Ford and Microsoft Partnering on EV Smart Charging
Green Car Congress
APRIL 1, 2010
For the vehicle application, Hohm will help owners determine when and how to most efficiently and affordably recharge battery electric (BEV) and plug-in hybrid (PHEV) vehicles. Hohm is also intended to help utility companies manage the added demands of electric vehicles on the electric grid. 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.