US has more than 68,800 electric vehicle charging units

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As of May 2019, there were more than 68,800 Level 2 and DC fast charging units throughout the United States. Of that total, 16%, or approximately 10,860 units, were DC fast chargers that make long-distance travel more practical for electric vehicles (EV).

2019 136

Lightning Systems introduces range of AC and DC fast charge charging stations for fleet electric vehicles

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Lightning Systems, a global developer of zero-emission drivetrains, introduced “Lightning On Tap” charging solutions, a comprehensive offering of AC and DC fast charge charging stations. Certain electric utility companies have also subsidy programs.

2019 96

Big global companies launch EV100 effort to add electric vehicles, charging stations

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If you want to make electric vehicles the new normal, why not turn boring delivery vehicles into zero-emission boxes? That's the plan of The Climate Group's new EV100 organization, launched in October, which is focused on electrifying fleets and "making electric transport the new normal by 2030." plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Charging stations

2017 61

Beverly Hills bans plug-in hybrids from public charging stations

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The city of Beverly Hills, California, has issued new regulations for parking and electric-car charging. As of Monday, April 2, only battery-electric cars will be allowed to park and plug in at any of the city's 35 public charging stations—plug-in hybrids will not. DON'T MISS: Charging etiquette for electric-car. Plug-In Hybrids California plug-in cars charging Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) charging infrastructure Charging stations

2018 87

BMW Digital Charging Service optimizes charging and integrates electric vehicles into the energy market

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BMW i is expanding its engagement in electric mobility with the new BMW Digital Charging Service (DCS)—an intelligent service for predictive, convenient, cost-effective and green power-optimized charging. The new service is part of BMW 360° ELECTRIC portfolio.

2016 119

AMPLY Power: Top 25 US cities could save avg. 37% on fuel costs by switching to electric vehicles and buses; up to 60% with managed charging

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A white paper by AMPLY Power, a company providing fleet charging as a service, finds that 25 of America’s largest metropolitan areas could save an average of 37% on fuel costs by electrifying their bus and light-duty vehicle fleets. Electric (Battery) Fleets Smart charging

2019 109

Electrify America and Stable collaborate to deploy robotic fast-charging facility for self-driving electric vehicle fleets

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The two companies will deploy a pilot solution in San Francisco, CA, aimed at charging autonomous EVs without human intervention using a robotic solution attached to a 150kW DC fast charger. Autonomous driving Electric (Battery) Infrastructure

2019 83

Electrify America collaborating with nine additional companies to host more than 30 ultra-fast electric vehicle charging stations

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Electrify America announced collaborations with nine additional companies to host more than 30 ultra-fast electric vehicle charging stations across the US. The companies, ranging from popular grocery store chains to retail shopping centers, will help expand the availability of electric vehicle DC fast charging for customers who drive or are considering purchasing an EV. More than 20 of the new charging sites will be located in California.

2019 94

Nio is providing a fully charged battery in 3 minutes for free, in China

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The Chinese electric vehicle maker Nio, in a bid to win over new customers, is waiving the fees for something that could be a real selling point in the increasingly tight Chinese EV market: battery swapping. Fast Charging Battery Swapping Nio

2019 111

Porsche prototype 350-kw electric car fast-charging station installed

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Porsche has big plans to expand the capability of the Combined Charging System (CCS) DC standard into much higher voltages to allow much faster electric-car charging. Now, it's completed a first step: at the brand's new branch office in Berlin-Adlershof, Porsche has installed a prototype 350-kilowatt, 800-volt charging station.

2018 Nissan Leaf electric car: Is there a fast-charging problem?

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As Tesla has shown, not all fast charging is created equal. Now owners of the new 2018 Nissan Leaf are complaining that the car's "fast" charging is not always as fast as advertised. Owners have found that the car's electronic management software dials back charging speeds with each successive fast charge on any given trip. plug-in cars charging Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) youtube ChaDeMo quick-charge standard Fast Charging

2018 65

Do cities have enough electric-car charging stations; are highways the 'last hurdle'?

