Electrify America launches "Jetstones" ad campaign

Green Car Reports

Electrify America, VW's court-mandated effort to build a nationwide DC fast-charge network, is launching its first ad campaign Monday on behalf of all electric cars.

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Electrify America maps out charging network to rival Tesla Superchargers

Green Car Reports

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 contracts with Greenlots for electric-car charging sites, installations

Green Car Reports

Electrify America said on Monday it would contract with the Greenlots charging network for up to 900 stations. plug-in cars charging infrastructure Charging stations Charging Networks Greenlots Volkswagen diesel scandal Electrify AmericaThe $2 billion electric-vehicle infrastructure program funded by Volkswagen as part of its diesel-emission scandal settlement has picked an installer to roll out some of the first phase of its electric-car charging network.

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Electrify America expands fast-charging network to Simon malls

Green Car Reports

That's the plan behind Electrify America's new network of fast chargers being installed around the country. Electrify America, a division of Volkswagen set up to spend diesel settlement money on installing electric-car charging infrastructure around America, announced that its latest new charging stations will go into Simon. Shop and charge.

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Electrify America installing 150/350 kW fast chargers at more than 100 Walmart locations

Green Car Congress

Electrify America will install electric vehicle fast chargers at more than 100 Walmart locations across 34 states by June 2019. The Electrify America charging systems located at Walmart stores will offer the first certified cooled-cable 150 to 350 kilowatt (kW) DC Fast Chargers.

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Plug-in America’s Inaugural Parade

Revenge of the Electric Car

Guest Blogger Colby Trudeau takes us behind the scenes at Plug In America’s Inaugural Parade. Chris Paine in his Tesla as he drove in the Plug In America Inaugural Parade. It all started when we heard that Plug In America had not been accepted into the 2009 Inaugural Parade. Plug In America is very excited with the Obama administration’s plans for one million plug-ins by 2015, but we would like to see it happen even faster.

Daimler Trucks North America unveils two Freightliner electric vehicle models and Electric Innovation Fleet

Green Car Congress

The announcement comes as Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) explores proprietary solutions to meet the most promising target applications for electrified commercial vehicles, with the goal of starting production in 2021.

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Electrify America, Sacramento announce Green City investments: ZEV car-sharing, ZEV bus and shuttle routes, EV charging systems

Green Car Congress

Electrify America and the City of Sacramento announced new projects that will increase access to zero-emissions vehicles (ZEV) in the Sacramento region, expand ZEV technology use, and prepare the City for future electric vehicle adoption. Electrify America is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Volkswagen Group of America. Electrify America is investing between $11 and $14 million in a ZEV bus service and an on-demand micro-shuttle service.

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The Most Powerful Greenius In America

Creative Greenius

But nothing can stop the Creative Greenius, the most Powerful Man in America, and now I am going to put this same secret weapon in your hands and together we are going to use it to destroy the carbon-based economy and create a new, stronger, more American green economy in its place.

Volkswagen Group of America and partners form Networking for Autonomous Vehicles (NAV) Alliance; multi-gig Ethernet

Green Car Congress

Volkswagen Group of America (VWGoA), Aquantia, Bosch, Continental and NVIDIA have formed the Networking for Autonomous Vehicles (NAV) Alliance to drive the ecosystem development required for the next generation of Multi-Gig Ethernet networking in vehicles. Volkswagen Group of America is pleased to join the NAV Alliance as a founding member because we are aiming to provide the best self-driving experience for our customers.

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Nissan Note hybrid leaked, but not likely for North America

Green Car Reports

The Nissan Versa Note has never been a particularly big seller in North America. Its sedan counterpart is one of the largest and most capacious vehicles in the subcompact segment, but the Note has always been more of a car for European and Asian markets. There, it does fairly well, in part due to a higher-quality interior than the one fitted to. Japan subcompact Nissan Rogue Hybrid

Electrify America switches on the first 350 KW Fast Charging station in Chicopee, Mass.

Green Car Reports

Electrify America switched on it's first of its planned 350 kw CCS Quick Charge stations. Though it lacked the crowds and fanfare of a Tesla launch, an unveiling yesterday in Chicopee, Mass., may at least as much impact on electric-car drivers going forward. The lightly attended event is an important step in making electric vehicles competitive. Fast Charging Charging Networks

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Electrify America selects ABB, BTC Power, Efacec and Signet to supply 150/350 kW EV fast chargers

Green Car Congress

Electrify America has selected charging equipment suppliers ABB, BTC Power, Efacec and Signet jointly to deploy its new ultra-fast electric vehicle (EV) charging systems throughout the United States. Electrify America’s charging systems will have a range in power from 50kW, the most commonly used fast charging for electric vehicles today, up to 350kW for its highway stations.

