Ford and Microsoft Partnering on EV Smart Charging

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It’s not a far reach to think about what we have announced at CES, and some of the mobile application capability, along with some of the smart charging capability, and how that could all integrate together. As currently envisioned, a Ford EV buyer who uses Hohm in a community in which the utility provider is a Hohm partner will receive rich, pertinent data. Tags: Electric (Battery) Plug-ins Smart charging Ford Motor Company and Microsoft Corp.

Toyota Smart Center Benefits Home Efficiency, Not Just Cars

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We've heard about iPhone apps that allow you to keep tabs on how your 2011 Nissan Leaf or Smart Electric Drive are charging too, and some energy companies are wanting to develop services that keep you updated on the status of your EV. Smart-Grid technology is on the rise and EVs are right at the forefront We've seen Onstar from General Motors.

American and European Standards organizations agree to strengthen transatlantic cooperation on standards for electric vehicles

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The event brought together technical experts from industry, government, and other stakeholders to compare and discuss standardization priorities for electric vehicles (EVs) outlined in the October 2011 Report of the CEN-CENELEC Focus Group on European Electro-Mobility and the April 2012 Standardization Roadmap for Electric Vehicles – Version 1.0, These two facilities are expected to play a leading role in sharing research data and testing methodologies to support EV standardization.