Plug In America Unplugs

EV Club of CT

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.

Toyota North America joins Auto/Steel Partnership

Green Car Congress

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

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Tesla tops all other EVs in Made in America index

Green Car Reports

Tesla had the highest-ranked electric cars in the annual Kogod Made In America Auto Index, which estimates the domestic content of new cars sold in the United States.

Cummins to introduce 15-liter natural gas engine for North America; basis for hydrogen engine under development

Green Car Congress

Cummins Inc. will bring to market a 15-liter natural gas engine for heavy-duty trucks. The 15-liter natural gas engine is an important part of Cummins strategy for its path to zero emissions.

Electrify America taps into connected home charging

Green Car Reports

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

Green Car Congress

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.

Hyundai North America joins Shell Hydrogen’s Project Neptune to grow hydrogen refueling infrastructure in California

Green Car Congress

Hyundai Motor North America (HMNA) has joined Equilon Enterprises LLC (d/b/a Shell Oil Products US), also referred to as Shell Hydrogen, in Project Neptune to grow the hydrogen refueling infrastructure in California. —Olabisi Boyle, vice president of Product Planning and Mobility Strategy, Hyundai Motor North America.

Electrify America and NFI Industries collaborate on US’ largest heavy-duty electric truck charging infrastructure project

Green Car Congress

Electrify America and NFI Industries announced plans for the US’ single largest charging infrastructure project to support heavy-duty electric trucks, with 34 ultra-fast DC chargers slated for completion by December 2023. As the largest open DC fast charging network in the US, Electrify America was selected to deploy charging solutions including site configuration and energy management services.

Jeep partnering with Electrify America to install chargers at select trailheads

Green Car Congress

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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Nissan expands R&D with new Safety Advancement Lab in North America

Green Car Congress

Nissan has expanded its Michigan-based engineering center, Nissan Technical Center North America (NTCNA), with a more than $40-million Safety Advancement Lab for vehicle safety testing.

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

Green Car Congress

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

Green Car Congress

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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Stellantis and LG Energy Solution to form JV for Li-ion battery production in N America; 40 GWh plant

Green Car Congress

Stellantis and LG Energy Solution have entered into a memorandum of understanding to form a joint venture to produce battery cells and modules for North America. The parties intend that the joint venture will establish a new battery manufacturing facility that will help power Stellantis’ goal of realizing more than 40% of its sales in the US composed of electrified vehicles by 2030.

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Electrify America connects Yosemite visitors with very fast EV charging

Green Car Reports

Electrify America aims to make that easier at one of the country's most popular national parks. Visiting a national park free of tailpipe emissions just seems like the proper way to do things.

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

Green Car Congress

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.

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

Green Car Congress

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.

Electrify America and Polestar to provide two years of complimentary 30-minute ultra-fast charging to Polestar 2 drivers

Green Car Congress

Electrify America today announced an agreement with Polestar—the electric performance car brand from Sweden—to provide new and existing drivers of the all-electric Polestar 2 fastback with no-cost 30-minute charging sessions on the US’ largest open ultra-fast DC charging network.

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

Green Car Congress

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.

Hyundai reveals IONIQ 5 EV for North America

Green Car Congress

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.

iSun, Inc. Selected to Provide Its Solar Powered EV Charging Solutions Across America

EV Obssesion

Trailhead and urban locations to provide solar powered EV charging at multiple National Forest trailheads and municipal fleet-charging sites across America. Selected to Provide Its Solar Powered EV Charging Solutions Across America appeared first on EV Obsession.

Volvo Autonomous Solutions reveals prototype long-haul autonomous truck for N America application; Aurora Driver

Green Car Congress

Volvo Autonomous Solutions and Aurora revealed a prototype of Volvo Trucks’ flagship, long-haul VNL model, integrated with the Aurora Driver technology, representing an important step towards launching fully autonomous Class 8 trucks commercially in North America.

Electrify America to more than double its current EV charging network by end of 2025

Green Car Congress

Electrify America announced its “Boost Plan” to more than double its current electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure in the United States and Canada, with plans to have more than 1,800 fast charging stations and 10,000 individual chargers installed by the end of 2025.

