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Gas stations aren't a model for electric-car charging: ChargePoint CEO

Gas stations aren't a model for electric-car charging: ChargePoint CEO

For more than a century, motorists have been accustomed to gas stations, which provide places to stop and fill up a car with fuel, in recent years with larger and larger convenience stores attached. The model is so commonplace, it may mean drivers don't know electric-car charging stations even... read more

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Nissan Leaf electric car using DC fast-charging station at BP in Metrolina area of Charlotte, NC

Nissan partners with oil company for electric-car fast charging sites in Charlotte

It's one of the questions for future electric-car charging infrastructure: what about putting them at gas stations? On the one hand, drivers are used to going to gas... read more September 27, 2016 by


 
Gasoline shortage due to ruptured pipeline, September 2016

Southeast gasoline drivers to get range anxiety after pipeline rupture?

The term "range anxiety" is commonly associated with electric cars because of relatively short ranges for many of them, along with a lack of charging infrastructure in many... read more September 20, 2016 by


 
Booster Fuels

Startup That Refills Your Car At Work Or Home Hits Silicon Valley

A major perk of driving an electric car is never having to visit a gas station, since overnight home recharging is simple and convenient for most. Now a new startup company... read more February 1, 2016 by


 
2015 Hyundai Tucson Fuel Cell, 2016 Toyota Mirai at hydrogen fueling station, Fountain Valley, CA

Gas, Electricity, Hydrogen: How Many Cars Can 'Fuel' And What Will It Cost?

Gas stations are ubiquitous across the world, many with diesel pumps as well, to fuel the more than 1 billion vehicles now roaming the surface of our planet. As regulators... read more August 26, 2015 by


 
Gas pump

A Gas Pump Is The 'Germiest Thing' You Touch: Did You Know?

While owners of electric cars may not want to touch a gas pump because of what comes out of it, there may be a reason for everyone else to be concerned too. Objects that are... read more May 26, 2015 by


 
2015 Nissan Leaf

Electric-Car Fast Chargers And Gas Stations: A Match Made In Indiana

Thanks to the flexibility of electrical supply infrastructure, electric-car charging stations can be placed virtually anywhere. They've already cropped up in places like... read more April 2, 2015 by


 
BMW ActiveE electric car in front of old gas pumps, Belvidere, NJ   [photo: Tom Moloughney]

Gas Stations: Hazardous To Your Health In Many Ways

It turns out that--in addition to their environmental benefit--electric cars can help improve the health of the people who drive them. A few weeks ago, we posted an anecdote... read more December 26, 2014 by


 
Petro-Canada gas station, Crossfields, Alberta, with electric-car charging station

Electric-Car Charging Station At Gas Station In Tar-Sands Land

Electric-car charging stations are still remarkably rare at gas stations, though a handful exist in the Pacific Northwest. But earlier this year, the Petro-Canada station in... read more November 25, 2014 by


 
Nissan Leaf ad for South Africa

What Happens To A Nissan Leaf Electric Car At A Gas Station?

"Looks like we are going to fight with this car," one gas station attendant says to another. You're in for quite a fight if you think you can fill a Nissan Leaf electric car... read more October 28, 2013 by


 
2012 Chevrolt Volt Gas Station Advert

Passing Gas: More Electric Cars Than Gasoline Stations Now

Electric cars achieved another milestone recently: Plug-in vehicles on American roads now outnumber the gas stations they whiz past on the roadside. We estimate the watershed... read more August 27, 2013 by


 
Scenes from dedication of electric-car charging station at Creekside Inn, Palo Alto, CA

When Will Electric-Car Charging Stations Exceed Gas Stations?

The topic of public charging stations for electric cars isn't necessarily well understood. The release of Electric Vehicle Charging Equipment, a report by Pike Research on... read more October 23, 2012 by 18


 
Stevens Pass Electric Car Charging Point Launch

5 Places You Wouldn’t Expect To Find An Electric Car Charging Station

As all-electric and plug-in hybrid cars become more popular, we’ve noticed an increase in the number of public charging stations being installed in grocery store lots... read more August 24, 2012 by 6


 
Gas pump

Gas Pumps Go Naked As Vapor-Recovery Requirement Ends

Unless you drive a car powered by electricity or some form of home-brew biofuel, the chances are you visit a gas-station with some form of regularity. In fact, it’s... read more May 14, 2012 by 2


 
Alaska

Forget $5 A Gallon: Alaska Residents Are Regularly Paying $6

Over the past few months, gas prices have been creeping ever upward, fueled by political uncertainty in the Middle East and a reduction in U.S. oil refining capabilities. In... read more March 22, 2012 by 5


 
Dr. Steven Chu

DoE Secretary Chu: Gas Prices Hurt, But Oil Dependency Worse

Unless you don’t drive a gasoline-powered car, the chances are you’ve noticed the spike in gasoline prices lately. But according to the U.S. Secretary of Energy... read more February 29, 2012 by 10


 

 
 

 
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