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The availability of charging stations for electric cars, or lack of it, is often cited as one of the primary reasons holding back widespread adoption. Now, an influential figure in the electric-vehicle. plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) charging infrastructure Fast Charging Charging stations Charging Networks ChargePoint Network

2017 62

Southern California Edison proposes $760M Charge Ready 2 program to expand electric vehicle infrastructure

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Two years ago, Southern California Edison launched Charge Ready, a pilot program to increase the availability of charging for passenger electric vehicles. After having recently installed Charge Ready’s 1,000 th EV charging station, SCE has filed a plan with the California Public Utilities Commission to expand the program to support the installation of 48,000 more charging ports. Electric (Battery) Infrastructure Plug-ins

2018 98

Western Governors pledge to create electric vehicle charging network

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The governors of Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah and Wyoming signed a non-binding memorandum of understanding to create a unified regional electric vehicle plan to allow electric vehicles to recharge and travel easily along the 5,000 miles of freeways in the western region. Identify, respond to, and where possible collaborate on funding opportunities to support the development of the Regional Electric Vehicle West EV Corridor.

2017 78

Qualcomm demonstrates dynamic electric vehicle charging; supports up to 20 kW at highway speeds

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demonstrated dynamic electric vehicle charging (DEVC), which allows vehicles to charge while driving. Based on the Qualcomm Halo wireless electric vehicle charging technology (WEVC), Qualcomm Technologies designed and built a wireless DEVC system capable of charging an electric vehicle (EV) dynamically at up to 20 kW at highway speeds. Electric (Battery) Infrastructure Smart charging

2017 89

Fast-charging a 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV electric car

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The 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV is the first mass-priced electric car with more than 200 miles of range to go on sale in the U.S. That alone makes it a landmark vehicle, and has led to significant interest in the first electric car that provides comparable range to that of Tesla cars over the last nine years. Chevy plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) charging infrastructure Fast Charging Combined Charging Standard (CCS

2017 70

How Teslas charge in US and UK.: similarities and differences

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It's well-known that electrical outlets in the United States and elsewhere vary, but it also makes for somewhat different charging experiences with the Tesla Model S. However, higher-rated charging connectors, such as.

2017 80

Seven Western states sign deal to expand electric-car charging networks

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The Western United States will soon see an electric-car charging network covering 5,000 miles of roadways. Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper announced that he and six other governors in western states have agreed to develop a network of fast-charge stations in the region. United States plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) charging infrastructure Charging stations

Tesla offers some employers at-work charging stations, for its cars only

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Today, most people charge their electric cars at home, overnight. Tesla Motors plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) charging infrastructure Charging stations charging at workThat's much harder for residents of multiple dwellings or those without dedicated off-street parking, increasing numbers of whom instead recharge during the day while parked at their workplace.

2018 63

GM, EVgo to build Chevy Bolt EV fast-charging network, for Maven drivers only

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General Motors has consistently declined to fund public charging stations that increase the utility and long-distance potential of the electric cars it sells. The company said firmly two years ago it had no intention of spending money on a charging network, a stance that distinguished GM from BMW, Nissan, and Volkswagen, not to mention Tesla. General Motors GM plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) charging infrastructure Fast Charging eVgo charging network Maven

2018 59

The interdependency of autonomous electric vehicles and wireless charging

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Conference presentations at the 4th International Electric Vehicle Expo this week in Jeju, South Korea, explored issues related to automated driving systems, electric vehicles and infrastructure. Specifically, two presentations from KAIST (Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology) and SAE International addressed the interdependence of standardization, autonomous electric vehicles and wireless charging. “

2017 60

Report suggests low-speed electric vehicles could affect Chinese demand for gasoline and disrupt oil prices worldwide

