Ford and Microsoft Partnering on EV Smart Charging
Green Car Congress
APRIL 1, 2010
Ford Motor Company and Microsoft Corp. For the vehicle application, Hohm will help owners determine when and how to most efficiently and affordably recharge battery electric (BEV) and plug-in hybrid (PHEV) vehicles. Hohm is also intended to help utility companies manage the added demands of electric vehicles on the electric grid. For EV drivers in non-Hohm utility partner communities, the system will provide a more general guide to managing the consumer’s charging.