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.

Electrify America releases new pricing plans and mobile app

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Electrify America, which has been firmly in the latter camp, released new pricing plans last week that takes a few steps toward the former. Charging Networks Electrify AmericaA new debate is raging in the electric-car and charging communities: Whether electric-car drivers should pay for charging like gas, by the kilowatt-hour; or like parking, by the minute.

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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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The new normal: Electrify America expands its EV ad campaign

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A new ad campaign from Electrify America says it is. Advertising youtube Electrify AmericaIs it normal to drive an electric car? Is it normal to plug in your cell phone? In the face of new surveys that show American carbuyers still voicing the same objections to electric cars that they have for a decade—range anxiety, higher prices, lack of charging stations—Electrify.

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Volkswagen Group of America gains 51 charging stations at IECC Silicon Valley Campus

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Volkswagen Group of America opened a large electric vehicle charge park at the Innovation and Engineering Center California (IECC) – Silicon Valley Campus. All Volkswagen Group of America employees have free access to the stations and open stations are accessible to the public at a cost.

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Tesla battery packs coming to Electrify America chargers

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Electrify America has been billed as a charging network to compete with Tesla's Superchargers. In an announcement on Monday, Electrify America said it would install Tesla stationary battery packs at 100 of its locations to balance power demand and reduce costs. DON'T MISS: Electrify America maps out. Charging Networks Electrify America battery backupNow it turns out, they may be partners as well.

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Electrify America introduces Plug&Charge payment technology to its charging network

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Electrify America’s ultra-fast charging network now offers Plug&Charge payment technology, which allows electric vehicle (EV) owners to begin a charge without reaching for their wallet, smartphone or bank card. This technology is now available on all Electrify America chargers across the US in advance of the anticipated arrival in the coming months of Plug&Charge-capable EVs, including the 2021 models of the Porsche Taycan, Ford Mustang Mach-E and Lucid Air.

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Electrify America passes 500 charging-station locations, as it keeps building network

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Electrify America, the charging network created as part of the Volkswagen diesel-emissions settlement, has reached another milestone. The company announced on Tuesday that it had passed 500 charging sites since the opening of its first site in May 2018.

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Volkswagen of America unveils the 2021 ID.4 electric SUV

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Volkswagen of America revealed the all-new ID.4 This compact SUV, which will be available in rear-wheel drive 201-hp 82 kWh (launching first) and all-wheel-drive 302-hp 82 kWh configurations, offers three years of fast charging with Electrify America for no additional cost.

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Electrify America maps out charging network to rival Tesla Superchargers

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Mark 2018 as the year that practical, widespread electric-car charging really started coming to America. Charging Networks Tesla Supercharger Electrify AmericaWe've had a lot of news about new charging networks coming to the U.S., and it doesn't look like it will be slowing down any time soon. Following the announcement last week that 100 Walmart stores would get electric car fast chargers, Electrify.

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Electrify America has opened more than 500 EV charging stations to public; more than 2,200 ultra-fast chargers

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Electrify America has opened more than 500 electric vehicle (EV) charging stations across the US, with more than 2,200 individual DC fast chargers. Beyond the installation of charging stations, Electrify America is focused on innovating the overall EV charging experience.

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2021 VW ID.4 will include 3 years of unlimited Electrify America fast charging

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Electrify America announced Monday that owners of the 2021 Volkswagen ID.4 electric car will get three years of unlimited DC fast charging on its network. Scheduled to be unveiled Wednesday, the ID.4

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Electrify America is gaining ground on Tesla Supercharging

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And Electrify America appears on its way to catch up with Tesla’s Supercharger network in that metric. Electrify America announced Monday that it will be opening its 400th charging station location this week. If you’re just learning the ways of electric-car ownership, the more charging-station locations, the better. All of its. charging

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Love's Travel Stops and Electrify America add road-trip charging waypoints

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Electrify America is adding DC fast-charging stations at Love's Travel Stops, bringing charging to locations where drivers are already likely to stop on long road trips.

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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. Electrify America has worked closely with Kia Motors America to develop a pricing program that recognizes the unique charging profile of the Kia Niro EV, and enhances the charging experience of Niro EV drivers.

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Electrify America adds city charging, fills in highways in second cycle

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Over the next 2-1/2 years, Electrify America plans to expand its network of DC fast chargers for electric cars to include more cities, as well as to finish more of its build-out along highways across the U.S. Electrify America is a division of VW founded to use money from Volkswagen's diesel emissions settlement to build out a network of fast. Charging Networks Electrify America

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Honda and General Motors sign MoU toward establishing a strategic alliance in North America

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Under the proposed alliance, Honda and GM would collaborate on a variety of segments in North America, intending to share common vehicle platforms, including both electrified and internal combustion propulsion systems that align with the vehicle platforms.