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Low-speed electric vehicles (LSEVs) could reduce China’s demand for gasoline and, in turn, impact global oil prices, according to a new issue brief by an expert in the Center for Energy Studies at Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy. “ China Electric (Battery) Forecast

2019 136

Not just Porsche: Honda wants 15-minute fast charges for electric cars too

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With Porsche promising ultra-fast charging for its Mission E electric car, Honda isn’t going to let the German automaker keeps its 15 minutes of charging fame. Fifteen-minute charge times are key to bringing. plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) charging infrastructure Fast Charging Porsche Mission E

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Qualcomm and BRUSA sign commercial wireless electric vehicle charging license agreement

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BRUSA Elektronik AG, an automotive Tier 1 power electronics supplier, has licensed Qualcomm Incorporated’s Halo ( earlier post ) patented inventions to commercialize Wireless Electric Vehicle Charging (WEVC) systems for Plug-In Hybrid and Electric Vehicles (EVs).

2015 100

Tesla Supercharger electric-car charging sites in CA surge (photos)

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Then the potential of 400,000-plus reservations for the more affordable Model 3 pushed Tesla to promise it would double those charging locations by the end of. California Tesla Motors plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) charging infrastructure Fast Charging Tesla SuperchargerIn January 2016, before the public introduction for pre-orders of the Model 3, Tesla had 585 Supercharger locations around the world.

2017 63

Nissan behind electric vehicle charging service

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Nissan has signed a memorandum of understanding with NEC Corporation and Sumitomo Corporation in an effort to promote a new membership-based charging service for electric vehicle users. The service will be introduced nationwide in Japan with the three companies to conduct a joint study to develop charging facilities that can provide continuous service to users. [.].

2010 45

Pike makes electric vehicle charging point predictions

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Nearly five million electric vehicle charging points will be installed between 2010 and 2015: that’s the verdict of a new report by Pike Research. It outlines that 4.7million charging points will be installed over the period with annual revenue in the sector to reach $1.8billion in 2015. According to the prediction, the Asia Pacific region will be [.].

2015 40

Ford electric vehicles and hybrids: Here are some of the many models arriving soon

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With last week’s announcement of a strategic partnership with electric truckmaker hopeful Rivian, cemented by a pending $500 million equity investment, Ford Motor Company is covering the bases for how the market might evolve and assuring multiple paths toward a future where vehicles with charge ports are the norm.

2019 87

Electric vehicle charging locations on the rise

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It’s one of the biggest drawbacks to owning an electric car – even if you buy one, where will you charge it? Its report suggests that by 2017, the US will boast more than 1.5million locations to charge [.]. Latest news electric car Electric cars electric vehicle charging locations electric vehicle supply equipment Green cars Pike Research

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Nissan offers electric vehicle quick charging for free

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Japanese carmaker Nissan wants a European wide network of quick charging stations – and it’s willing to back its plans by giving them away. Four hundred of Nissan’s quick charging stations will be given for free to EV charging operators. They have been engineered to the CHAdeMO – Charge to Move – standard and can [.]. Electric cars Green cars Latest news Nissan charging stations electric vehicle charging electric vehicles free charging stations quick charging

2011 48

Numerous electric vehicle charging announcements

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As the large scale introduction of electric vehicles edges ever closer, this week’s Plug-in 2010 conference and exhibition in San Jose, California, saw several infrastructure companies appear prominently and make announcements. Let’s take a look at each of the major players and update you on their progress: - Aerovironment: Already selected by Nissan North America [.].

