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BMW, VW, And ChargePoint To Build 100 CCS Fast-Charging Sites For Electric Cars

BMW, VW, And ChargePoint To Build 100 CCS Fast-Charging Sites For Electric Cars

As electric-car drivers know, Nissan and Tesla remain far ahead of other carmakers in availability of DC fast-charging locations for their cars. Now, growing sales of U.S. and German plug-in models that use a different standard have led their owners to complain about the lack of sites to... read more

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Tesla Supercharger fast-charging system for electric cars

Tesla Passes 200 Supercharger Sites, Only 60 Percent In U.S.

Tesla Motors' steadily-growing network of Supercharger DC fast-charging stations for its electric cars recently hit a significant milestone. The Silicon Valley carmaker... read more September 30, 2014 by 


 
Tesla Motors Supercharger network in Winter 2014 - map as of January 22, 2014

Tesla Superchargers Now Opening Fast, Cross-Country Route Close

After a disappointing 2013, a year in which Tesla fell short of ambitious goals for expanding its Supercharger network, the company has picked up the pace remarkably. Just... read more January 22, 2014 by 


 
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 


 
Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) J-1772 "combo" electric-car charging plug

SAE Finalizes New Electric Car Fast Charging “Combo Connector”

After months of planning, the next-generation J1772 electric car charging standard has been approved by the Society of Automotive Engineers. As expected, it is based on the... read more October 16, 2012 by  28


 
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

Bigger Batteries Key To Better Quick Charging For Electric Cars

To help make electric cars more palatable for long-distance driving, the 2012 Nissan Leaf SL and 2012 Mitsubishi i can be rapid-charged from empty to 80 percent full in... read more June 11, 2012 by  11


 
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


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

$100 Million For Electric-Car Charging: Devil, Meet Details

You'd think that $100 million of electric-car charging stations in California would be a good thing, right? While an agreement announced last month may disturb California... read more April 10, 2012 by  23


 
ECOtality DC fast charger  -  Portland, OR

Fast-Charging Adds Appeal To Electric Cars—Especially In Portland

If you plan to get a Nissan Leaf or Mitsubishi i (or already have one), and you live in Portland, Oregon, consider yourself fortunate. The same goes for a handful of places... read more January 17, 2012 by  0


 
Dignitaries at Electric Highway charging station site in Bellingham, WA; photo: Washington State DoT

First Fast-Charging Station On West Coast Electric Highway: Work Starts

While dreams of a "Hydrogen Highway" along the West Coast have languished, the states of Washington and Oregon are moving ahead on plans to make Interstate-5 the first... read more December 29, 2011 by  13


 
Nissan Direct Current Rapid Charging Station

Nissan Leaf, Mitsubishi i Rapid Charging Gets Cheaper Thanks To Nissan

Rapid electric car charging stations for cars like the 2012 Nissan Leaf and 2012 Mitsubishi i may soon become a lot more common in the U.S. thanks to a new rapid charging... read more November 11, 2011 by  5


 
Polar Charging Post and Nissan Leaf

Electric-Car Charging Networks: Don't Use 'Em To Travel Far, Says Company

Lately, we’ve seen a lot of new charging networks spring up around the world devoted to getting electric car owners the power they need to keep their cars charged up... read more October 19, 2011 by  9


 
Nissan's 10 minuite rapid charger

Nissan Develops 10-Minute Rapid Charger For Leaf Electric Car

[EDIT: Since publishing this story, it has come to our attention that this story is indeed about storage technology, not charging technology. We're investigating our sources... read more October 11, 2011 by  12


 
Mitsubishi i-MiEV electric car at quick charging station

DC Fast Charging: Mitsubishi Says You Can Do It Every Day

If you're considering a Nissan Leaf optioned with Level 3 DC quick-charging, you've probably been told, as we have, that you shouldn't make too regular a habit of getting a... read more October 7, 2011 by  16


 
EVTEC Mobile Fast Charger

Swiss Firm Develops Portable Rapid Electric Car Charging Station

As electric cars become more and more popular, there are an increasingly large number of firms selling electric car charging equipment, from wall-mounted domestic charging... read more September 27, 2011 by  6


 
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