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ChargePoint and Electrify America simplify charging access with roaming agreement

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charging Fast Charging Electrify America ChargePointWhile public charging sessions are few and far between for most electric car owners, who typically charge at home the vast majority of the time, they can present a disproportionately high level of frustration. The mess of multiple apps, fobs, and RFID cards may soon be a thing of the past. So, too, will the late-night calls to tech support to.

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Electrify America expands home charging offerings with launch of Electrify Home

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Electrify America has expanded its product portfolio with the launch of a new business unit called Electrify Home. Electrify America's Level 2 EV Charger provides up to 7.6 Three-year warranty, 24-hour support: Electrify America offers a three-year warranty and 24-hour customer support.

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Electrify America reboots pricing, bills EV charging by the kwh where it’s allowed

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In many states, up until now, the Electrify America network has been an outlier.

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Cooling issue slowing some Electrify America fast chargers over holiday week

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The charging network Electrify America today announced that it will temporarily. Electrify AmericaDrivers of the Audi E-tron electric SUV aiming for a holiday-week road trip could be up for a longer wait at the charging station. It's no fault of the vehicle, and it's not a widespread issue; but if you have an E-tron it would be cause for some advance planning.

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Electric payload: These 5 trucks will change America

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And America’s Big Three won’t cede market share on a segment they’ve dominated for The age of the electric pickup truck has (almost) arrived, and with it the promise of all of the torque and none of the tailpipe emissions. Newcomers including Rivian, Bollinger, and Tesla are launching electric pickup trucks in the next few years.

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Green New Deal, Electrify America expansion, Audi e-tron delay: Today's Car News

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Electrify America laid out plans for its second-round roll-out starting later this year. Electrify AmericaAlexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Ed Markey introduced the outline of a Green New Deal in Congress. German reports show the launch of the Audi e-tron could be delayed overseas. And the USPS is rolling out electric delivery trucks to cut pollution. All this and more.

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Electrify America hits 100 charging stations in California

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Electrify America has reached a significant milestone for electric-car charging in California, the biggest market for EVs in the United States. About 15 months after opening its first California charging station, the network has opened its 100th charging station in the state. The 100 stations have a total of 400 individual plugs, and span the. charging

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Electrify America offering discounted pricing for Kia Niro EV drivers

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Kia Niro EV drivers can now get discounts on Electrify America DC fast charging through the Kia Select program. Kia is the latest automaker to partner with a charging network on discounted rates for drivers of its electric cars. Current 2019 and 2020-model-year Niro EV owners can now pay a flat rate of $0.35 per minute. The program also waives. charging

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Electrify America charging is coming to some Bank of America locations

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Up until now, most of the high-power DC fast chargers that Electrify America has installed for electric-car drivers have been at Walmart stores and big shopping centers. By the end of 2020, Electrify America will make available about 40 DC fast-charging stations (locations), with a. But soon the charging network will look to a new venue: the bank. charging

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Byton forms charging partnership with Electrify America

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Chinese EV startup Byton has taken steps to establish its foothold in the United States, entering into a partnership with the Volkswagen-backed Electrify America charging network ahead of the global launch of its M-Byte crossover. The partnership will grant owners of Byton's M-Byte (and presumably future models) two years of unlimited

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Electrify America introduces new pricing structure featuring kWh pricing in 23 states and DC; reduced rates for states with minute-based pricing

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Electrify America introduced a new pricing structure designed to provide electric vehicle (EV) owners with consistent and transparent rates across its public brand-neutral fast-charging network.

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Electrify America, ChargePoint announce roaming partnership

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Electrify America and ChargePoint announced a roaming partnership that will further expand access to electric vehicle (EV) charging across the United States. Beginning later this year, drivers will be able to access public chargers on either the ChargePoint or Electrify America networks without having to create new memberships, registrations or payment configurations.

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Cooling issue slowing some Electrify America fast chargers over holiday week (Updated)

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This story has been updated to clarify Electrify America's steps to stabilize the affected charging units, and the as-yet-undetermined timeline to bring them back to full charging power. Electrify AmericaDrivers of the Audi E-tron electric SUV aiming for a holiday-week road trip could be up for a longer wait at the charging station. It's no fault of the vehicle.

