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Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd., Hitachi Ltd. and Mitsubishi Corp. have launched a demonstration project encompassing 200 electric vehicles (EVs), nine high-speed EV charging stations and an EV management center, as part of the Smart Community System Demonstration Project in Malaga, Spain.

The demonstration project, which will be conducted through March 2016, aims to create an EV infrastructure incorporating high-speed EV chargers, an EV management center and other facilities necessary for promoting the adoption of EVs, according to the companies.

Also to be demonstrated are a power management system to achieve stable power supplies to EVs, an information and communication technology platform enabling the EV infrastructure to be linked with the power grid, and a new service system based on data collected at the EV management center, the companies add.



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