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Plug In America releases another spot

Plugs and Cars

Electrify America partners with >100 major retail, convenience & refueling locations in US to install ultra-fast chargers

Green Car Congress

Electrify America will be installing ultra-fast electric vehicle chargers at more than 100 retail, convenience and refueling locations across the US, increasing the convenience for consumers who drive or are considering purchasing an electric vehicle. Last week, Electrify America announced it will install electric vehicle fast chargers at more than 100 Walmart locations across 34 states by June 2019.

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Via Motors, Geely to co-develop medium-duty extended-range electric truck for China and Americas

Green Car Congress

The truck will incorporate VIA’s proprietary vehicle software and systems control technology, for launch in China and the Americas in 2019. VIA Motors provides technology plus an engineering and management team that can support GCV to accelerate to be global leading commercial vehicle company and assist the introduction of GCV Trucks into North and Latin America through our newly formed joint venture.

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GM and Honda partner on next-gen batteries for EVs for N America

Green Car Congress

General Motors and Honda are partnering on new advanced chemistry battery components, including the cell and module, to accelerate both companies’ plans for all-electric vehicles. The next-generation battery will deliver higher energy density, smaller packaging and faster charging capabilities for both companies’ future products, mainly for the North American market.

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VW plans to build electric ID Crozz and ID Buzz in America

Green Car Reports

Volkswagen plans to build two of its upcoming electric cars in the United States. VW's North American CEO, Hinrich Woebcken, told British magazine Autocar that the models will be built in the United States and sold domestically. Presumably this means the ID Crozz electric crossover SUV and the ID Buzz, the long-awaited successor to the VW

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Electrify America selects Greenlots to develop operating platform to manage national network of EV charging stations

Green Car Congress

Electrify America has selected Greenlots , a leading provider of grid-enabled electric vehicle (EV) smart charging solutions, to deliver the operating platform for its network of high-power fast chargers that will greatly expand highway and other EV charging capabilities across the United States. As part of its $2-billion investment in EV infrastructure, Electrify America will install EV charging stations in major metropolitan areas and along major US highways over the next 10 years.

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Why the Tesla Model S became America's 'most-loved vehicle'

Green Car Reports

It's no secret that many Tesla Model S owners are very enthusiastic about their cars. A chance encounter with one can easily turn into a discussion of the virtues of Tesla's electric sedan—and of electric cars in general. That passion is reflected in a recent survey of owners conducted by market-research firm Strategic Vision. DON'T MISS. surveys Tesla Motors plug-in cars Strategic Vision

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IHS Markit identifies 5 billion barrels of oil equivalent in short-cycle opportunities outside North America

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Video of Plug In America’s Inaugural EV Parade West

Revenge of the Electric Car

Plug In America's Inaugural EV Parade West rally - Photo courtesy of Dave Brown. Regular readers of this blog will know all about Plug in America’s triumphant Inaugural Parade in Santa Monica, CA a few weeks back. Plug In America’s dedicated volunteers worked their magic during the few weeks leading up to this latest EVent to organize a very successful and historic green parade. Paul Scott, Plug In America co-founder/board member .

Volkswagen’s Electrify America supplement discusses ZEV charging investments in disadvantaged California communities

Green Car Congress

As required by Appendix C to the 2.0-Liter Partial Consent Decree entered by the US District Court for the Northern District of California on 25 October 2016, Volkswagen Group of America is investing $1.2 A further description of Electrify America’s structure and proposed business model.

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Chevrolet introduces 2018 Equinox SUV with turbo diesel option in N. America

Green Car Congress

Chevrolet has introduced the all-new 2018 Equinox compact SUV with a choice of three turbocharged engines—including the segment’s first turbo-diesel in North America. The new Equinox is the first Chevrolet model in North America to use an all-turbocharged, multi-engine powertrain lineup.

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Electrify America to install 2,800 charging stations at workplaces and multi-unit dwellings across US

Green Car Congress

Electrify America LLC announced it will install more than 2,800 workplace and residential charging stations by June 2019 in 17 of the biggest metropolitan areas in the United States. The initiative is part of Electrify America’s $2-billion investment in electric vehicle (EV) infrastructure and education in the United States over the next 10 years. Joining Electrify America in this initiative are SemaConnect, EV Connect and Greenlots.

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Hyundai Motor America to release 8 new crossovers by 2020; gasoline, diesel, hydrogen and electricity

Green Car Congress

Hyundai Motor America said it will introduce to eight new or re-engineered crossover utility vehicles (CUVs) in the United States by the year 2020.

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President and CEO of Volkswagen of America steps down

Green Car Congress

Volkswagen Group of America today announced the departure of Michael Horn, president and CEO, Volkswagen Group of America. Woebcken, who was recently announced as the new Head of the North American Region and Chairman of Volkswagen Group of America, will assume the role of president and CEO of Volkswagen Group of America. Horn assumed the role as president and CEO of Volkswagen Group of America in January 2014.