All 1,500 Kia America “First Edition” EV6 EVs have been reserved

Green Car Congress

The limited run of 1,500 Kia First Edition EV6s ( earlier post ) have been fully reserved the day the offer became available on Kia.com. Delivery to local dealers is expected in Q1 2022.

New Flyer unveils Xcelsior AV: North America’s first automated heavy-duty transit bus

Green Car Congress

New Flyer of America unveiled the Xcelsior AV automated transit bus, now in motion at Robotic Research, LLC in Maryland.

Stellantis and Samsung SDI to form JV for Li-ion battery production in North America; 23 GWh to start

Green Car Congress

and Samsung SDI have entered into a memorandum of understanding to form a joint venture to produce battery cells and modules for North America. Earlier this week, Stellantis and LG Energy Solution entered into a memorandum of understanding to form a joint venture to produce battery cells and modules for North America in a projected 40 GWh plant due to come online by the first quarter of 2024. Stellantis N.V.

Electrify America makes it a lot easier to find EV chargers while you drive

Green Car Reports

Electrify America is adding Apple CarPlay and Android Auto support, the company announced Thursday in a press release. Apple CarPlay and Android Auto support allows drivers to access the Electrify America app through a car's infotainment system.

Electrify America releases new pricing plans and mobile app

Green Car Reports

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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Volkswagen of America unveils the 2021 ID.4 electric SUV

Green Car Congress

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

Green Car Congress

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.

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Electrify America increases access to solar-powered EV charging for rural Californians with 30 stations

Green Car Congress

Electrify America, the nation’s largest public ultra-fast charging network, has added 30 solar-powered electric vehicle (EV) charging stations with two Level 2 chargers each to its network in the state of California.

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Electrify America to offer free charging for Labor Day weekend

Teslarati

Electric vehicle owners in the United States are poised to enjoy a very welcome perk if they use Electrify America this coming weekend. As a show of our appreciation for being a Pass+ member with Electrify America, we wanted to give you an exclusive heads up on what’s just around the bend. .

The new normal: Electrify America expands its EV ad campaign

Green Car Reports

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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Electrify America Announces $200 Million Additional Investment

EV Obssesion

The post Electrify America Announces $200 Million Additional Investment appeared first on EV Obsession. EV Charging Stations Investment Specific Technologies Electrify America Green City investment Long Beach-Wilmington Community zero-emission vehicle infrastructure

Tesla battery packs coming to Electrify America chargers

Green Car Reports

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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Stellantis and Samsung SDI will open a Lithium-ion battery factory in North America [Update]

Electrek

Amsterdam-headquartered global auto manufacturer Stellantis and South Korean battery maker LG Energy Solution announced a joint venture on October 18 to produce battery cells and modules for North America.

Electrify America to open 400th public EV fast-charging station, > 1,700 chargers

Green Car Congress

Electrify America will open its 400 th electric vehicle charging station this week, setting a rapid pace for installation of DC fast-charging stations. Electrify America opened its first site in Chicopee, MA, in May 2018.

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Electrify America, ChargePoint announce roaming partnership

Green Car Congress

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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Tesla launches CCS adapter in Korea, confirms coming to North America ‘soon’

Electrek

However, the automaker has also confirmed that it is coming to North America “soon.” ” more… The post Tesla launches CCS adapter in Korea, confirms coming to North America ‘soon’ appeared first on Electrek.

Celebrating Earth Day with Free Charging Sessions from Electrify America

EV Obssesion

The post Celebrating Earth Day with Free Charging Sessions from Electrify America appeared first on EV Obsession. EV Charging Stations Specific Technologies Uncategorized Earth Day Electrify America Free Charging

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

Green Car Congress

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

Green Car Congress

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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South America’s largest wind farm starts commercial operations

Electrek

It’s South America’s largest wind farm currently in operation and Enel Green Power’s largest wind farm worldwide. . more… The post South America’s largest wind farm starts commercial operations appeared first on Electrek.

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

Green Car Congress

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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