologies, a mobile and stationary energy storage startup located in the San Francisco Bay Area. The Fund invests in the tech and mobility sectors ... more
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November 21, 2018

FreeWire trials mobile charging service for commercial fleets

FreeWire Technologies, which is trialling chargers for electric vehicles on BP forecourts, has teamed up with Centrica for another feasibility study. FreeWire has received funding from the Office for ... more
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November 15, 2018

Zipcar to trial mobile electric charging in London

Car-sharing firm teams up with Innovate UK and US-based FreeWire Technologies to test benefits of recharging on the go Electric vehicles (EVs) on the streets of London could soon recharge without havi... more
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November 1, 2018

Electrification 2018: Arcady Sosinov, Freewire Technologies

PUF’s Steve Mitnick: What’s different, distinct and important about FreeWire’s technology and business model? Arcady Sosinov: The energy storage and power boost technology that FreeW... more
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October 25, 2018

Volvo cars tech fund invests in electric car charging company freewire

Volvo Cars has acquired a stake in electric car charging company FreeWire Technologies via the Volvo Cars Tech Fund, deepening the company’s commitment to a fully electric future. While Volvo Cars... more
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October 25, 2018

Volvo goes off the grid, invests in mobile-charging experts Freewire

Volvo Cars has announced an investment in Freewire Technologies, a company that emphasizes mobile charging solutions. Freewire earlier this year attracted a $5 million investment from the petro-giant ... more
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October 9, 2018

Questioning The Fundamentals Of Fueling To Enable A New Electric Vehicle Ecosystem

Across sectors, human behavior evolves in parallel with the latest and greatest technology that is transforming a given market. Personal transportation is a result of that disruption. In an effort to ... more
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October 9, 2018

BP and RocketSpace test advanced mobility solutions with global start-ups

London and San Francisco – BP and RocketSpace, founders of the Mobility Tech Innovation Collaborative, are shaping the future movement of people, goods, and services in collaboration with global mob... more
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September 4, 2018

BP Trials FreeWire EV Charging System

BP has launched a trial of its FreeWire EV charging service in the UK, with the oil firm’s Hammersmith filling station the first forecourt to feature the system. Currently on trial until the end of ... more
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July 31, 2018

FreeWire deploys battery systems to increase the scalability of EV infrastructure

Rolling out the charging stations necessary to enable wide-scale adoption of EVs is a challenging task. Though valiant efforts are being made, there are still a lot of problematic applications that co... more
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June 26, 2018

A Historic Weekend for Electric Vehicles

FreeWire was a proud supporter of both electric efforts at this year’s hill climb and delivered one Mobi unit to each EV team. With the week leading up to the race packed with practice runs, Samurai... more
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May 13, 2018

FreeWire Turns Mobi Charger Into Mobi Gen – Mobile 80-kWh Power

FreeWire Technologies is expanding its business from mobile charging stations to mobile generators with Mobi Gen for off-grid applications. The FreeWire Mobi Gen is kind of a mobile energy storage pow... more
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March 11, 2018

14 Experts Share Their 2018 Electric Vehicle Predictions & Developments

2017 was the year the question around the future of electric vehicles went from “If?” to “When?” And a few months into 2018 sees continuing momentum. Not a week (sometimes a day) goes by witho... more
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March 7, 2018

Battery Storage Can Help Expand Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure

According to McKinsey, there could be ten to eleven million battery electric vehicles (BEVs) by 2030 on American roads. (Currently, there are just 700,000 to 800,000.) If the company’s estimate is c... more
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February 15, 2018

The Future of Mobile Power at ARA

FreeWire will be unveiling a new Mobi Gen Flex at the 2018 American Rental Association Show. This unveiling comes with quite the back story.... more
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February 1, 2018

BP Just Invested $5 Million in a Company that Builds EV Charging Systems

BP, one of the world’s largest oil companies, is slowly inching their way into the clean energy business. The company announced on Monday, January 30, that they are investing $5 million in FreeW... more
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January 31, 2018

BP invests in mobile electric vehicle charging company FreeWire to deliver rapid charging at retail sites

BP today announced that its venturing business has invested $5 million in FreeWire Technologies Inc. (FreeWire), a US-based manufacturer of mobile electric vehicle (EV) rapid charging systems, and pla... more
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January 30, 2018

Ermigod, Look At This Adorable BP-Branded EV Charging Station!

Global oil and gas companies have begun diversifying into renewable energy and EV charging assets over the past few years and now they’re practically tripping over each other to catch up with Tesla ... more
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September 28, 2017

How Do We Sustain Innovation In Cleantech?

In the late afternoon, a small group of investors joined the FreeWire team to listen to Danny Kennedy, Dawn Lippert and Arcady Sosinov discuss the current energy startup landscape.... more
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September 21, 2017

FreeWire Office Launch Reception

FreeWire held a launch reception this past Tuesday to celebrate the opening of the new office and engineering space. Still residing in the great city of San Leandro, CA, the new facility is roughly fo... more

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