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Volkswagen of America hires Tesla Model S, X program manager to steer objectives for MEB EV line

Green Car Congress

Volkswagen of America, Inc. His experience and leadership will be a tremendous asset as we strengthen our electric vehicle position in North America and we are excited to welcome him to Volkswagen. Renna has also held technical, engineering, and leadership responsibilities at Porsche Motorsport North America and Honda Performance Development. VWoA) has appointed Matthew Renna as Vice President, Volkswagen North American Region (NAR)-G4, effective 16 April 2018.

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GM North America recalls year-to-date: 15,809,846

Green Car Congress

GM released a running total of its recalls in the US and in North America for the first and second quarters of 2014: 13,791,211 vehicles in the US, with a North American total of 15,809,846.

Will Tesla Model 3 be most 'made in America' car, beating Toyota Camry?

Green Car Reports

Made in America" can be a powerful selling point, especially after a presidential election in which domestic manufacturing jobs were a hot-button issue. For some buyers, where a car is made can be as important as the qualities of the car itself. But in the age of globalization, U.S. automakers no longer have a monopoly on cars with largely. Manufacturing Batteries plug-in cars gigafactory Tesla Model 3

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FEV North America, Inc. opening office in Silicon Valley

Green Car Congress

FEV North America, Inc. Zelasko will report to Joachim Wolschendorf, executive vice president and CSO of FEV North America, Inc. FEV) has established an office in Sunnyvale, California, citing a thriving automotive electronics industry on the West Coast, as well as overwhelming customer demands.

Partying with Plug In America

Revenge of the Electric Car

Saturday September 27th, 2008 : Immediately after the Santa Monica 2008 AltCarExpo , “ Who Killed the Electric Car? &# Director Chris Paine graciously hosted Plug In America ’s very first fundraiser at his PV+EV residence in Culver City, CA. Chelsea Sexton followed with another eloquent summary of Plug In America’s humble grassroots beginnings.

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VW TDI claims, more Tesla details, "Jetstones" promote electric cars: Today's Car News

Green Car Reports

And Electrify America rolls out the "Jetstones" to promote electric cars. Diesels TDI Electrify AmericaThe VW TDI settlement nears completion. Elon Musk reveals more details about his privatization plan for Tesla. All this and more on Green Car Reports. Owners of 2.0-liter VW TDI models have until Sept. 1 to file for settlements with the company over the diesel emissions.

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VW Group of America invests $11.3M in California

Green Car Congress

Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. million investment, are part of the company’s long-term commitment to the US market and a broader strategy to invest more than $7 billion in North America from 2015 through 2019. Other sites include the Volkswagen Group of America Electronic Research Laboratory in Silicon Valley; a regional sales operations office in Woodland Hills; and the Test Center California in Oxnard.

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Audi of America to pilot shared fleet service in North Carolina before 2017 debut

Green Car Congress

Audi of America is piloting the new service “Audi shared fleet” at a technology incubator in Durham, North Carolina ahead of a national rollout of the corporate car-sharing service in 2017. —Thiemo Rusch, senior director, vehicle sales and operation, Audi of America. The test fleet will be housed at American Underground, a 115,000 square-foot technology incubator created on the former American Tobacco Co. complex.

VW's Electrify America submits electric-car charging plan to EPA, CARB: now what?

Green Car Reports

VW's "Electrify America" plan shows how the automaker would spend funds it is required to commit to zero-emission vehicle infrastructure under the terms of a settlement for its diesel-emissions. Volkswagen has submitted a plan for electric-charging infrastructure to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the California Air Resources Board.

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Cumulative worldwide sales of Toyota hybrids surpass 10 million units; Europe outpaces N America in 2016

Green Car Congress

Although hybrid sales in Japan have stalled, and have dropped in North America, Europe and other regions have been the growth engine. In 2016, for the first time, Europe hybrid sales outpaced those of North America (285.9

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America Makes and ANSI launch additive manufacturing standardization collaborative

Green Car Congress

America Makes , the National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Institute, and the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) have launched the America Makes & ANSI Additive Manufacturing Standardization Collaborative ( AMSC ). The purpose of the AMSC will be to coordinate and accelerate the development of industry-wide additive manufacturing standards and specifications consistent with stakeholder needs and thereby facilitate the growth of the additive manufacturing industry.

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VW electric charger network spreads to Canada

Green Car Reports

Mirroring its Electrify America network of public fast chargers for electric cars in the U.S., Charging Networks Electrify AmericaVolkswagen announced Thursday that it will set up a similar network in Canada—called Electrify Canada, logically enough. Electrify Canada plans to set up 32 DC fast-charging stations in major Canadian cities and along highways across the country.

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Honda Urban EV Concept to go on sale in 2019, but not for North America

Green Car Reports

If there were a favorite car among journalists and car fans at this week's Frankfurt motor show, it may have been a small, all-electric hatchback city car. Which is pretty remarkable, given the practical, unexciting, utilitarian, slightly nerdy image every non-Tesla electric car seems to carry among that group even today. The car in question is. Frankfurt Auto Show minicar Future Cars Frankfurt Motor Show plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV