Electrify America enters into 15-year VPPA for 100% renewable energy for network

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Electrify America entered into a 15-year virtual power purchase agreement (VPPA) with developer Terra-Gen to build a solar photovoltaic renewable energy generation project in San Bernardino County, California called Electrify America Solar Glow 1. It is projected to produce enough 100% renewable energy annually to more than offset the energy currently delivered on an annualized basis to Electrify America’s customers charging on its extensive network.

Daimler Truck’s all-electric Freightliner eCascadia enters series production in North America

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Built on the best-selling heavy-duty truck platform in North America, the new battery-electric Freightliner eCascadia provides customers with a zero-emission version of the industry-leading Cascadia. After the introduction of the Mercedes-Benz eActros last year and the Mercedes-Benz eEconic later this year, the Freightliner eCascadia is the next product to feature the in-house developed ePowertrain in connection with Daimler Truck North America’s Detroit brand.


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Kia America collaborates with Electrify America to provide EV6 buyers with 1,000 kWh charging gratis

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Kia America and Electrify America are partnering to provide Kia EV6 buyers with 1,000 kWh of complimentary EV charging/energy at any Electrify America station across the US. Kia customers can access this advanced charging network through the Electrify America mobile app.

NOAA study finds reducing particulate air pollution in N America & Europe increases hurricanes in N Atlantic

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A new NOAA study covering four decades of tropical cyclones found that reducing particulate air pollution in Europe and North America has contributed to an increase in the number of tropical cyclones in the North Atlantic basin and a decrease in the number of these storms in the Southern Hemisphere.

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Plug In America Unplugs

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Dealers Pressure Plug In America to Back Away From Direct Sales Plug In America (PIA) has up until now played an important advocacy role in the effort to pass SB 127 in Connecticut and similar.

Electrify America signs on for 75 MW of solar, says it commits them to net-zero

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Electrify America announced Wednesday that it’s buying into enough solar to more than offset the energy the network delivers to EVs from its charging hardware.

ArcelorMittal Tubarão, Brazil first ResponsibleSteel steelmaking site in Latin America

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ResponsibleSteel has awarded its first certification to a steelmaking site in Latin America: ArcelorMittal Tubarão. ArcelorMittal Tubarão is the third-largest Brazilian producer of rolled flat steels.

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Volvo Trucks North America introduces I-Torque; up to 31% increase in fuel-efficient speed range

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Volvo Trucks North America is introducing the Volvo I-Torque. —Johan Agebrand, director of product marketing at Volvo Trucks North America.

Battery Resourcers to open North America’s largest Li-ion battery recycling facility by August

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Our Covington facility will be the largest in North America this summer, but we encourage development of recycling facilities even larger than this one.

Toyota North America joins Auto/Steel Partnership

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Toyota Motor North America has joined the Auto/Steel Partnership (A/SP).

Plug In America remembers Kathy Lynch

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There are no words to adequately describe the kind and brilliantly effective persuasion that Kathy Lynch, our long-time partner in advocacy for Plug In America, brought when lobbying for all EV drivers in California.

Welcome new Plug In America team members

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Plug In America is growing! To meet the increasing demand for electric vehicles, we are excited to welcome five new staff members to our team. Chelsea Alexander , Director of Development. Sydney Frazier-Flores , Program Assistant. Alexia Melendez Martineau , Policy Manager.

Plug In America partnering with National Automobile Drivers Association to train dealers nationwide

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On March 11, at the National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) Show in Las Vegas, Plug In America announced that it is partnering with NADA and the Center for Sustainable Energy (CSE) to educate franchised auto dealerships nationwide on electric vehicles.

BMW of North America and Electrify America providing two years complimentary 30-minute charging for BMW EV customers

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BMW of North America and Electrify America announced an agreement to provide 2022 BMW EV customers with two years of 30-minute complimentary charging sessions at all Electrify America public charging stations, from the date of vehicle purchase.

Maersk to deploy 300 electric trucks in N. America in partnership with Einride; first batch BYD 8TT Gen 3

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The partnership is part of a global framework enabling collaboration in locations also outside the US in the future and Maersk is now accelerating these efforts with the North America order.

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Goodyear introduces its first EV replacement tire in North America: ElectricDrive GT

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The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company has launched the new ElectricDrive GT, Goodyear’s first replacement tire in North America tuned for electric vehicles (EVs). —David Reese, vice president, Product Development, Goodyear Americas.

Electrify America taps into connected home charging

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Electrify America is expanding its focus from public charging to the place most EV drivers charge the most—at home.

Hyundai offers 250 kWh of free fast charging to Kona and IONIQ with Electrify America

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Hyundai Motor America will provide 250 kilowatt-hours of complimentary charging on Electrify America’s ultra-fast charging network for owners of 2021 Kona Electric and Ioniq Electric models. Electrify America pricing for DC fast charging varies by location.

Volkswagen of America to invest $20M in 50-state EV dealer readiness program

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Volkswagen of America, Inc., is among the fastest-selling vehicles in Volkswagen of America’s current product portfolio. buyers have enrolled for 3 years of unlimited charging at Electrify America DC Fast Chargers across the country, and drivers have already charged more than 22 million miles for their ID.4s at Electrify America stations.

Maersk orders 110 more Volvo VNR Electric trucks for North America

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Volvo Trucks in North America has won an order for 110 Volvo VNR Electric trucks from the global logistics company Maersk. The Volvo VNR Electric is produced in Volvo Trucks’ New River Valley plant in Virginia, which is the exclusive producer of all Volvo trucks in North America.

Electrify America outlines new design vision for future EV charging stations

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Electrify America has described a new design vision for some of its future charging stations intended to exceed electric vehicle (EV) customer expectations. Electrify America is currently adding solar awnings to 400-500 individual chargers at 100 charging stations across the country.

Electrify America claims more than five times the charging sessions in 2021 vs. 2020

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Electrify America on Monday released a few tidbits of network-usage data from 2021, showing a major uptick in charging sessions over 2020. Electrify America dispensed 41.4.

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Antelope Valley Transit Authority first all-electric transit agency in North America

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On 16 March 2022, the Antelope Valley Transit Authority Board of Directors, along with the California Air Resources Board (CARB), hosted a celebration recognizing AVTA becoming the first all-electric transit agency in North America.

Uranium Energy Corp completes acquisition of Uranium One Americas; largest uranium mining company in US

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UEC) recently acquired all of the issued and outstanding shares of Uranium One Americas (U1A), Inc. Uranium Energy Corp. for a total purchase price of $112 million in cash together with an additional $2.9

Tesla is now only taking Cybertruck reservations in North America


Tesla has decided to close reservations for the Cybertruck in Europe and Asia, and it is now only taking reservations for the electric pickup truck in North America, where the vehicle is expected to come next year.

Electrify America, Kia Motors America offer DC fast charging plan for Kia Niro EV drivers

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Electrify America announced an agreement with Kia Motors America to offer Kia Select, a new charging program with optimized pricing for the Kia Niro electric vehicle (EV) model on Electrify America’s direct current (DC) fast charging network.

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Op-ed: Let’s start here, in America

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Electric vehicles are at the heart of our fight to reduce carbon emissions and address climate change, but there is no pathway to meet global climate targets without aggressively and sustainably ramping up the production of minerals and metals right here in America. by Brent Wilson, CEO of Galvanic Energy. It’s easy to get caught up in the recent marketing hype around electric vehicles.

Electrify America launches 8 solar-powered EV charging stations in rural Fresno County

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Electrify America (EA), the largest open DC fast charging network in the US, is increasing access to sustainable electric vehicle (EV) infrastructure for rural Californians with the deployment of eight new solar-powered, off-grid charging stations across Fresno County.

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VinFast and Electrify America announce charging agreement and mobile app integration for electric vehicles

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At the New York International Auto Show (NYIAS 2022), VinFast and Electrify America announced an agreement to provide owners of VinFast electric vehicles with two complimentary charging sessions along with access to Electrify America’s coast-to-coast network in the VinFast mobile app. VinFast’s Plug & Charge enabled VF 8 and VF 9 models will allow owners to utilize the feature on Electrify America’s network of ultra-fast charging stations across the U.S.

