Ford and Microsoft Partnering on EV Smart Charging

Green Car Congress

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. Ford and Microsoft agree that making energy management easy and affordable for consumers will be key to the success of electric vehicles in the marketplace as well as in creating a positive environmental impact. Tags: Electric (Battery) Plug-ins Smart charging Ford Motor Company and Microsoft Corp.

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Tesla and Daimler to launch plug-in electric cars

Green Cars News

The companies, working as partners, will bring two plug-in hybrid vehicles to life in the next few years beginning with the Smart EV roadster. This will be followed by another affordable, zero-emissions electric vehicle. In regard to the Smart EV, Musk admitted that Tesla and Daimler have been working on an ‘everyman’ car for more than a year and a half. It is expected that the Smart EV will be on the road by the end of this year.

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