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Electrify America turns on first 350-kw fast charger in California

Electrify America turns on first 350-kw fast charger in California

Electrify America installed its first 350-kilowatt fast chargers next to a Tesla Supercharging station at an outlet mall outside San Francisco last week. The two new 350-kw chargers are among the fastest publicly available units in the U.S., capable of recharging certain cars at up to 20 miles per... read more

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Lime launches car-share service in Seattle

2019 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid, EPA chief, faster Tesla Superchargers, giving thanks: Today's Car News

We get our first drive in the extra-efficient 2019 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid. President Trump plans to make acting EPA head Andrew Wheeler official. Tesla CEO Elon Musk plans more... read more November 20, 2018 by


 
Tesla Supercharger site in Rocklin, California, before expansion    [photo: George Parrott]

Musk announces more and faster Tesla Superchargers on the way

Tesla CEO Elon Musk is tweeting again, this time about expanding and potentially upgrading the company's Supercharger network. On Monday, Musk tweeted that the company will... read more November 20, 2018 by


 
Lexus Safety System+ and Toyota Safety Sense

GM electric plans, Faraday's future, expanding charger access: Today's Car News

GM plans to announce a major shift in manufacturing that could benefit electric cars. Chevrolet introduced a concept electric drag racer. Charging networks join forces. And... read more October 30, 2018 by


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

Google Maps adds electric-car charging locations

In a banner day for electric-car drivers, Google announced on Wednesday that it will add electric-car charging stations to Google Maps. The app will now show Tesla... read more October 18, 2018 by


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

ChargePoint users can now access networks in Canada, Europe

Plugging in an electric car should be as easy as making a call on a cell phone—only it isn't always. Now a series of new agreements—similar to cell-phone roaming... read more October 17, 2018 by


 
Electrify America DC fast chargers in Gulfport, Mississippi

Where would you like to see more public chargers installed? Twitter poll results

Our readers seem to think charging networks are doing just fine with their plans to build out additional public charging stations. Several networks have recently announced... read more October 17, 2018 by


 
Electrify America DC fast chargers in Gulfport, Mississippi

Where would you most like to see more public chargers installed? Take our Twitter poll

Public charging networks are booming. Even if it often seems to electric car drivers like there aren't enough public chargers to go around. massive new charging network... read more October 8, 2018 by


 
Electrify America DC fast chargers in Gulfport, Mississippi

Electrify America lays out plans for second round of chargers in California

Midway through building its first installments of electric-car chargers, Electrify America sketched out plans for its second $200-million round of investments in California... read more October 4, 2018 by


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

Charging industry agrees on carbon credit standards

Driving on electricity produces less carbon than driving on gas. Yet in most places, no one gets credit for lowering those carbon emissions. That is, until now. In an effort... read more September 20, 2018 by


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

ChargePoint commits to build charging stations for 2.5 million cars by 2025

At the Global Climate Action Summit this week in San Francisco, several companies made commitments to reducing climate change. ChargePoint, one of the oldest electric-car... read more September 13, 2018 by


 
Mockup of Electrify Canada DC fast charge station from Volkswagen

VW electric charger network spreads to Canada

Mirroring its Electrify America network of public fast chargers for electric cars in the U.S., Volkswagen announced Thursday that it will set up a similar network in... read more July 20, 2018 by


 
Shell charging station in Britain (higher res)

Oil companies fight back for charging dollars

As electric cars begin eating into profit growth at oil companies, the war for electric-car drivers' pocketbooks has begun. Electric utilities are counting on supplying... read more July 5, 2018 by


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

What kind of public electric car charger do you rely on most often? Twitter poll results

Electric car drivers have many more options for public charging than they did even a year ago. Charging networks from Tesla's Superchargers to EVGo and VW's Electrify America... read more July 2, 2018 by


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

What type of public electric-car charger do you use most often? Take our Twitter poll

Public chargers for electric cars are expanding beyond Tesla's Supercharger network. Electrify America is rolling out a network of fast chargers to compete with Superchargers... read more June 25, 2018 by


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

Electrify America expands fast-charging network to Simon malls

Shop and charge. That's the plan behind Electrify America's new network of fast chargers being installed around the country. Electrify America, a division of Volkswagen set... read more May 22, 2018 by


 

 
 

 
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