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Electrify America finishes first cross-country fast-charging route for EVs

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Electrify America has completed its first cross-country DC fast-charging route for electric cars, installing enough stations for drivers to complete a coast-to-coast journey between Los Angeles and Washington, D.C. The initial route spans 11 states and more than 2,700 miles, Electrify America said in a press release Wednesday.

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Electrify America acquiring 30 Envision solar-powered EV charging stations for rural California

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Electrify America is investing $2 million in solar-powered electric vehicle (EV) charging stations in rural California that are not tied to the electrical grid. Electrify America is sourcing the chargers from Envision Solar, a San Diego-based sustainable technology company. Each standalone station is equipped with a 4.28-kilowatt (kW) sun-tracking solar array, 32kWh of on-board battery storage, and two Electrify America Level 2 EV chargers capable of charging speeds up to 6kW.

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CARB approves Electrify America’s second $200M investment in California

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The California Air Resources Board (CARB) approved Electrify America’s plan to invest its second $200 million in California Zero Emission Vehicle (ZEV) infrastructure and education programs. In finding that Electrify America’s Cycle 2 California ZEV Investment Plan meets or exceeds all requirements of the 2.0L The Cycle 2 California ZEV Investment Plan approved by CARB outlines Electrify America’s second $200-million investment in California.

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Toyota and Hino Trucks jointly developing Class 8 fuel cell electric truck for North America

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Toyota Motor North America (TMNA) and Hino Trucks have agreed to develop jointly a Class 8 fuel cell electric truck (FCET) for the North American market.

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Volkswagen of America opening reservations for ID.4 electric SUV immediately after unveil in September

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Next month, Volkswagen of America will unveil its first electric SUV, the ID.4, and a new system that allows customers to reserve their car.

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GM, Ford, FCA to suspend production temporarily in N. America

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General Motors will begin a systematic orderly suspension of manufacturing operations in North America due to market conditions, to deep clean facilities and continue to protect people. We have been taking extraordinary precautions around the world to keep our plant environments safe and recent developments in North America make it clear this is the right thing to do now. FCA will cease production at plants across North America, starting progressively through the end of March.

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Enel X launches new electric mobility business in North America

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Enel X, the Enel Group’s advanced energy services business line, launched its new electric mobility unit in North America by integrating the company’s US-based electric vehicle (EV) charging solutions subsidiary, formerly known as eMotorWerks, into the Enel X brand. Enel X holds the leading position in demand response programmes globally, with more than 6 GW of demand response capacity currently managed and assigned in the Americas, Europe, Asia and Oceania.

Rivian prices, Ford E-Transit electric van reveal, Electrify America growth: Today’s Car News

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And Electrify America just hit another milestone. Ford is planning to scale up commercial electric vans, with a $45,000 starting price and lots of upfit potential. Rivian released specs and feature lists for its R1T pickup and R1S SUV. This and more, here at Green Car Reports.

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One-step Plug&Charge coming to (Electrify) America

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It's easy to plug in an electric car. What trips up many new electric-car drivers is paying to charge. At some charging stations, drivers pay by the kilowatt-hour. At others, they pay for the time they park their car in the space, or pay a base rate for parking plus a smaller amount for the charge. Some charging stations take credit cards. Others. Charging Networks

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Workhorse enters into strategic agreements with Hitachi and Hitachi Capital America

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a US-based technology company focused on providing sustainable and cost-effective electric drone-integrated vehicles to the last-mile delivery sector, announced newly-formed strategic agreements with both Hitachi America, Ltd. and Hitachi Capital America Corp. In addition, Hitachi Capital America will assist in developing a national dealer network and will support Workhorse’s sales with vehicle financing options for both dealers and customers, including dealer floor-plan programs.

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Harley-Davidson gives Livewire owners free charging with Electrify America

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Harley-Davidson announced on Thursday that it will provide the equivalent of 500 kilowatt-hours of free charging at Electrify America chargers for customers who buy its new LiveWire electric motorcycle in the first year. Harley has been working on developing the LiveWire since 2014, and it is finally scheduled to go on sale next month for $29,799. electric motorcycles

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Electrify America invests $1.3M in SMUD Energy StorageShares program

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Electrify America is investing $1.3 The investment will help Electrify America reduce its overall energy-related costs and lower the company’s impact on Sacramento’s electrical grid. Electrify America will purchase an interest in an energy storage program with the utility company. This will help reduce Electrify America’s demand charges and increase the overall grid benefit of its energy storage.

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