Jeep partnering with Electrify America to install chargers at select trailheads

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Jeep is partnering with Electrify America to create the Jeep 4xe Charging Network. Jeep is working with leading public charging network Electrify America to establish the trailhead charging sites and install the charging equipment.

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Heliox and PACCAR Parts partner to deliver mobile DC chargers to PACCAR’s electric trucks in North America

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Heliox, a global leader in DC charging systems for medium- and heavy-duty vehicles, announced a supply agreement with PACCAR Parts to support the rollout of PACCAR’s electric vehicles.

Proterra sells more than 1,000 electric buses in North America

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With Broward County’s purchase, Proterra has now sold more than 1,000 battery-electric transit buses in North America. Introduced in September, the Proterra ZX5 features the most energy storage and longest drive range of any 40-foot electric bus available in North America today. Proterra announced that Broward County Transit (BCT) has agreed to purchase 12 40-foot Proterra ZX5 battery-electric transit buses with 660 kWh of onboard energy and the DuoPower drivetrain.

ADL unveils its first electric three-axle double-deck bus for North America: Enviro500EV CHARGE

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NFI), unveiled its first electric three-axle double deck bus for North America. The Enviro500 EV CHARGE is Buy America-compliant, and Altoona testing is scheduled to start later this year. Alexander Dennis Limited (ADL), a subsidiary of NFI Group Inc.

Plug In America joins global alliance

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Last week, 37 electric vehicle (EV) driver associations from 26 countries, including Plug In America, joined forces to create the Global EV Drivers’ Alliance, building a worldwide EV community.

Electrify America announces $200M additional investment for ZEV infrastructure and education in California

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Electrify America plans to invest $200 million in California Zero Emission Vehicle (ZEV) infrastructure and education programs over the next 30 months. Source: Electrify America.

Convenience stores want to bring EV charging to rural America

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Is rural America ready for electric vehicles? Although a hearing of the House Committee on Agriculture earlier this month included plenty of testimony about rural America not being ready for EVs—cast into what many will hear as.

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Electrify America registered 1.45M customer EV charging sessions in 2021 compared to 268,000 in 2020; 41.4 GWh delivered

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Electrify America provided 1.45 Electrify America estimates that EV drivers avoided the use of 5.7 Electrify America has 800 EV charging stations and about 3,500 individual chargers open or with construction completed. Electrify America expects to have more than 1,800 total charging stations with more than 10,000 chargers in the United States and Canada by 2026.

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Electrify America reaches 30MW in installed battery energy storage at 140 DC-fast charging stations across the US; behind-the-meter grid services

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Electrify America has installed onsite, behind-the-meter battery energy storage systems (BESS) at more than 140 ultra-fast DC charging stations around the country, including more than 90 installations in California.

Hyundai reveals IONIQ 5 EV for North America

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Recently, Hyundai Motor America (HMA) collaborated with Electrify America to support owners of the 2021 Kona Electric and IONIQ plug-in sedans with 250 kWh of included DC Fast charging in the all- new Electrify America app.

Electrify America selects Long Beach and the Wilmington neighborhood of Los Angeles for $25M investment

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Electrify America selected Long Beach and the Wilmington neighborhood in the city of Los Angeles as its second “Green City” investment. The Green City investment is part of Electrify America’s commitment to invest $800 million in California over ten years. Investment in the region will begin immediately as Electrify America moves to implement its Green City plans in the region over the next three years.

Volkswagen of America reports Q1 2022 sales; ID.4 accounted for 4.2%

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Volkswagen of America reported Q1 2022 sales of 64,993 units (down 28.5% from 2021). SUVs accounted for 76% of total sales in Q1; the battery-electric ID.4 sales totaled 2,755 units in Q1 (4.2%). Tiguan, the top seller in Q1 2021 dropped 33% to 18,233 units in Q1 2022, while retaining its top selling position. The newcomer Taos racked up 13,674 units in Q1 2022 (21% of total sales.).

GoFor and ODIN partner to launch last-mile commercial EV delivery platform in N America

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The collaboration with ODIN will make GoFor one of the first eFleet-As-A-Service providers in North America. Other electric delivery vehicle providers in North America are largely still at the prototype or first production phase, and only solve part of the electrification process.