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Even Small Towns See Demand For Electric-Car Charging

Even Small Towns See Demand For Electric-Car Charging

Small-town America is all about quaint Main Streets, mom'n'pop stores, and... electric-car charging stations? While major cities like New York are working to encourage the use of electric cars with public charging stations, some smaller municipalities are seeing demand for them too. One example is... read more

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Sun Country Highway electric-car charging station, Burnaby, BC, Canada [photo: Matthew Klippenstein]

Need An 'Electric Vehicles Only' Parking Sign? Sun Country Can Help

No one wants to get ICEed. That's when a non-electric car--one with an internal combustion engine, or ICE--blocks a parking space that has a charging station, thus preventing... read more January 21, 2014 by 


 
Tax forms by Flickr user bobt54

Electric-Car Charging-Station Tax Credit Expires On Dec 31st

Consider this your last warning: If you're planning on getting a charging station for a plug-in electric car, you only have 30 days. More specifically, at least, you'll have... read more December 1, 2013 by 


 
The Rise of Electric Car Charging infographic - Recargo, PlugShare and PlugInCars.com

Where Are Electric-Car Charging Stations? Infographic Shows It All

Make no mistake, the market for electric cars might be growing slowly, but it's still growing, and it seems like almost every day there's a new car to buy or concept on the... read more October 26, 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 


 
GE WattStation Electric Car Charging Station

Personalize Your GE Electric-Car Charging Station? Custom Skins Now Available

If you're going to put an electric-car charging station in your house, why not decorate it to suit your tastes? General Electric WattStation owners will soon be able to do... read more October 12, 2013 by 


 
Sun Country Highway 401 corridor map

Electric Cars Can Now Travel From Montreal To Detroit Via Sun Country Charging Stations

Electric-car owners may want to consider a road trip to Canada. Sun Country Highway (SCH) has just opened an extension of its network of charging stations to cover the length... read more October 11, 2013 by 


 
2011 Nissan LEAF

Nissan Releases 'Day In The Life' Video Of Electric-Car Quick Charger

Do electric car quick chargers dream of lithium-ion sheep? Nissan has released a video called "A Day in the Life of an EV Quick Charger" to spread the word about the... read more September 30, 2013 by 


 
Electric-car charging stations at Target in Fremont, CA [photo by Wilson F. via ChargePoint Network]

Alliance Urges 'Roaming' Standards For Electric-Car Charging Payments

Electric car charging stations are cropping up in many public places, but accessing them can be difficult. That's because most charging stations are operated by proprietary... read more September 26, 2013 by 


 
Nissan Leaf at eVgo Freedom Station Daly City, California

EVgo Network Opens Electric-Car Quick-Charging Station In CA

NRG is now constructing its network of electric-car charging stations in California, and the first eVgo station opened last week at the Westlake Shopping Center in Daly City... read more September 11, 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


 
Tesla Road Trip from MD to CT, Feb 2013 - Tesla Model S cars at Delaware SuperCharger location

Tesla Supercharger Coming To Midwest Too, Not Just Coasts

The long-promised announcement from Tesla Motors on expansion of its Supercharger network has been delayed by the company's billion-dollar fundraising, and this week's payoff... read more May 24, 2013 by  22


 
Electric-car charging station locations as of May 2013, combined data from Recargo and Xatori

Electric-Car Charging Station Locator App Companies To Merge

Two companies that make apps to let electric-car drivers locate nearby charging stations will merge, they announced today. Recargo and Xatori will combine their communities... read more May 22, 2013 by  7


 
2011 Chevrolet Volt plugged into Coulomb Technologies 240V wall charging unit

Free Electric-Car Charging Illegal On Municipal Property In NY State

You might think that installing a charging station for plug-in electric cars shouldn't be that complicated. It's essentially an electric appliance. But in the city of... read more April 30, 2013 by  4


 
Ford Fusion Energi plug-in hybrids charging in San Francisco garage [photo: Robert Olson]

Charging Etiquette Fail: Why Electric-Car Owners Resent Plug-In Hybrids

With almost 100,000 plug-in electric cars on U.S. roads now, congestion at charging stations is starting to crop up. And that has brought to light an issue of electric-car... read more March 20, 2013 by  77


 
ChargePoint electric-car charging station at Nest Labs, Palo Alto, CA

Nest: Where One Electric-Car Charger Grew To Three

While we're nearing 100,000 plug-in electric cars on U.S. roads, they're not evenly distributed--and the largest group of them is in California. This has led to occasional... read more March 16, 2013 by  5


 
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