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Fees Start April 1 On WA Electric Highway: Same Price As Gas?

Fees Start April 1 On WA Electric Highway: Same Price As Gas?

All good things must come to an end--and it seems that applies to free DC quick-charging for electric cars along the Northwest's innovative Electric Highway. For the past year or more, the CHAdeMO quick-charging stations in Oregon and Washington states have offered free recharging under the... read more

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Electric-car charging information from BC Hydro, West Coast Green Highway, British Columbia, Canada

BC To Get Canada's First Electric-Car Fast-Charging Network

The West Coast "green highway" will expand from Oregon and Washington states into British Columbia, under a plan announced today that will site DC quick-charging stations for... read more October 31, 2013 by 


 
Chevrolet Spark EV at CCS fast charging station in San Diego.

Should Public Quick-Charging Be A Marketing Cost For Businesses?

Every so often, stories appear about new networks of charging stations for electric cars that have just opened. But if there's no business model to support public charging... read more October 14, 2013 by 


 
2011 Nissan Leaf at quick-charging station

Nissan Offers $15,000 For New Electric-Car Quick Chargers By Dec 31

With the long-term business model for public charging stations increasingly unclear, at least one carmaker beyond Tesla is boosting its efforts to promote the rollout of... read more October 11, 2013 by 


 
2011 Nissan Leaf plugged into an EVgo quick-charging station, Texas

Is There Any Business Model For Public Electric-Car Charging? Plug-In 2013 Report

Suppose there's no way for businesses to make money on public electric-car charging stations--even with DC quick-charging? Then what? That was one sobering question that came... read more October 7, 2013 by 


 
Tesla Model S

Quick-Charging Two In One: Tesla To Offer $1,000 CHAdeMO Adaptor For Electric Cars

Sometimes, going it alone is tough. While Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] hopes to blanket the country with its own network of Supercharger electric car quick-charging stations... read more October 7, 2013 by 


 
SAE Combo connector in 2014 Chevrolet Spark EV prototype, Sausalito, CA, Nov 2012

GM, BMW Complete Testing Of New CCS Quick-Charging Stations For Electric Cars

General Motors and BMW announced on Tuesday that they had jointly completed testing new quick-charging equipment for plug-in electric cars. The charging stations, cables, and... read more June 13, 2013 by  37


 
Map of electric-car DC quick-charging station locations in Estonia, Feb 2013

One DC Quick-Charge Station For Every Four Electric Cars! But, Where?

Imagine a paradise for electric-car drivers, where half the car's cost is subsidized and there's a nationwide network of DC quick-charging stations so plentiful that there's... read more February 25, 2013 by  6


 
Nissan Leaf electric car with eVgo quick charging station. [courtesy eVgo]

Nissan To Triple Quick-Charging Stations For Electric Cars Over 18 Months

Nissan announced today that it would provide 40 quick-charging stations to NRG, which will use them to expand its eVgo electric-car charging network into the Washington... read more January 31, 2013 by  16


 
CHAdeMO standard  -  on ECOtality DC fast charger

Tesla Model S To Have CHAdeMO Quick-Charge Adaptor In Japan

The Tesla Model S electric sedan is set to get a CHAdeMO quick-charge adaptor when it arrives on the market in Japan. CHAdeMO is the leading quick-charge standard in Japan... read more January 11, 2013 by  14


 
Tesla Supercharger fast-charging system for electric cars

More Electric Cars, Not Charging Technology, Key To Mass Adoption

It’s no secret that electric cars sales in the U.S.--and elsewhere in the world--aren’t as high as automakers and electric car advocates would like. The reasons... read more October 5, 2012 by  30


 
Fast Charging 2011 Nissan Leaf

Quick-Charging Your Electric Car? It Could Be Less Full Than You Think

Chademo-specification DC quick chargers make it possible for owners of electric cars like the Nissan Leaf and Mitsubishi i to travel well beyond the range of a single charge... read more September 6, 2012 by  7


 
Eaton CHAdeMO DC quick charging station, Mitsubishi headquarters, Cypress, CA

How To Quick-Charge Your Electric Car: Helpful Video

If there's one thing to be said for the relatively steady uptake on electric cars, it's that there's a friendly, tight-knit community of electric car owners ever-ready to... read more July 23, 2012 by  14


 
2012 Nissan Leaf

Nissan Launches Leaf To Home Electric Car Power System

After the devastating earthquake and tsunami that hit Japan in March 2011, Japanese automakers Toyota, Nissan and Mitsubishi have all been working on technology designed to... read more May 31, 2012 by  5


 
Andromeda portable DC fast charger for electric cars (promotional video screen capture)

Cheesiest DC Fast-Charging Video Ever: Tight Dress, High Heels Included

Pretty young women in tight black dresses, 5-inch heels, and sunglasses are too rarely associated with the less glamorous topic of DC fast-charging stations for electric... read more May 10, 2012 by  20


 
Better Place Battery Switching Test, Yokohama Japan

Fast Charging Vs Battery Switching: Better Place Customer Compares

By far the most reasonable use for electric cars charged at home is for a regular commute. If the return journey is less than the range of the car, electric cars make... read more May 8, 2012 by  13


 
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