Electric Vehicle Arteries (EVA+) fast charging: Enel, Verbund, Renault, Nissan, BMW & Volkswagen partner in Italy & Austria

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Electric Vehicle Arteries (EVA+) aims to create a fast charging infrastructure for electric vehicles on key roads and motorways in Italy and Austria. Over the course of the three-year project 200 multi-standard fast charge stations, each of which is capable of offering all the fast charging standards (CSS Combo 2, CHAdeMO or AC charging), will be installed. Electric (Battery) Infrastructure Plug-ins Smart charging

Gas stations aren't a model for electric-car charging: ChargePoint CEO

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The model is so commonplace, it may mean drivers don't know electric-car charging stations even exist, since they often lack signage or branding. plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Charging station charging infrastructure gas station ChargePoint Network

2017 67

Nissan develops new electric vehicle charging system

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Japanese carmaker Nissan has teamed up with 4R Energy Corporation to develop a charging system for electric vehicles that combines solar power generation with high capacity lithium-ion batteries. With the new charging system, electricity is generated through solar cells and stored in lithium-ion batteries that are the equivalent to four units of the Nissan LEAF. [.].

Chargeway Beacon to help shoppers and dealers navigate past EV charging confusion

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Multiple electric vehicles arriving this year promise a driving range of more than 200 miles. While that’s great news, and it’s bound to convince more households to make the jump to a fully electric vehicle—and to take road trips with it—it presents a new challenge to automakers: making public charging options at least as. Apps charging dealerships Fast Charging Chargeway

2019 78

Tesla Model 3 fast-charging at Superchargers will not be free

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Specifically, Musk said, "free long-distance charging is [included]," which led many reservation holders to believe they would receive free Supercharger credits, just as owners outside of the Model S and Model X. Tesla Motors plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) charging infrastructure Charging stations Tesla Supercharger

2017 63

Ecotricity to end free charging for electric vehicles

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worth of free travel, Ecotricity will finally begin charging electric car drivers for using its charge p. Electric cars Electric Highway Electric vehiclesAfter five years, 30 million miles, and £2.5m

2016 41

IEC settles on new electric vehicle charging standards

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The International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) has issued two new International EV charging standards: the IEC 62196-1 and the IEC 62196-2. The aim of the two new standards is to reflect a global consensus on the plugs and sockets that are needed to charge electric vehicles. They can be used in different electricity infrastructures and address [.].

Charging industry agrees on carbon credit standards

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Driving on electricity produces less carbon than driving on gas. In an effort to reduce the cost of installing electric-car charging stations, a new agreement by the Electric Vehicle Charging Carbon Coalition (EVCCC), calculates carbon credits to. Carbon Charging NetworksYet in most places, no one gets credit for lowering those carbon emissions. That is, until now.

2018 74

Charging Electric Vehicles Across America: How We Did It & Where

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The recent photo contest on this site to find a picture from readers of the most unusual place they''d ever charged an electric vehicle. But we had our own share of charging challenges as we traveled across the United States last summer in a caravan of all-electric vehicles, as depicted in the new movie Kick Gas.

2014 82

Russia’s KRET develops universal charging stations for electric vehicles

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KRET, part of Rostec, has developed the FORA universal charging stations for the rapid charging of electric vehicles in Russia and abroad. The State Ryazan Instrument Plant, which is part of KRET, has made three working prototypes of the FORA charging station, one of which operates in MODE-2 (slow charge) and two that deliver an express charge of 20 kW. A range of production and technological tests are currently being run on the charging station.

How Self-Driving Cars Will Accelerate Electric Vehicle Adoption

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Over the last two decades, fully electric cars have had, let’s say, a slow start. And while hybrid technology has taken off, drivers have been hesitant to accept fully battery-powered tech for a variety of reasons, including a lack of charging stations. Electric Vehicles: Right Now.

2018 101

Zero SR/F electric motorcycle charges in an hour—without the hunt for DC fast chargers

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If you already appreciate some of the remote connectivity and quick charging of a modern electric car, the Zero SR/F electric motorcycle that was revealed earlier this week at last translates much of that to the motorcycle realm. With 110 horsepower and 140 pound-feet of torque, and a potential one-hour charge time (to 95 percent), this bike is. motorcycles electric vehicles Zero Motorcycles

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