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GM launches Dealer Community Charging Program; > 40,000 charging stations and new smart EV supply equipment

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General Motors announced a new community charging program to install up to 40,000 Level 2 EV chargers across the US and Canada. GM’s family of Ultium Chargers will include: An 11.5 kilowatt/48-amp smart charger. kW/48-amp premium smart charger. kW/80-amp premium smart charger.

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Polestar offers $2,500 of free public charging with Evie for new Polestar 2 models

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Swedish EV maker Polestar is offering a free home smart charger installation or $2,500 worth of public fast charging with every new Polestar 2 Model. The post Polestar offers $2,500 of free public charging with Evie for new Polestar 2 models appeared first on The Driven.

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Atlanta’s MARTA orders 6 Xcelsior CHARGE 40-foot electric buses from New Flyer

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Since its launch in January 2019, New Flyer Infrastructure Solutions has installed more than 150 smart chargers across North America.

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Colorado to launch smart-charging pilot program as it prepares for EVs

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The non-profit Platte River Power Authority announced last month that it is teaming up with eMotorWerks, which sells home smart chargers, to sell and install 250 smart chargers for.

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Octopus Electric Vehicles launches DriveFree EV leasing program in Texas – Charged EVs

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The Octopus Energy plan also offers customers a discount on all home energy, along with the option to add installation of a smart charger to any of the leasing plans. DriveFree covers all maintenance and tires through a mobile mechanic service. The plans range from one to four years, and include up to 25,000 miles annually.

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Fact or fiction? Will smart charging save you money 

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Fast chargers ace the speed test, charging eight times faster than your standard charger. But smart chargers don´t just walk the walk. So, what’s so special about smart chargers, anyway? Enter smart chargers. Smart chargers are not just fast, they can also save you money.

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4 Things to Consider When Installing Your EV Charger

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Unless you’re an experienced electrician or DIY wizard, the idea of installing your own electric vehicle (EV) charger might be daunting. Where do you begin if this is the first EV charger you ever bought? Is it possible to install it yourself? Can I install my EV charging point myself? You don’t want to risk that.