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Tesla Model 3 could charge faster in Europe, charging network results suggest

Tesla Model 3 could charge faster in Europe, charging network results suggest

Deliveries of the Tesla Model 3 in Europe have just started. So too have some accounts of the most significant difference included in European-market versions of the electric sedan: their CCS Combo DC fast charging port. One of those first accounts has come from the European charging network... read more

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Electrify America DC fast chargers

Some of the fastest electric-car chargers were down: Would anyone have noticed yet? (Updated)

UPDATE: As of Tuesday morning Electrify America said that it is "restoring full capacity to its entire network" after the potentially affected charging cables cleared... read more January 29, 2019 by


 
2014 Tesla Model S in China

US has world's second highest electric-car population

The race is on to see which countries can sell the most electric cars in an effort to reduce global warming. As with many things counted in raw numbers, China is far ahead... read more January 29, 2019 by


 
2019 Audi e-tron first drive  -  Abu Dhabi UAE, December 2018

Audi e-tron electric SUV buyers can leave the charger installation to Amazon

Given how often automakers expect electric-car drivers to charge at home—80 to 90 percent of the time, by most estimates—it’s surprising that more attention... read more January 11, 2019 by


 
EVgo charging station in Union City, California with resused BMW i3 battery backup

Plug-in hybrids to charge again in Beverly Hills

Banning plug-in hybrids from public chargers is no good. That's the conclusion of a new California law signed in September, which forbids cities from restricting access to... read more December 28, 2018 by


 
Trinity, professional hacker [from The Matrix]

Report: Home electric-car chargers vulnerable to hackers

Connected home chargers can bring a higher level of convenience to the electric-car ownership experience, allowing more flexibility with remote access, charge scheduling... read more December 24, 2018 by


 
Hyundai Motor Group solar charging system

Hyundai and Kia reveal solar roof tech for electric cars—or gasoline ones

As solar cells get more efficient, powerful panels can fit on smaller areas. For those looking to use renewable energy for transportation, that means solar panels can now... read more November 1, 2018 by


 
ECOtality Blink DC fast charger plugged in

Blink charging network joins interoperability push

Beginning in early 2019, all 135,000 users of the Blink charging network will soon be able to use other charging networks as part of their membership, while Blink’s... read more October 30, 2018 by


 
ORNL wireless charging demonstration

Wireless charging could widen efficiency edge over cords, suggests DOE lab

Researchers at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory last week announced they've managed to transfer 120 kw of power at an efficiency of 97... read more October 26, 2018 by


 
Volvo invests in Freewire

Volvo goes off the grid, invests in mobile-charging experts Freewire

Volvo Cars has announced an investment in Freewire Technologies, a company that emphasizes mobile charging solutions. Freewire earlier this year attracted a $5 million... read more October 25, 2018 by


 
Audi e-tron GT prototype teaser

Report: Audi e-tron GT electric sport coupe will fast-charge in 12 minutes

Audi revealed last month that its e-tron GT, which is described as a “highly dynamic coupe,” will make its debut at the Los Angeles auto show in November... read more October 9, 2018 by


 
Electric vehicle parking by Flickr user aaron_anderer, used under Creative Commons license

Illegal parking in charging spots: The culprit? Electric cars

A whole Hatfields and McCoys culture has grown up around parking in electric-car charging spaces, with electric-car drivers who need juice facing off against conventional... read more September 27, 2018 by


 
Chevrolet Bolt charging at Electrify America 350 kw charger at Home Depot in Chicopee, Mass.

Twitter poll results: How often do you encounter a public electric-car charger that is out of order?

Earlier this summer, we began investigating our Twitter followers' experiences with public electric-car chargers in our weekly polls. In June, we learned that more electric... read more August 15, 2018 by


 
2014 BMW i3 REx fast-charging at Chargepoint site, June 2016  [photo: Tom Moloughney]

ChargePoint invests in commercial charging for buses, delivery vans, taxis

After opposing the settlement over diesel emissions cheating that led VW to spend $2 billion building out a nationwide network of fast chargers, and suing one of Electrify... read more June 28, 2018 by


 
Mockup of Chargeway dealership kiosk to explain charging to electric-car shoppers, June 2018

Why Chargeway matters: making EV charging comprehensible for buyers, dealers, utilities, networks

Ask anyone what kind of fuel their next car will take, and you'll likely get one of three answers: regular, premium, or diesel. Ask that same person what kind of charging an... read more June 18, 2018 by


 
Electrify America 350 kw chargers at Home Depot in Chicopee, Mass.

Northeast states band together to direct charging infrastructure

It sometimes seems as if everyone who buys an electric car lives in California. That's especially true from the perspective of officials in the Northeast, who have signed on... read more May 16, 2018 by


 

 
 

 
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